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Fall Kismet Exhibit – Call for Artists

The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery is inviting submissions from artists, 18 and over, for the Fall Kismet Exhibit at the Maritime Gallery, located in the Maritime Parking Garage.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 25 Jul 2015

The exhibit will run from September 21 through December 2, 2016.

The Fall Kismet Exhibit will focus on the theme of fate or destiny; the force that is believed to control the future. From relationships to fashion and from the environment to politics, kismet plays a role. Pieces should represent how kismet controls the outcome in the community, the world, or the artists’ life. Clever uses of medium and interpretations on subject are welcome.

This is an opportunity to display art in a public space that sees between 1,500 and 2,100 visitors daily. Opening night reception attended by local art aficionados as well as representatives of local business and government.

Fall Kismet Exhibit

The Maritime Garage Gallery is part of the Norwalk Parking Authority’s Art in Parking Places initiative, an effort to support art in public spaces making Norwalk a more vibrant destination.

For more information, contact maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org.

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36th Faber Birren Color Award Show – Call for Artists

Stamford Art Association announces a call for artists for the 36th Faber Birren Color Award Show.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 24 Jul 2016

Awards are given for the best use of color in the following categories: painting, mixed media, sculpture, photography, drawing, and printmaking.

Over $1,500 in awards.

The juror is Michele Wijegoonaratna, PhD., Modern & Contemporary Art Department Research Associate, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

The 36th Faber Birren Color Award Show exhibition dates are September 25 through October  27, 2016 at SAA Townhouse Gallery, Stamford, CT.

The Stamford Art Association has had this color award show for 36 years to honor Faber Birren, renowned color consultant and theorist, and former Stamford resident.

For more information, contact stamfordartassn@optonline.net.

36th Faber Birren Color Award Show

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Aqua Exhibit – 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 at the Maritime Gallery, Aqua Exhibit, that will run from April 13 through July 8, 2016.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 25 Mar 2016

The exhibit, Aqua, will represent art that uses water as an inspiration.  With the 71% of the earth’s surface covered with water, we are constantly reminded of the beauty, the magic, the strength, and the importance of this substance. It is powerful yet fragile, peaceful yet tremendous, abundant yet scarce.

Chosen artists will have their art on display in a separate gallery in a busy parking garage in the downtown area that has more than 1,500 people going in and out of it daily.

Aqua Exhibit

The Maritime Garage Gallery is part of the Norwalk Parking Authority’s Art in Parking Places initiative which seeks to support art in public spaces making Norwalk a more vibrant destination. The gallery is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org.

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CT+6 – Call for Artists

West Hartford Art League announces a call for artists for CT+6, a furied exhibit open to artists residing in New England plus New York.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 4 Apr 2016

  • Best of Show: $1,000 cash prize plus a one person exhibit.
  • Second place $500 cash prize.
  • Numerous other awards.

This is the ninth annual CT+6 exhibit that showcases the best artists in new England and New York. The West Hartford Art League was founded in 1934 and has two galleries which show work on a monthly basis.

For more information, contact director@whal.org.

CT+6

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