domingo, 29 de abril de 2012

Color: National Juried Art Show NYC Call for Artists - Early Bird Discounted Deadline: May 30th 2012

Color: National Juried Art Show NYC

Call for Artists - Early Bird Discounted Deadline: May 30th 2012

This is an open Call for Submissions from artists all over the USA for an exhibit in our gallery, The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) - an 8000 sf Civil War-era warehouse on the Red Hook waterfront. With its trendy restaurants, bars, boutiques and billion dollar view of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor, it's an exciting place to visit and EXHIBIT. The enormous space of the gallery affords us the opportunity to exhibit really huge work, and we welcome it. We are fortunate to be joined by a prestigious juror - Brooke Kamin Rapaport, former curator in Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and guest curator at NY's Jewish Museum. With her experience, expect an exceptionally exciting exhibition.


Early Bird Discounted Deadline:  May 21, 2012
Final Submission Deadline: June 4, 2012
Gallery Exhibition Dates: July 28 - August 19, 2012 weekends 1-6PM
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 28, 2012 from 1-6PM

About The Juror

Brooke Kamin Rapaport is an independent curator and contemporary art writer.  She is a former curator in the contemporary art department of the Brooklyn Museum.
As guest curator at The Jewish Museum in New York, she organized Houdini: Art and Magic, an interdisciplinary exhibition on the life and enduring significance in visual culture of the magician and escape artist, Harry Houdini (2010). Yale University Press published the exhibition catalogue. The show traveled to venues in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Madison, Wisconsin. Ms. Rapaport also served as guest curator at The Jewish Museum for The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson: Constructing a Legend, a 2007 survey exhibition that toured to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young. The accompanying catalogue, published by Yale University Press, won the New York State Historical Association's Henry Allen Moe Prize for Catalogues of Distinction in the Arts in 2009.
She is a contributing editor and frequent writer for Sculpture magazine.
Ms. Rapaport is on the Board of Directors of Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City and the Advisory Committee of Madison Square Park in New York. She is a former chair and current member of the Board of the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College. She is a graduate of Amherst College and received an M.A. from Rutgers University. She was a Helena Rubinstein Fellow in the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program. Ms. Rapaport lives in New York.

$2850 in Cash Awards

BEST of SHOW: $1000.00 At the Opening Reception, the artist whose work is juried as 'Best of Show' by Brooke Kamin Rapaport will receive a $1,000 cash prize.
PEOPLES' CHOICE: $500.00 The artist whose work is voted 'Best' by attendees at the Show Opening will receive a $500 cash prize. and a complimentary one-year BWAC membership.

The artist whose work the Show Curator chooses for excellence will receive a $250.00 cash prize and a complimentary one-year BWAC membership.

BESTS in CATEGORY:  $1100   $100 each in the following:  Painting:  Bests in Oil, Acrylic and Watercolor; Photography:  Bests in Traditional film and Digital formats; Best in Pastel/Drawing/Print; Best in Computer Graphic Art; Best in Mixed Media; Best in Sculpture;  Best in Assemblage/Installation, Best in Fabric Art.   All selections will be made by the juror, Brooke Kamin Rapaport .

Bonus Offer

Artists accepted into Color can also send one additional work that will be exhibited in our Affordable Art area. All works must be smaller than 12" x 16" and must be priced for sale at $500 or under.

Show Details

Color: This juried show looks to explore this idea of "color" in all the hidden niches of our collective psyche.

"I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it." ? Alice Walker, The Color Purple
ELIGIBILITY: This call for submission is open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories, 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. Note: Crafts, kit work or reproductions of original works in other media (such as giclee print of oil painting), unless used as part of a mixed media work, will not be considered.
Oversize Work, Assemblages and Installations
are welcome at the discretion of BWAC, but must meet all other specifications and be delivered, installed and removed by the artist (or their agent) upon arrangement with BWAC staff.   All work requiring electricity must auto on/off with the line power.
JURYING:   Entries that differ significantly from their digital images may be rejected. Decision of the judges is final.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES: Only original works may be submitted.  The Early Bird discounted fee is $45 if received by midnight, May 21, 2012.  The regular fee is $65.  The fee is for up to three (3) images, plus $5 for each additional image. Sculpture and installations: artists may use two additional images for details, at no extra charge. Contact if you need them.
All entries must be registered/received by midnight, June 4, 2012.   All entry fees are non-refundable.
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