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Into the Void – Art Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

Into the Void – Art Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] Libertytown Arts Workshop announces a call for artists for Into the Void, a national juried exhibition.

Put your Trypophobia aside and show Libertytown Arts your perforated perfections, dotty dazzlements, and round openings. Into the Void is a show about holes and voids. The holes can be in things, dots, or openings. Show LibertyTown Arts what comes to your mind when you think of a void.

Click here for the application / registration

Enter by: 23 September 2022

All mediums welcome. All artists age 16 and older, working in any media may apply to this show. Work previously exhibited in LibertyTown’s gallery is not eligible. Work must be original and completed within the last five years.

About LibertyTown Arts Workshop

LibertyTown Arts Workshop is a 13,000 square foot art facility located in downtown, Fredericksburg, Virginia, located halfway between DC and Richmond and a tourist destination rich in history.

They are home to over 80 artists and feature a main gallery, working artists’ studios, and full spectrum of art classes offered to the public. Main gallery shows rotate monthly. This ensures that they are always presenting new items for local patrons to enjoy and experience. Artwork featured in shows are shown for viewing and sale on the LibertyTown website, Facebook, and Instagram.  LibertyTown participates in First Friday art receptions, which are well-attended events that happen monthly.

LibertyTown Arts are open seven days a week and evenings and get substantial visitors every day including local patrons and tourists visiting the city.

For more information, contact info@libertytownarts.com.

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Tell Me Your Secret – Art Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

Tell Me Your Secret – Art Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] Libertytown Arts Workshop announces a call for artists for Tell Me Your Secret, a national juried exhibition.

Secrets are everywhere. They can be harmless like a secret meadow in a forest, made with good intentions as not to hurt feelings, or deceitful and devastating. There is no end to what a secret can be and humans have always had them. Can you keep a secret? Is the best part telling?

In this exhibition, Libertytown Arts wants to see secrets. They promise not to tell. Visually interpret your secret, a secret place, or your ideas about secrecy.

Click here for the application / registration

Enter by: 19 August 2022

All mediums welcome for Tell Me Your Secret.

About LibertyTown Arts Workshop

LibertyTown Arts Workshop is a 13,000 square foot art facility located in downtown, Fredericksburg, Virginia, located halfway between DC and Richmond and a tourist destination rich in history.

They are home to over 80 artists and feature a main gallery, working artists’ studios, and full spectrum of art classes offered to the public. Main gallery shows rotate monthly. This ensures that they are always presenting new items for local patrons to enjoy and experience. Artwork featured in shows are shown for viewing and sale on the LibertyTown website, Facebook, and Instagram.  LibertyTown participates in First Friday art receptions, which are well-attended events that happen monthly.

LibertyTown Arts are open seven days a week and evenings and get substantial visitors every day including local patrons and tourists visiting the city.

For more information, contact info@LibertyTownArts.com.

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Put A Bird On It Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

Put A Bird On It Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] LibertyTown Arts Workshop announces a call for artists for Put A Bird On It, a national juried exhibition. This show is all about the flying, waddling ancestors of dinosaurs and all their glory. Send your finest work. Just make sure it is about, or contains, a bird. Any kind will do. All mediums welcome.

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Enter by: 18 Feb 2022

Ok. We give up. We love birds too. We love them on a boat, we love them near a moat, we love them near and far, but we do not like their poop on our car. – LibertyTown Arts Workshop

Application Fees

  • 1st piece (Non-member): $25
  • 1st piece (Member): $15
  • Each additional piece: $ 5

Work accepted into the show must be for sale. Applications must be submitted electronically; no physical pieces will be accepted at the gallery for jurying. Work that will be displayed must be ready to show, with no unfired media, no wet paint, or other unfinished surfaces. LibertyTown will provide pedestals and shelving as needed. LibertyTown reserves the right to reject works accepted by the juror due to content, space constraints, or inability to properly install the work.

Calendar

  • 2/20: Notifications sent via Submittable Only
  • 2/28: Accepted work due at LibertyTown by 8PM
  • 3/4: Opening reception, virtual tour at 1pm, and show opens at 5pm.
  • 3/27: Show closes, unsold work may be picked up/will be shipped back

Put A Bird On It Exhibition Awards

  • 1st Place: $300
  • 2nd Place: $200
  • 3rd Place: $100

LibertyTown keeps a commission of 40% on all show sales. Artists are responsible for any costs related to transporting accepted work to the gallery and transporting unsold work away at the end of the show. Artists applying to this show grant LibertyTown Arts Workshop unlimited non-exclusive right to use images of accepted work to promote the exhibit and the gallery.

