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Sunday, August 8, 2010

For everyone who thought I made the Exhibition agreement too long and complicated, Youre absolutely right  so heres the re-worked shorter version!   Thanks, I appreciate the advice, now please fill it out and send it in.

Revised Exhibition Agreement
CIRCLE Snail Mail Installation
Butterfield Too Art Gallery

Butterfield Too Art Gallery

Please copy and print Part I,, fill out and send in along with entry fees and SASE by due date of Oct 22, 2010.

  Exhibition Agreement:
This agreement is between CIRCLE (Community for the Inspired Realization of Creative Life Experience) represented by founder and director, Kate Miller and co-founder, Robin Miller.
Butterfield Too Art Gallery represented by Director, Jan Miller and participating CIRCLE Snail Mail Artists. (none of us are related!)PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:

1. Originating Artist:

Contact information (email or phone):

2. Collaborating Artist:

Contact information (email or phone):

3. Title (if applicable)
4. Medium(s)
5. Dimensions
6. Cost (if listed for sale)
7.Signatures and dates for both artists;( signing indicates you have read and agreed to the terms of the contract.)

________________________ _____________________

________________________ ______________________.

Print out the above form and send to CIRCLE, 4301 Seagate Lane N., St Augustine, FL 32084


The following is information about the exhibition at Butterfield and the possibility of other exhibitions. by signing above you agree to these terms. Please Read  before signing The Exhibition Agreement .

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Information and Rules of the CIRCLE Snail Mail Exhibition(s)

 FYI. Please read the following before signing the above agreement.

1. CIRCLE Snail Installation to be held at:

Butterfield Too Art Gallery Mail 137 King Street
St. Augustine, Florida 32084

2. Works to be Included:
All works completed by an originator and a collaborator and sent through the United States or other National Post Office both from the Originator to the Collaborator and returned from the Collaborator to the Originator, showing cancelled postage from original and return mailings and sent by the due date of Oct. 22, 2010 to either of the following CIRCLE addresses by the set due date.

1. P.O. Box 168, Rock Hill, NY 12775  ( before August 15, 2010)    or

2.4301 Seagate Lane N., St. Augustine, FL 32084 anytime after August 15, 2010

The exception: any work seen as unfit or incomplete by the CIRCLE committee or that does not support the CIRCLE mission will not be included in the CIRCLE Snail Mail Art Installation)

3. Exhibition Costs to participating artists.
Each Snail Mail piece will be charged $10.00 cost to exhibit. ( $5 per artist)
$5.00- to go to Butterfield Too Art Gallery
$5.00- to CIRCLE.
Artists may submit as many pieces as they choose.
(The exception to the $5/CIRCLE charge is given to approved “starters” who have sent in a minimum of six finished and mailed pieces.  .)

4.Cost to be borne by the Butterfield Too and/or CIRCLE include:

  • Design and printing of invitations and mail out
  • Photography of work for possible catalogue, website or postcards
  • Cost of production of catalogue, postcards, invitations
  • Cost of reception
5. Publicity
The gallery and/or CIRCLE wil create and release a local press release and invitations to be sent to the Butterfield invitation list.
  •   An opening reception will be held on November 5, 2010 during the First Friday Art Walk in St. Augustine, Fl. and will be publicized by Butterfield Too locally and CIRCLE online.

 6. Delivery/ Collection of Work
Works must be delivered in person or by mail to CIRCLE by the originating or collaborating artists by the due date of October 22, 2010. The Snail Mail piece must travel through the mail from the originator to the collaborator and back from the collaborator to the originator.

After the piece is returned to the originator it should be mailed (in an envelope or other wrapping or directly through the mail) to: 
CIRCLE , 4301 Seagate Lane N. , St. Augustine , FL 32084  or deliverred to Butterfield Too Gallery, 137 King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Neither CIRCLE nor Butterfield Too takes responsibility for Snail mail that is damaged, lost, or sent to a wrong address.  Things can happen in the mail!

7. Installation of the Work:

CIRCLE will install the work according to the design made by its founder/director, Kate Miller. 
(Note: small pin or drill holes may be made in the corners or other spots considered being non-disturbing to the integrity of the work. CIRCLE will make every effort to respect the piece but retains the right to slightly alter pieces for the overall look of the show and to be able to show the work of both artists on either side or all sides of the work. By signing this agreement the artist agrees to abide by the decisions made in this respect.

Dismantling of the work will be done by CIRCLE representative, Kate Miller

8. Sales of Work:

Work may be priced and listed for sale or may be listed NFS ( not for sale)
Upon Sale of a work CIRCLE will collect 10% of the cost and Butterfield Too will collect an additional 25%. The remaining 65% will be sent to either originator or collaborator according to the information provided in the exhibition agreement. Distribution between artists is the responsibility of the artist whose information is on the agreement.
Reporting income tax on sold peices is the responsibility of the artists.

9. Return of Work

Artists wishing to have their Snail Mail work returned should send an appropriately sized mailing envelope or appropriatly sized, posted and labeled packaging with correct return address, or work can be picked up in person from Butterfield Too Gallery at the end of the show on November 29, or 30th.  Work not accompanied by return mail packaging or picked up in person will become the property of CIRCLE or will be held for the next possible CIRCLE Snail Mail exhibit

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