14 Sep 2016

Call for Submissions Shelter

National Association of Women ArtistsNew York, New York, United States

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Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: October 20, 2016 – The National Association of Women Artists’, the oldest women’s fine art organization in the U.S., in cooperation with ‘Violence Transformed’, announces the art exhibition, ‘SHELTER’.

One of the basic needs, with food and love, SHELTER, is a major concern for all living beings. Artwork centered on SHELTER,  open to the artists’ interpretation, can bring light to the struggles in the search for this essential ingredient for happiness and  security. SHELTER is a major concern, especially when it comes to refugees, immigrants, those struggling to pay the rent, and victims of domestic violence.

The exhibition will run December 1, 2016 through January 3, 2017, at the Harlem School of the Arts.

Open to all women artists over 18 years of age. Artwork must be for sale. No gicleés, reproductions, or ceiling hung art. No nudes, open flames, firearms, or pyrotechnic devices allowed.  All artwork must be professionally wired, ready for hanging, able to support weight

$ 45.00 for 3 images. Artist receives 70%, NAWA 15%, and Violence Transformed- 15%.

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Submissions will be accepted online, not by U.S. Mail or by email.

NAWA receives 30% commission on sales artist will receive 70%. Price of entered work cannot be changed. Artists are responsible for all shipping charges to the buyer of the work(s).

• Application deadline: October 20, 2016
• Notification of accepted/rejected art work online: October 31, 2016
• Delivery of accepted artwork On or before November 23, 2016
• Reception: Thursday, December 1, 2016, 6-9 pm
• Artists’ Talk: Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6-7:30 pm
• Removal of artwork: January 4, 2017 (shipped art work will go out ASAP)
• Gallery Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8am – 9pm*
*Winter Break Hours: December 19 – December 24, 8am – 7pm

The National Association of Women Artists (N.A.W.A.), the oldest women’s fine art organization in the country, is a vibrant community of professional women artists that strives to support its members and women artists at large through exhibitions, programs and education. N.A.W.A. members represent all areas of the visual arts including painting, sculpture, photography, print-making, encaustic, video art, installations and mixed media.

Founded in 1889, N.A.W.A. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

National Association of Women Artists
315 W. 39th Street, Suite 1210
New York, New York 10018

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Call for Submissions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Exhibition – Group and Sales.

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