2023 WINTER JURIED EXHIBITION
ERIC HOLZMAN, Juror
January 3 - 28, 2023
Opening Reception: Thursday January 5, 5-8 pm
Blue Mountain Gallery, located in its new space, 547 West 27th Street, Suite 200, in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea district, invites emerging, mid-career and established artists to submit work for its 11th juried exhibition. The gallery is proud to have prominent contemporary painter Eric Holzman as the juror for its 2023 Winter Juried Exhibition.
applications are closed
Juror ERIC HOLZMAN has been painting and searching for connection in nature and other representational genres all his life. He is a romantic and a classicist who looks into the inner nature of things and tries to walk "The Beauty Way." He was educated at Tyler School of Art, Yale, Skowhegan and the New York Studio School. Eric has taught at Pratt, the New York Studio School, and Bard College among others. He is a National Academician and has exhibited twice at the American Academy, winning awards from both institutions. Eric has also shown work at Lori Bookstein, Tibor de Nagy, Sideshow and Artist Equity, all in NYC, and at Gremillion Fine Art and Ellio Fine Art in Houston, Texas. He has received many honors, including grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEA, the Pollock Krasner Foundation, the Gottlieb Foundation and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation.
ELIGIBILITY Open to artists 18+ years of age living in the USA, excluding artists currently represented by Blue Mountain Gallery. Media: original oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, photography and mixed media. No sculpture, video, installation, giclees, or similar reproductions. Work must not exceed 36” x 36”, including frame. Weight cannot exceed 25 pounds, nor can the piece project more than 6 inches from the wall. A multi-part work, if accepted, will be regarded as one work. Any triptychs or diptychs must keep within the size requirement for a single work. Please bear in mind the above size restrictions and include full instructions for installation of the work. The decision of the judge is final. Artists should be aware that all works are judged on an equal and anonymous basis.
APPLICATION DEADLINE All applications must be submitted before midnight on Nov. 4th, 2022 EST. Blue Mountain Gallery will make every effort to notify all applicants of the juror's decision by Nov 21, 2022.
SALES All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. All proceeds from sales will go to the artist. The gallery does not charge a commission.
FEES Non-refundable fee of $40 for 1-3 works. $6 for each additional work up to a total of 6 works. Entry fees are paid through the entry form’s PayPal link, which accepts credit cards.
SUBMISSION & ENTRY REQUIREMENT Work will be juried from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission form at: www.bluemountaingallery.org. Images must be JPEGs with a minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size 3MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (! @$, etc) in image file names. Label JPEGS as follows: Title_Medium_size.jpeg For example: Pink Lemons_Oil_22x15.jpeg.
Each artist must upload one image per work, showing the entire work (including all the parts of a diptych or triptych). Accepted work may be refused if it does not conform to the entry image; no substitutions will be allowed. All work must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition.
PRESENTATION Work must be suitably framed (or sides cleanly finished or painted), wired, and ready for hanging. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels must be under Plexiglas. (Glass is permissible for hand delivery.)
DELIVERY OF WORK
A) Hand-delivered work will be accepted at the gallery ONLY on Wednesday, December 14 and Thursday December 15, 11:30 am- 5:30 pm. Packaging must be removed from the gallery at the time of delivery
B) Shipped work must arrive by Saturday, December 17, 2022 in a sturdy, reusable container.
Return shipping must be prepaid through UPS or FedEx websites or with another shipper who will pick up work at the gallery. USPS is not permitted as they do not pick up. A computer-generated return label (addressed to yourself, from the gallery) for return of work MUST be enclosed or emailed ahead of time to the gallery. No substitutions, late-arriving works, or damaged works will be shown.
The gallery will do its best to repack work in shipped packaging, but responsibility for providing adequate packaging and instructions rests with the artist. Please Note: Fragile or unprotected work requiring professional preparation should not be submitted.
LIABILITY Great care will be taken with all work, but artists are responsible for insuring their own pieces if they wish. Blue Mountain Gallery will not be responsible for any loss or damage to work while it is on the premises or in transit to or from the gallery. The payment of the entry fee will serve as your acceptance of the terms and conditions stated in this prospectus. The payment of the entry fee serve as your acceptance of the terms and conditions stated in this prospectus.
RETURN All hand-delivered work must be picked up on Saturday, January 28 from 6pm–8pm, or by Feb 5th by appointment during gallery hours, Tues -Sat,11am-6 pm. Shipped works will be returned the week of January 30th.
The gallery accepts no responsibility for work not retrieved on pick-up dates and will charge the artist $5.00 a day thereafter for storage. After 30 days, the gallery may dispose of the work.
Before you start submitting your work, we recommend that you review the instructions and submission requirements to determine if your work meets the juried show qualifications; otherwise, you may risk your application being rejected on technicalities, without a refund.
November 4 , 2022 ENTRY DEADLINE
November 21 Notifications emailed to artists
Dec 14 & 15 Hand-delivery of work, 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
BY December 17 Receipt of shipped work to
BLUE MOUNTAIN GALLERY
Attn: 2023 Winter Juried Exhibition
547 W, 27th St, Ste.200
New York, NY 10001
January 3 , 2023 Exhibition opens
Thu, Jan 5, 2023 Opening Reception: 5 - 8 pm
Sat, January 28 Exhibition closes
Sat, Jan 28 De-installation + Pickup of work, 6 – 8 pm
Jan 31 – Feb 5 Pickup by appointment, 11-6 gallery hours
Week of Jan 30th UPS/FedEx return of shipped work