Mayfest Seeks Entries for Vintage Mayfest Gallery

The Vintage Mayfest Gallery will showcase Mayfest posters, choice photos from Mayfest’s archives, Mayfest T-shirts & memorabilia, plus accepted submissions from local residents.

CALL FOR ENTRIES –: Tulsa International Mayfest is seeking entries from area residents to participate in the Vintage Mayfest Gallery. The exhibit will be held in the PAC Art Gallery located near Chapman Hall in the Performing Arts Center during Mayfest and the entire month from – Friday, May 4 – Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

The Vintage Mayfest Gallery seeks ready to hang Mayfest photos (either framed or matted / dry mounted with hangers) and memorabilia to be included in the show.

SUBMISSION INFORMATION: All submissions should be made by photo via email, one image per email, at vintagegallery@tulsamayfest.org Please put “Vintage Mayfest Gallery Submission” as the subject and provide name, phone number, email, title or description and size in the body of the email for each submission. Deadline for submissions is April 16, 2012.

Selected submissions will be notified by email by April 20th. Please bring selected items to the PAC Art Gallery on Thursday, May 1st from 10am -2pm. Each piece must be clearly labeled with contact information and ready to hang with wire or d-rings and framed if appropriate. Please include the year the photo was taken, the names of anyone in the photo and the photographer’s name, if possible. Any special equipment must be provided by the contributor. Any potential sales will be referred to the contributor.

Please note that neither Tulsa International Mayfest nor The Tulsa Performing Arts Center are responsible at any time for the loss, damage or theft of exhibit items. Submission of artwork constitutes an agreement on the part of the artist to the conditions set forth in this prospectus and shall further include permission to reproduce work for publication. Questions? Contact vintagegallery@tulsamayfest.org Please pass this Call for Entries to others who might be interested in the show.

IMPORTANT DATES:
April 16th – Deadline for submissions
April 20th – Notification of selected items via email
May 1st – Selected art drop off, 10am-2pm, PAC Art Gallery (3rd & Cincinnati)
May 30th – Pick up artwork, 2pm-4pm, PAC Art Gallery (3rd & Cincinnati)

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Tulsa International Mayfest is a family friendly outdoor tribute to the arts and music created to promote a broader knowledge of and appreciation for arts and humanities among serious, as well as casual art lovers. More than 350,000 people are expected to attend this year’s event, celebrating 40 years of Mayfest, on May 17-20, 2012. Mayfest is presented by MidFirst Bank. Other sponsors include Cricket Communications, Williams, The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, Metropolitan Real Estate Investments, LLC, T.D. Williamson, Waste Management, OSU-Tulsa, The Gelvin Foundation, Kanbar Properties, GuRuStu Group and Hyatt Regency.