Call for Art - Atrium Gallery
CALL FOR ART
The Atrium Art Gallery at University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College (USM) is hosting an exhibition, Industrial Maine: Our Other Landscape, a group show of 2D and 3D Art and is seeking artists whose work is focused on Maine’s industrial landscape.
Painter Janice L. Moore is the guest curator for this exhibition. She has a had longtime interest in Maine's work landscapes and how they have shaped us both physically and culturally. Her work has focused on our working factories, abandoned work sites, and repurposed structures throughout the state. Robyn Holman, retired curator of Atrium Gallery, will also take part in the artist selection.
Maine artists* are invited to submit images of work for consideration. All media will be considered: paintings, drawings, sculpture, works in clay, fiber, glass, ceramic, metal, and wood. There is no entry fee. Works may be for sale with arrangements between the buyer and artist. Proposal for new works will be considered.
*Maine residents or artists with a strong, ongoing connection to the state of Maine.
TIMELINE FOR EXHIBITION
Deadline for Submission: Friday, October 20, 2017, 11:59 PM
Notification to Accepted artists: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Delivery Dates will be Friday, March 2, 2018, from 9 AM – 3 PM / Saturday, March 3, 2018, from 9 AM – 12 PM
In the event of inclement weather on the above dates, delivery will take place on Monday, March 5, 2018, from 9 AM – 3 PM
Installation will be the week of March 5, 2018
Soft Opening: Monday, March 12, 2018
Reception: Thursday, March 22, 2018, from 6 – 8 PM
Exhibition ends on Friday, June 1, 2018
Pick up will be Monday, June 4, 2018, from 9 AM – 3 PM and Tuesday, June 5, 2018, from 9 AM – 3 PM
INSURANCE: USM will
Submit your application by sending a link
Your application folder should include:
Artist resume / CV (PDF) 一 3 page limit; include your name, address, phone, email
Biography (PDF) 一 350-word limit
Artist Statement (PDF) 一 350-word limit
5 Images 一 Artist must submit 5 images. Images should be JPEG files with a dimension of 1800 pixels in the larger direction, RGB format, saved with maximum quality.
Image List and details (PDF) 一 Include title, medium, dimensions, year for each
*New Work 一 Artists who would like to have works that have yet to be created should send images of current work and a brief statement of what they would plan to include; 500-word limit. Please include any relevant sketches and mock-ups.
Delivery of work is March 2 & 3 allowing time for the creation of new work.
ArtistName_TitleofArtwork.jpg, example: JaniceLMoore_BeerPlant.jpg
IMAGE DETAILS FORMAT
Title, medium, dimensions, year (Beer Plant, Oil on Canvas, 24”x 36”, 2015)
For more information, contact IndustrialMaineArt@gmail.com include the subject line: Atrium Industrial