‘Round the Mountain is excited to announce we will hold our next Jury Session in April 2020! Active 2020 members whose work pass the jury process will be eligible to have their work for sale at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center and Marketplace.
Members interested in submitting to jury must e-mail or call Jamee Gillespie with notice of intent by April 1st, 2020.
There is a non-refundable $10 application fee due for each application submitted. This fee must be delivered along with submitted works between April 17-30. Works must be submitted between 10am-6pm and signed off to a Southwest Virginia Cultural Center and Marketplace employee. The Spring 2020 jury will be limited to 15 applicants on a first come, first serve basis.
Checks can be made out to: ‘Round the Mountain
A completed jury application is required for EACH media and/or technique. An application has been enclosed and must be submitted along with works between April 17-30, 2020. Works must be submitted and signed off to a Southwest Virginia Cultural Center and Marketplace employee. For guidelines on what the jury considers, see the attached Jury Criteria.
Members must submit 5 individual pieces within each media and/or technique.
ALL jury submissions must be delivered in a container clearly labeled with artisan name and contact information.
All applicants will be notified via email/mail of their results following the jury process, and delivery of more work can be coordinated following this communication.
All work submitted for the jury process must be available for sale. Once the jury session is complete, the Marketplace manager for the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center and Marketplace will be on-hand to consider work that has passed.
The Marketplace Manager may decide to take some, all, or none of the 5 pieces submitted for jury.
The majority of craft items for sale at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center and Marketplace are taken on consignment.
Pricing – Keep in mind that Friends of Southwest Virginia follow a 60/40 consignment agreement. Sixty percent of the listed retail price will go back to the artist.
Incomplete submission or failure to comply with all stipulations will lead to disqualification.