The Northampton Arts Council is a city board and a non-profit organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

OPEN CALL FOR NEW ENGLAND ARTISTS: The Uncommon Merits and Awards Art Exhibition


WHAT: OPEN CALL FOR NEW ENGLAND ARTISTS: The Uncommon Merits and Awards 
WHERE: Holyoke Community College, Taber Art Gallery, Holyoke, MA. 
WHEN: Submission Deadline: July 1st
              Exhibition dates: Sept. 6 through Oct. 24 2018
              Opening Reception: Sept. 6 from 5:30 – 7:30

We all know it is standard to win prizes for anything from best in show to commendation for valor on the battlefield. But what about the many non-traditional milestones that may go unrecognized? Whether they be personal, community oriented, political, or cosmic, we ask that your approach to the merits and awards theme be humorous and/or light hearted.

Artists working in 2-D and 3-D imagery residing in New England are invited to participate. All entries will be considered as long as they relate to the theme.

This will be a regional juried show, curated by Amy Johnquest and Jill St. Coeur. Exhibition dates are Sept. 6 through Oct. 24 2018. With an opening reception on Sept. 6 from 5:30 – 7:30 at the Holyoke Community College, Taber Art Gallery, Holyoke, Mass

Submission Deadline: July 1st

For more information and to enter on line: https://meritsandawards.wordpress.com

There’s a one time entry fee of $10 (used to directly support all expenses incurred with this exhibition) through PayPal. This includes up to 4 entries/digital images

https://meritsandawards.wordpress.com

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