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Art on the Rocks Exhibit

Art on the Rocks Mini Exhibit

Event/Exhibit Date: Friday, May 3, 2019

Deadline for Entry: April 15 at midnight

Enter at theartleague.submittable.com/submit

Gallery members, are you looking for your work to reach a broader audience?

On May 3, we will be featuring 7 artworks created by Gallery members at our Art on the Rocks event. This is one of our most popular Art on… events, attracting people from all over the greater Washington D.C area.

The works can be any subject or media.  There is no theme related to the event. We are looking to showcase a variety of high quality artworks. The selected pieces will serve as the inspiration for cocktails created by local mixologists. Selected artists will get a complimentary ticket to the event .The pairings will compete for the coveted title of Art on the Rocks champion.

About the Juror

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Jennifer Axner received her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and landed in the DC-area after receiving her MFA from American University in Italy and Washington DC. She supplemented her education with stints at the Rhode Island School of Design, the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, the École européene supérieure d’art de Bretagne-Quimper, and the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris, France. Jennifer is the first female Banknote Picture Engraver at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.


Jennifer’s cocktail of choice is the Negroni, but she also harbors an earnest appreciation for the slightly less dignified Pickleback shot.

About Art on the Rocks
Art on the Rocks is an annual event in which ticket holders get to sample delicious cocktail and appetizer pairings created by local mixologist and chef partners. The pairings will be inspired by works of art; this year created by members of The Art League Gallery. The artworks will be on display the night of the event.
A panel of experts will crown the winners of the most creative cocktail, appetizer, and artwork pairing, and announce the crowd favorite. 
Digital Submission Deadline: Monday April 15, 2019 by midnight.
Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League gallery.

All works must adhere to the Gallery's hanging and framing requirements. For 2D artworks, no clip frames are permitted and hanging wire must be attached to the frame, not the backing. 2D artworks must have hanging wire. No saw tooth hangers permitted. Canvases may be gallery wrapped with no visible staples.

If the work weighs over 60lbs, the artist must install the piece themselves, if accepted.

Artists are free to enter any current work made within 5 years.

Works are chosen by the selected juror’s curatorial vision and aesthetic.



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