Check back after April 20, 2015 to submit you entries for the 20th
Annual Art Ability Exhibition & Sale.
Eligibility: Open to artists with physical, cognitive,
visual and/or hearing disabilities. Only work executed after the onset
of a disability or injury is eligible. All works must be for sale. Art
previously exhibited in Art Ability is not eligible for submission.
Reproduction prints will not be accepted. Please note:
acceptance of a work based on electronic images does not guarantee
inclusion. The jurors reserve the right to final selection for
exhibition when viewing actual work. We will decline exhibiting work
that arrives damaged.
Sales and Liability: Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital (BMRH)
will retain 20 percent commission on all sales of exhibited work,
multiples and those commissioned in the 12-week show. We will return
works accepted for the 12-week show which do not sell. In some cases
artists are invited to take part in Art Ability’s ongoing sales and
exhibitions programs. A consignment agreement will be sent to you at the
end of the 12-week show if you are selected. For work sold during Art
Ability’s ongoing sales and exhibition programs the commission is 40
percent. Payments are made by check in US dollars. Donations to the Bryn
Mawr Rehab Hospital permanent collection are arranged on a case by case
basis when agreed upon mutually by artists and curator. Permission is
herby granted to allow BMRH to photograph, publicize and otherwise
appropriately use the works submitted for the 12-week show for various
types of publicity, educational and public relations purposes.
Notification: Artists will be notified of preliminary
acceptance by August 14, 2015. Initial review of
submissions will be conducted by the Art Ability committee and
exhibition curator. Artists accepted will be asked to send actual work.
Jury and Awards Process: Distinguished members of the
greater Philadelphia arts community award prizes in several artistic
categories. More than $7,000 in prizes will be awarded. All accepted
work will be eligible for prizes of $1,000, $500, $250, $200, $150 and
Art Ability will be on display from November 8, 2015–January 31, 2016,
at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Malvern, Pa. The exhibit officially opens
with a Preview Reception on Saturday, November 7, 2015. For ticket
information, email ArtAbility@mlhs.org.
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.