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Seeds Of Peace (Norwalk, CT) – Call For Artists

Seeds Of Peace (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 winter exhibit, Seeds Of Peace, that will run from December 10, 2019 through February 29, 2020. The Maritime Garage Gallery’s Seeds of Peace exhibit is seeking works of art that embrace the idea of harmony, tranquility, generosity, calmness, and peaceful feelings. Clever uses of medium, with the exception of pedestal sculpture, are welcome. Nadia Martinez will be curating the exhibit.

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Deadline: 2 Nov 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. It is free and open to the public.

Seeds Of Peace Artist Benefits

Chosen artists will benefit from having their art exhibited in a gallery that is located in a highly trafficked public space, the Maritime Garage 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.

For more information, contact maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org.

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39th Faber Birren Color Show (Stamford, CT) – Call For Artists

39th Faber Birren Color Show (Stamford, CT) – Call For Artists

The Stamford Art Association invites you to submit artwork to the 39th Faber Birren Color Show. The juried exhibit will run September 22 to October 24, 2019 at the Stamford Art Association Townhouse Gallery, 39 Franklin Street, Stamford CT. The exhibit honors Faber Birren, world renowned color theorist and author of 27 books on color.

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Deadline: 21 Jul 2019

The artwork must be original and created in the last three years. Two dimensional and three dimensional work are eligible. Electronic media, performance art, and installations are not accepted.

The juror is Meredith A. Brown, Curatorial Research Associate in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she organizes contemporary art exhibits. She holds a PhD and MA from the Courthauld Institute of Art, University of London. Dr Brown has curated two shows at the Met in 2019.

39th Faber Birren Color Show Artist Benefits

Artists will compete for over $2500 in prize money. The art work will be displayed in a three-story art gallery and hung by professional art installers. The exhibit will receive ongoing PR and media coverage. Award winning artists are often invited to participate in media interviews. The selected artists will compete in a national exhibit.

About the Stamfor Art Association

The Stamford Art Association, a 501(c)3 organization, is Stamford, Connecticut’s oldest gallery and art association. Founded in 1971, it currently has 190 member artists including painters, photographers, sculptors, printmakers, and mixed media artists. The gallery holds eight juried shows a year. The Stamford Art Association curates four annual exhibits at the Stamford Library’s art gallery. All artists, not just members, are eligible to participate in sponsored exhibits. The gallery spaces are forums for artists to display their work. For 46 years, the Stamford Art Association has held an annual High School Art Show for the high schools in Fairfield County and awarded over $155,000 in prizes.

For more information, contact stamfordartassn@optonline.net.

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Small Treasures (Norwalk, CT) – Call For Artists

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.

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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.

For more information, contact maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org.

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Photography, Sculpture, And Fiber – Call For Artists

Photography, Sculpture, And Fiber – Call For Artists

Rowayton Arts Center (RAC) announces a call for artists for the Photography, Sculpture, and Fiber Art juried show from March 10, 2019 to April 6, 2019. The exhibition opens with a reception on Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 4 pm to 6 pm.

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Deadline: 7 Feb 2019

The Photography, Sculpture, and Fiber Art Juried Show will feature the work of many artists who transform their seen and imagined worlds into compelling works of art. For the first time, RAC will include fiber art as a category for an exhibition in the gallery (defined as fine art whose material consists of natural or synthetic fiber and other components such as fabric or yarn).

Michael Shapiro, Judge, is a collector of vintage and contemporary photography. He became established as a dealer in 1980 after leaving a curatorial position at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu, California. His nonprofit work includes eight years as a board member of the Ansel Adams Center/Friends of Photography, as well as serving on the boards of San Francisco Art Dealer’s Association and the San Francisco Waldorf School.

About Rowayton Arts Center

The Rowayton Arts Center celebrates the study, creation, and appreciation of the arts. It offers classes, exhibitions, and events open to the community. For almost 60 years, the RAC has been a cultural gem in the Norwalk community. Regional artists may exhibit and sell their art, as well as a wonderful venue for art workshops and classes. The Art School offers classes to children and adults at all levels. The RAC Gallery and Art School overlooks the scenic Five Mile River in Rowayton, CT at 145 Rowayton Avenue.

For more information, contact gallery@rowaytonarts.org.

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Migrating Colors – Call For Artists

Migrating Colors – Call For Artists

The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery is inviting submissions from artists 18 and over for its winter exhibit, Migrating Colors, running from February 19 through May 10, 2019. Migrating Colors celebrates the abundance of colors that awaken viewers to color’s brilliant presence, especially during the winter months when the colors we surround ourselves with can affect significantly our mood. The Gallery is seeking works inspired by color, its effects, meaning, value, and playfulness. Clever uses of medium, with the exception of pedestal sculpture, and interpretations on the subject are welcome.

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Deadline: 20 Jan 2019

Migrating Colors Artist Benefits

Chosen artists for Migrating Colors 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.

For more information, contact maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org.

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Street Level – Call For Artists

Street Level – Call For Artists

The Maritime Garage Gallery is looking for art for an upcoming fall exhibit entitled Street Level. The exhibit features works inspired by art in public places. Through art, public spaces have become the perfect canvas for many artists around the world, transforming walls, buildings, and neighborhoods into outdoor galleries.

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Deadline: 22 Sept 2018

The Gallery is looking for pieces that take their cues from street art, guerrilla art, graffiti, tagging, stencil graffiti, poster art, and urban intervention. Clever uses of medium and interpretations on this subject are welcome except freestanding sculpture. The Gallery is located in Norwalk, CT. It gallery is free and open to the public from 9:00am -5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Street Level Artist Benefits

Chosen artists for Street Level will benefit from having their art exhibited in a gallery that is located in a highly trafficked public space, the Maritime Garage 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 also 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.