You will be notified via Submittable if your work is accepted. Please make sure your email address is correct when you sign up and that you check the site on or around the notification date. Accepted work must arrive at LibertyTown by the stated due date. Artists are responsible for any costs related to transporting accepted work to the gallery and transporting unsold work away at the end of the show.

About LibertyTown Arts Workshop

LibertyTown Arts Workshop is the largest art center in Fredericksburg, Virginia. They are located in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, which provides a lot of foot traffic from visitors to the area and is conveniently located halfway between Washington, DC and Richmond, Virginia. LiberyTown has a full educational visual art class program and pottery studio where participants can work and take classes. They house and represent close to 80 local artists in almost all mediums.

LibertyTown holds monthly gallery shows. Juried shows offer cash prizes for applicants in the top three positions. LibertyTown promotes gallery shows through local media, on their website, and social media. They are open to the public Mondays through Saturdays at 10 am – 8 pm and Sundays at 10 am – 6 pm.

For more information, contact info@LibertyTownArts.com.

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6X6X6 Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

6X6X6 Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] LibertyTown Arts Workshop in Fredericksburg, VA, announces a call for artists for 6x6x6, an annual exhibit of artwork no larger than 6 inches in any direction including frame, if used. All artists age 14 and older, working in any media, may apply to this show. Work previously exhibited in LibertyTown’s gallery is not eligible. Work must be original and completed within the last three years.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 1 Nov 2021

A non-refundable entry fee of $6 must be paid for each submitted piece. Artists may submit unlimited pieces.

Work accepted into the 6x6x6 show must be for sale. Artwork must not exceed 6 inches in any direction. Work that will be displayed on a wall must be ready to hang, with no wet media, canvases must be wired, and staple-free edges. LibertyTown will provide pedestals when needed. LibertyTown reserves the right to reject works accepted by the juror due to content, space constraints, or inability to properly install the work. Artists are responsible for any costs related to transporting accepted work to the gallery and transporting unsold work away at the end of the show.

Calendar

  • Fri., Oct. 29 11AM-7PM Drop off work
  • Sat., Oct. 30 11AM-7PM Drop off work
  • Sun., Oct. 31 11AM-5PM Drop off work
  • Mon., Nov. 1 10AM-6PM Drop off work
  • Wed., Nov. 3 Artists will be notified by email of juror’s decisions
  • Fri., Nov. 5: Work that has not been accepted in the show must be picked up
  • Fri., Nov. 5: Opening reception
  • Sun/Mon, Nov. 28-29 Show closes, unsold work may be picked up

6x6x6 Awards

  • 1st Place: $106
  • 2nd Place: $76
  • 3rd Place: $56

LibertyTown’s website and social media gives artists a way to have their work viewed and sold. The website has a show blog post and shopping section for each show featuring each piece in the show for sale. The gallery owner hosts a Facebook Live event showing and talking about each piece in the show. LibertyTown keeps a commission of 20% on all show sales.

About LibertyTown Arts Workshop

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, established in 2004, is a 13,000 square foot visual arts center located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, half way between Richmond, Virginia, and Washington, DC. They have 30 plus art studios, over 80 local artists, a full pottery studio, and a gallery space. Every month, they rotate out the gallery space with a new show, which varies from invitational, regional, and national shows. They are a fully staffed center, open seven days a week to the public, and offer art in almost all mediums. LibertyTown resides in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, which puts them among historic venues, downtown eateries, and a thriving arts community with a lot of visitors.

For more information, contact info@libertytownarts.com.

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Fear Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

Fear Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] LibertyTown Arts Workshop in Fredericksburg, VA, announces a call for artists for Fear, a national juried exhibition. This is a show all about what goes bump in the night or sneaks up on us. It’s about how you feel with your toes on the edge of a cliff or when you see a creepy crawly on your bed. It can be anything that makes your palms sweat, your stomach turn, and your heart race. For the month of October, show what you fear.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 18 Sept 2021

Fear Application Fees

  • 1st piece (Non-member): $25
  • 1st piece (Member): $15
  • Each additional piece: $ 5

Up to three images may be submitted per piece if an additional detailed view or multiple perspectives are required to convey the piece. LibertyTown reserves the right to reject works accepted by the juror if the work differs significantly from the images provided.

