22 Jul 2016

Competitions The (really, really) Affordable Art Show

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists CoalitionNew York, United States

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Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: August 8, 2016 – The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) is excited to announce our second annual really Affordable Art Show, a national juried show opening September 24, 2016.

This is a selling show with art priced for anyone and everyone. Thousands of NY art lovers and collectors will see your work up close and personal. Expand your collector base in NYC.

To make it easy for new collectors, all work submitted must be for sale at $499 or less.

Our juror is Helga Christoffersen, Assistant Curator at New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City. We will be using 8,000 square feet for this show, and look forward to exhibiting artists’ work from all over the USA. (see more)

$2050 in cash prizes will be awarded including $1000 Best in Show Gold (see more).

This call for submissions 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 2-D and 3-D 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 unless used as part of a mixed media work, will not be considered. All work must be shipped via UPS or hand delivered by artist. All work purchased must be deliverable via UPS, unless being hand delivered by artist or picked‐up by purchaser

BWAC’s 25,000 square foot gallery is in a Civil War-era warehouse on the Red Hook waterfront. The vista of New York Harbor, spanning the Statue of Liberty to the Verrazano Bridge is one of the best in the city. Our 18,000 annual visitors also enjoy the nearby restaurants, bars, IKEA and Fairway Market. With every medium and style of artwork represented, as well as the UnPlugged in Red Hook free weekly music performances and Saturday afternoon Screening Room programs, our shows are as spectacular as the setting.

Early Bird: $45/5; Final Deadline: $65/3. $5 ea. addt’l image.

Visit BWAC for complete Prospectus and easy online entry.

BWAC will retain a 25% commission on all exhibition sales.

Please direct all questions to bwacinfo@aol.com.

The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC, pronounced bee-wack) is a 501.c.3 non-profit corporation. Organized in 1978, BWAC is Brooklyn’s largest artist-run organization.

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition
499 Van Brunt St.
Red Hook, Brooklyn
718-596-2506 weekdays

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Opp Categories: + Open to All Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales.

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