Inc. Squared: 6th Annual art sale and fundraiser

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Hamilton Artists Inc.’s 6th Annual Inc. Squared Fundraiser
Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:00 pm – Late

The Event
Join us in celebrating our 40-year-plus history, while helping us fundraise towards a bright and sustainable future. We’d like to think that since our inception we’ve continued to be a pivotal centre for contemporary visual art in Hamilton and beyond. By attending and supporting us through this event, you will be helping us present challenging contemporary exhibitions, stimulate critical dialogue, and foster local artist initiatives for years to come.

Please consider donating a work by checking out the call to artists below.

7:00 – 10:00 pm Ticketed
Support your artist-run center by joining us for our annual Inc. Squared fundraiser! An evening of art, music, dancing, and good times with friends! Attend early to get first dibs on works created by our talented membership and local/regional artists. All works are priced affordably $200 (medium sized work) $100 (small work) and will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Don’t miss out! New this year, there will also be a silent auction with great items and services to bid on.
We are are looking for prizes and services for our silent auction. If you have a business such as hairdressing, massage, reflexology offering an auction prize can be a great way to market your services to a wide audience and gain new customers.

10:00 pm – LATE – Pay what you can
Rush Hour

Do you like dancing? Do you like fun? Do you like music?  Join us as the dance party kicks up after 10:00 pm. After 10:00 pm, entry to the event is pay what you can and in what we’re calling Rush Hour, any remaining works that haven’t yet sold will be available for 50% off – small works $50, medium $100.

Tickets on sale now!
Underemployed/ Student: $10
General Admission: $30
Golden Ticket: $50 – Includes limited edition Inc. Squared artist multiple of your choice – After the Hunt catalogue by Emily Jan (top left) Sculpture by David Trautrimas (right), No Theory No Cry tote by Hazel Meyer (bottom left),  T-Shirt by Dan Gibbons (bottom centre) and more!

Thank you in advance for your participation and support! We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

We’ll be announcing additional details about the event shortly. 

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! 

We are asking you, our incredible and talented members and friends, to support your artist-run centre by creating and donating a small work of art to the gallery. This is Hamilton Artists Inc.’s primary annual fundraising event, and all proceeds benefit upcoming programming and operations within the gallery.

Are you one of the awesome artists donating work to Inc. Squared?  Share a progress shot with us in advance of the drop-off date! We’ll share the love on social media leading up to the event! Email info@theinc.ca with your preview.  This is a medium and small works fundraiser. As such, medium works should be roughly 24″ square and small works should be roughly 12″ square.  Please note that you may submit smaller works, but they will be priced at $100.

Each participating artist will receive one FREE ticket to the event. 

GUIDELINES:

1.This is a medium and small works fundraiser. As such, medium works should be roughly 24″ square and small works should be roughly 12″ square.  Please note that you may submit smaller works, but they will be priced at $100.
All artwork must be ready to hang / be displayed.

2. Each artist is asked to submit ONE piece only.

3. Finished works are to be dropped off between 12pm – 5pm between the dates of Wednesday March 14th and Saturday, March 17th along with a completed and signed submission form. If you are unable to deliver your work to the gallery on these dates, please contact gallery staff to make alternate arrangements.

Thank you in advance for your participation and support! We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

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If you have any questions, please contact the Special Events and Merchandising Committee: events@theinc.ca or Executive Director, Jessica Vellenga: director@theinc.ca

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