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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Fluffy! Fido! Come! Picture Framer in Cheshire call for entries

The Picture Framer Artshack Gallery
96 Elm St., Hartford, (203) 272-2500
Dog Days of August
Call for entries: July 21—26, 2008

Press release

The Picture Framer, 96 Elm Street, Cheshire will be accepting entries for the 2nd annual "Dog Days of August" show and sale in August 2008. Receiving dates July 21—26, 2008. Please note that The Picture Framer will be closed for vacation July 27 through August 2. Pick up will be on September 2nd and 3rd, 10 a.m.—5 p.m.

Entries for this exhibit must be original artwork of house pets. Maximum size is 16x20 (interior of frame measurement). All entries must be framed and wired to hang with a wire or sawtooth hanger NO EASEL BACKS. Entry fee is a donation of $5 for each piece. All of the entry fees will be donated in the form of a Stop and Shop gift card to the Meriden Humane Society.

Horses and birds may be acceptable depending on context, i.e. subjects such as wild birds and wild horses or animals set in the wild are not appropriate for this show. We hope to exhibit artwork of our animals that live with us as part of our households.

Sorry, no photography will be accepted for this show although computer altered photos will be considered.

Opening reception will be on Sunday, Aug. 10. We will be inviting pet services to have small exhibits and door prizes and will collect donations for The Humane Society.

Questions or more information, please call Ann at 203-272-2500.


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