For more information, contact maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org.

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38th Faber Birren Color Show – Call For Artists

38th Faber Birren Color Show – Call For Artists

The Stamfort Art Association announces a call for artists for the 38th Faber Birren Color Show. In 1980, Faber Birren, world renowned color consultant and author of 27 books on color, endowed the Faber Birren Color Award of $1000 for original and creative expression of color. The Faber Birren Color Award Show has grown from a regional exhibit to one of national scope.

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Deadline: 22 Jul 2018

This year, the Stamford Art Association celebrates its 38th year of the Faber Birren National Color Award Show. Wall work and sculpture are accepted. No performance art or 3D should be submitted. Artwork must be framed and wired for hanging.

38th Faber Birren Color Show Artist Benefits

Prizes, funded by an original endowment, usually exceed $2000. This exhibit encourages artists to concentrate only on color. The exhibit gets over 1000 visitors. It is an international show that allows artists to be juried by a juror with major NYC gallery and museum experience. This is an opportunity to put yourself on the wall with artists who have work displayed across the US and in museums. Where else can you show your best colors?

About Stamford Art Association

The Stamford Art Association is the oldest art gallery in Stamford. It is unique in accepting artists to display work even if they are not members. The Stamford Art Association has eight exhibits yearly in its Townhouse Gallery and curates four exhibits at the gallery at the Ferguson Library in Stamford.

For more information, contact christine_ranhosky@yahoo.com.

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A Reverence For Nature – Call For Artists

A Reverence For Nature – Call For Artists

Maritime Garage Gallery is inviting submissions from artists 18 and over for a new exhibit, A Reverence For Nature. The Gallery is accepting art that expresses reverence, a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe for nature or the environment. The exhibition will be curated by Nadia Martinez.

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Deadline: 5 May 2018

Clever uses of medium, with the exception of pedestal sculpture, and interpretations on the subject are welcome. Works less than 48″ wide and less than 84″ high properly wired ready to be hung. The exhibit will run from June 13 through September 28, 2018. Submissions will be accepted until May 5, 2018.

Chosen artists for A Reverence For Nature will have their art exhibited in a gallery that is located in a highly trafficked public space, the Maritime Garage 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 also 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. 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.

For more information, contact maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org.

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2018 Summer Arts Festival – Call For Artists

2018 Summer Arts Festival – Call For Artists

Spectrum Art Gallery announces a call for representational and abstract painters, sculptors, illustrators, photographers, original printmakers, fabric artists, glass and wood artisans, jewelry designers and crafters for the 2018 Essex Town Green Outdoor 2018 Summer Arts Festival. The festival is Saturday, June 9 (10-5pm) and Sunday, June 10 (11-5pm). It will be limited to 50 local and regional fine artists and artisans. This event is free for guests.

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Deadline: 18 May 2018

The 2018 Summer Arts Festival is open to visual artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, pencil and charcoal, paper, mixed media, fabric, glass, wood, stone and clay. The location is a highly visible, charming New England destination. It’s particularly special in the summer. It is a walking town with a large tourist influx who come to enjoy art, great restaurants, and the marina. Artists will be able to show and sell there work during a popular summer arts festival. Selected artists will be shown for a longer duration in the Spectrum Art Gallery in Centerbrook, CT.

If you are in the Festival, you can also submit work for consideration in our concurrent 6-week long exhibit at the Gallery in Centerbrook, CT (May 25-July 8, 2018), Essex Green Summer Arts Festival Group Show. Receiving for this show is May 14-18. Only artists participating in the Essex Arts Festival are invited to submit for this show. There is no specific theme.

About Spectrum Art Gallery

Spectrum Art Gallery in Essex, CT opened April 2014. It is an addition to the Arts Center Killingworth, a non-profit arts organization founded in 2003, serving the Connecticut shoreline and river valley from New Haven to Hartford including Madison, Guilford, Chester, and Old Saybrook. Spectrum showcases regional and national artists and artisans. In addition to presenting painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed media, the Gallery includes an Artisan Store which offers fine crafts in diverse mediums such as fabric, glass, ceramics, paper, pottery, and jewelry. Spectrum has become one of the premier art galleries in Connecticut, offering a variety of opportunities and venues for artists to display and sell their work. Spectrum features artists through themed exhibits in the Gallery, Artisan Store, online at Spectrum Anytime. Exhibits are enhanced by events such as receptions, discussions, demos, and family activities.

For more information, contact barbara@spectrumartgallery.org.

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Worth A Thousand Words – Call For Artists

Worth A Thousand Words – Call For Artists

The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery is inviting submissions from artists 18 and over for a new exhibit entitled, Worth a Thousand Words. The Gallery is located in the Maritime Parking Garage exhibit space in Norwalk, CT. All mediums accepted. The exhibit will run from January 29 to May 11, 2018.

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Deadline: 16 Dec 2017

Every picture tells a story, it can communicate to anyone in the world a complex idea with just a single image, no translation needed. The Maritime Garage Gallery seeks work that captures how the artist would communicate their stories, emotions, concerns, memories, and ideas about life, nature, hope, world events, and humanity into works of art. The exhibit will be curated by Nadia Martinez.

Chosen artists for Worth A Thousand Words 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 also promotes the opening reception and exhibit in all local media outlets.

About The Maritime Garage Gallery

The Maritime Garage Gallery was founded by the 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. The exhibits 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.

For more information, contact maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org.

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