ART 2018 – Information for Artists

ART 2018 show and sale Sept.17th – 29th 2018

Deep River Library Arts Committee (LAC)

Information for Exhibiting Artists

Hours of ART 2018

  • Opening reception 7 – 9 pm. Monday Sept.17th.

Artists / families/friends and members of the public are invited to attend.

  • Exhibit will remain open all regular library hours from Tuesday Sept. 18th – Saturday Sept. 29th

Who may exhibit their Artwork?

  • All artists amateur and professional
  • NOTE: artwork should be original and produced without assistance from an instructor and not previously exhibited by LAC.
  • LAC reserves the right to reject work due to space limitations. Preference is given to early entries.

How many categories or pieces of artwork may be exhibited by an artist?

  • Artists may enter more than one category.
  • A maximum of 3 pieces of artwork per artist may be exhibited.

Preparation of artwork for exhibiting

  • Artwork should be solidly assembled and provided with any custom made mounts, supports, or cases needed for display.
  • Wall art must be ready for hanging.
  • All artwork must be labeled with title, artist’s name, mailing address, telephone number and email address, (if artist has one).
  • Artists may provide business cards for the public.

DELIVERY and PICKUP of Artwork & Exhibiting Fee

  • Delivery is Saturday September 15th
  • 10:30 am. to 12 noon in the library program room.
  • A $15 exhibiting fee is payable when artwork is delivered. Fee is waived for students. Exact amount in cash or a cheque would be appreciated.
  • Pick up is Sat. Sept. 29th, 3- 4 pm.
  • If you are not able to drop off or pick up artwork at the designated times, please find someone to do it for you. Let us know who that person will be.
  • LAC does not have adequate storage space and cannot be responsible for artwork not picked up at the appointed time.

Sale of Artwork

  • LAC levies a commission of 15% of sales.
  • Potential buyers fill in their name and phone number in the sales binder, indicate the item they wish to purchase, then place a red dot on the label. Artist will contact buyer to arrange the sale. Artwork may be sold to the buyer before the exhibit ends once LAC is notified and appropriate replacement made. Commissions are due within one week of the show’s ending.


  • Deep River Public library carries contents insurance with $5000 deductible. The estimated value of the items is recorded in case it may become necessary to make a claim.
  • Additional coverage is the responsibility of the artist. Many home policies cover art work when it is on display. Check yours. We no longer have gallery sitters since a security camera system was installed.

Thank you for your interest in the LAC “ART 2018” exhibit and sale