All artists age 16 and older, working in any media, may apply to this show. Work previously exhibited in LibertyTown’s gallery is not eligible. Artwork must be original and not from kits. Work accepted into the show must be for sale. Applications must be submitted electronically; no physical pieces will be accepted at the gallery for jurying. Work that will be displayed must be ready to show, with no unfired media, no wet paint or other unfinished surfaces. LibertyTown will provide pedestals and shelving as needed. LibertyTown reserves the right to reject works accepted by the juror due to content, space constraints, or inability to properly install the work. Artists are responsible for any costs related to transporting accepted work to the gallery and transporting unsold work away at the end of the show.

Calendar

  • 9/18: Submissions due by 10PM Eastern Time
  • 9/20: Notifications sent via Submittable Only
  • 9/27: Accepted work due at LibertyTown by 8PM
  • 10/1: Opening reception
  • 10/31: Show closes, unsold work may be picked up/will be shipped back

Fear Awards

  • 1st Place: $300
  • 2nd Place: $200
  • 3rd Place: $100

LibertyTown’s website and social media gives artists a way to have their work viewed and sold. The website has a show blog post and shopping section for each show featuring each piece in the show for sale. The gallery owner hosts a Facebook Live event showing and talking about each piece in the show. LibertyTown keeps a commission of 40% on all show sales.

About LibertyTown Arts Workshop

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, established in 2004, is a 13,000 square foot visual arts center located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, half way between Richmond, Virginia, and Washington, DC. They have 30 plus art studios, over 80 local artists, a full pottery studio, and a gallery space. Every month, they rotate out the gallery space with a new show, which varies from invitational, regional, and national shows. They are a fully staffed center, open seven days a week to the public and offering art in almost all mediums. LibertyTown resides in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, which puts them among historic venues, downtown eateries, and a thriving arts community with a lot of visitors.

For more information, contact info@libertytownarts.com.

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The Cube Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

The Cube Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] LibertyTown Arts Workshop in Fredericksburg, VA, announces a call for artists for The Cube, a regional exhibition. LibertyTown wanted to try something a little bit different. They try to come up with concepts that can focus creative energy. This time they thought, what if they gave you all the same exact object and saw what you could do with it. Enter The Cube. The cube is a 4”x4” piece of wood, nothing more, nothing less.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 30 Aug 2021

Fees: A non-refundable material fee must be paid for each cube. Payment may be submitted electronically via the LibertyTown website or by check delivered to LibertyTown.

How do you get your hand on a cube? Follow these simple steps:

  1. Register to get a cube. You will pay a $10 material fee for the cube at registration, and be asked for your email and telephone. This is so LibertyTown can remind you to come and pick up your cube.
  2. Come to LibertyTown starting May 15th and pick up a wooden cube. LibertyTown might have a few extras, so if you fail to register ahead of time, call and check with they and they might be able to get you one. But please register. Please.
  3. Use that cube to make art. You can make the cube into the art, use it to make the art, draw the cube, and/or cut the cube up. LibertyTown has zero restrictions except mayhem and foolishness. Do not harm anyone with the cube or use it for nefarious means. LibertyTown has a particular set of skills. They will find out.
  4. Bring the art you made with the cube/cube made into art into the gallery starting August 27th (see below for a complete list of dates) along with a small explanation of your art. Something like “I burned the cube into charcoal and used it to draw a charcoal drawing.”
  5. Glory in your creativity. Attend the opening in person or virtually. Share the show on social media.

All artists age 16 and older, working in any media, may participate in this show. Work accepted into the show must be for sale. Applications and pieces must be physically submitted at the gallery for jurying. Work that will be displayed on a wall must be ready to hang, with no wet media, no sawtooth hangers, and staple-free edges. LibertyTown will provide pedestals when needed. LibertyTown reserves the right to reject works accepted by the juror due to content, space constraints, or inability to properly install the work. Artists are responsible for any costs related to transporting accepted work to the gallery and transporting unsold work away at the end of the show.

Calendar

  • 8/27 11am-7pm Submissions can be dropped off
  • 8/28 11am-7pm Submissions can be dropped off
  • 8/29 11am-5pm Submissions can be dropped off
  • 8/30 10am-6pm Submissions can be dropped off
  • 9/3 Opening reception
  • 9/26 Show closes, unsold work may be picked up

The Cube Awards

  • 1st Place: $ 200
  • 2nd Place: $ 100
  • 3rd Place: $ 75

LibertyTown’s website and social media gives artists a way to have their work viewed and sold. The website has a show blog post and shopping section for each show featuring each piece in the show for sale. The gallery owner hosts a Facebook Live event showing and talking about each piece in the show. LibertyTown keeps a commission of 40% on all show sales.

