Call for Artists: “Hues of Freedom” – 2022 Fall Juried Art Exhibition June 8 - August 8

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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is calling for artists for a juried exhibition titled, Hues of Freedom. The submission deadline is Mon., Aug. 8 at midnight. The exhibition will open on Oct. 20 and run through Dec. 18, 2022, and be displayed in the Billiards Room at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, October 20 for artists, their guests, and the public.

As the word freedom can be subject to diverse interpretations, this exhibition will explore how artists depict the concept in their work, filtered through their creative process and drawn from their unique visualization of this multi-faceted concern be it in life, art, or history.

The jurying process will be conducted online by artist and Trustee Gail Ingis, who will select approximately 30 works from digital submissions. 

Media:  fine arts media, watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, and colored pencil.

Size Limitations:  No more than 5 feet (60 inches) on all sides.

Eligibility:  The artwork entered and accepted in the show cannot be removed from the exhibition until its closing date. Artists are responsible to hand-deliver and pick-up their work. We do not provide facilities for shipped work. Work must be wired and ready for hanging—no sawtooth hangers. If the work is not framed the sides of the painting must be finished. The organizers may rescind the right of display for work that is misrepresented or unsuitably presented. 

Fee:  $35 for 4 images inclusive of your one-year membership.

Legal Agreement:  Submission of your work to the show means that you are willing to have your work reproduced virtually and in print for any and all museum publicity purposes.

Details:  Accepted work must be hand-delivered on Tuesday, October 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Delivery details will be emailed to artists. End of show work must be picked up and signed out. Pick up date is Tuesday, December 20, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

To reach museum staff, artists can call 203-838-9799, ext. 115 or email [email protected].com.

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