Call For Art: Member Exhibition 2019
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The Mosesian Center for the Arts invites member artists to submit original two and three-dimensional work to our upcoming Member Exhibition 2019 . In our on-going effort to provide meaningful opportunities to artists, the show will also feature a guest judge who will decide on and present a “Best in Show” cash prize and 3 “Judge’s Choice” awards to select artists in the show. There will also be a “People’s Choice” award presented to one artist that is determined by public voting conducted throughout the opening of the exhibition. Each member is guaranteed at least one piece in the show. Additional pieces will be included pending available space and jury outcomes.
The Opening Reception for this year’s Member Exhibition will coincide with The Mosesian Center for the Arts Annual Meeting. The judges awards will also be announced that evening.
Image credit: Adrienne Shishko
Submission Deadline: August 19, 2019
Jury Selection Notification: August 23, 2019
Art Drop Off: September 7, 2019
Show Opens: September 12, 2019
Public Opening Reception: September 19, 2019
Show Closes: November 8, 2018
Artwork Pick Up: November 9, 2019
About our Guest Judge: Julie Fei-Fan Balzer
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.
All media is eligible for this exhibition. 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 7 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 9, 2019. 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.
$10 per submission. Limit 5 submissions per artist member. Artwork must be submitted online at: mca-memberexhibition2019.artcall.org
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.
About the Mosesian Center for the Arts:
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, two 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. The Center is home to the award-winning WCT - Watertown Children’s Theatre as well as New Repertory Theatre, Professional Theatre Company in residence. The Mosesian Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Learn more: www.mosesianarts.org