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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.

Click here for the application / registration

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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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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37th Faber Birren Color Show – Call For Artists

37th Faber Birren Color Show – Call For Artists

Stamford Art Association announces a call for artists for the 37th Faber Birren Color Show.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 23 Jul 2017

In 1980, Faber Birren, world renowned color consultant and author of twenty-seven 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, encouraging artists in all media. This competition is the only artistic event devoted exclusively to the use of color. This year the Stamford Art Association celebrates its 37th 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.

 

37th Faber Birren Color Show prizes are funded by an original endowment and usually exceed $2,000. This exhibit encourages artists to concentrate only on color. The exhibit attracts over 1,000 visitors and is an extraordinary way to have artwork displayed. It is an international show that allows artists to be judged by a juror with major NYC gallery and museum experience. This is an opportunity to put your art on the wall with artists who have work displayed across the US and in museums. Where else can you show your best colors? This yearly exhibit provides great exposure to artists in an geographical area that has many art collectors.

About Stamford Art Association

Stamford Art Association is the only art organization that offers a juried exhibit where the theme is color only. It honors Faber Birren, a Stamford resident, who was one of the foremost color theorists of his time. His works are part of Yale’s Beineke Rare Books Library. 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. It curates the four exhibits at the gallery at the Ferguson Library in Stamford.

For more information, contact christine_ranhosky@yahoo.com.

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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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