October 17th–October 31st, 2015
Pascack 3rd Annual PAA Tri State Juried Show
Media categories include watercolor, oil, pastel, printmaking,
Reception: Sunday, October 25th 2-4 PM
November 22nd–December 24th, 2015
Members' Holiday Show
Members are invited to enter two original works to be exhibited in a festive holiday setting.
This year the Holiday Show will include a special Small Works Fundraising Exhibition
Members are invited to donate a framed 8x10 painting.
All proceeds will go to support RAI. Details posted shortly.
Fund Raising Chairperson: Kate Faust
Reception: Sunday 1-4 PM, November 22nd
Receiving: Monday-Friday, November 2-6th
Hanging: Monday-Friday, November 9-13th
Reception: Sunday, November 22nd 1-4pm
Pick-up: Monday, Friday, Jan 5-9th 2016
Chairperson: Arthur Gilmore
December 25th– January 1st, 2016 Winter Recess
The Barn will be closed for the Holidays.
Classes resume Monday, January 4th
January 16th - February 7th, 2016
36th Annual Regional Juried Show
The juried show is open to all artists working in a representational or traditional manner in the New York Metropolitan Area. Professional and non-professional works will be judged on an equal basis by a qualified jury.
Most of the artwork is offered for sale. There is a 25% donation to RAI on all sales.
Only accepted works will be shown.
Download the Prospectus
Receiving: Saturday, January 9th 12-5 pm *HAND DELIVERY ONLY* Please refer to the Prospectus for important entry guidelines and restrictions. Entry fees
are $40 for RAI members, $45 for non-members, payable by check.
Entries Juried: Sunday, January 10th*- Judges will consider each work for show acceptance and
assign awards. Judges and award details will be announced in upcoming Show Prospectus
(look for it in the mail, or pick one up in the RAI lobby in mid-December 2015).
Hanging: January, 14-15th
Reception: Sunday, January 31st, 2-4pm- An Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony will be
held at the Ridgewood Art Institute. Light refreshments will be served. Over $5,000 in awards
and prizes, including a $1,000 grand prize, will be presented by the RAI President. Prize
winners or representatives must be present at the awards ceremony.
Watercolor Demonstration by Joel Popadics
Sunday, February 7th, 2016- 2pm
Show Ends: Sunday, February 7th
Pick-up: Monday-Friday, February 8-12th
*Entries that have been declined in the judging process are
notified by email.
Declines will be emailed by Wednesday, January 13th. Declined work must be picked up on Thursday,
January 14th - Friday, January 15th, 11-3 pm. -- HAND PICKUP ONLY.
Judges: Antonio Masi and Nicole Moné
Chairpersons: Lauren Andreach and Audrey Fink
February 14th– February 27th, 2016
Alban Albert Retrospective
Please join us as we present this very
March 6th–March 19th, 2016
Gallery Space Available
RAI Gallery Space available for rent by an individual member or
April 2nd - May 5th, 2016
64th Annual Sponsors Show
This remarkably original, emminently successful show features paintings given to the Institute by member artists. The Sponsors are the first of a limited number of people who contribute $275. On the last night of the show, as their names are drawn, the Sponsors select their favorite painting to take home.
Receiving: Monday-Friday, March 21st -25th
Hanging: March 28-April 1st
Reception: Sunday, April 10th
Drawing: Friday, May 6th (8:00 PM)