Psalms - Guidelines
All work must be original and
feature/represent a verse, chapter, or theme from the Book of
Psalms. Specific verse/chapter reference must be displayed either
in the work itself or next to it.
All work shall reflect Christian standards of
integrity, truth, and virtue.
Artists may submit up to three entries.
Upon registration, artists were prompted
to submit photos/digital representations of their work for review
by the Exhibition Committee. The committee reserves the right to
approve works for entry, select foyer positioning, and assign arts
Awards will be given in all media for each
level. Additionally, we have added awards for spiritual and
ministerial impact, such as "The Psalm 27:4—Beauty
of the Lord Award." See website for full list. Awards will be
selected via a combined 50/50 process of jury and public voting.
To quality for consideration, artists shall designate their
desired media, and competition level on the
Judging will occur on premises from the
Artists may offer their works for purchase to
the public. However, artists are solely responsible for
transactions, after-sale interaction with buyers, and sales tax
obligations. Furthermore, artists are expected to conduct business
honorably according to Christian ethical standards. All works must
be displayed for the full day. Buyers may obtain purchased items
after 6:00 p.m.
Artists are responsible to watch over and
safeguard their own work, moneys, and possessions.
The Hopkins Center for the Arts will be
available for set up at 8:30. All displays must be completed and
ready for the public by 9:30, at which time the committee will
review and give final approval for the exhibit for opening.
Artists will be given the opportunity to be
videotaped for website promotion on greatcommissionartists.com.
Standard releases will be available and copyrights will be
Announcing: Our Theme for 2013, Art and
In our inaugural year, we were honored to connect people from many
different churches in our communities. As we look forward to 2013, we want to
nurture those connections with our own version of small group collaboratives
that provide meaningful and fun fellowship. Through ongoing and purposeful
gatherings, we hope to learn, grow, pray, and discover a new freedom in our art
together. We’re inviting qualified mentors and teachers to lead us in this
We will offer four categories of groups. Each group will determine its own
schedule, projects, and frequency of meeting at its first collaborative.
The four categories are:
painting, drawing, mixed media, photography, digital, sculpture, ceramics.
Ministry-oriented groups: community outreach such as prisons,
hospitals, nursing homes, etc.
Church service groups: traveling exhibits, worship arts such as
power point art, prophetic expression, or video devotionals.
Personal growth groups: art journaling, Scripture study with art,
Sign up today for the group(s) that most
appeal to you!
You are welcome to sign up for more than one, if you wish. Your leaders will
contact you with information and first meeting dates as soon as we determine
details and a schedule.
Check the calendar for upcoming events in 2013!