Call For Art: Member Exhibition 

The Mosesian Center for the Arts invites artists to submit original work to our upcoming Member Exhibition. Register or login to submit art.

The Mosesian Center for the Arts invites member artists to submit original two and three-dimensional work to our upcoming 2018 Member Exhibition. In our on-going effort to provide meaningful opportunities to artists, a panel of guest jurors from North East regional galleries will jury a “Best in Show” cash prize. Each member is guaranteed at least one piece in the show. Additional pieces will be included pending available space and jury outcomes.

 

  • This show is open exclusively to members. You may check your member status here.
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The Opening Reception for this year’s Member Exhibition will coincide with The Mosesian Center for the Arts Annual Meeting. The “Best in Show” cash prize award will be announced that evening.

 

Image credit: Nancy Crasco

 

Jurors:

Christine O'Donnell - Beacon Gallery, Boston, MA - www.beacongallery.com

Beacon Gallery offers original art from around the corner and around the globe. Representing artists from the Boston Area as well as Europe and Asia, Beacon Gallery aims to connect emerging and mid-career artists with new and established collectors and institutions from around the world. In addition, Beacon Gallery aims to be an integral part of the Boston Arts community bringing together artists and art appreciators for events, talks and roundtable discussions.

 

Beth Kantrowitz - Drive-By Projects, Watertown, MA - www.drive-byprojects.com

You may not have time to stop in, but there's always time to drive by! Located at 81 Spring Street in Watertown, MA, Drive-By is a small, innovative space committed to exhibiting provocative work in its storefront windows and small gallery.

 

David Gregory Spears - Newport Contemporary Fine Arts, Newport, RI - www.newportcontemporaryart.com

Newport Contemporary Fine Arts exhibits work by emerging and mid-career artists. The gallery draws inspiration from diverse artistic approaches, materials, and media with a focus on art's intrinsic qualities as a basis for expression - art as both art-object and as artistic process. The gallery emphasizes the experiential nature of art as it takes place through exploration of art's inner-outer-other-worldliness. 

 

Kimberly Thompson Panay - Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA - www.mosesianarts.org

Located in just six miles from Downtown Boston, The Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts is a vibrant multi-disciplinary community arts venue located in Watertown, Massachusetts. This 30,000 sq. ft. former US Army arsenal is home to the 380-seat Main Stage Theater, a 100-seat Black Box theater, Exhibition Galleries, 2 Rehearsal Halls, Education Classrooms, and Resident Artist Studios. Offerings include visual and performing arts productions, classes, and workshops for all ages, literary/art discussions, and world-class theatrical and musical performances.

 

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: August 20, 2018

Jury Selection Notification: August 24, 2018

Art Drop Off: September 8, 2018

Show Opens: September 13, 2018

Public Opening Reception: September 20, 2018

Show Closes: November 2, 2018

Please note that the Mosesian Center for the Arts reserves the right to make minor adjustments to the exhibition timeline. Artists will be notified of final dates in their acceptance letters. All artists must have an active membership to be considered for this exhibition.

 

Eligibility:

All MCA member artists regardless of location are welcome to apply, including international artists. If you are not currently a member, you can become one now. Local artists may drop their work off on Saturday, September 8 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Non-local artists work must be received at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472 c/o exhibitions by September 8, 2018. Non-local artists are responsible for shipping costs both to and from the MCA and are responsible for insuring their work while in transit. If shipping work, each artist must provide a pre-paid, UPS or FedEx return shipping label including insurance. Please pack your work in sturdy reusable packaging. The Mosesian Center for the Arts carries appropriate insurance to cover all artwork in the show for the duration of the exhibition, including the time frame of drop-off, installation, de-installation and pick-up.

 

Submission Fee:

$10 per submission. Limit 5 submissions per artist member. Artwork must be submitted online at: mca-member-exhibition.artcall.org

 

Commission Structure:

Artists receive 60% commission and the Mosesian Center for the Arts receives 40% for art sold during the exhibition. The Artist reserves all copyrights and reproduction rights on the artwork in the exhibition. Mosesian Center for the Arts may duplicate and reproduce images of work for purposes of public relations and exhibition announcements directly related to the exhibition.