’Round the Mountain is excited to announce we will hold our next Jury Session in October 2020! Active 2020 members whose work passes the jury process will be eligible to have their work for sale at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace.
Members interested in submitting to jury must e-mail or call Jamee Gillespie with notice of intent by October 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 October 15-30, 2020. Works must be submitted between 10am-6pm and signed off to a Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace employee. The Fall 2020 jury will not be limited to a certain number of applicants, due to the Spring 2020 Jury cancellation.
Checks can be made out to: ’Round the Mountain
A completed jury application is required for EACH media and/or technique. An online application can be found below or you can download an application for printing and completion. Whichever option you choose, you must bring the form completed and submit along with works between October 15-30, 2020. Works must be submitted and signed off to a Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace employee. For guidelines on what the jury considers, see the Jury Criteria below or download here.
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 & 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 & Marketplace are taken on consignment.
Pricing – Keep in mind that the Friends of Southwest Virginia follows a 60/40 consignment agreement. 60% of the listed retail price will go back to the artist.
Incomplete submission or failure to comply with all stipulations will lead to disqualification.