Art League of Henderson County
Fabulous Fakes Registration 2024
2/1/2024 - 4/19/2024
Event Description
Art Exhibit 2024  

Art League of Henderson County artists to choose familiar works as inspiration, creating their own tweaked “fake”.  Each piece will be displayed with an image of the original inspiration so that viewers can compare and find the differences.  Showing that inspiration can come from many places, there are fakes of works from Botticelli and Monet to Picasso.

$15.00 payable at the time of submission on the Art League website

March 1 -- Call for Entry
April 19 -- Deadline for submission of application and photo of Masterwork
April 30 -- Hand delivery of work to assigned gallery and hanging.
May 4 -- Open house reception at all galleries
May 4 through 12 -- Exhibit open to the public at all participating galleries
May 12 through 31 -- Exhibit open to the public at theGallery at Art Place
May 31 -- Artist picks up unsold work. 
All artwork is to be delivered to the assigned venue on Tuesday morning, April 30, 2024 between 11 am and 1 pm. Late entries will not be accepted.

The fabulous fakes exhibition is open to all 2024 members of the Art League of Henderson County. New members are welcome. Membership application and dues must be paid in advance or accompany the entry.  Only one entry per person will be accepted (artwork must be viewable by patrons of all ages).

  • Each entry must be an adapted rendering of an old master, master, or prominently recognized artist. The fake needs to include a visual twist or change that makes the painting or 3-D piece uniquely yours.
  • Maximum size for 2D work is 34” x 40”, outside edge to edge, including frame. Minimum size must be 11”x14” edge to edge, including frame. Work under glazing and over a half sheet in size (15”x22”), except for pastel, must be glazed with acrylic sheet, not glass. ALHC will not be responsible for glass breakage.
  • All media for “fake” renderings that can be hung on display, displayed on a 12”x12” or sit on the floor will be accepted.  3D work must be of a size that will sit on a 12” square riser or on the floor. ALHC is not responsible for any damage to artwork.
  • All paintings must be framed or on a gallery wrap of at least a 1.25” thickness. Work must be properly wired for hanging (NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS). Paintings with defective frames or dirty glass will be rejected.
  • The artist’s name, address, telephone number, medium, title and price must be attached securely to the reverse side of each work.
  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 3/19?, 2024. All applications must be submitted electronically. Exhibiting artists will submit a completed application form for each entry through the ALHC website < -- CLICK HERE TO REGISTER -- >. The online submission form also contains an electronically signed waiver of liability at the bottom. No paper applications will be accepted.  Artwork will be accepted on a first come basis until available space is filled.
  • Be prepared to upload an image of the masterwork you are basing your Fabulous Fake on (not your finished artwork).  You will need to upload a masterwork digital image at the time you register.  A clear, reproducible image of the original Master work is needed for display next to each entry.  The image should be a high-resolution jpeg, and represent the image only, showing frame, mat, or other background distraction.  You must name your image file as follows:      YourLastNameFirstName-MasterArtist-MasterworkTitle

ArtMoB, Flat Rock Gallery, ArtPlace and others. The Fabulous Fakes Committee will determine which work goes in each gallery. Entrants may not indicate a preference for one location over another.
All work must be for sale and there is a commission of 30% on any piece sold. Sales will be handled by each gallery. All work must hang through the duration of the show (unless an out-of-town purchaser).  Any works not sold will be moved and rehung at ArtPlace from other galleries on Monday, May 13?, 2024.

Sponsored by The Art League of Henderson County
Exhibits Committee Chair: Robyn Crawford


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