2016 Engage Toms River Great Arts Challenge – Theme is “Remembering our Veterans”

 

This is the moment you’ve been waiting for…the theme of the Engage Toms River 2016 Great Arts Challenge is Remembering our Veterans!

 

Your work must reflect the theme and be completed by NOON, June 20thAll work must be delivered physically to the Ocean County Library, Toms River Branch – BISHOP BUILDING – between the main branch building (at 101 Washington St, Toms River, NJ, 08753) and the municipal complex or via email (if poetry or music, please email kelly@jayandlindagruninfoundation.org).  The library opens at 9AM and someone will at the Bishop Building to collect your art from 9AM to 12 noon.  Along with your art, please be sure to have your driver’s license with you.

 Please note:  You may only submit one piece of art under the category of which you submitted your intent.

Timeframe for competition:

June 20 at noon All work must be delivered physically to the Ocean County Library, Toms River Branch – BISHOP BUILDING – between the main branch building (at 101 Washington St, Toms River, NJ, 08753) and the municipal complex or via email (if poetry or music, please email kelly@jayandlindagruninfoundation.org).
June 20-June 23 Panel of Judges decide shortlist.
June 23 Shortlist announced on Shawn and Sue, and on engagetomsriver.com
July 1 Winners announced at Mancini Hall at celebration reception at 12 noon.
July 1 If you are not on the shortlist, you must pick your art up from the OC Library after the reception.
June 20-Aug 15 Exhibiting at the OC Library, 101 Washington St, Toms River, NJ. 08753

As a reminder, this is the criteria:

  • The art must reflect the theme.
  • There is no restriction on subject matter, just keep it G rated please. No inappropriate language, no nudity or objectionable content.
  • Artists may submit singularly or as a team, but at least one person must be a resident in Ocean County, NJ.
  • Must adhere to the timeline.  Any work begun before noon on June 17th, will be disqualified.   The work, finished or unfinished must be delivered by email or to the TR Branch of the OC Library – BISHOP BUILDING – between the main branch building (at 101 Washington St, Toms River, NJ, 08753) and the municipal complex by noon, June 20th, 2016.
  • All work must be original.  If your work infringes upon another’s copyright, your submission will be disqualified.  Upon submitting your work to this competition, you are solely responsible for any infringement on copyrighted materials.
  • Artists are expected to execute the art at a location that is convenient for them but must be able to deliver the work on time. Late work will not be accepted. Your original work must be started and completed in the designated time span (June 17, noon through June 20 – Delivered by noon).
  • All artists must deliver their finished or unfinished work to: OC Library – BISHOP BUILDING – between the main branch building (at 101 Washington St, Toms River, NJ, 08753) and the municipal complex, by June 20th, by 12pm.
  • The artist is not only responsible for the delivery but also the installation of the art (where this applies).  The artist must make their own provisions for the transportation and installation of their art work. This includes removal from the library.
  • By entering this art competition, you are granting JLGF a non-exclusive perpetual license to reproduce images or recordings of your artwork in all marketing efforts, including those of Toms River and Ocean County.
  • The winning artist/s must agree to exhibit their work (including recordings of music and poetry) at OC Library, Bishop Building, 101 Washington St, Toms River, NJ, From June 20th through Aug 15th.  
  • The work must not contain advertising and it shall not identify the name of any business.

To review the full prospectus again, please visit http://jayandlindagruninfoundation.org/2016-great-arts-challenge/.

Happy creating!  We can’t wait to see all of the beautiful works of are that are sure to come!

Please email kelly@jayandlindagruninfoundation.org with any questions.  Thank you!

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