Thursday, September 3, 2009

Call for Entries: “In the Pink”

Hygienic Art Galleries & The Breast Health Task Force of Southeastern Connecticut present:


In the Pink: A Celebration of Women's Strength, Beauty, and Healing
September 16-October 10
Opening reception Wednesday, September 16, 5:30-7:30pm

A call to artists to participate in a show of works that express the breast cancer experience and the healing process from the point of view of survivors or that of friends and family. We welcome all to this celebration to begin Breast Cancer Awareness Month and enjoy the Hygienic Art Galleries and Art Park.

Receiving Dates: Sunday, September 13, 12-3pm
Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 16, 5:30-7:30pm
Pick up Date: Sunday, October 11, 2-5pm

Contact: Laurel Holmes, 442-0733 or

Artists may submit one piece. All media welcome. All works must be suitably framed with wires and ready for hanging. No clips or saw-tooth hangers. All metal frames must have hangers and wire. Work submitted must not exceed 72" in either direction. Sculpture must be easily transportable on stairwell and no more than 50 pounds. All work must remain for the duration of the show. Hygienic assumes no liability for damage, loss or theft of submitted work. All artists are responsible for insuring their own work. Hygienic will retain 30% of sales and collect 6% CT state sales tax. Hygienic will not be responsible for unclaimed work.

This year, The Hygienic Art Galleries will donate their portion of any sales of art in the show to the Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, a comprehensive screening program for medically underserved women.

Hygienic Art Galleries
79-83 Bank Street
New London, CT 06320
Gallery Hours: Thursday, 11am-3pm; Friday, 11am-6pm; Saturday 11am-6pm; Sunday, 12-3pm.

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