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Mount Invites Artists to Hang Work at Community Exhibit

The Art Department at Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles, invites artists throughout Southern California to participate in a community exhibit by hanging their own art in the Jose Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, 12001 Chalon Road.

The College will provide hammers and nails, and artists will pitch in their art and labor. Artists must pay a $15 participation fee for each piece hung in the gallery. Proceeds, including a 20 percent commission on sales of artwork, will go toward student scholarships.

The exhibit is open for artists until all of the gallery’s walls are full. Artists may deliver their work from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 7, 9, and 10. An artists’ reception will be held in the gallery from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 11, and the exhibit runs from Sept. 13 through Oct. 7.

The following rules apply:

· Each artist may hang up to three pieces of art;
· Two dimensional work may not exceed 50 inches in any direction, and may not weigh more than 50 pounds;
· The artist is responsible for hanging and displaying their work;
· Work must be ready to hang when artists arrive;
· Works on paper must be framed;
· A few pedestals are available for sculptures. Artists should bring a pedestal for their work if they have one. The College will provide paintbrushes and white paint.
· Film/video/computer artists must provide their own equipment;
· The College is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged work;
· All sales are subject to a 20 percent commission;
· At the end of the show, artists must pick up their work by Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. Pickup begins Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and continues Oct. 9.
· The College will not return work to artists. Any artist leaving work at the deadline will be charged a $10-a-day, per piece, storage fee;
· The College reserves the right to refuse to display work deemed unsuitable.

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