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  Gallery by the Lake

Get Ready for Artists Opportunities Every 2nd Saturday, check below for detail and to sign up on line!!!! 
Prien Lake Twilight
1911 City Hall, tree, moon
Milky Way over Deschutes River, Oregon
Racing

IMAGINE WINNERS

The results are in for the "Imagine" art event!

You can go through the menus to reach it, or click this LINK to see the names and art of the winners!

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

As South Louisiana is known as a bird-watching hot spot, Gallery by the Lake and Gulf Coast Bird Club Bird are now hosting a national bird photography competition, open for entry online at callforentry.org. The entry fee is $35 for 3 photos and must be submitted by September 1st.

Full show for accepted photos is October 13. 

Check the Event Page for more info

Multiple awards will be given.


As we are partnered with Blick, we must disclose that we, the Gallery By The Lake, receive small compensation on each sponsored sale thru Blick.

Get Art materials at best price from  Blick. Blick will match the price If you find a lower advertised price. Blick stocks more than 80,000 products in its warehouse, and offers nearly 15,000 factory-direct items.


2nd Saturdays Art Experiences

Upcoming events

       Click Here to know more about our workshops and classes



NOTIFACTION 

If you wish to register for any gallery event off line, you can contact the gallery at

337-436-1008 or mail your check to

Gallery by the Lake, 106 W. Pryce Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601

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Upcoming events

    • 27 Sep 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Hosted by the Arts & Humanities Council of SWLA, the Gallery By The Lake will be a part of this grand tour of art and history! Make sure to come by and see us during the event, which is on September 27th, 2019!(though it may say 28th on their site, this is wrong)

     

    • 12 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Gallery By The Lake
    Register



    Instruction:  Becky Robertson

    $35.00 non-members/ $30.00 members
    Bring your lunch
    Becky will show us how to transform cardboard into decorative birds and use them to add to our home decor or decorate our Christmas trees. She will show us how to use  paint, paper, tapes and zen tangles to make each bird a one of a kind personal craft item.


    A supply list will be provided at a later date.

    • 13 Oct 2019
    • 23 Nov 2019
    • Gallery By The Lake, 106. W. Pryce St., Lake Charles, LA 70605


    INFOGRAPHIC WITH NEEDED INFORMATION LOCATED AT --> THIS LINK <--

    As South Louisiana is known as a bird-watching hot spot, Gallery by the Lake and Gulf Coast Bird Club Bird are hosting a national bird photography competition, now open online at callforentry.org.  Photographers are encouraged to enter bird photographs in categories of Birds in Flight, A Teaching Moment and Fine Art.  Entry fee is $35 for 3 photos and must be submitted by September 1st. Full show for accepted photos is October 13.  Multiple awards will be given.

    The competition is co-sponsored by Gross Savanne Eco Tours and Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau.


    You must sign up through CALLFORENTRY.ORG

    (Tutorial for signing up located below)


    JURORS

    To be announced

    CALENDAR

    Competition Opens – June 1

    September 1 - Deadline for entries

    September 15- Notification of Acceptance

    October 5- Deadline for receipt of accepted works

    October 13 – Reception and Awards Presentations

    November 23 - Exhibition concludes

    AWARD CATAGORIES

    Birds in Action

    An Educational Moment

    Fine Art

    (50 entries accepted)

    CATEGORY AWARDS

    $300-Best in Show

    $200 – 1st Place (3)

    $100 -2nd Place (3)

    Honorable mention (3)

    MEDIA SPECIFIACTION

    Photography. Digital enhancement should be limited to color & shadow. No alteration of original image shape or background is allowed. Photography regarding bird safety and dignity outlined in Audobon Photography guidelines should be followed.

    ELIGIBILITY

    Adults 18 and older.

    PRESENTATION

    Accepted works must framed and back wired. Mailed

    entries should be suitable to the rigors of packaged

    shipping. Image size should not exceed 18” x 24” or

    equivalent with matted and framed work not larger

    than 24” x 28”.

    ENTRIES

    Photographer/artist may submit up to 3 entries across

    all categories or enter each category separately. Entries

    are submitted using CALLFORENTRY.ORG website.

    ENTRY FEE

    A non-refundable entry fee of $35 is charged each

    entrant for three entries. Credit card payments are

    accepted using the CALLFORENTRY.ORG website.

    How to log onto CallForEntry.org:

    1.) Create an account on CallForEntry.org by clicking on "Artist Sign Up"

    2.) After this, click "Find Calls" at the top left of the screen

    3.) In the search bar type "Gallery By The Lake"

    4.) Click “Apply Now" once you find the needed Event

    5.) Submit necessary info & 1-3 works of art, then pay $35 fee

    EXHIBITION

    October 13 – November 23

    Awards will be announced at the opening reception.

    Accepted artwork is required to remain in the

    Gallery by the Lake for the duration of the exhibition.

    DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK

    Please ship to:

    Hit Me With Your Best Shot!

    Gallery by the Lake

    106 W. Pryce St., Inc.

    Lake Charles, LA 70601

    Hand deliveries accepted Sep.16 – Oct. 5, 12pm - 5 p.m.

    DELIVERY RULES

    - Works must be received by October 5

    - All accepted works must include prepaid return shipping

    label with pick up at gallery fee included with FedEx shipping.

    - Late or damaged shipments will be returned collect.

    - Works must be shipped in reusable packing cartons.

    - No packing popcorn

    - Hand deliveries accepted Noon to 5 p.m.

    RETURN OF ACCEPTED WORKS

    Return of artwork begins November 30, 2019

    Hand delivery pickup - Dec. 2nd – Dec. 14th, 2019.

    Gallery hours are 12pm to 5 pm

    (Arrangements may be made by appointment)

    SALES & REPRODUCTION

    A 20% gallery commission will be assessed on the sale of photographs during the exhibition. The exhibition committee

    reserves the right to reproduce accepted entries for futurepress releases, website, & Facebook promotion of this event.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    Gallery by the Lake, Inc

    Competition Coordinator: Pat Craft

    Phone: 337-436-1008 (o) 337-515-4879 (c)

    Email: gallerybythelakeswla@gmail.com

    Mailing address:

    106 W. Pryce St.

    Lake Charles, LA 70605

    LIABALITY

    Gallery by the Lake, Inc. carries no insurance for loss or damage to artwork in the gallery or in transit nor assume any liability for same. Every precaution will be taken for the safety of the exhibited work. Artist can and should provide their own insurance coverage. Gallery by the Lake, Inc is not responsible for fees and/or damage from any cause.A submission of entries into the show and exhibit constitutes a binding agreement by artists to all conditions stated. The entrant understands and agrees that any unclaimed artwork/item left after the exhibit take-out date will be removed from the exhibit site and will be donated /disposed of by Gallery by the Lake, Inc. after 30 days from last pickup date.

    For Details/Inquiries:

    GALLERYBYTHELAKESWLA@GMAIL.COM


    • 9 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Gallery By The Lake
    Register

    Instructor: Bridgett Vallery

    $35.00 non-members/ $30.00 members

    Bring your lunch.

    Bridgett will help us make one of a kind personal Christmas cards to send to friends and family. The  techniques she will teach us can be used to create cards for all seasons and watercolor paintings for a life time.


    A supply list will be provided at a later date.

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Supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development , Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council of SWLA.


                                                             

                                                                                      

 


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