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Richard Huck, "Ogden", Graphite and colored pencil, 15 x 12

Artwaves Members Exhibit at Bar Harbor Savings & Loan

January 3 - March 28, 2024, M-F 8:30am - 4:00pm

Bar Harbor Savings & Loan, 103 Main St., Bar Harbor, ME  04609

This is an open Call for Art for current members of ArtWaves. To become a member, go to Each member may submit 1 work. 

Important Dates

Submissions due by email Sun., Dec. 10, 2023. (see instructions below)

Notification of works accepted Wed., Dec. 13, 2023.

Delivery of artwork to Artwaves Wed., Dec. 27, 2023. Artwaves will transport to the venue.

Installation Tues., Jan. 2, 2024.

Reception: None.

De-installation and art pick-up Fri., March 29, 2024. 

Please make arrangements with someone to pick up your work if you can’t get it.


Bar Harbor Savings & Loan has one requirement: no nudes. All work must be created by you, the artist, from your original concept, and must be one-of-a-kind. Works created from photos taken by others are not considered to be your original concept.

This venue can accommodate up to 12 medium-sized framed paintings, drawings, and 2-dimensional wall-hangings or shallow bas-relief works no more than 2" deep. They must be wired for hanging; sawtooth hangers will not work. We suggest the hanging wire be taut and attached with D-rings mounted on the back of the sides, ¼ of the height from the top edge. Paintings must be dry. Artwork must be framed. Museum-depth cradled panels and gallery-wrapped canvas at least 1⅜ inch thick may be unframed if the edges are painted. Staples may not be exposed. We suggest that works be limited to no more than 24x24 including the frame and no more than 15-lb in weight.

The decisions of the show coordinators shall be final. Bar Harbor S&L does not take a commission.

By your submission, you are granting Artwaves and Bar Harbor Savings & Loan permission to use images of your artwork for publicity and educational purposes. Your art will be handled by knowledgeable professionals experienced in the handling of artwork. Nevertheless, by your submission you are releasing and discharging the officers and members of Artwaves and the exhibit venue from any and all claims occasioned by damage to or loss of your artwork while in the possession of Artwaves or the venue.

Please send a good photo of your artwork (excluding the frame) to If possible, name your photo file with your last name and the title, i.e., Wyeth - Christinas World. The bank will provide customers with a price list upon request. Please provide the following information:  

Your name



Price if for sale, NFS if not for sale

Your phone or email address in case a buyer is interested

And for display planning purposes, what is Height x Width including the frame?

You will receive an email confirming that we have received your submission. If you do not receive that confirmation within a day, then we did not receive it so please try to send it again.

On Dec. 13 you will be notified if your artwork has been chosen for this exhibit. If selected, you will print the above information from the email you sent us, and securely attach it to the back of your painting. You will wrap or cushion your artwork for delivery to Artwaves on or before Wed., Dec. 27, 2023, which will then arrange transport to Bar Harbor Savings & Loan. 

Thank you for your participation.



Email your interest and your preferred month choices to exhibits@artwavesmdi.orgShow 8 small paintings or 2 or 3 larger ones, framed or with edges painted on 1.5” gallery-wrap canvases. You hang on existing cable system and post labels using blue painters tape behind label. (Your name, title , medium, unframed size if desired, price or NFS, and your contact info if for sale.) Post your own bio if you want, again using blue painters tape behind it, or if framed using one of the existing hooks. No room for rack cards or business cards unless the holder will hang on a hook in place of a painting. 2 wall spaces above the waiting room chairs: one approximately 40 tall by 84 wide with 3 cables, two hooks to a cable, can accommodate 6 smallish paintings or 1 or 2 larger. The other wall is approximately 30 tall x 80 wide, has two cables with one hook each. Adjust hook positions with a hex driver. Contact or call Joan if you would like assistance, (850) 259-8394.


(confirm listed hours open, may change seasonally)

Bar Harbor Savings & Loan, 103 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609; 8:30am - 4pm M-F

Muniseum - Municipal Bldg, 93 Cottage St., Bar Harbor, ME  04609; 8:30am - 5pm M-F

Choco-Latte - 240 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME  04609; 7am – 8pm – 7 days/week

Northeast Harbor Library - 1 Joy Rd, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662; 9am-6pm M-F, 9am-5pm Sat

MDI BioLab, 159 Old Bar Harbor Road, Bar Harbor, ME - 

Jesup Library - 34 Mt. Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609; 10am-5pm T,F,Sat; 10a-8p W,Th

Southwest Harbor Library - 338 Main St, Southwest Harbor, ME; 9-5 M,T,Th,F; 9-8 Wed; 9-1 Sat

Reel Pizza - 33 Kennebec Pl Bar Harbor, ME 04609; 4pm-9pm daily

Bass Harbor Library - 89 Bernard Road, PO Box 99, Bernard, Maine 04612; TWF 10a-5p; Th 10a-8p; Sat 10a-2p

Seal Harbor Library - 5 Main Street, Seal Harbor, Maine 04675; 9am-Noon Mon-Sat summer hours

Ellsworth Public Library - 20 State St., Ellsworth,ME 04605; 9am-5pm MTF; 9am-6pm W-Th; 9a-2p Sat

Your tax-deductible donations help support ArtWaves, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Our mission is to make art accessible to the Mount Desert Island and surrounding communities.
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