The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

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:

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

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