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2024 Mercer County Artists Exhibition

Entry Deadline: 4/30/24
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $15.00
Media Fee(Media Fee): $5.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
State: New Jersey
Event Dates: 5/13/24 - 7/22/24
Jury Dates: 5/1/24 - 5/3/24

Mercer County Artists 2024 is a juried exhibition open to visual artists ages 18 or older who live, work, or attend school in Mercer County, NJ. 

Awards include the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission Purchase Award, winners of which become part of the County’s permanent art collection.

The Gallery at MCCC will not manage any sales.  Sales inquiries will be directed to the artist.

This exhibition is made possible in part by the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission through funding from the Mercer County Board of Freeholders and the NJ State Council of the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment of the Arts

Accepting applications from 4/1/24-4/30/24

About the juror: Morgan Hobbs
Morgan Hobbs is the assistant director of Gross McCleaf Gallery. She is a prolific artist, curator, and educator based in Philadelphia, PA and a graduate of the Masters of Fine Arts program at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Central Missouri, where she studied painting and anthropology. Hobbs has since enjoyed jurying and organizing numerous exhibitions at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gross McCleaf Gallery, AUTOMAT, and beyond. Of her interest in curating, she says, “I love to support artists and their careers…. I’m deeply inspired by all those who have dedicated their lives to making art.”  

Hobbs has shown her artwork both regionally and nationally, including at Satellite Projects in Miami, 33 Orchard in New York, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts museum, and Fleisher/Ollman Gallery in Philadelphia. She has presented her work and writing at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research in Ogden, Utah; the University of Central Missouri; Pennsylvania College of Art and Design; University of Massachusetts, Amherst; and more. In 2012 and 2020, she attended Vermont Studio Center as an Artist in Residence, and in 2020, she was awarded a Hemera Contemplative Fellowship.

Hobbs is a co-founder of AUTOMAT Gallery, an artist-run collective and gallery space also based in Philadelphia.

Application Requirements

Please submit JPEG files and prepare your images according to the CaFÉ guidelines.

Eligibility Criteria

Up to three (3) original works in any media, except photography, may be entered. $15 for the first piece, $5 additional for a 2nd, and $5 for the 3rd

Submissions deadline April 30th

• 2-Dimensional works may not exceed 50 inches in any direction. Work should be framed as needed and must include a securely  attached wire for hanging. Photography is not permitted in this exhibition

• 3-Dimensional works (sculpture, ceramics, glass, etc.) may not exceed 60 inches in any direction or 75 pounds in weight.

Works must have been executed in the two years since May 2022.  Works that have previously been exhibited at the MCCC Gallery are not eligible.