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MORE! Embracing Excess – Art Exhibition – Call For Artists

MORE! Embracing Excess – Art Exhibition – Call For Artists

[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center announces a call for artists to submit original artworks for MORE! Embracing Excess. This exhibition seeks to unravel the layers of complexity and indulgence found in the realm of maximalism, showcasing the beauty that emerges when more is truly more.

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Enter by: 14 April 2024

Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center aims to challenge traditional norms and push the boundaries of artistic expression by featuring a diverse array of artworks, installations, and designs that embody the extravagance, the lavishness, and the exuberance of maximalism. The exhibition will highlight bold colors, patterns, textures, intricate detail, and overwhelming visual richness.  Graphic designers who produce fabric and wallpaper are also encouraged to apply.

MORE! Embracing Excess – Artist Benefits

  • Have your artwork seen by a Juror from the Smithsonian Museum system. Shows are not juried blind.
  • Galleries are trafficked by roughly 7,000 visitors a month. Foot traffic is higher in the summer months during nice weather.
  • Artists receive complementary graphics. A virtual exhibition booklet is made for each exhibition.
  • Shipping scholarships are available.
  • Three artworks are chosen for a monetary prize in the form of a juror award.

About Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center

Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center is located in scenic Solomons, Maryland, where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay. The sculpture garden features a shady walking path that meanders through the woods past permanent and loaned sculpture, including over thirty works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. Artists in the collection include: Antonio Tobias Mendez, Barbara Hepworth, Cesar, Robert Engman, Jean Arp, Kenneth Snelson and Fransisco Zuniga. Young guests can frolic in the Fairy Lolly Creative Play Space and explore the many trails, including the Tree-mendous Trail.

The award-winning Arts Building includes rotating exhibition space, the Nature Nook, the artLAB Creative Reuse Studio, the Annmarie Gift Shop, and lovely wrap around patios. Annmarie presents a variety of popular annual festivals, rotating exhibitions, family activities, and creative public programs. The Studio School offers classes for all ages and abilities – from pottery to dance – taught by professional artists and arts educators.

For more information, contact exhibits@annmariegarden.org