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The following information pertains to 2021 shows and events of the Kent Art Association. Details are subject to change. Further information and prospectuses will be posted as material becomes available. Please also see our Calendar page. Our liability policy is also posted below.

KAA Membership application

Members' Show I

Representational and nonrepresentational oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, acrylics, small sculpture, collage, mixed media, and photography. Paintings and photography limited to 48 inches wide and 50 inches tall. Sculpture must be free standing, limited to 50 lbs., and no larger than 36 inches in any direction. In regard to prints, we accept wood blocks, linoprints, and hand-pulled prints, i.e. monotypes, etc. Wrap-around canvas will be accepted for oils, acrylic on canvas, digital art, and photography.  Wrap-around canvas must have it’s sides covered. No staples should be visible when the painting is hung. ALL WORKS MUST BE ORIGINAL, FOR SALE, and NOT PREVIOUSLY SHOWN AT THE KAA GALLERY. Portraits should show price of similar work. Sale price must include frame. Pictures must be framed and ready for hanging with screw eyes and wire. A limit of three entries per artist. The Kent Art Association, Inc. reserves the right to reject any and all works of art submitted to this show irrespective of jury decision.

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Spring Juried Show

Representational and nonrepresentational oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, acrylics, small sculpture, collage, mixed media, and photography. Paintings and photography limited to 48 inches wide and 50 inches tall. Sculpture must be free standing, limited to 50 lbs., and no larger than 36 inches in any direction. In regard to prints, we accept wood blocks, linoprints, and hand-pulled prints, i.e. monotypes, etc. Wrap-around canvas will be accepted for oils, acrylic on canvas, digital art, and photography.  Wrap-around canvas must have it’s sides covered. No staples should be visible when the painting is hung. ALL WORKS MUST BE ORIGINAL, FOR SALE, and NOT PREVIOUSLY SHOWN AT THE KAA GALLERY. Portraits should show price of similar work. Sale price must include frame. Pictures must be framed and ready for hanging with screw eyes and wire. A limit of three entries per artist. The Kent Art Association, Inc. reserves the right to reject any and all works of art submitted to this show irrespective of jury decision.

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Elected Artist and Solo Show

Representational and nonrepresentational oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, acrylics, small sculpture, collage, mixed media, and photography. Paintings and photography limited to 48 inches wide and 50 inches tall. Sculpture must be free standing, limited to 50 lbs., and no larger than 36 inches in any direction. In regard to prints, we accept wood blocks, linoprints, and hand-pulled prints, i.e. monotypes, etc. Wrap-around canvas will be accepted for oils, acrylic on canvas, digital art, and photography.  Wrap-around canvas must have it’s sides covered. No staples should be visible when the painting is hung. ALL WORKS MUST BE ORIGINAL, FOR SALE, and NOT PREVIOUSLY SHOWN AT THE KAA GALLERY. Portraits should show price of similar work. Sale price must include frame. Pictures must be framed and ready for hanging with screw eyes and wire. A limit of three entries per artist. The Kent Art Association, Inc. reserves the right to reject any and all works of art submitted to this show irrespective of jury decision.

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President's Juried Show

Representational and nonrepresentational oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, acrylics, small sculpture, collage, mixed media, and photography. Paintings and photography limited to 48 inches wide and 50 inches tall. Sculpture must be free standing, limited to 50 lbs., and no larger than 36 inches in any direction. In regard to prints, we accept wood blocks, linoprints, and hand-pulled prints, i.e. monotypes, etc. Wrap-around canvas will be accepted for oils, acrylic on canvas, digital art, and photography.  Wrap-around canvas must have it’s sides covered. No staples should be visible when the painting is hung. ALL WORKS MUST BE ORIGINAL, FOR SALE, and NOT PREVIOUSLY SHOWN AT THE KAA GALLERY. Portraits should show price of similar work. Sale price must include frame. Pictures must be framed and ready for hanging with screw eyes and wire. A limit of three entries per artist. The Kent Art Association, Inc. reserves the right to reject any and all works of art submitted to this show irrespective of jury decision.

