Competitions Drawn From Life 2
U.S. National Deadline: July 10, 2020 – After the pandemic experience of the last few months, the phrase “Drawn From Life” has taken on new meaning for all of us. We welcome a broad and creative interpretation of our show’s title theme. Upstream Gallery invites artists who work in any medium except photography to submit pieces that involve the human figure. This will be the gallery’s second annual exhibition based solely on portraying the figure. The exhibition will open at the Gallery in Hastings on Hudson on Thursday, August 6th and run through Sunday, August 30th
Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, there will be no opening reception at the gallery, but the show will be a feature exhibit on our gallery page on ARTSY concurrent with the gallery show. Upstream Gallery will be following strict safety protocols, and the number of visitors permitted in the gallery at one time will be limited. These rules will be continually updated as the situation changes and develops. Gallery hours will also be adjusted as necessary.
TBWard and Rachel Whitlow will jury this show.
Ward was born in Barnsley, England and trained in painting and printmaking in the UK before relocating to NYC. There he worked with Sol LeWitt on a major installation in lower Manhattan in 2000. He has also worked at the Whitney Museum doing installations and in the Museum’s archives. Ward has completed commissions in London, Dublin, Stockholm, Moscow and Chicago. He has exhibited in New York City, Philadelphia, Saratoga Springs NY and the Art Vaults in Shrewsbury, UK.
Whitlow trained in painting and printmaking at Cooper Union in NYC as well as Academie Minerva in Groningen, Netherlands. She is a master printer of both the Tamarind and Paris methods of lithography. She has exhibited in New York City and Hastings on Hudson, NY. Her work is in private collections in New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and London.
Artists from across the U.S. are invited to submit 2-D or 3-D work that is based on the figure or live portraits in any medium except photography. (We hold a separate show dedicated to photographic work.)
Specifications: Maximum framed size may not exceed 30 x 40 inches. Freestanding sculpture must be accompanied by its own display support. Accepted wall pieces must be able to be hung and properly wired or mounted for hanging.
Minimum entry of 3 pieces $45.00; $5.00 for each additional entry up to a maximum of 6 pieces. The jury may select one, all, several or none of your submissions.
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All accepted works must be framed and ready to hang from a wire. Sculptures must include their own base.
All pieces must be for sale. The gallery will retain a 30% commission on all sales.
- Entry Deadline: Friday, July 10th, 2020. All entries must be made via Submittable.
- Receipt of Work: all shipped work must be received no later than Friday, July 31st.
- Local Delivery: If you are local, accepted work must be received at the Gallery on Monday, August 3rd. Individual Drop-off and Pick Up times will be scheduled to maintain social distancing.
- Show opens Thursday, August 6th
- Special On-Line Show on the Art Platform ARTSY: Concurrent with the physical show.
- Last Day of show: August 30th
- Local Artists pick up work Sunday after 5 pm or Monday August 31st, with scheduled appointments.
Since 1991 Upstream Gallery has been a unique community of arts professionals. Upstream is a venue for experimentation, mutual support and artistic growth. The gallery embraces all fine arts media and all styles from realism to abstraction. Upstream is an established resource for new or experienced art collectors, as well as area curators, designers and art consultants.
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Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706