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3 Aug 2021

Compete Blue 2021

Cambridge Art Association Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. Multi-State Deadline: October 1, 2021 – Why BLUE? For over 20 years, the Cambridge Art Association has hosted a fall exhibit, open to artists from the New England states, centered around a color – RED or BLUE, depending on the year. Both the success of the exhibit series, and the challenge to participating artists, lies in channeling the varied meanings of a color like BLUE. It is the color of trust, loyalty, cleanliness, and understanding. BLUE is more than a color.

Presented in two parts at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery & Online
25 Lowell Street, Cambridge MA

Show 1: November 9 – 27, 2021
Show 2: December 1 – 18, 2021

This call for art is open to all artists living and working in New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT). CAA members receive a discount on entry fees. All mediums accepted: 2D, 3D and video work. Artwork must have been created within the past five (5) years. Work must be original, no reproductions.


  • One (1) Best in Show Award – $1,000 cash award
  • Three (3) Juror’s Choice Awards – $250 cash award


  • General Submission* | $30 – Can submit up to three (3) works
  • CAA Artist & Associate Artist Members* | $25 – Can submit up to three (3) works
  • CAA Student Members | Free – Can submit up to three (3) works

*If you are unable to pay the entry fee, please let us know. We will provide fee waivers to those artists who are experiencing economic challenges due to the pandemic.


All artwork will be on display – and for sale – on CAA’s website.

It is the mission of the Cambridge Art Association (CAA) to build a vibrant community through visual art: connecting individuals and facilitating dialogue among artists and art lovers of all ages and backgrounds. To accomplish this, CAA exhibits quality works of art and seeks to enrich lives and engage art enthusiasts and collectors. CAA also provides educational opportunities to its members and others to enhance their skills as artists and promote the appreciation of visual art.

The Cambridge Art Association was founded in 1944 by a group of local artists and art supporters. At the time, there was no other local association like it. The CAA was a space for exhibiting work, learning new techniques, and socializing. It was – and is – above all, a community of artists.

Cambridge Art Association
25R Lowell Street
Cambridge MA 02138
t: 617-876-0246

Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct, Extended Deadlines, and Open to U.S. Multi-State. Benefits: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition - Group, Exhibition - Online, and Sales.

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