Boston Camera Club – Photo Exhibition at Wellesley Library
Exhibition Dates: April 1 through April 28, 2020
Submission Deadline is Sunday, February 16, 2020
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. What is the theme of this photo exhibit?
A. The exhibit theme is “Red.” Any image submitted must showcase your interpretation of this “red” theme.
Q. Where and when is the photo exhibit?
A. The exhibit will be at the Wellesley Public Library, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA in the Wakelin Room — on display from April 2 through April 28, 2020.
Q. Is this a juried exhibit?
A. No. All BCC members with a paid-up membership are encouraged to submit photographs based on the “Red” theme. The exhibition will include print images only.
Q. How many photographs can I submit for the exhibition?
A. Each member can submit up to two photographs. Depending on the number of members participating and size of photographs submitted, members may be limited to exhibiting only one photograph (the first image you list in the submission form).
Q. How do I indicate I want to participate in the Wellesley Library exhibit?
A. You MUST complete the BCC Wellesley Photo Exhibit Submission form no later than Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:30p . The form includes a file upload capability.
Q. Once I complete my Submission form can I make any changes?
A. Yes. You can make any changes to your submission data up to Sunday, February 16, 2020, 11:30 pm. When you complete the submission of your form, you will receive an email confirmation that includes a link to 'edit' your form responses.
Q. Can I deliver my framed photographs without completing the Submission form?
A. No. In order to participate in the exhibition, you must complete the Wellesley Exhibition Submission form by Sunday, February 16, 2020.
Q. What are the framing requirements for the exhibition?
A. All photographs must be delivered with:
- All FRAMED/outer photograph’s dimensions must NOT EXCEED 20" x 26" (either Landscape or Portrait orientations)
- ALL photographs MUST HAVE A WIRE attached in the back of the frame for hanging
- Prints in Frames — BLACK FRAMES and WHITE MATS only
- Metal prints — are allowed as long as they meet the size requirement stated here and are delivered with a wire attached in the back of the frame for hanging.
- Canvas prints — are allowed as long as they meet the size requirement stated here and are delivered with a wire attached in the back of the frame for hanging.
Any delivered photograph that does not meet these specifications will not be displayed in the exhibit –
Q. Can I sell my photographs at the exhibition?
Q. How does the sale transaction take place?
A. Yes. All photographs will be available for sale unless you choose to make your image NFS (not for sale). The Wellesley Library will receive 10% of the gross sale price. There will be a small plaque next to each photograph with the members’ name, image title and the photograph’s price. You will supply this accompanying information during the submission process.
A. The sale transaction is based on the interested buyer contacting the photographer. The BCC nor the Wellesley Library will be responsible for any sale transaction. Once your image is sold, it is the member’s responsibility to get the photograph to the buyer (preferably after the exhibit ends) and provide a check (10% of your gross sale price) to Beth Luchner made payable to the Wellesley Public Library by the end of the exhibit on April 28, 2020.
Q. Will the exhibit include a book with participating members’ bios/contact information?
A. Yes. Any member participating in the exhibit is encouraged to provide an 8-1/2" x 11" one-page Artist Bio (can be one page 2-sided) with contact information. The contact information (first name, last name, email/phone number) allows any interested buyer to contact you to make the sale transaction. The artist bios will be compiled in a three-ring binder book available during the exhibition.
Q. What are the exhibit’s various deadlines?
- Submission form: no later than: midnight Sunday, February 16, 2020
- Framed image delivery: no later than 5 pm, Sunday, March 29, 2020 to the exhibit organizers
- One-page 8-1/2” X 11” artist bio: no later than 5 pm, Sunday, March 29, 2020
- best to submit with your framed image(s)
- Photo pick-up: You are responsible for picking up your photograph at the end of the exhibit. More information will follow once the exhibit has started.
Q. When will I be informed whether one or both of my images will be exhibited?
A. BCC will inform you by end of February/1st week in March, whether one or both of your submitted images will be exhibited.
Q. How do I volunteer to help with the exhibit?
A. We will need volunteers to help hang the exhibit on Wednesday, April 1 from approximately 9am until noon/completion. Please indicate on your submission form if you wish to help hang the exhibit.
Q. How do I tell my friends and family about the exhibit?
A. The BCC will develop publicity material for the exhibit. In addition, the BCC will have an Opening Reception tentatively scheduled for the afternoon on Sunday, April 19 (specific time to be determined). More information will follow about this opening reception.
Q. What are the directions to get to the Wellesley Library?
A. The Wellesley Public Library is located at 530 Washington Street, Wellesley MA. The library is accessible by car. The library is about a 4-minute walk from the Wellesley Square stop on the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail line.
A. Please email Beth Luchner (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any other questions.