Small Treasures (Norwalk, CT) – Call For Artists
The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery is inviting submissions of art from artists 18 and over for its summer exhibit, Small Treasures. The exhibit will run from July 15 through October 5, 2019. The Maritime Garage Gallery’s Small Treasures exhibit is seeking works of art that are small in size but large on creativity. The height and width of the pieces must be no larger than 12 inches and no more than 5 inches in depth, including the frame. Clever uses of medium, with the exception of pedestal sculpture, are welcome. Nadia Martinez will be curating the exhibit.
Deadline: 15 Jun 2019
The Maritime Garage Gallery is part of the Parking Authority’s “Art in Parking Places” placemaking initiative, an effort to support art in parking spaces. The gallery is located in the historic SoNo district of Norwalk, CT.
Small Treasures Artist Benefits
Chosen artists for Small Treasures will benefit from having their art exhibited in a gallery that is located in a highly trafficked public space. The Maritime Garage is located in historic South Norwalk. The Garage has between 500 and 700 cars going in and out daily, with an average of three passengers. This brings an estimated 1,500 – 2,100 daily impressions to the space. In addition, there will be an opening reception that will be attended by artists, Parking Authority representatives, area politicians, notables, and the public. The Gallery promotes the opening reception and exhibit in all local media outlets.
About Maritime Garage Gallery
The Maritime Garage Gallery was founded by the Norwalk Parking Authority as part of its Art in Parking Places initiative. This effort to support art in public spaces includes several permanent public art exhibits in the South Norwalk Railroad Station that highlight the city’s maritime tradition and other historical facts about town. These installations were made possible by a grant provided by the Federal transportation Enhancement Public Art Program. These initiatives are a collaboration of the Norwalk Parking Authority and the Norwalk Arts Commission. The Maritime Garage Gallery is free and open to the public Monday through Friday. The Norwalk Parking Authority oversees the management, operation, facilities, and maintenance of over 4,000 on and off-street parking spaces.
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