International Masters Exhibition 2016
Please use ONLY the
following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org for correspondence related to this exhibit.
The Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art will present an exhibition of paintings, photography, and
sculpture by artists whose work(s) appear in the International Contemporary Masters Series Publications.
The Exhibit: 20 January 2016 thru 16 April 2016.
Opening Reception: Saturday, 16 January 2016, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm.
Please let Lynn know if you plan to attend the Opening Reception and where you will be staying. Please
arrive at the Museum that evening between 4:30 pm and 5:00 pm.
artwork(s) you submit should be those that appeared in the 2015 ICM or IMP books or similar if the exact piece(s) is not available.
Each artist is limited to a maximum of 8 works. Despina and Thomas Tunberg are the curators of these exhibitions, so if the
works in the book are not available, they will select others.
Paintings: cannot be larger than 48” x 48” (121cm x 121cm).
Photographs framed cannot be larger
than 32” by 40” (81.28cm x 101.6cm). If you wish to submit sculpture, please contact the Museum.
be properly labeled on the back of each work including the artist’s name, title of work, medium and selling price in
U.S. Dollars. All work must be prepared for hanging and suitably framed or otherwise presentable for exhibit. For photography
we STRONGLY recommend that you use PLEXIGLAS so shipping damages don’t occur and cause
a possible delay in hanging your art.
A donation per piece - (U.S. Dollars,) Maximum of eight (8) works:
work - $175, two works - $300, three works - $400, four works - $450, five works - $500, six works - $550, seven
works - $600, eight works - $650. Note: a diptych is considered 2 works, a triptych is considered 3 works.
is used to support the Museum’s operating expenses related to this and other exhibitions. Donations must be received
prior to shipping your art.
Payment deadline for this show is 15 December 2015. If using a Check/Money
Order, it should be payable to Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art.
preferred method of payment is PayPal; however, payment by Credit/Debit Card, Check (on a US bank), Travelers Check, Money
Order, or Cash is acceptable. If you intend to pay by credit card or debit card, we discourage payment by email. We
ask that you make a credit/debit payment in person, by phone, mail or you can use your card through PayPal even if you
do not have a PayPal account (see details in the following paragraph). If payment is made by phone or mail, your
card information is destroyed immediately following the ring- up. Please DO NOT send cash through the mail! All
forms of payment must be in US Dollars. If you are paying for someone other than yourself, please identify the artist.
A PayPal account has been set up for all SNMFA exhibits. It is located at the top of this page.
If you want to pay by credit/debit card through PayPal without a PayPal
account click on our website “PayPal” button at the top of the page. Next select “Don’t
have a PayPal account”. On the next screen under “Pay with a debit or credit card” section fill in the required
information concerning your credit/debit card purchase. In the box under the “Your Order Summary” column enter
the total amount of the donation you owe (ie: 5 pieces = $500, 7 pieces = $600, etc.) The screen will continue to show
“Quantity of 1” but this doesn’t matter as long as the total amount of your donation is correct. Click “Pay”
to finalize the transaction. You will not be charged any fees for this transaction. Fees will accrue to the Museum.
If you have a PayPal account just click on the same “PayPal” button above but select the “Pay
with my PayPal” Account option and follow the instructions.
using a credit card please provide the following:
Tel : __________________________________________________
City _____________________ State _________ Zip ___________
City ________________________ State __________Zip _____________
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The 3-digit number on signature line on back of card.
date ______ / ______
Mail-in payments should be sent to:
Ms Lynn Jones,
Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art
450 Fremont St, Suite 270
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
Deadlines for Shipment:
art for this Exhibit to arrive BETWEEN 15 November 2015 and 30 December, 2015.
has contracted with a person on premise to accept and handle the shipments for the Exhibit. You may use any shipper you wish
but be sure that you (and your shipper) comply with the export and import regulations of your country. Your shipper should
know what to do. Failure to comply with the regulations may result in delays or complications. Artists will be responsible for their shipping costs TO
and FROM the Museum.
