Call for Submissions Artists In Action 2018
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U.S. National Deadline: December 8, 2017 – Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, in Association with the Smithsonian Institution, announces a call for entries for ‘Artists In Action 2018’.
From January 19 – February 28, 2017, artists will set up their temporary studio space in our beautiful 4200 sq. ft. museum-grade Main Gallery of Annmarie’s award-winning Murray Arts Building. The Main Gallery features an abundance of natural light, high ceilings, tile floors, and internet access. Each studio space is approximately 12’ x 12’. Annmarie will also provide up to (4) 8-foot tables for each artist’s studio, as well as misc. partition walls and pedestals. Artists are encouraged to display works for sale in their space.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center seeks artists working in any media to submit proposals to set up a working studio space in the Main Gallery for 1-2 week periods. The exhibition is open to all artists age 18 and older who are living and working in the United States.
PROPOSALS & INSTALLATION
Proposals must include an artist’s statement & resume, a sketch and written description of the proposed studio setup, a brief description of your activity/project for guests, a short description of your artistic process, and a portfolio of at least 6 images of your most recent work.
All art equipment that will be used during the living gallery must be supplied by the artist and approved by the Curator of Exhibitions. Annmarie will provide up to five – 8’ tables for your studio setup.
In addition, artists are asked to create an activity for visitors, as simple or as complex as you wish, that will allow visitors to experiment with your materials and creative process. Through this program, artists are afforded an opportunity to work in free studio space in a beautiful setting.
$20 application fee, non-refundable.
All sales will run through the Annmarie Gift Shop, where the appropriate sales tax will be collected. Annmarie will retain a 20% commission on all sales.
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Annmarie is a 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 Murray 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
Gallery hours: T-F 2-7pm, Sat.12-5pm.