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Paperworks 2022 (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

Paperworks 2022 (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] b.j. spoke gallery announces a call for artists for Paperworks 2022, an international juried competition for artists using paper as their primary substrate or the subject of a video. All entries to the Paperworks 2022 competition must be the original work of the artist. Accepted media includes works made on, with, or about, paper. For example, cut paper, folded paper, woven paper, glued paper, drawings, paintings, pastels, printmaking, photographs, paper sculpture, digital art, bound books, collage, mixed media, video, and installation.

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Enter by: 31 May 2022 (Deadline Extended)

The juror is Kiko Aebi, a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. In this role, she has provided exhibition and acquisition support on various projects. Most recently, she worked with Senior Curator Jodi Hauptman and Associate Curator Samantha Friedman on Cézanne Drawing (2021) and contributed texts to the associated exhibition catalogue. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Research Grant and holds an M.A. in Contemporary Art History from Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and a B.A. in Art History and Environmental Studies from Amherst College.

Selected artists will have up to six pieces included in a one month, online exhibition on b.j. spoke gallery’s website and promoted on b.j spoke gallery’s social media accounts from August 1-31, 2022. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place artists. The gallery will host virtually an opening reception Saturday, August 13th at 7:00 pm on Zoom.

b.j. spoke gallery has a 45 year history and strong contact list. The gallery has over 20 years’ experience in producing national and international juried shows. Contacts include art collectors, interior designers, art educators, and arts councils.

About b.j. spoke gallery

b.j. spoke gallery was founded with the belief that a partnership between artist and public is an essential relationship. The gallery provides opportunities for artists to experience responses to their work and the public to increase its aesthetic awareness in deciphering the artist’s intent through contemplation and dialogue.

b.j. spoke gallery offers solo exhibits of members’ work, yearly invitational shows, two national juried art competitions, artist talks, the Artist’s Circle (open to all artists, gallery membership not required), workshops, live theater, and poetry readings.

In an effort to bring the under-served artist to the attention of the Long Island community, the gallery maintains an outreach program to individuals such as young emerging artists. Use of gallery space is extended for benefits, lectures, readings, and exhibits by not-for-profit groups whose mission reflects the objectives of the gallery.

For more information, contact manager@bjspokegallery.org.

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EXPO 41 (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

EXPO 41 (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] bj spoke gallery announces a call for artists for EXPO 41, an international fine art competition open to artists who live in the United States and abroad.

The Juror is Sewon Kang, currently Archivist at the Easton/Bourgeois Archive in NYC and formerly Curatorial Assistant at MOMA.

 

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Deadline: 22 Nov 2021

Each submission entitles the artist to enter up to 6 works and/or 2 videos. Artists will be juried on the body of work submitted. This exhibition will be an eclectic show. The juror will be selecting from a wide range of styles and media.

The selected winning artists’ works for EXPO 41 will be on exhibition on the bj spoke gallery website from March 1 to March 22, 2022. There will be a Zoom reception for the winning artists and their guests on March 5, 2022. The online show will be widely promoted on the gallery’s website and social media. There will be small cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

About bj spoke gallery

The bj spoke gallery is a cooperative gallery that has existed for over 40 years and is located in the upscale town of Huntington, New York.  The gallery has artists who work in a wide range of styles and media including painting, sculpture, and photography. Artists come from all over the area and are selected based on the quality of their work. The gallery has been a strong presence in the community for many years and has held poetry readings and singer-songwriter performances in the evenings. They do outreach to organizations supporting people with special needs or housing insecurity.

For more information, contact cindyspoke@gmail.com.

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Focus 2018 – Call For Artists

Focus 2018 – Call For Artists

b.j. spoke gallery announces a call for artists for Focus 2018, a national, fine art photography competition juried by Kelly Sidley, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, NY.

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Deadline: 30 Apr 2018

Entry Fee: $35 for up to 6 images/works, all of which could be selected for exhibition. Artists will be judged on their body of work. Open to U.S. residents 18 years of age or older.

Focus 2018 Juror: Kelly Sidley, Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Modern Art, NY. Ms. Sidley was a Lecturer (2007-2015) in MoMA’s Education Department and contributed to many exhibitions including Out of Time: Contemporary Art from the Collection (2006-2007); Comic Abstraction: Image-Breaking, Image-Making (2007); Aernout Mik (2009); Inbox: Hans-Peter Feldmann (2017); and Louise Lawler: Why Pictures Now (2017).

Selected artists will have up to six pieces included in a one month exhibition at the b.j. spoke gallery in Huntington, NY from August 1-26, 2018. b.j. spoke gallery will host and promote an opening reception on August 4th 6-9pm for exhibiting artists and guests. Winners posted on b.j. spoke website with featured works and artists statement, in social media, and local press.

About b.j. spoke gallery

b.j. spoke gallery is an artist owned and run cooperative art gallery and non profit 501(c)(3) organization, in Huntington, NY. They exhibit the work of members 10 to 12 months yearly. Members embrace many media, styles, and expression. They not only bring art to b.j. spoke gallery, but also share their expertise and talents in successfully managing the gallery. Members’ dedication to the arts and b.j. spoke gallery has enabled the gallery to hang one show per month, run two juried competitions per year, and have an open submissions event for our community, as well as host poetry nights, charity events, artist talks, and a bi-monthly artist circle discussion group. Perhaps most important, the gallery provides a space for the community. Members talk about art and the ideas that keep them painting, sculpting, moving, and changing.

For more information, contact manager@bjspokegallery.com.

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