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Off the Wall Member's Showcase Call for Art

  • Cleveland Print Room 2550 Superior Avenue Cleveland, OH, 44114 United States (map)
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The Cleveland Print Room is seeking member submissions for our 2017 Members Showcase: Off The Wall, December 1 - December 15, highlighting the work of the valued members of our organization.

This show is open exclusively to current members of the Cleveland Print Room. This is a free, non-juried exhibition to showcase our members’ work.
All members may submit up to two original photographic works for this exhibition. Non-members who are interested in participating in the Members Showcase may join at our standard membership rates (Individual: $35; Student: $20; Individual+one: $50; Family: $75; Friend of CPR: $100; CPR Sponsor: $250) when dropping off work for the show.

The show title explains the manner in which the work will be sold during the exhibit. Each member is asked to submit one or two photographic pieces. At least one will be hung and when one work sells, the second piece will be added to the gallery walls for sale. The weekend of the opening is the ArtCraft Building Holiday Sale. During this once-a-year event, we open our doors at the Print Room to over one thousand art patrons hoping to find that special piece for the holidays. Thus, we will be selling members’ work directly off the walls.

Drop-off of Work: Thursday November 16 (12-6pm) , Friday Nov 17 (12-6pm) and Saturday November 18 (12-5pm).
Exhibition Dates: December 1 - December 15, 2017
Opening Night Reception: Friday December 1, 2017, 5-9 p.m.
Pick up work: Monday January 15, 2017, 3 to 7 p.m.,  Tuesday, January 16 12 to 6 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2017, 3 to 6pm or Thursday, January 18, 2018, 12 to 6pm. ALL WORK MUST BE PICKED UP BY JANUARY 18, 2018. Any leftover work will be donated or discarded as we have no storage space. If you are unavailable to pick up at that time, please contact Shari at 216 401-5981 in advance. Thank you.

All current members of the Cleveland Print Room are eligible to submit two original photographs for this exhibition.
• Work must be delivered during the above-listed dates
• Please complete Members Showcase Entry Forms, or fill one out at time of drop-off.
• One half of the form must be attached to your work and the other handed to the CPR representative upon drop-off.
• Each entrant must sign & date a CPR Artist’s Agreement form.
• Participants may join or renew upon drop-off if they do not have a current membership and will be allowed at that time to submit their work for this exhibition. Please be prepared to complete a membership form and provide a check or credit card information for membership fee if this is the case.
• Entry forms for this exhibition can be found here:
An exhibition agreement must also be signed, which can be found here:
Work accepted for exhibition must meet the following criteria:
• Have been created within the last 5 years.
• All works must be properly framed and securely wired, ready for hanging via wire. Please also submit your work in some kind of protective enclosure – for example, bubblewrap or brown wrapping paper.
• Cannot exceed 24” x 24” including framing and mounting. 
• Be clearly labeled with a completed and attached Members Showcase Entry Form.
• Preferably be for sale. CPR will retain 30% commission from works sold. Artists’ checks will be mailed within 30 days after the exhibition closes.
• Must arrive no later than 6 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2017.
Please contact Shari with any issues about these requirements.

Decisions made by CPR concerning eligibility are final. CPR reserves the right to refuse any artwork due to content, any work it considers too fragile or heavy to exhibit, or that has extraordinary installation requirements. Prior to submission, please address eligibility questions to

• Monday January 15, 2017, 3 to 7 p.m.,  Tuesday, January 16 12 to 6 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2017, 3 to 6pm or Thursday, January 18, 2018, 12 to 6pm.
• All works not retrieved by January 18th are subject to disposal at the discretion of CPR including public auction or donation.

If you have any questions or need further assistance please contact Shari at
If you are unsure about the status of your membership or if you have any questions about the benefits of CPR membership or joining, again please contact Shari at

Earlier Event: November 10
Later Event: November 23