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Members' Show II

Representational and nonrepresentational oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, acrylics, small sculpture, collage, mixed media, and photography. Paintings and photography limited to 48 inches wide and 50 inches tall. Sculpture must be free standing, limited to 50 lbs., and no larger than 36 inches in any direction. In regard to prints, we accept wood blocks, linoprints, and hand-pulled prints, i.e. monotypes, etc. Wrap-around canvas will be accepted for oils, acrylic on canvas, digital art, and photography.  Wrap-around canvas must have it’s sides covered. No staples should be visible when the painting is hung. ALL WORKS MUST BE ORIGINAL, FOR SALE, and NOT PREVIOUSLY SHOWN AT THE KAA GALLERY. Portraits should show price of similar work. Sale price must include frame. Pictures must be framed and ready for hanging with screw eyes and wire. A limit of three entries per artist. The Kent Art Association, Inc. reserves the right to reject any and all works of art submitted to this show irrespective of jury decision.

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Fall Juried Show

Representational and nonrepresentational oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, acrylics, small sculpture, collage, mixed media, and photography. Paintings and photography limited to 48 inches wide and 50 inches tall. Sculpture must be free standing, limited to 50 lbs., and no larger than 36 inches in any direction. In regard to prints, we accept wood blocks, linoprints, and hand-pulled prints, i.e. monotypes, etc. Wrap-around canvas will be accepted for oils, acrylic on canvas, digital art, and photography.  Wrap-around canvas must have it’s sides covered. No staples should be visible when the painting is hung. ALL WORKS MUST BE ORIGINAL, FOR SALE, and NOT PREVIOUSLY SHOWN AT THE KAA GALLERY. Portraits should show price of similar work. Sale price must include frame. Pictures must be framed and ready for hanging with screw eyes and wire. A limit of three entries per artist. The Kent Art Association, Inc. reserves the right to reject any and all works of art submitted to this show irrespective of jury decision.

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Members' Show III

Representational and nonrepresentational oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, acrylics, small sculpture, collage, mixed media, and photography. Paintings and photography limited to 48 inches wide and 50 inches tall. Sculpture must be free standing, limited to 50 lbs., and no larger than 36 inches in any direction. In regard to prints, we accept wood blocks, linoprints, and hand-pulled prints, i.e. monotypes, etc. Wrap-around canvas will be accepted for oils, acrylic on canvas, digital art, and photography.  Wrap-around canvas must have it’s sides covered. No staples should be visible when the painting is hung. ALL WORKS MUST BE ORIGINAL, FOR SALE, and NOT PREVIOUSLY SHOWN AT THE KAA GALLERY. Portraits should show price of similar work. Sale price must include frame. Pictures must be framed and ready for hanging with screw eyes and wire. A limit of three entries per artist. The Kent Art Association, Inc. reserves the right to reject any and all works of art submitted to this show irrespective of jury decision.

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Volunteer Show

Representational and nonrepresentational oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, acrylics, small sculpture, collage, mixed media, and photography. Paintings and photography limited to 48 inches wide and 50 inches tall. Sculpture must be free standing, limited to 50 lbs., and no larger than 36 inches in any direction. In regard to prints, we accept wood blocks, linoprints, and hand-pulled prints, i.e. monotypes, etc. Wrap-around canvas will be accepted for oils, acrylic on canvas, digital art, and photography.  Wrap-around canvas must have it’s sides covered. No staples should be visible when the painting is hung. ALL WORKS MUST BE ORIGINAL, FOR SALE, and NOT PREVIOUSLY SHOWN AT THE KAA GALLERY. Portraits should show price of similar work. Sale price must include frame. Pictures must be framed and ready for hanging with screw eyes and wire. A limit of three entries per artist. The Kent Art Association, Inc. reserves the right to reject any and all works of art submitted to this show irrespective of jury decision.

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KAA Liability Policy

The greatest possible care will be taken in handling works, but not KAA, Inc. nor any of its agents shall have any responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage to any entry from any cause whether such entry shall be on display, in storage or in transit. Artists must carry their own insurance if deemed necessary. Submitting an entry to any exhibit implies agreement on the part of the submittee with these policies.