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Postcard Salon returns this winter

POSTCARD SALON EXHIBITION January 31–February 7, 2013 | SALON & SALE February 7, 5:30–8pm
Be inspired. Create small works of art. Own original art!

The MMA’s popular Postcard Salon returns in 2013.
Join the fun by (A.) creating your own postcards for the show and (B.) attending the party on February 7.
All postcards will be on sale for $30 apiece, so show them, sell them, and buy them.


1)Artists may submit up to 5 pieces, in any media. Art must be on medium- to heavy-weight paper  wood or canvas panel, or matboard or foamcore. Office printer paper is not acceptable. Pieces must measure exactly 4 x 6 inches, in either a horizontal or vertical format. Depth may vary, and wall-hung sculptures will also be accepted, including wood, ceramic, and glass.
2)All works are for sale at $30.  Artists receive $15 for each sale, with the remainder to cover sales tax and the cost of the event. Participation in the event implies consent to sell the work.  Or, if you prefer, the entire sale amount may be donated to the Muskegon Museum of Art, with our thanks. Please call the gift store manager at 231.720.2580 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you are donating proceeds. NFS (not for sale) entries will NOT be accepted.  
3)LABEL YOUR WORK. The back of each piece should be labeled with your name, title of the work, and media. Untitled works should be numbered. (Untitled #1, Untitled #2, etc.) All cards should be mailed or delivered in an envelope and must include a sheet listing titles of works,  your name, address,  telephone number, and e-mail address. Any art arriving without an envelope and contact information will NOT be included.
4)artwork must be received by January 27, 2013 to be included.
Work may be hand-delivered or mailed to the MMA.
Mail entries to: ATTN Postcard Salon, Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave., Muskegon, MI 49440.  All artists shipping their work should include a SASE for return of unsold works.
5)Artists may pick up their unsold work in person on FEBRUARY 7 after 7:30 pm.
Work delivered without a SASE must be picked up by MARCH 7, 2013. Any work remaining beyond that date becomes the property of the MMA to dispose of as we see fit.
6)No frames or mats are permitted.
7)No giclee reproductions will be accepted. Original prints, digital art, and photography are permitted, but only one image per edition please. (Exceptions on the one-per edition rule will be made for original woodcuts, etchings, engravings, and lithographs).
8)While every care will be taken, the MMA is not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever.


The postcards will be exhibited January 31 through February 7.  
The Postcard Salon and Sale will be held Thursday, February 7. Light refreshments will be served beginning at 5:30 pm. The sale begins at 7:00 pm, with all Postcard Salon art priced at $30. Buyers select art on a first-come basis and must pay for any work they remove from the wall by the end of the evening. The Salon will be cleared prior to the start of the sale, and Muskegon Museum of Art members will be given a 5-minute head start on selecting works. No works may be reserved and no sales will be made prior to 7:00 pm on February 7.
Questions? Please call Art Martin at 231.720.2575. 

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