Competitions Ebb & Flow: The Power of Water
U.S. National Deadline: April 2, 2019 – Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, in Association with the Smithsonian Institution, announces a call for artists for its upcoming national juried exhibition, ‘Ebb & Flow: The Power of Water’.
On display May 24 – September 2, 2019.
All media types are welcome; small to large scale; indoors and outdoors. The exhibition is open to artists age 18 and older working in the U.S.
Video entries must be submitted on DVD, playable on QuickTime or RealPlayer, and no more than 20 minutes in length. DVD or computer based works must be exhibited on equipment provided by artist. Internet access is available. Bases and pedestals must well-balanced and sturdy.
All frames must be simple in design and ornamentation, preferably black or silver. All works to be hung on the wall must arrive with hanging hardware pre-installed.
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Annmarie is a thirty-acre sculpture garden and arts center located in scenic Solomons, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. The sculpture garden features a walking path that meanders through the forest, past permanent and loaned sculpture, including more than forty works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. Our museum-grade exhibition spaces include: The Main Gallery: a 4000 sq. ft. indoor exhibition space. Accommodates floor, wall, and ceiling mounts; and the Kay Daugherty Gallery: a 3300 sq.ft exhibition space; accommodates floor, wall and ceiling mounts.
Annmarie exhibit are typically juried by a 1-2 member panel; typically, one member of the panel is drawn from the Smithsonian Institution. Artists will be selected based on skill, technique, and originality.
Annmarie will present cash awards to outstanding work. Jurors will review installed works (not application images) for award selection. If possible, selection will occur prior to the exhibit opening and awards will be presented at the Annmarie After Hours Opening Reception. Award amounts are contingent upon funding; typically there are four awards each about $200.
Artists must submit a $25 non-refundable entry fee for up to four entries.
See complete details and easy online entry form.
Works selected for exhibition cannot be removed before the end of the exhibition. Should a sale resulting from the exhibition occur, Annmarie will retain a 40% commission of the listed sale price.
- Deadline to apply: April 2, 2019
- Notification of decision: April 9, 2019
- Delivery of artwork: May 8-12, 2019
- Annmarie After Hours Opening: May 24, 2019, 5-8pm
- Exhibit: May 24 – September 2, 2019
- Artwork Return/Pick-up: September 3-7, 2019
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Annmarie is a thirty-acre sculpture garden and arts center located in scenic Solomons, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. The sculpture garden features a walking path that meanders through the forest, past permanent and loaned sculpture, including more than forty works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art.
The garden also presents a variety of special events, gallery shows, and engaging public art programs throughout the year. The Studio School offers creative classes taught by a talented faculty. The award-winning Arts Building is a 15,000 sq.ft. museum-grade exhibition space that includes two large galleries, a gift shop, the artLAB, and a sunny patio that offers lovely views of the outdoor sculpture.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
In Association with the Smithsonian Institution
P.O. Box 99, 13480 Dowell Road
Dowell (Solomons), MD 20629