Art Loan Program

The seARTS art loan program is an opportunity for artists to display and sell their work in public locations and an opportunity for businesses and organizations to show their support for the arts, and enhance their surroundings with beautiful wall art. 

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David Piemonte with "Crescent Dune," seARTS Chair Jacqueline Ganim-Defalco and Rob Diebboll with "Storm Surfers" and Mary Ann Wenniger with "Boat Builders."

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David Piemonte with "Crescent Dune."

Hayes, Mary Forte, with Back Shore Surf

Mary Forte Hayes with "Back Shore Surf."

Oleksiw, M, Guano, Red String Orange Tag

Michael Oleksiw with "Red String, Orange Tag" and "Guano Joe."

Lisa Froment & Matt C

Matt Cegelis and Lisa Froment with her work, "Newburyport Harbor Needle."

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Chosen works awaiting installation.

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Matt Cegelis and Susan Guest-McPhail with her work, "Amalfi Coast."

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Rob Diebboll and Matt Cegelis unwrapping Rob's "Storm Surfers."

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Mary Forte Hayes with "Back Shore Surf," seARTS President James Caviston, Gail Gang with "Winter in Essex," Clare Higgins, seARTS Email Communications

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Jackie Ganim-DeFalco & Sinikka Nogelo, with Sinkka's work "Rain"

Deb Schradieck with Matt & her work,

Deb Schradieck with Matt & her work, "Gloucester Paint Factory: The Way It Was"

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Deb Schradieck with Matt & her work,

The program is now in its eighth year (2015).  The signature program began at Bass Rocks Golf Club and has been successful in exposing the work of 25-30 new and returning artists each year.  In total, nearly $17K worth of artwork has been sold off the walls of the Golf Club.   The 2015 Call to Artists is available here.

The 2015 Opening Reception is Thursday, May 28th,  at 6PM at Bass Rocks Golf Club.

The 2014 Opening Reception  focused on four Cape Ann Galleries and a vibrant discussion of how galleries choose artwork.  Read more here.

In 2013,  Maggie Cavallo, Curator of Montserrat College of Art Gallery gave an informative and educational keynote address to a room of nearly 100 artists and guests.  Photos of the 2013 show are found below:

Here are photos from the 2013 Opening Reception:

2012 Art Loan

See Slide Show of 2012 Art Loan
A second program had a one-year installation at Cape Ann Medical Center on Blackburn Circle, ending in 2011.

 

Each new installation kick-offs with an opening reception and the artists’ work is promoted throughout the year.  Sold work is replaced.

Guidelines for interested artists

  • The artist gives seARTS a 30% commission for sale of the work.
  • All seARTS members are eligible to submit their work for the shows.
  • Each show is created with the host organization”s goals in mind juried by new jurors each year.

 

Guidelines for interested businesses or organizations

  • Host organizations must be a seARTS Annual Sponsor and agree to the terms and conditions of hosting the show.
  • Each show is juried by artists chosen by seARTS
  • Jury Awards of $50-$100 value are sponsored by local businesses.
  • Find out more in this overview document.

For more information on the Art Loan program email us at info@searts.org. seARTS welcomes the chance to discuss a program with your organization.

2012 Art Loan

See Slide Show of 2012 Art Loan

Art Loan 2011

For more information on the Art Loan program email us at info@searts.org. seARTS welcomes the chance to discuss a program with your organization.