will be held October 4 through November 3, 2018
at the Center for the Arts.



October 6, 2018, to November 3, 2018

The Center for the Arts, 122 W. Broadway St., Hobbs, NM (Downtown)


Entry Date: Thursday, October 4, 3 pm– 7 pm

Hang Show Friday, October 5

Judging: Saturday, October 6, 9 am

Critique: Saturday, October 6, 1 pm

Public Reception & Awards Presentation: Saturday, October 6, 5 pm -7 pm

Center for the Arts Open to Public: Tuesday- Saturday – 1 pm – 5 pm

Pick-Up Art: Saturday, November 3, 1 pm-3 pm

JUDGE: Judy Griffin- ArtQuest, Midland, Texas. All-level Art Education Degree, forty years art education experience. Designed first art classes for Kids College at Midland College. Has juried area wide art shows and exhibits. Has experience in and has taught oils, acrylics, watercolor, pencil, batik, colored pencils, collage, pen and ink, lost wax process, jewelry, sculpture, ceramics/potter's wheel and hand building.

CATEGORIES: All media are accepted. All entries will be judged on their own merit against all other entries in the category regardless of style or media. Placement of artwork in a category should be determined by the predominant subject (focal point) of the artwork.

1. Person- Artwork depicting a person or people (portraits, figures, etc.)

2. Animal- Artwork depicting an animal or animals (wildlife, pets, etc.)

3. Place- Artwork depicting a location (cityscape, mountains, house, etc.)

4. Thing- Artwork built for or depicting an item with a function (vases, pots, blankets, etc.)

5. Idea- Artwork depicting an abstract concept or idea (fantasy, futuristic, pours, etc.)

If necessary, LEAA will determine the placement of artwork in the correct category. LEAA

reserves the right to combine categories based on the number of entries.

ELIGIBILITY: Entries must be original works of art, completed within the last two years, and not previously shown in a LEAA judged show. All entries must be hand delivered. Persons entering must be at least 16 years of age.

AWARDS: Best of Show $250. For each category: First place $125, Second place $75, and Third place $50. Ribbons awarded for Honorable Mention at the judge’s discretion. Plaque awarded for People’s Choice Award.

ENTRY FEES: $10.00 per entry for LEAA members; $15.00 per entry for non-members. Memberships available at registration; Lea County Member, $20; Lea County Couple, $30; Outside Lea County Member, $25; Outside Lea County Couple, $35; Sponsorships available starting at $50.

SALES: 20% commission charged on all sales; you can label work not for sale (NFS). Lea County Commission for the Arts (Center for the Arts) receives all commissions.

SPECIFICATIONS: All Two-dimensional hanging artwork must be wired for hanging with the wire falling approximately two (2) inches below the top of the frame. All paintings must be framed with the exception of gallery wrapped canvas and all types of museum series panels. Artwork with saw tooth or string hangers will not be accepted. LEAA reserves the right to reject artwork for any reason. Artwork must hang for the duration of the show. No wet paint accepted.

CONTACT: Kerry Romine, President, 575-691-6499, Nancy Powell, Vice President, 390-9086

E-MAIL: llanoestacadoartassociation@gmail.com

WEBSITE: www.llanoestacadoartassociation.com

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/llanoestacadoartassociation

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER: Reasonable care will be exercised in handling all artwork. However, ALL WORK SUBMITTED IS HANDLED AND DISPLAYED AT THE ARTIST’S OWN RISK. Neither the Llano Estacado Art Association, nor Lea County Commission for the Arts (Center for the Arts), will be responsible for loss or damage to any artwork entered or displayed. Submission of artwork implies agreement to all stated conditions.

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