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ArtSpace Maynard - West Gallery - Call for Proposals, 2020-2021 Season
63 Summer Street
Maynard, MA 01754

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Contact Email: artspacemaynard@gmail.com
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: Massachusetts
Entry Deadline: 6/15/20
Days remaining to deadline: 69
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 5, Maximum: 20
Total Media - Minimum: 5, Maximum: 20
Entry Fee (ArtSpace Maynard - West Gallery - Call for Proposals, 2020-2021 Season): $35.00
ArtSpace Maynard invites New England artists in all media (except video) to submit proposals for a 5-6 week solo or group exhibition during the 2020-2021 season in our new West Gallery.

Exhibitions are limited to New England artists.


SCOPE AND INTENTION
Proposals should be for group or solo exhibitions and present a coherent theme. The proposed exhibit should be based on a unifying concept that is social, historical, philosophical, cultural, political or other.


CRITERIA
  • Quality of work
  • Clarity and coherence of concept
  • Ability of artist/curator to complete the project


GALLERY SPACE

ArtSpace Maynard houses 83 studio artists, the Acme Theater, the ArtSpace Gallery and the new West Gallery. The West Gallery is a 922 square foot, newly renovated space with 106 linear feet of wall space, a 10 foot high ceiling and state of the art lighting. The gallery is managed by a committed group of volunteer ArtSpace studio artists with years of experience.

You are encouraged to view the space prior to submitting your proposal.


RESPONSIBILITIES OF SELECTED ARTISTS/CURATOR
  • For group shows there must be one point-person or curator, who will also attend a gallery orientation session prior to the exhibition.
  • Develop postcards and have them proofed by ArtSpace for approval before ordering.
  • Postcards must adhere to USPS guidelines.
  • Order and mail postcards to their mailing lists.
  • Provide 1000 postcards to ArtSpace for mailing to ArtSpace mailing list.
  • Provide artist statements and print-ready images for publicity.
  • Deliver artwork, install and remove exhibit.
  • Prepare an opening reception with refreshments.
  • Gallery sitting by artist or designee is required on Saturdays from 11-4.


ARTSPACE SUPPORT
  • Listing in Art New England, Artscope, local and regional media “Event Listings”.
  • Preparing and distributing press releases.
  • Mailing and postage to ArtSpace mailing list.
  • Gallery sitting Wednesday - Friday
  • The gallery receives a thirty percent (30%) commission on the sale of artwork. but does not guarantee a sale your work.


PROPOSAL TIMELINE
  • June 15 Proposal Deadline
  • June 30 Notification


SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS  

ArtSpace will only be accepting electronic submission through Callforentry.org

CHECKLIST - The following is required for each proposal you submit.
  1. Statement of Concept - The statement must begin with an exhibition title and list of participating artists followed by a one paragraph summary of the intention of the show. If it is a group show, it should go on to address how each of the artist’s work relates to the central concept.
  2. Resumes - 1-2 page resume for each artist.  For a group show you will need to combine all resumes into one document before uploading it.
  3. Artist Agreement for Group Shows - You must have secured participation of all the artists in your proposal prior to submitting your application.
  4. Images - Minimum of 5, maximum of 20.
  5. Application Fee - $35.00 payable by credit card on Callforentry.org.
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