The artist will be responsible for the shipping and insurance expenses related to their work(s), both to and from the
Museum. The Museum will be responsible for insuring the artwork against any damage incurred while under Museum care. A Museum
designated appraiser will determine the value.
Ship your work to the Museum address below:
c/o Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art
450 Fremont Street, Suite # 270
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
After you have contracted with your shipper/carrier please notify the Museum by email of the Carrier's name and
Please ensure that your packing material is reusable, as it will be used for the return of your artwork.
ENSURE THAT YOUR OUTER CRATE IS MARKED WITH YOUR NAME AND ICM / IMP 16
A word about customs: Original works
of art are duty free in the United States. Art is NOT duty free or VAT free in many other countries. This must be considered
upon shipment, because if / when the items come back to you, your country MAY assess VAT or Duty fees upon the return shipment
if you have not taken the proper steps to pre-register your shipment with your customs office prior to original US export,
or obtaining VAT relief using your assigned VAT registration number.
REGARDLESS OF YOUR CARRIER
CHOICE, YOU WILL NEED TO TAKE THE PROPER STEPS TO REGISTER YOUR SHIPMENT WITH YOUR LOCAL CUSTOMS OFFICE PRIOR TO THE ORIGINAL
U.S. EXPORTATION IN ORDER TO AVOID VAT OR DUTY IF THE ITEMS ARE TO BE RETURNED TO YOU. THIS CANNOT BE DONE AFTER THE
ITEMS HAVE ALREADY BEEN SHIPPED TO THE U.S. IF YOU DO NOT REGISTER YOUR ITEMS PRIOR TO LEAVING YOUR COUNTRY, AT THE
CONCLUSION OF THE EXHIBITION & RE-SHIPMENT BACK TO YOU, YOUR ITEMS WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE PREVAILING RATE OF DUTY
OR VAT TAXES.
You will be responsible to prepare the commercial invoice and pre-register the shipment with your local customs prior
to initial export.
Be SURE to identify yourself as
a participant in the SNMFA ICM / IMP Exhibition 2016. If you have any specific transport related questions, contact
Sale of Art Work:
The Museum can make arrangements for
the sale of your art to interested collectors and Museum visitors. All sales must go through the Museum Gift Store in US Dollars.
A 40% commission on all sales will be collected by the Museum. Artwork must remain on display until the exhibition is over.
Artists will receive the 60% balance 30 days after the close of the exhibition.
List: Title, Medium, Dimensions and sale price below.
Please ensure that the same information is on the back of each work.
OF ART WORK
paperwork such as return labels, customs forms, insurance, invoices, and shipping charges, must originate with the
artist. All paperwork is to be sent to email@example.com. The Museum will repack your art work using your original packing material, prepare the package for return, and contact your
courier to set a pickup date/time. You will be contacted when the package has been picked up at the Museum. Please do not schedule the pickup!
If the Museum is charged for any shipping or customs expenses, we will bill the artist along with handling charges.
Certain freight carriers provide more reasonable insurance rates for items listed as Exhibition Materials instead of Art Work.
NOTE: Storage Fees; Art work will be held for sixty (60) days beyond the closing of the Exhibition.
22 June 2016, a forty dollar ($40 U.S.) monthly storage fee per package will be assessed if there is no response to Museum
emails regarding the return of your art work.
Please contact the hotels directly for accommodations Information.
There are two main venues in Las Vegas: Casino hotels on “The Strip” is a 5 mile stretch
of Las Vegas Boulevard from the Mandalay Bay Hotel on the south end to the Stratosphere Hotel on the north end..
The other hotel venue is downtown Las Vegas, a few miles north of the Stratosphere, centered around the Fremont
Street Experience. The Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art is located on the second level of the Neonopolis Complex, one block
from the Fremont Street Experience. Some of the hotels located near the Museum are listed below.
Downtown Grand Hotel Casino
206 N. 3rd St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Nugget Hotel Casino Thank you for being part of the International Masters
129 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
El Cortez Hotel Casino
St., Las Vegas, NV 89101