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Art On Park Gallery Announces “Portraits 2017” Exhibition With Call For Art And Free Public Reception

“Portraits 2017” will be an exhibit of 2D and 3 D artwork in any medium, created by artists who live in Palm Beach County, FL. Hosted by the Artists of Palm Beach County at their gallery, Art on Park in Lake Park, FL, this promises to encourage emerging and established artists to show their creativity. Art lovers: Mark Your Calendars for the Free, Opening Reception on October 6th. The Rickie Report shares the details here and hopes our readers will share this CALL for Art with others! The Deadline for submissions is September 20th. This Call for artists is open to non-members and will be juried by Caron Bowman, for cash prizes. Check out APBC’s website for details of upcoming classes and the free events.




Art on Park Gallery

For Artists by artists of all disciplines, media and price points

Monday through Saturday Noon to 6 PM

800 Park Avenue Lake Park, Florida 33403


APBC Art on Park Gallery Presents

“Portraits 2017” Exhibit

Celebrating Portrait Artists in Palm Beach County

Free, Public Open Reception:

Friday, October 6, 2017

5 – 8 pm




* $50 for First Place * $25 for Second Place * Honorable Mentions *

Submissions should be a painting, photograph, sculpture, collage or other artistic representation of a person or animal, in which the face and its expression predominates.

An exhibition of 2D and 3D works

Submission deadline: Wednesday, 09/20/2017

This exhibition runs from October 02 to November 03, 2017


Our judge is Caron Bowman, who is a multi-disciplined artist who uses a diverse spectrum of mediums. She has been profiled by fashion photographer Nick Knight’s -SHOWstudio, Smithsonian American Latino Museum and Beck’s Greenbox Series, was a
featured artist in the Wynwood Miami Mix Art Fair, Art Palm Beach satellite Continuum Art Fair, was selected by Bombay Sapphire
Corporation /Russell and Danny Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Art Foundation to be included in the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, and has received international recognition in various museums and galleries in the United States, Europe, and Asia.


Submission Deadline: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

To access the submission form go to:

Artistic representations of persons or animals, in which the face and its expression predominates.

Submission deadline: Wednesday, 09/20/2017
Notification to artists on or before Saturday, 09/23/2017
Hand delivery of artwork: Friday and Saturday, 09/29 or 09/30/2017 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Opening Reception: Friday, 10/06/2017 from 5 – 8 pm
Art Pickup: Friday and Saturday, 11/03 or 11/04/2017, 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
Open to all artists who live in Palm Beach County. Multimedia, 2D and 3D work welcomed. Work previously displayed at APBC Art on Park Gallery is not allowed.
Please do not submit work that will not be ready to hang by the drop off date.
Submissions and payments to be sent in electronically via APBC Members non-refundable entry fee: $15 for up to three pieces (.jpg up to 3 MB)
Non Members non-refundable entry fee: $35 for up to three pieces (.jpg up to 3 MB)

IMPORTANT: Members will receive 75% of the gross sale.
Non Members will receive 65% of the gross sale. Please price your work accordingly.
Juried by the Art on Park Gallery Management Committee



Please read these entire instructions before you proceed:
If you want to join APBC please follow the “Become a Member” link BEFORE you enter the exhibit.
Or you can renew your membership if it has lapsed. After you pay the membership fee ($50 for one year), please make sure you complete the registration process by following the provided links and email instructions to fill in your user name/password and contact details.
Go to the “APBC Exhibitions” tab on the left side column of the Home page. Go to the PORTRAITS 2017 event and click on the provided link.
After you enter/edit the information fields, go to the bottom of the page to: “Exhibition Name” “Select an Exhibition Name.” Select PORTRAITS 2017, then click the last link: “proceed to Submit . . .”
You should have your images ready to upload (JPEG format only, no larger than 3 MB each). After you have chosen ALL your images click the UPLOAD button. You will then be asked to fill in the name, medium, size and price of each image. When this is complete you have reached the final step. Click the button. You should receive an email telling you of the successful submission.
IF YOU HAVE ANY TROUBLE WITH THIS PROCESS or have any questions, please call John Palozzi at the Gallery for help, 561-345-2842, or email:


01) Work previously displayed at APBC Art on Park Gallery is not allowed.
02) Original ideas only.
03) Only original works will be accepted. No giclees of original work unless the original is a digital image. 04) Maximum Size: 60″ wide x 60″ high.
05) No late entries accepted.
06) Entry fees are not refundable.
07) The decision of the jurors is final.
08) Images of works must be submitted to be juried in an electronic JPG format, no larger than 3MB each,via the link on the website. File names should contain the name of the WORK.

09) Unframed pieces in any medium must be finished on all sides – no staples showing.
10) No damaged frames or mats; mats must be clean.
11) All installation methods, such as wire attached to frames, must be secure.

All 2D pieces MUST be wired on the back.
12) All entries must be labeled on the back of the work, base of sculpture, or somehow attached to artwork with the artist’s name and title of the work.
13) Members will receive 75% of the gross sale. Non Members will receive 65% of the gross sale

Please price your work accordingly.
14) APBC, Inc. carries liability insurance for the APBC Art on Park Gallery, which does not extend to your artwork.
APBC, Inc. will do its best to safeguard against theft, loss, breakage, or other damage, but will not be financially responsible for reimbursement of lost or damaged work.




For more information about this exhibit, classes, Art Salons, studio space or other events:

APBC Art on Park Gallery
800 Park Avenue, Lake Park FL 33403




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