About LibertyTown Arts Workshop

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, established in 2004, is a 13,000 square foot visual arts center located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, half way between Richmond, Virginia, and Washington, DC. They have 30 plus art studios, over 80 local artists, a full pottery studio, and a gallery space. Every month, they rotate out the gallery space with a new show, which varies from invitational, regional, and national shows. They are a fully staffed center, open seven days a week to the public and offering art in almost all mediums. LibertyTown resides in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, which puts them among historic venues, downtown eateries, and a thriving arts community with a lot of visitors.

For more information, contact info@libertytownarts.com.

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Mugs Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

Mugs Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] LibertyTown Arts Workshop in Fredericksburg, VA, announces a call for artists for Mugs, a national juried exhibition. Mugs are a staple of any potter’s arsenal. We make them not just because they sell well, but because they are used well, too. Functional wares need not be void of beauty. In fact, it is quite the opposite. Beauty found or created in the form of an everyday object can be even more magical. It’s this extraordinary ordinary magic that LibertyTown wants to celebrate with this show. LibertyTown wants to see usable mugs and art made in the form of a mug.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 17 Jul 2021

Mugs Application Fees

  • 1st piece $ 5
  • Each additional piece: $ 2

Up to three images may be submitted per piece if an additional detailed view or multiple perspectives are required to convey the piece. LibertyTown reserves the right to reject works accepted by the juror if the work differs significantly from the images provided.

All artists age 16 and older, may apply to this show. All items submitted to the show must be made of clay (any cone temperature welcome) and must be able to hold water. Glazes must be food safe on any surface which is intended to come in contact with food or drink. Work previously exhibited in LibertyTown’s gallery is not eligible. Work must be original and not from kits. Cast mugs are welcome, so long as the mug mother mold is of your own design. Commercially designed underglaze transfers will be allowed, but must be noted. Artists are responsible for any costs related to transporting accepted work to the gallery and transporting unsold work away at the end of the show.

Work accepted into the show must be for sale. Applications must be submitted electronically; no physical pieces will be accepted at the gallery for jurying. Work that will be displayed must be ready to show, with no unfired media, no wet paint or other unfinished surfaces. LibertyTown will provide pedestals and shelving as needed. LibertyTown reserves the right to reject works accepted by the juror due to content, space constraints, or inability to properly install the work.

Calendar

  • 7/17: Submissions due by 10PM Eastern Time
  • 7/19: Notifications sent via Submittable Only
  • 8/3: Accepted work due at LibertyTown by 8PM
  • 8/6: Opening reception
  • 8/29: Show closes, unsold work may be picked up/will be shipped back

This show will be juried by Dan Finnegan. Dan has been a potter for over 40 years. He was trained at Winchcomb Pottery under Ray Finch in England and moved to the Fredericksburg region in 1980 to make pots. He has taught workshops and classes all over the country and in Europe and is a mug handle connoisseur. Dan has been shown in galleries all over the United States and Europe. His work is included in many private collections all over the world.

Mugs Awards

  • 1st Place: $200
  • 2nd Place: $100
  • 3rd Place: $50

LibertyTown’s website and social media gives artists a way to have their work viewed and sold. The website has a show blog post and shopping section for each show featuring each piece in the show for sale. The gallery owner hosts a Facebook Live event showing and talking about each piece in the show. LibertyTown keeps a commission of 20% on all show sales.

About LibertyTown Arts Workshop

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, established in 2004, is a 13,000 square foot visual arts center located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, half way between Richmond, Virginia, and Washington, DC. They have 30 plus art studios, over 80 local artists, a full pottery studio, and a gallery space. Every month, they rotate out the gallery space with a new show, which varies from invitational, regional, and national shows. They are a fully staffed center, open seven days a week to the public and offering art in almost all mediums. LibertyTown resides in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, which puts them among historic venues, downtown eateries, and a thriving arts community with a lot of visitors.

For more information, contact info@libertytownarts.com.

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Get Out(side) Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

Get Out(side) Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] LibertyTown Arts Workshop in Fredericksburg, VA, announces a call for artists for Get Out(side), a regional juried exhibition. As the weather warms, now is the perfect time to celebrate the joy of the outdoors in our little corner of the world. Fredericksburg, and Virginia as a whole, has extraordinary pockets of beauty to explore. LibertyTown wants to see the art inspired by your wanderings into nature in Virginia.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 28 Jun 2021

Get Out(side) Application Fees

  • 1st piece (Non-member): $25
  • 1st piece (Member): $15
  • Each additional piece: $ 5

All artists age 16 and older, working in any media, may apply to this show. Work previously exhibited in LibertyTown’s gallery is not eligible. Artwork must be original and not from kits.

