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2022 MEMBERS' SHOW

September 9–October 2, 2022

Berger Park/Gunder Mansion
6219 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, September 9, 2022, 5:00–8:00 p.m.
INTERGENERATIONAL ART EVENT: Sunday, October 2, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Reception and Intergenerational Art Event are both free and open to the public.
Parking is available for both events at Sacred Heart Academy.

Click here to download a parking pass for the Sept. 9 RECEPTION.

Click here to download a parking pass for the Oct. 2 INTERGENERATIONAL ART EVENT.

GUNDER HOUSE GALLERY HOURS:
Saturday, September 10, 2:00–5:00 p.m.  |  Saturday, September 17, 2:00–5:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 24, 2:00–5:00 p.m.  |  Saturday, October 1, 2:00–5:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 2, 2:00–4:00 p.m., with ARTWORK PICK-UP from 3:00–5:00 p.m.

The Chicago Alliance for Visual Artists (CAVA) presents Members Show 2022 at the Berger Park/Gunder Mansion, 6219 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660. Gunder Mansion  is a Chicago historical landmark, built on the lakefront in 1910, and is part of the Berger Park Cultural Center of the Chicago Park District.
CAVA will host a concurrent intergenerational arts event for the community at Berger Park on
Sunday, October 2, from 2:00–4:00 p.m. The theme for the Intergenerational Art Event is 'What is Society?'
CAVA's member artists will guide participants in an immersive creative exploration using collage of views, perceptions, and shared understandings around the meaning of society, and challenges facing those shared understandings in the 21st century.
REGISTER FOR THE INTERGENERATIONAL ART EVENTS BY EMAILING CAVAkids2022@gmail.com

Apply to exhibit using the ENTRYTHINGY online application portal at the very bottom of this webpage. 

Media Accepted: Drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, collage, photography, fiber art, and 3D objects, sculpture, and ceramics, that can be wall hung. Artists may provide their own pedestals for free standing (not wall-mounted) 3D work, or use space available.

Members' Show VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Volunteers are needed for:
    >> Artwork Check-In @ Drop-off / Pickup 
    >> Exhibition installation
    >> Gallery Monitors (Saturdays)

We're also looking for Artist Teachers/ Facilitators to assist with the Sunday, October 2, Intergenerational Art Event. This Intergenerational Art Event will take place at Berger Park/Gunder Mansion, 6219 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660. Assistants will guide area children in the creation of collages responding to the theme, What is Society.  Thank you in advance for your active participation in our events and activities!   Please sign up today to help— Click Here to use our SIGN UP GENIUS registry! 

EXHIBITION ELIGIBILITY: This exhibit is open to CURRENT CAVA artist members, aged 50 and over. 


ENTRY FEES:
CAVA members may submit one work, no fee required

Non-members may enter, but must pay CAVA's annual membership fee of $50. All fees are payable at www.WeAreCava.org via our JOIN page.

ARTWORK SALES AND COMMISSIONS—NEW INFORMATION:
***Good News:  CAVA will be handling any sales during the Members’ Show 2022. The Illinois Sales tax will be charged to the purchaser, and collected by CAVA and submitted to the State of Illinois. CAVA will subtract a processing fee of 4% from artists' purchase price to cover this new service we are offering to our members.

At the discretion of CAVA, purchased artwork may be removed and released to the buyer prior to the end of the exhibit.
It will be replaced with a SOLD sign with the artist’s name and website, if applicable.

Click here to download the MS 2022 WAIVER FORM, to bring with you to the drop-off.


MEDIA REQUIREMENTS:

  1. All work must meet professional presentation standards.

  2.  2-D work must be framed or gallery wrapped, wired, and ready for wall mounting. No sawtooth/alligator style hangers are permitted.

  3. 2-D must not exceed 40 inches each way, INCLUDING the frame. For artwork over 20 inches x 24 inches, please use plexiglass when framing, so that the hanging system can safely accommodate the weight.

  4. 3-D must be wired and ready for wall mounting. Artists with sculpture that cannot be hung must provide a pedestal for the exhibit.

  5. Work may not have been shown in any previous CAVA art shows.


HOW TO ENTER:

  1. Use CAVA's EntryThingy online application below.

  2. Digital images should be a minimum of 1500 pixels wide in the longer dimension in jpg format.

  3. List the file name for your work on the entry form.

  4. Online submission deadline: Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

  5. NON-MEMBERS: Use the PayPal online payment system via CAVA's website wearecava.org, to pay the $50 membership; OR, mail a check payable to CAVA to:
    CAVA — Member 2022
    c/o, Dorothy Mason, 1049 W. Balmoral Avenue #2, Chicago, IL 60640

IMPORTANT DATES & INFORMATION:

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT:  Sunday, August 21, 11:59 p.m

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTED ARTWORK:    Tuesday, August 30, 11:59 p.m.
EXHIBITION LOCATION:  Berger Park/Gunder Mansion, 6219 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660

ARTWORK DROP OFF:   Tuesday, September, 6, 2022; 11:00–2:00 p.m.
IDENTIFICATION OF WORK:  Affix a label on the back of your work with artist's name, phone number, title, and price.

EXHIBIT OPENS:   Friday, September, 9, 2022

ARTISTS' RECEPTION:    Friday, September 9, 2022, 5:00–8:00 p.m.
INTERGENERATIONAL ART EVENT: Sunday, October 2 from 2:00–4:00 p.m.
FINAL DAY OF EXHIBITION: Sunday, October 2, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

ARTWORK PICK UP:    Sunday, October 2, 2022 3:00–5:00 p.m.

Artists are responsible for on-time delivery and pick up. 
All work left beyond the pick up date is subject to a $10 daily storage fee.


ARTWORK DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP LOCATION: 

Berger Park Gunder Mansion
6219 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL  60660

Click here to download the MS 2022 WAIVER FORM, to bring with you to the drop-off.
Artists are responsible for on-time delivery and pick up. 
All work left beyond the pick up date is subject to a $10 daily storage fee.

CAVA CONTACT INFORMATION
Questions? Contact Dorothy Mason @ dorothy@dorothymason.com, or 773-456-7483
Website: www.WeAreCava.org
Email: info@wearecava.org
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/
Chicago-Alliance-of-Visual-Artists
See www.wearecava.org/current-events or CAVA's Facebook page for updates concerning the exhibit.

APPLY FOR THE EXHIBITION USING ENTRYTHINGY BELOW!