"Capture the Crossroads"

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Plein Air Call-For-Artists

The Jones Gallery, in partnership with the Crossroads Community Association, invites you to "Capture the Crossroads" in fine art.


All registered artists will participate for two days to paint at locations of their choosing within the Crossroads Arts District.


Artists may enter their artwork, from the July plein air event, in our jury selection process for the opportunity to exhibit on the first floor of the gallery during the September Benefit Group Art Show.


50/50 Sales Benefit

Proceeds from sales go 50/50 in support of the artists and the Crossroads Community Association.


Private Thursday Night Artist Reception

Thursday, September 5th

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Catered food and drinks will be provided.


First Friday Art Show 

Friday, September 6th

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Rules for Participation

Eligibility

Plein Air

This plein air event is open to artists, in all mediums and styles, 18 years of age or older.


September Benefit Group Art Show

 To be included in the jury-in selection process, artists MUST deliver their artwork to the gallery on one of the following dates.


Artwork Turn-In Dates

  • Sunday, July 21st by 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 27th by 4:00 pm


All artwork must be the original creation of the registered plein air artist and for sale during the art show. 

Awards

$500 Grand Prize

The artist who creates the best painting overlooking the Crossroads Arts District, from the south lawn of the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts, will be awarded $500 at the Private Artist Reception on September 5th.


 All other art from the competition will be included in a silent auction for the Month of September.


September Crossroads Benefit Art Show

 A selection of artists will be invited to exhibit their plein air artwork on the first floor of the gallery during the art show.


Jones Cyber Gallery

1 artist receives 1 year residency in our online art gallery. Includes shopping cart with up to 12 originals artworks for sale.

Entry Fee

A non-refundable entry fee is required to participate in the Plein Air event on Saturday, July 20th and Sunday, July 21st.


Online 

$37 plus tax


Registration Deadline

Saturday, July 20th

9:30 am

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Art Show Selection Process

Our juror, Cody Wheelock, will select the artists who will exhibit their plein air artwork on the first floor of the gallery during our September Benefit Group Art Show.


Artists will be notified by email of the selection results by July 30th, 10:00 pm


Selected artists MUST have their artwork delivered to the gallery, ready to hang with wire on the back, by one of the following dates.


Delivery Dates

Friday, August 30th

11:00 am to 7:00 pm


Saturday, August 31st

11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Benefit Group Art Show

Art Exhibition

Wednesday, September 4th

to

Thursday, September 26th


Art displayed at the gallery MUST have been created during the plein air event from July.


Proceeds from sales will go 50/50 in support of the artists and the Crossroads Community Association.


 Includes

Private Thursday Night Artist Reception

First Friday Art Show


NOTE: Artwork MUST be wired on the back ready to hang. 

Important Dates

Registration Deadline

Saturday, July 20th

9:30 am


Panel Stamping

Saturday, July 20th

8:00 am to 9:30 am


Artwork Turn-In at the Gallery

To qualify for awards all artwork MUST be delivered to the gallery on one of the following dates:

  • Sunday, July 21st, 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 27th, 4:00 pm

Group Art Show Details

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Crossroads Community Association Fundraiser

All accepted works of art, from the July plein air event, will be exhibited on the first floor of the art gallery from Wednesday, September 4th through Thursday, September 26th.

Private Thursday Night Artist Reception

September 5th - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm 

The Crossroads Community Association is inviting businesses in the Crossroads to attend a private catered event to meet the artists and shop for art.

First Friday Group Art Show

September 6th - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

For participating artists, please bring some refreshments and/or appetizers to share with the public. Wine, beer, pop, or water in coolers is acceptable too. The gallery has tables set up along the west wall on all three floors with plates, cups and napkins provided.

50/50 Sales Benefit

All proceeds of art sales will go 50/50 in support of both the artists and the Crossroads Community Association.


Funds from the exhibit will be used to support their CCA Clean + Safe Program 


To increase the likelihood of selling your art, it is highly recommended that selected artists or their representative be present during the Thursday night Private Artist Reception and First Friday Group Art Show. 


Art purchased through the gallery may be taken by the patron at the time of payment.

Artwork Delivery and Pick Up

All accepted art must be labeled on the back with artist’s name, title, media, price, and best way to be contacted. Please tape a piece of paper to the back of the art with this information.


NOTE: Art MUST be wired in back ready to hang. 


Delivery Dates & Times:

  • Friday, August 30th - (11:00 am to 7:00 pm)
  • Saturday, August 31st - (11:00 am to 5:00 pm)


Pick Up Dates & Times:

  • Friday, September 27th - (11:00 am to 7:00 pm)
  • Saturday, September 28th - (11:00 am to 5:00 pm)

Insurance and Liability

The Jones Gallery will exercise extreme care in handling all artwork, but will not assume any liability for loss or damage while on display in the Jones Gallery or during shipping. It is the artist's responsibility to independently insure their own work.
 

Artists accepted to the show give the Jones Gallery permission to use their submitted images or photographed images of their work on display in the gallery for promotional purposes.


Artists not delivering their art in the required time frame, without contacting the gallery, will be disqualified from this show with no refund.


Without special arrangements, any work not picked up in 30 days, from last day of show, will be donated to a charity of the Jones Gallery's choice. 

Registration Fees

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"Capture the Crossroads" Plein Air

$37

Register for Plein Air

Questions or Comments

If you have any questions about the registration process for the plein air event or the September Benefit Group Art Show drop us a line!

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Thank you for your interest in showing at the Jones Gallery.

Jones Gallery

1717 Walnut, Kansas City, MO 64108, US

(816) 421-2111

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