13 Dec 2019

Competitions Site:Brooklyn – Craft in Contemporary Art

SiteBrooklynBrooklyn, New York, United States

Site Brooklyn

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: February 3, 2020 – Site:Brooklyn is calling for artist entries for our upcoming juried exhibition.

The marriage of craft and art-making is one of humanity’s earliest moments. From the Neolithic period onwards, textiles, metals, glass, stone, and other materials were laboriously and carefully woven into images and figures, marking the intersecting and complex paths of commerce, religious and domestic life, and the arts. The Industrial Revolution begin the mass manufacture of textiles, making them available to ever larger swaths of society. These materials and methods have been increasingly integrated into the fine arts, creating a flourishing and exciting conjunction. What is the place, and future of craft in contemporary art? Site:Brooklyn is looking to answer this question, with works that range across all styles and mediums.

On display March 20, 2020– April 18, 2020.

This is a juried exhibition for artists working across all mediums. This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years of age or older.

Samantha De Tillio is a curator and writer specializing in modern and contemporary craft. She is Assistant Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design, where her upcoming exhibition Beth Lipman: Collective Elegy (May 14, 2020 to March 28, 2021) is the artist’s first midcareer survey. She is also a Contributing Editor for GLASS: The UrbanGlass Art Quarterly and her ongoing personal research includes the first in-depth study of the life and fiber sculpture of Dorian Zachai (1932-2015). She has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, and the Albany Institute of History and Art in various curatorial and research capacities.

Only original works may be submitted. The fee is $37.00 for up to three (3) images, $10 for each additional image.


  1. All artwork must be suitably presented to a professional standard.
  2. The artist needs to provide a method for displaying the artwork such as a plinth, stand, wall shelf or bracket plus all hardware for attachment into the wall or ceiling.The gallery ceiling height is 18’. The gallery has some pedestals.
  3. Artists provide complete instructions for installation and/or assembly and may be required to assist on the installation of their artwork upon the gallery’s request.
  4. Work cannot be withdrawn, nor sales shipped, before the end of the exhibit.

Visit us for complete details and online application.

With the submission of artwork into the “Craft in Contemporary Art” Exhibition, the artist agrees to all the terms and conditions set forth in this prospectus.

Artists will be responsible for delivery and return shipping of all their artwork. The artist assumes all responsibility for insuring the artwork against shipping damage or loss.

All artwork must be priced for sale. Artwork cannot be withdrawn, nor sales shipped, before the end of the exhibit. Site:Brooklyn will retain a 50% commission on all exhibition sales.

Site:Brooklyn is not responsible for any damage, breakage, replacement or cost associated with any damage or breakage that may have occurred during transport or unpacking the work. Every precaution will be taken in handling the work, but Site:Brooklyn assumes no liability for any loss or damage to any artist’s work while in our care, custody or control, before, during or after the exhibition. Each artist, if they wish, needs to provide their own insurance.


  • Submission Deadline: February 3, 2020 11:59 PM MT
  • Notification Letter: February 12, 2020
  • Gallery Exhibition: March 20, 2019– April 18, 2020
  • Opening Reception: Friday, March 13, 2019 from 6-9 PM


Please direct all questions to sitebrooklyn@sitebrooklyn.com

Site:Brooklyn Gallery located in Brooklyn, New York is dedicated to exhibiting the current practice of contemporary artists.

165 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11215
t: 718.625.3646


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Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Income: Exhibition – Group and Sales. Opportunity expires in 14 days.

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