39th Annual Members’ Show & Competition – 2019

Annual Members Art Competition Awards

SAC’s Gallery hosts the “Nell Hardeman Memorial” Competition for members of the Society of Arts & Crafts. This is a judged show with monetary awards and ribbons.

The show is in Memory of Nell Hardeman, the founder of this competition.

Important Dates:

Entry Deadline

  • Entries must be brought to SAC’s Gallery on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 or Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm.

Reception and Awards Presentations

  • Reception: Sunday, April, 7th, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Awards: 2:30 pm


  • The exhibit will be on display at SAC’s Gallery through Thursday, April 25th, 2019.

Entry Pickup

  • Entries need to be picked up at the Gallery on Friday, April 26th, between 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm.

Competition Rules:

  • All Entrants must be Society of Arts & Crafts Members (if not, current $35 memberships may be purchased at turn-in).
  • Entries must be brought to SAC’s Gallery on Tuesday, April 2nd, or Wednesday, April 3rd, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm.
  • Entries will be accepted in 5 Categories:
    • Cat. 1: Opaque Painting (Oil, Acrylic, Gouache and 2-D Mixed Media appropriate for this category)
    • Cat. 2: Works Traditionally on Paper (Watercolor, Drawing, Pastels, Original Prints, 2-D Mixed Media appropriate for this category)
    • Cat. 3: Photography and Computer-Generated Works
    • Cat. 4: Three-Dimensional Works (Sculpture – Stone, Metal, Wood, Clay, etc.)
    • Cat. 5: Fine Crafts (Jewelry, Fiber Art, Sewing & Needlework, Pottery, Woodworking, Fine Crafts, etc.)

NOTE: Gallery/Judge’s discretion may be applied if category placement is in question.

  • 2-D Entries must be framed or gallery wrapped (no giclées), and must have a wire for hanging (no saw tooth hangers).
  • Items must not have been entered in a previous Members’ Shows, and must be works completed in 2017 or later. Artists must be at least 18 years old.
  • Best in Show and 1st-3rd places in all categories will receive appropriate rosettes and monetary awards.  Prize amounts will be based on the number of entries. Ribbons will be awarded for Honorable Mentions.
  • Fees: SAC’s members only: $8 per entry ($35 memberships may be purchased at turn-in).
  • Limit of 6 entries per artist, with a limit of 4 entries per category. The Society and its members are not responsible for any loss or damage.
  • The Society of Arts and Crafts and the Juror reserve the right to reject artwork that is inappropriate to show at the Gallery. PLEASE NOTE: there is a 36″ size limitation, any dimension, including framing. A commission of 25% of sales will be taken.
  • A special thanks to Becky Weeks and Lee Hardeman for their support this year and every year!
  • For more information:
    • SAC’s Gallery: (334) 265-9931
    • www.SacsGallery.org
    • DAY OF TAKE-IN CONTACTS: Kay (334) 313-2642 or Aimée (334) 567-3763

To view, download and print Entry Form, click here.

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