Annual Members Show

4th Annual CANO Members’ Exhibition
Friday, March 3 – Sunday, March 19, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, March 3rd 5-8pm


The Community Arts Network of Oneonta is pleased to announce its 4th Annual Members’ Exhibition! Every CANO member is invited to show and sell at least one work displayed in the Wilber Mansion galleries. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your best work, help us kick off the 2017 Exhibition season, and view the creative talents of colleagues and friends.

Important Dates:
February 25th: Registration Deadline
February 25th, (10-2pm) or February 26th (12-3pm): Drop off artwork
March 3rd (5-8pm): Opening Reception
March 3rd-19th: Members’ Exhibition on display
March 19th (3-6pm), March 20th (4-7pm) or March 21st (12-2pm): Pick up artwork

Entry requirements: This exhibition is open to ALL members of CANO, ages 18 or older. Each member is limited to one large OR two small original works of art, completed within the last 5 years, which have NOT been previously exhibited at CANO. Due to space limitations, members are guaranteed that at least one piece will be accepted based on size on a first come, first served basis.

Membership: Membership is required. If you are not currently a CANO member, you may become a new member or renew your membership now. You may apply and pay for a membership online or download the application at

Exhibition Fee: $10 via PayPal or mail check to CANO, 11 Ford Avenue, Oneonta 13820.

Awards: As this show is a celebration of the CANO community’s talents, there will be a PEOPLE’S CHOICE ballot for you & others to share the appreciation of fellow members’ work. Voting at the opening reception will be from 5-6:45, winners announced at 7:00.

Registration: Entry form & payment must be submitted online or by mail by February 25th. Register & submit payment for the Members Show using our Online Registration, or download the application and mail it to CANO, 11 Ford Ave, Oneonta NY 13820.

Artwork: Work must be ready to display with hardware and hanging wire; sculpture must be freestanding or ready to hang. All media are accepted. 1 large piece OR 2 smaller pieces with combined dimensions of:

2-dimensional works: No larger than 48” x 48″ including frame/s. Works must be ready for hanging. No wet paintings or work requiring special installation will be accepted.
Wall mounted sculpture: No larger than 36″ H x 36″ W x 12″ D (40 lb. weight limit)
Sculpture: no larger than 36″ H x 36″ W x 36″ D
Video & installation: subject to approval & space limitations. You must provide all equipment. Please email your inquiry to prior to registration.

Delivery: Work must be dropped off on February 25th (10-2pm) or February 26th (12-3pm). Work must be labeled with your name, artwork title, media, & sale price on back upper left corner, before it enters the gallery.

Pick up: Artwork must be picked up in person on March 19th (3-6p,m), March 20th (4-7pm) or March 21st (12-2pm).

Sales & Commission: Work is not required to be for sale. Sales will be made payable to CANO & applicable sales tax will be added. At the end of the exhibition, CANO will pay the artist 75% of the listed price and retain 25% commission for each work sold & paid for in full. In the event any artwork sells within 30 days of the end of the exhibition, but due to the buyer having seen it at the CANO gallery, the 25% commission will still be in effect. In this case, the Artist is responsible to pay CANO the commission fee by: April 20, 2017. Any shipping & handling costs related to artwork sales are the responsibility of the Artist.

Insurance/Liability: CANO cannot insure work/equipment, or be responsible for loss, theft or damage. We do the best to make sure that all work remains safe & undamaged, but you may wish to retain your own insurance. CANO reserves the right to use images of accepted work for promotional purposes. Submission of your entry indicates your acceptance of the rules of this show.

We ask that entrants please bring a dish of finger foods to share at the opening reception and/or volunteer to sit one short shift during gallery hours.

Please direct all questions to:

Register & submit payment for the Members Show using our Online Registration Form, or download the application below and mail it to CANO, 11 Ford Ave, Oneonta NY 13820.

2017 Members Show Application PDF