St. George's-by-the-River presents
The Canterbury Art Show ...
a Tapestry of the Arts
© St. George's-by-the-River Episcopal Church 7 Lincoln Avenue, Rumson, New Jersey 07760 Phone: 732-842-0596 Fax: 732-842-1229
by email or call Beth Sherrard at 732-383-7465 or
Maggie Raynor at 732-233-4701 if you have any questions.
Labor Day Weekend
September 1, 2, 3 & 4, 2017
Meet the Artists Reception
Friday, September 1, 2017
Complete this form to participate in Artists-at-Work, to make a donation of artwork to Art-from Artists, or to inform us if you are attending the Meet the Artists Reception
Due by August 13, 2017
General Canterbury Art Show Requirements
- All artwork must be priced with the true intention of selling the artwork.
- The Canterbury Art Show (St. George’s-by-the-River) will retain 30% commission
on all artwork and auction pieces sold.
- Artists 18 years and older are eligible to participate in the adult segments of the show.
- Teens (ages 13 - 17) are eligible to participate in the Non-Juried Art-by-Teen segment.
- No artwork will be accepted without prior registration and an inventory list.
- The Canterbury Art Show reserves the right to use digital images of accepted and
exhibited artwork for the purpose of media, website, public relations and advertising.
How to participate in the Canterbury Art Show
PARTICIPATION IS NOW CLOSED: The Canterbury Art Show provides you with a high-quality venue to show, sell and receive awards for your artwork. Artists 18 and over may choose to participate in 1, 2 or all 3 of the show's segments:
- The Juried Gallery - Non-Juried Treasures - Non-Juried Portfolio Pieces -
Details for each of these segments can be found on the corresponding pages of this website and in the Artist Prospectus. Artists do not need to be present during the show. Based on artist input, we have provided for a discount if you wish to enter all 3 categories.
Artwork will be accepted in the following media: Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Acrylic, Mixed Media, Drawing, Graphic, Photography, Digital Photography, Etching, Lithograph, Silk-Screen, Stone-Block and Rubbing. No off-set, computer art, 3-D or crafts are eligible.
Please read the prospectus and complete the Adult or Teen Artist Participation Form to submit your registration form on-line and pay the entry fee(s). The form and fee(s) must be received no later than midnight May 14, 2017 for adult artists and
August 6th for teen artists in order for you to participate in the Canterbury Art Show. Please remember that space in limited.
If you decide not to participate in the show this year, but are interested in coming to our Meet the Artist Reception and Preview/Sale, you can purchase tickets on the Art Show and Reception Form located on the Show and Reception Tab, above.
New This Year. Live Auction. Kravetz Auctions will facilitate the auction on Sunday, September 3rd, 4-6pm. Participants can submit up to 3 pieces to the auction. Items can be paintings, photos, 3-dimensional work (in glass, stone, pottery, textiles, fine jewelry, ceramic, wood, metal and mixed media). Please refer to the Artists Prospectus for more information. Complete the Auction Submission Form and pay the fee by Midnight,
August 6, 2017 in order to participate. Participation is limited to the first 30 received participation forms with payment.
Teen Artists. Teen artists (ages 13-17) are also invited to participate in the show by completing the Teen Artists Participation Form and paying the $10 fee, the form is to the right. Up to 2 original pieces may be submitted per teen and will be on display and for sale during the show in a specially-designated non-juried area. The $10 fee and Teen Artist Participation form must be received no later than August 6, 2017. Participation in the Non-Juried Art-by-Teens segment is limited to the first 30 received Teen Artist Participation forms, with payment and will require the completion of a Parent/Guardian permission slip
Artists-at-Work. During the daytime show hours, you may paint and draw on the church premises so that patrons are able to see your creative process in action. If you are interested in participating review eligibility and guidelines in the Artist Prospectus and complete the form to the right.
Art from Artists. We are inviting all participating artists to donate artwork which patrons have the opportunity to win. Tickets may be purchased during the reception and show each day and drawings will be held at the end of each day. Last year, artists donated 39 art works and this feature was a huge success! If you are willing to donate 1, 2, 3, 4 or more pieces for this drawing, complete the form to the right.
Teen Participation due by August 6, 2017
Closed: Adult Artist Participation Forms and Payment
Closed: Juried Submission Form and Images Due
Artists Notified of Jury Results by End of the Week
Non- Juried Treasures and Portfolio Pieces Submission Forms Due
Auction Submission Form & Teen Artists Forms Due
Art from Artists and Artists-at-Work
Submission Form Due
Notification of Auction Pieces Accepted by the End of the Week
Artists Drop-Off Artwork
Artists Drop-Off Artwork
Meet the Artists Reception & Preview/Sale
Canterbury Art Show
Artists Pick-Up Artwork
Important Dates for Artists
August 27, 12pm-4pm
August 28, 10am-4pm
September 1, 7pm-9pm
September 2, 3, & 4
September 3, 4pm-6pm
September 6, 10am-4pm
Comments from artists who participated in the show last year