Work accepted into the show must be for sale. Applications and pieces must be physically submitted at the gallery for jurying. Work that will be displayed on a wall must be ready to hang, with no wet media, no sawtooth hangers, and staple-free edges. LibertyTown will provide pedestals when needed. LibertyTown reserves the right to reject works accepted by the juror due to content, space constraints, or inability to properly install the work. Artists are responsible for any costs related to transporting accepted work to the gallery and transporting unsold work away at the end of the show.

Calendar

  • 6/25-6/28: Submissions can be dropped off for jurying starting 6/25 at
  • 6/29: Notifications of acceptance/decline sent via email
  • 6/29-7/1: Pick up of work not accepted
  • 7/2: Opening reception
  • 7/25: Show closes, unsold work may be picked up

Get Out(side) Awards

  • 1st Place: $300
  • 2nd Place: $200
  • 3rd Place: $100

LibertyTown’s website and social media gives artists a way to have their work viewed and sold. The website has a show blog post and shopping section for each show featuring each piece in the show for sale. The gallery owner hosts a Facebook Live event showing and talking about each piece in the show. LibertyTown keeps a commission of 40% on all show sales.

About LibertyTown Arts Workshop

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, established in 2004, is a 13,000 square foot visual arts center located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, half way between Richmond, Virginia, and Washington, DC. They have 30 plus art studios, over 80 local artists, a full pottery studio, and a gallery space. Every month, they rotate out the gallery space with a new show, which varies from invitational, regional, and national shows. They are a fully staffed center, open seven days a week to the public and offering art in almost all mediums. LibertyTown resides in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, which puts them among historic venues, downtown eateries, and a thriving arts community with a lot of visitors.

For more information, contact info@libertytownarts.com.

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Our Best Friends Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

Our Best Friends Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] LibertyTown Arts Workshop in Fredericksburg, VA, announces a call for artists for Our Best Friends. 2020, of all years, made our appreciation of our pets grow ever stronger. They were there to cuddle us when we were lonely, push us out the door for walks when we felt sluggish, and entertained us running around their cages and through our house chasing balls. They chase away our blues and malaise with their love of us.

LibertyTown Arts Workshop wants to see all of your best animal companions in this show, be they small as mouse or large as a horse.

 

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 31 May 2021

Our Best Friends Application Fees

  • 1st piece (Non-member): $25
  • 1st piece (Member): $15
  • Each additional piece: $ 5

All artists age 16 and older, working in any media, may apply to this show. Work previously exhibited in LibertyTown’s gallery is not eligible. Artwork must be original and not from kits.

Work accepted into the show must be for sale. Applications and pieces must be physically submitted at the gallery for jurying. Work that will be displayed on a wall must be ready to hang, with no wet media, no sawtooth hangers, and staple-free edges. LibertyTown will provide pedestals when needed. LibertyTown reserves the right to reject works accepted by the juror due to content, space constraints, or inability to properly install the work. Artists are responsible for any costs related to transporting accepted work to the gallery and transporting unsold work away at the end of the show.

Calendar

  • 5/28-5/31: Submissions can be dropped off for jurying starting 5/28
  • 6/1: Notifications of acceptance/decline sent via email
  • 6/1-6/3: Pick up of work not accepted
  • 6/4: Opening reception
  • 6/27: Show closes, unsold work may be picked up

Our Best Friends Awards

  • 1st Place: $300
  • 2nd Place: $200
  • 3rd Place: $100

LibertyTown’s website and social media gives artists a way to have their work viewed and sold. The website has a show blog post and shopping section for each show featuring each piece in the show for sale. The gallery owner hosts a Facebook Live event showing and talking about each piece in the show. LibertyTown keeps a commission of 40% on all show sales.

About LibertyTown Arts Workshop

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, established in 2004, is a 13,000 square foot visual arts center located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, half way between Richmond, Virginia, and Washington, DC. They have 30 plus art studios, over 80 local artists, a full pottery studio, and a gallery space. Every month, they rotate out the gallery space with a new show, which varies from invitational, regional, and national shows. They are a fully staffed center, open seven days a week to the public and offering art in almost all mediums. LibertyTown resides in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, which puts them among historic venues, downtown eateries, and a thriving arts community with a lot of visitors.

For more information, contact info@libertytownarts.com.

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