A JURIED EXHIBITION & SALE
October 13th through November 30th
Whimsical - Ethereal - Classic -Ethnic -Sculptural _______________________________________________________________________
Hats 2009 is open to all artists and designers doing original work. Only hats of your own design and individual effort are eligible. All entries must be wearable.
PHOTOS OR SLIDES:
High quality photos, slides or digital media which are tightly focused, must be submitted by August 15, 2009 with a non-refundable entry fee of $3.00 per hat entry. Up to 5 entries per person. Be sure to include your name, phone number and entry # on each photo/slide...digital photos now acceptable (.jpg format 250kb max). Photos/Slides will be returned when a self addressed, stamped envelope is provided.
Photo/Slides of approved hats will be retained for free use by
TLD DESIGN CENTER & GALLERY to publicize & promote this event and returned if/when possible.
Additionally, we reserve the right to photograph any or all hats accepted for
the Exhibit regardless of copyright. Proper credit will absolutely be
DELIVERY / RETURN OF UNSOLD HATS:
Approved hats should arrive at TLD DESIGN CENTER (free from freight) 26 E. Quincy St., Westmont, IL 60559 by October 1, 2009. Hats will be available for return or pick-up after December 2, 2009 . (please include a self-addressed return label and sufficient funds to cover shipping/insurance or else there will be a delay returning unsold items and may result the assessment of storage fees)
SHOW OPENING / FASHION SHOW:
Hats 2009 will officially open on Monday, October 13th with a wine and cheese opening event. Hats will remain on display until November 30th. (unless they are sold)
AWARDS AND SALES:
A $25 ~ "Best of Show" award will be selected from the actual hats submitted. Sales are encouraged to further the efforts of the artists/designers. Entrants shall price their own work, and these prices should be representative of established market value for their work. The prices, as stated on the application, may not be changed during the entire run of the show. Only one "Not for Sale" entry allowed per person. Only those hats approved will be exhibited. This Gallery retains only 30% (most galleries keep 40% or even 50%) of the retail price when the item is sold!
TLD Design Center personnel will exercise all reasonable care with photo/slides and accepted entries, but it is clearly understood by the artist/designer that we assume no responsibility and shall not be held liable for any damage of any kind caused or occurring while work is on exhibition at 26 E. Quincy St., Westmont or during shipping. If an article is lost due to theft, TLD Design Center will reimburse the artist the lesser amount of $100 or 70% of the established retail price. Artists/Designers who wish additional protection should insure their entries independently.
Your entry and acceptance to Hats 2009 constitute your agreement to all conditions stated in this prospectus.
TLD DESIGN CENTER & GALLERY
26 E. Quincy Street, Westmont, IL 60559
**Hats made during a TLD Design Center class or workshop are not eligible.