***updated 7/19 4:24pm - WE ARE SOLD OUT OF SPACES!!***
1460 WALL MOUNTABLES
Don't miss DCAC's annual fundraising event where you can show your art, sell your art, and compete with other artists to win $100!
Do (almost) anything you want in your 2ft x 2ft space..see rules and regulations below:
Read the DCist review: http://dcist.com/2007/07/27/1460_wall_mount.php#more
2007 Wall Mountables Installation dates: July 18 3-8pm, July 19th 3-8pm, July 20th 3-6pm
opening reception Friday, July 20th 7-9pm
show runs through Friday, Sept. 7
de-installation/pickup of artwork weekend of Sept 8+9 between 2-7pm
-DCAC members receive one free space. Additional spaces are available for $10 (maximum 5)
-Become a DCAC member at the event and receive three free spaces for a total of 4!
(regular membership starts at $30)
-Each 2' x 2' space is $15 for non-members (maximum 5)
-Each artist can purchase up to 5 spaces.
-Art must be 2' x 2' or smaller. Spaces may not be combined to accommodate larger pieces
(larger pieces can be divided and placed in adjacent squares)
-All art must be wall mountable.
- No painting or writing directly onto the wall
-No adhesive materials can be used for hanging (i.e.- spraymount, adhesive velcro, 2-sided tape or wallpaper glue)
-$100 will be awarded to the artist for best use of space.
How long does 1460 Wall Mountables run?
from July 20 – September 7, 2007
How many spaces can I buy?
The limit is five spaces per artist.
Can I call in my space reservation?
No. You must reserve your spaces in person
What is the advantage of becoming a new member during 1460 Wall Mountables?
Becoming a new member during 1460 Wall Mountables gets you four free spaces. Membership lasts one year and benefits include: a 10% discount on your next five purchases at Utrecht art supply store, discounts on performances at DCAC, mailings for upcoming DCAC happenings, DCAC’s bi-monthly calendar of events, a link to your web site from ours, and a subscription to our weekly Listserv.
If I am a renewing member, do I get three free spaces?
No. You get one free member space and can buy up to four more at the discounted member price of $10 each.
How much is a full price square with no membership?
How soon can I reserve a space?
Spaces must be reserved on the three days leading up to the opening –
July 18+ 19 from 3-8pmJuly 20 from 3- 6pm
Can I hang a larger than 2” x 2” piece if my squares adjoin each other?
No, all art pieces mustfit into the 2” x 2” squares. There can be multiple pieces within the one square. Art can be related over the span of multiple spaces, even cut up, but must not overlap the 2” x 2” string partitions.
When does 1460 Wall Mountables open?
July 20th . The opening reception will take place July 20 th from 7pm – 9pm .
Why is it called “1460 Wall Mountables?”
Because, originally, there were 1,460 square feet of wall space for hanging. Now, there is less as we have made renovations since 1990, when DCAC had its first 1460 Wall Mountables exhibition. Nevertheless, we’ve kept the name.
Can I use electricity?
Certainly. Although, you must have an electrical outlet within your square.
There are many outlets in the gallery but they are all close to the floor.
Is there a prize?
Yes, there is a $100 prize for best use of space.
How is the winner decided?
A jury, selected for opening, decides the winner of the $100 cash prize for best use of space. Jurors often include board members and DCAC supporters. Participants in 1460 Wall Mountables are excluded from the jury.
Do I have to bring my own hammer and nails / materials for hanging my art?
Do I have to hang the art myself?
Yes. DCAC will help with suggestions but no more. If any work falls of the wall, it is the artists’ responsibility.
Can my art protrude from the wall?
Yes, but all art, including protruding pedestals must fit within the 2” x 2” square.
Does my art have to be in a frame?
How many squares are there total?
How long has DCAC been doing 1460 Wall Mountables?
Since 1990. This will be our 18 th annual 1460 Wall Mountables Exhibition.
Can I sell my art?
Yes. DCAC takes a 30% commission on all art sales.
Sold art stays in the exhibition until the show is over.
Art may be picked up by the buyers during de-installation.
If I buy art, when can I pick it up?
Art may be picked up Saturday and Sunday Sept. 8+9 between 2-7pm
When do I have to pick up my art?
Art MUST be picked up NO LATER THAN Sept. 9 th at 7pm or it will be thrown away
Can amateurs or children hang their art?
Anyone can hang art -- even children.