19 May 2017

Competitions Create/Change

Hillyer Art SpaceWashington, District of Columbia, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: June 7, 2017 – Hillyer Art Space announces ‘Create/Change’, an all-media, juried exhibition that will feature work that examines the idea of artist/s as citizens. Artists who, through their work, reimagine the traditional notions of art-making, and who contribute to society either through the transformative power of their artistic abilities, or through proactive social engagement with the arts, advancing equity, empathy, sustainability, and social justice through art and culture.

This exhibition is open to all artists living and working in the United States. Artwork must have been made within the last five years.

Work should be less than 15 feet overall (height + width + length), with no one dimension measuring more than 7 feet. Final measurements must be inclusive of frame, if applicable. Weight may not exceed 75 pounds. All entries must have been conceived and created by the artist submitting the work and must have been created within the last 5 years.

All work selected must be ready for exhibit: 2D work must be framed with secure hanging devices; 3D work must be suitably prepared with instructions for installation.

JUROR: Mary Early
Mary Early is the director of HEMPHILL Fine Arts, a Washington, DC gallery founded in 1993. The gallery presents exhibitions of modern and contemporary art at its primary location as well as a special exhibitions at Carroll Square Gallery, and temporary projects at 1700 L Street. She serves on the boards of Hamiltonian Artists and Washington Sculptors Group and is a co-chair of the Bennington College Alumni Cooperative, DC Chapter. She has a particular interest in public art and community engagement, as well as the materials and processes of contemporary sculpture… see more

Juror’s Choice Award: $100
Director’s Choice Award: $100


Visit us online for more details and to enter your work.

Artists are required to sign an Exhibition Agreement if accepted. The Gallery reserves the right to reproduce the images of accepted work for all media and publicity purposes.  The gallery reserves the right to reject work that differs from submitted images.

Hillyer Art Space is part of the non-profit International Arts & Artists, and serves as an exhibition and public program space, not a commercial gallery. Artwork will not be for sale through the gallery.

Works are insured by International Arts & Artists during the exhibition period at Hillyer Art Space.

Deadline for Entry: June 7, 2017
Notification: July 10, 2017
Exhibition Dates: August 4-27, 2017

Hillyer Art Space is a program of International Arts & Artists (IA&A), a nonprofit arts service organization dedicated to promoting cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally. IA&A fulfills its mission by providing programs and services to artists, arts institutions, cultural organizations, and the public. Our existence is made possible by donations from supporters like you.

Hillyer Art Space
9 Hillyer Court, NW
Washington, DC 20008
t: 202.338.0325

Opp Categories: + Open to All Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 05 May thru June, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards and Exhibition – Group. Opportunity expires in 10 days.

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