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Rockwall Art League 18th Annual Fine Art Show

September 21-23, 2018

Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club Conference Center At The Shores

2600 Champions Way, Rockwall, TX  75087

Show Prospectus


2018 Show Calendar of Events

September 20, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: 



Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club, Conference Center At The Shores

2600 Champions Way, Rockwall, TX  75087


September 21-23:

 Show exhibit on display. 

Judging will be the morning of September 21st before the show opens.


Friday, September 21:

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Opening reception: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM


Saturday, September 22:


10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Artist reception and awards: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM


     Sunday, September 23:

   12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

            Pick up artwork: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM



Best of Show:  $500.00

In each category:

1st Place: $200.00

2nd Place: $100.00

Honorable Mention: Ribbon

Please Note:  4 or more artists must be entered in a category for prizes to be awarded.

All awards will be given at the discretion of the judge. The judge’s decisions are final.


Artists may qualify for only one award per category, but may win awards in multiple categories  








Sculpture*  No Jewelry in this show.

Mixed media


Entry Fees:  Entry fees are non-refundable; payment is made online with registration.

Members:  $15.00 per painting or 3 paintings for $40.00 (Dues for 2018 must be current)

Non-Members:  $20.00 per painting or 3 paintings for $55.00  

Entry Deadlines

Entries and fees must be received by midnight on September 1, 2018  




All judged artwork must be original, produced in the last 3 years. All works must be original. “Original” means that if a painting is based on photos, the photos were taken by the artist or the artist has written permission from the photographer to use the photos. Compositions based on published material or other artists’ work are NOT considered original and are not eligible. Work completed in a workshop or class is not eligible. Artwork must not have been entered in any previously judged RAL shows.  This does not include RAL Member Exhibits.



The RAL Fine Art Show Committee reserves the right to refuse acceptance into the show of any artwork. Their decisions are final. Unless notified BY Sept. 8, your artwork is accepted for the show as long as it meets the prospectus guidelines.


Requirements and Restrictions

Take in is September 20, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Pick-up is September 23, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.


  • A storage fee of $10.00 per day will be charged for any art not picked up by the deadline.

  • Artist will be responsible for art delivery and pickup, on dates specified.

  • All artwork must be hand delivered to show venue and picked up.  No shipments accepted.

  • Due to space limitations, a maximum of 3 judged entries is allowed for each artist, even if they choose to enter in more than one category. 

  • All members in the show must serve as show docent for one shift minimum.

  • Art content must be family friendly, as it will be displayed in a community facility.


Size Limitations


Maximum framed size is 36” in width and 45” in height.   Artwork not in compliance with size restrictions will not be accepted. All entries must be dry, framed, or gallery wrapped, ready to hang and properly wired. No saw tooth hangers accepted for hanging. Gallery wrapped or cradled artwork with finished edges must be a minimum of 1” deep.  Less than 1” must be framed.  



Must not exceed 24 inches in width or depth, nor 36 inches in height plus pedestal.  Total height with pedestal must not exceed 72 inches (6 feet).  Artist should provide their own pedestal.  Pedestals owned by the RAL can be rented for $20.00.  This is an indoor show and no sculpture requiring special apparatus to move will be accepted. Wheeled dollies or carts are acceptable, but sculpture weight should not be in excess of 100 pounds. Sculpture must be original, created by the artist, of original design or cast from molds from an original, created by the artist.  No third party created ceramic green ware, plates, other objects painted or decorated by the artist are considered original sculpture.  Hand thrown pottery or ceramics, by the artist are acceptable.  Some items may fit into other categories depending on medium used for painting.



RAL labels will be provided, and are the only labeling or information allowed on judged pieces.

Items not for sale must be marked NFS. No POR (Price on Request) listings.  Artwork must remain on exhibit for the entire show. By entering this show, the artist gives RAL permission to display images for publicity or promotion.




RAL will handle all sales. A 20% donation to RAL will be deducted from ALL SALES.



Artists should carry their own insurance. Reasonable care will be taken with all artwork. The Rockwall Art League and/or other sponsoring agencies assume no responsibility for the safety or security of your art.



□    Artwork complies with size restrictions

□    Artwork has been created in the last three years

□    Photograph each piece of artwork. Rename the digital image with your name and artwork title for each photograph. Submit your images as JPG files not greater than 4MB. The longest side should be 1,280 pixels for best viewing quality. Photos are for submission verification, but may also be used for Art Show Promotional materials

□    Complete online entry with digital photos and submit with payment at

□    Print out copy of your completed entry for your records

□    Membership must be current to receive membership rate for entry






Questions: Debbie Stenberg –

Laurie Huff -

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