The Gathering
Chequamegon Bay Arts Council’s Annual Members Art Show • October 5-30, 2022


Open to members only • $25 entry fee (1-3 pieces) • Reception • People’s Choice Award • Peer Critique Sessions

• Open to CBAC members.

• ENTRY FEE: $25 Submit one to three pieces of your original artwork.

• Complete the entry form. Also complete the labels on the reverse side of form and firmly attach a label to the FRONT of each of your pieces of art. At least one out of 3 pieces must be for sale. Place your entry form in an envelope, include your entry fee, and adhere that to your artwork. PLEASE do not mail your entry form to CBAC.
• PHOTOGRAPH YOUR ART FOR THE VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE SHOW. Before you frame your artwork under glass, photograph it and send jpegs to by Sept. 23. File size for each jpeg should be at least 1MB. The virtual tour will appear on the WCC and CBAC websites.
• Deliver your artwork (no appointment needed) to the Washburn Cultural Center (1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn, WI) on Sept. 30 or Oct. 1 between noon and 4 p.m. You may pick up artwork on Nov. 1 or 2 between noon and 4 p.m.
• VIEWING THE SHOW: Exhibit opens Oct. 5. WCC hours are: Wed.-Sun., noon to 4 p.m. OR by appointment; call (715) 373-5591 to arrange an after-hours visit.
• The Washburn Cultural Center will withhold a 30% commission for any artwork sold during the exhibition. Please consider this when pricing your work. You will receive 70% of the sale price.
• 2-dimensional artwork must be dry, framed, and ready to hang, with screw eyes or strap hangers and appropriately sized picture wires that will hold the weight of the artwork. Works without hanging wires and sawtooth hangers (on works over 12” x 12”) will not be accepted.
• 3-dimensional artwork, such as sculpture, ceramics, or carvings must be stable for pedestals or shelf installation. For large or unusual entries, the artist must provide appropriate display units AND/OR clearly written installation instructions.
• The Cultural Center will be responsible for the day-to-day safekeeping of your artwork; the Cultural Center does NOT carry insurance on the artwork. Artists are responsible for insuring their own works.
• RECEPTION on Thurs., Oct. 6, from 5-7 p.m.
• PRIZE: Visitors will be invited to vote for their favorite work and a “People’s Choice” award of a gift certificate will be given.
• PEER CRITIQUE: In lieu of judging and awards, artists are invited to attend peer critique sessions on Oct. 13 and/or 20, from 6-8 p.m. WCC Manager and art curator Steve Cotherman will facilitate the critiques, and light refreshments will be served.
• Visit to download the entry form or to join CBAC.
• Contacts: LeeAnn Frey (715) 308-3282 or the Washburn Cultural Center (715) 373-5591

Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2022: Deadline to deliver artwork, with entry form and $25 fee, to Washburn Cultural Center (noon to 4 p.m.; no appointment needed)
By Sept. 23, 2022: Email jpegs of your artwork to for the virtual tour of the exhibit.
Oct. 5, 2022: Exhibit opens at the Cultural Center.
Oct. 6, 2022: Reception, 5-7 p.m.
Nov. 1 & 2, 2022: Pick up artwork at the Cultural Center (noon to 4 p.m.; no appointment needed)

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