Markeim Arts Center to be ‘Candid’ in 2011

“Candid” is a group photography exhibition, curated by Norm Hinsey, to be shown at the Markeim Arts Center in Haddonfield in January and February.

The curator will select works from those submitted for inclusion in the show. Framed photographs entered for consideration can be dropped off at the Markeim prior to the exhibition. Photographs can also be submitted by e-mail to the curator directly at norm@creongallery.com any time prior to one week before the drop off dates.

Candid guidelines are as follows:

• Subjects acting naturally or spontaneously without being posed.

• Free from bias, prejudice or malice.

• Marked by honest sincere expression.

• Disposed to criticize severely.

Entrants must be residents, 18 and older, of the South Jersey/Philadelphia region.

Each artist may submit up to three original works, black and white or color and not previously exhibited at Markeim.

Photographs should be matted and framed and ready for hanging, and work should be no larger than 24-inches x 36-inches, and weigh no more than 30 pounds.

There is a $10 entry fee per image, and $25 for three, for photographers who are not members of Markeim. For current members there is $5 entry fee per image, and $12 for three.

Entry fee must be paid with submitted work. E-mail submissions must be pre-paid by contacting the Markeim at 429–8585 to arrange pre-payment — credit card payments accepted by phone.

The eEntry fee is waived for new members who join or re-new for the Candid show.

Schedule:

• Drop-off work Friday, Jan. 14 or Saturday, Jan. 15 between noon and 3 p.m., or e-mail to norm@creongallery.com before Jan. 7.

• Pick-up work not selected Sunday, Jan. 16 or Monday, Jan. 17 from 1 to 3 p.m.

The exhibition opens Monday, Jan. 17, with a reception Friday, Jan. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Exhibited works may be picked up Friday, Feb. 18 or Saturday, Feb. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Markeim has limited storage area, and work left beyond the last pick up date will be subject to a $5 per day fee.

All work should be offered for sale. Markeim Arts Center will receive a 30-percent commission on sale of work.

All reasonable care will be taken with work submitted for this exhibition. Artists must agree with the terms of Markeim’s exhibition policy and will be asked to give the insured value of their work.

Visit markeimartscenter.org or contact Markeim Arts Center at 429–8585 or e-mail markeim@verizon.net for membership information.