2016 Call for Entries


Susan Waters-Eller 2014 Correlation pastel

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Below is a listing of our Call for Entries for our 2016 Members' Exhibitions, participation forms for our Members’ Fine Crafts and our Members’ Fine Arts exhibitions, as well as Member and Non-Member proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2017. We strongly urge you to make your submissions and payments online. Only digital images will be reviewed. For any questions regarding your submissions, please contact Exhibitions Director, Jay Pastore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MEMBERS JURIED SHOWCASE EXHIBITIONS

NON-JURIED MEMBERS EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

JURIED MEMBER AND NON-MEMBERS EXHIBITIONS

2017 SUBMISSION PROPOSALS FOR SOLO/GROUP EXHIBITIONS (FOR MEMBER & NON-MEMBER ARTISTS)

MEMBERS’ JURIED SHOWCASE EXHIBITIONS

 

Red
February 5 – March 15, 2016
Tubbs Gallery
Application Deadline: January 24, 2016
Delivery of selected works: January 28 – February 2, 2016

Colors hold significance for people around the world. Red has been a symbol of all things intense and passionate: excitement, energy, love, desire, speed, strength, power, danger, sincerity and, in Japan, happiness.

Red is an exhibition that explores the color red in both 2-D and 3-D mediums. Member artists working in paint, photography, mixed media, jewelry, glass, wood, fabric, clay and other mediums are encouraged to participate. Note that this exhibition runs through Valentine’s weekend! [Prospectus]

Application deadline has passed.

 

Spring Fever
February 11 – April 20, 2016
The Peninsula Resort on the Indian River Bay
Application Deadline: January 31, 2016
Delivery of selected works: February 4 – 10, 2016

Spring Fever is an exhibition that celebrates the emergence from winter into the uplifting sights and colors of spring. Artists working in all 2-D mediums are invited to participate.

This exhibition takes place in the dining area of The Peninsula Resort on the Indian River Bay, in Millsboro, Delaware. Hundreds of members and guests of this exclusive, private community will view these works. This has been a very successful venue for art sales for members of the Rehoboth Art League.

Artists and their guests are invited to participate in the opening reception on February 18th, from 5-6pm. Although this is a private exhibition, arrangements can be made for clients and friends of participating artists to visit the Peninsula Resort at any time during the show. [Prospectus]

Application deadline has passed.

 

Totally Geometric
May 13 – June 12, 2016
Corkran Gallery
Application Deadline: April 17, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: April 25, 2016
Delivery of selected works: May 4 – 9, 2016

This exhibition will showcase works of art in all mediums, including paintings, photography, sculpture, crafts and ornamentation that incorporate geometric characteristics. [Prospectus]

The application deadline has passed.

 

In the Abstract
October 21 – November 27, 2016
Corkran Gallery
Application Deadline: September 25, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: By October 3, 2016
Delivery of selected works: October 12 – 17, 2016

Member artists in this group exhibition explore abstraction in both 2-D and 3-D mediums. Two member artists will be selected for spotlight exhibitions.

The application deadline has passed.

 

Domestic Landscapes
May 2 – July 31, 2016
The Homestead 
Application Deadline: April 10, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: April 18, 2016
Delivery of selected works: April 21 – 27

This eight-week exhibition at the Homestead depicts works of art that represent distinct regional scenery. Craft artists are invited to submit works that address the form and content of objects for the home.

Selected artists will be able to replace sold works as well as change out works throughout this exhibition. [Prospectus]

The application deadline has passed.

 

67th Annual Cottage Tour of Art
July 12 - 13, 2016
Application Deadline: February 15, 2016

This tour reveals the imagination and creativity of local homeowners in the areas of architectural, interior and landscape design, as well as by their art collections. One artist will be selected who can capture and translate the creativity of these homeowners into works of art. [Prospectus]

Application deadline has passed.

 

43rd Annual Members’ Fine Art and Crafts Outdoor Show
Henlopen Acres Campus
August 6 & 7 and August 13 & 14, 2016
Application Deadline: April 3, 2016

Held on the Henlopen Acres Campus, this highly anticipated yearly RAL signature event includes artists creating top-notch fine art and crafts. Every three years all artists are juried into the show for three years. All 2015 participating artists have the opportunity to participate in this event through 2018. Artists who did not participate in the 2015 event and wish to be considered for 2016 (to fill vacant positions), will undergo a jurying process, and if selected will be eligible to participate through 2018. [Prospectus

Outdoor Show Information for Artists.

Application deadline has passed.

 

32nd Annual Holiday Fair Fine Craft Exhibition
Henlopen Acres Campus
November 5 - 6, 2016
Application Deadline: July 1, 2016 - Deadline extended to July 15

Selected artists who create exquisite jewelry, glass, wood, pottery, basketry, metal work, and decorative and wearable art are invited to set up booths to display their works to a pre-holiday audience. [Prospectus/Application]

The application deadline has passed.

 

NON- JURIED MEMBERS EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

 

43rd Annual Members’ Fine Craft Exhibition
Corkran & Tubbs Galleries
June 17 – July 24, 2016
Participation form and payment deadline: June 13, 2016
Delivery of works: June 6 – 14, 2016

This exhibition showcases a wide variety of imaginative fine crafts that are unique, whimsical and functional; including baskets, ceramics, fiber, glass, handmade paper, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media and wood. Awards are given to outstanding works.

Awards Judge:
Jennifer Zwilling
Curator of Artistic Programs at The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Publications Researcher, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Adjunct Art History Faculty, Pennsylvania Academy
Adjunct Art History Faculty, Temple University, Tyler School of Art.

[Prospectus]

The application deadline as passed.

 

78th Annual Members’ Fine Art Exhibition
July 29 – September 4, 2016
Corkran and Tubbs Galleries
Participation form and payment deadline: July 18, 2016
Delivery of works: July 18 – 25

This exhibition showcases fine art works by over 125 of our member artists. Awards are given to outstanding works.

Awards Judge:
Jackie Milad
Curator of Contemporary Art at the Delaware Comtemporary, Wilmington, DE

[Prospectus]

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JURIED MEMBER AND NON-MEMBERS EXHIBITIONS

 

7th Regional Juried Biennial Exhibition
September 9 – October 16, 2016
Corkran & Tubbs Galleries
Deadline for application: Passed
Notification: August 15, 2016
Delivery of selected works:
    Shipped works must arrive by September 2
    Local delivery: August 26 - September 5
Pick up Dates: October 17 - 30, 2016

Open to all artists living in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C., this exhibition represents a strong collection of works by master-level fine artists and artisans.

Juror and Awards Judge: George Ciscle has mounted groundbreaking exhibitions, developed community arts programs, and taught courses in the fine arts and humanities for 45 years. He is Curator-in-Residence at MICA where he created the Exhibition Development Seminar and served as Director of the MFA in Curatorial Practice for the past five years. He was also the founding director of The Contemporary Museum in Baltimore..

[Prospectus]

The application deadline has passed.

 

 

2017 SUBMISSION PROPOSALS FOR SOLO/GROUP EXHIBITIONS (FOR MEMBER & NON-MEMBER ARTISTS)

 

Solo or Group Exhibition Proposal for 2017
Application Deadline: August 2, 2016

Member and non-Member artists are invited to propose both solo and group exhibitions for 2017. If accepted, these exhibitions may take place in any of our gallery spaces: Henlopen Acres Campus, The RAL Art Studios on Route 9, or at the Peninsula Resort on the Indian River Bay (a private exhibition space). [Prospectus]

The application deadline has passed.