Florida Retrospective

October 30, 2009

Flash of color 

Friday, January 8 – Thursday, February 25

Rose Room Gallery in Peabody Auditorium, Daytona Beach

A photography invitational to area artists.  Works will explore the images from past and present memories of the evolving Florida culture from natural habitats through the construction and destruction of the manmade structures defying mother nature and natural disasters.  Scattered here and there will be family photos and souvenirs  of the vacations, visiting relatives and the expanding snowbird population.

Works will be reviewed and selected by the curator and her committee.

Mary McBride, 413 Albany Avenue, DeLand, FL 32724

  • December 5: Applicants will be notified via email. It is understood that the work selected may be sold or become unavailable before the exhibition and other works may be submitted for approval by December 15.
  • January 5:  Accepted works can be hand delivered between 10 AM and 12 PM.
  • January 4: Mailed works (postage is the artist’s responsibility) must arrive on or before date. 

Mail to Mary McBride, 413 Albany Avenue, DeLand, FL 32724

  • February 23: Work may be picked up between 10 AM and 12 PM.

APPLICATION: Each artist should submit a package of material including the following.  Items can be contained on the same CD or emailed to peabodyexhibit@gmail.com



  • Images: Up to 4 images of work on a CD.  JPEG images should be 300 DPI and at least 3” wide.  Images should be labeled LASTNAME_TITLE_SIZE.


  • Listing: If more than one work is submitted, a list of these images in the same order as on the CD, stating the title, size and price of each work. Label document LASTNAME LIST.DOC


  • Fee: To cover costs, a $20 application fee is required. There will be no further fees for artists selected. Fee covers postcards, press packets and jury costs. Please make check out to Mary McBride and mail to above address.


  • Sales: Peabody does not handle sales. All interested parties will be referred to the curator who will handle the sales for the artists for a 10% fee or the artists can use their own sales program.


  • Hanging Work: Both framed and canvas wrapped work accepted. Framed work should include a white or pale cream matt and simple black frame.  Hanging device should be 2” down from the top of the frame. Old photos must include documentation of ownership.





Florida Retrospective

Friday, January 8 – Thursday, February 25

Entry Form

Entry must be received by November 15, 8 PM.

All entries should be emailed to peabodyexhibit@gmail.com or a CD mailed to Mary McBride, 413 Albany Avenue, DeLand, FL 32724 with a check for $20.

Please submit one entry form for each work. The $20 fee covers all entries.






Title of Work:

Size of Work:

Sale Price:

Short statement about the work:



I certify that this is an original work of art designed and executed by the artist(s) listed above. 

In displaying my art work for, and at, Peabody Auditorium, I fully exempt the Auditorium from responsibility for damage or theft of the work I willfully exhibit.  Further, should my work sell while it is displayed at the Auditorium,

I acknowledge that 10% of the selling price will be retained by the curator or I will take responsibility for my own sales including collect the sales tax.  I acknowledge that I am totally responsible for insurance on my own work and hold the Peabody Auditorium harmless in this responsibility.  


As the artist and owner of the displayed art work, I accept the conditions of this disclaimer. 


Signature: ________________________           Date: ____________

Received by: ______________________           Date: _____________

For more information regarding entries, please call phone curator Mary McBride, 386-736-3039.


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