10 Feb 2020

Competitions On the Surface: A National Juried Exhibition

Attleboro Arts MuseumAttleboro, Massachusetts, United States

Attleboro Arts Museum

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: April 14, 2020 – Highly regarded Attleboro Arts Museum announces an open call for artists for its upcoming national juried exhibition, “On the Surface”.

Open to all mediums, sizes and interpretations of ‘On the Surface’. Explore outward appearance, chipping paint, highly polished keepsakes, the curb appeal of your home, tattoos, reactions to poison ivy, lunar landscapes, iPhone wallpaper, shadows, crashing waves, the perfect family, fine textiles …

On view in the Museum from June 18th thru July 16th, 2020. In addition, all accepted works will be posted on our website.

Six cash prizes will be awarded.

Each artist may submit up to two different entries. All mediums and interpretations of On the Surface from US artists will be juried. There is no size limit for 2D, however all entries (both 2D & 3D) cannot weigh over 100 lbs each. Work must not have been previously exhibited at the Attleboro Arts Museum (AAM).

All accepted work must be framed, gallery-wrapped or finished on the edges and ready to hang at delivery with a sturdy wire hanging system. Download Exhibitions & Events/Framing Guidelines for details.

$18 covers payment for up to two entries for Museum members
$25 covers up to two entries for non-members.

Visit us for complete details and to apply online.

All artists will receive notification of the juror’s decision sent to the email address that they have provided by Wednesday, May 13th at 7 PM, MT.

All art sales are subject to the Museum’s commission of 30% for Museum members, 40% for non-members. Work does not need to be for sale.

Special Note: Dear artists: we hope that you all are well during these uncertain times. Thank you for your interest in “On The Surface.”

  • The online submission deadline of April 14th remains unchanged
  • Delivery of accepted artwork between May 14th and June 6th remains unchanged
  • The exhibition dates of June 18th – July 16th currently remain unchanged
  • There is a chance that the exhibition’s opening reception (June 20th) might change to “closing ceremonies” (July 16th) – but that is to be determined.

Housing one of the largest gallery spaces between Boston and Providence, the Attleboro Arts Museum has evolved from its modest, grassroots beginnings, into an impressive, robust and dynamic arts organization, serving as a cultural anchor for the revitalization of the City of Attleboro.

The Museum continually refreshes exhibitions, and prominently displays the works of both promising and professional artists, in 3,500 square feet of gallery space, which also features 14-foot ceilings and moveable gallery walls.

Attleboro Arts Museum
86 Park Street
Attleboro, MA 02703

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Opp Categories: + Open to All Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, Exhibition – Online, and Sales. Opportunity expires in 12 days.

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