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Faber Birren Color Show (Stamford, CT) – Call For Artists

Faber Birren Color Show (Stamford, CT) – Call For Artists

[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] The Stamford Art Association announces a call for artists for the 42nd Annual National Faber Birren Color Show.

In 1980, Faber Birren, world renowned color consultant, author of 27 books on color, endowed the Faber Birren Color Award Exhibit with awards for original and creative expression of color. The Faber Birren Color Award Exhibit 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.

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Deadline extended: 6 November 2022

This year, the Stamford Art Association celebrates the 42nd year of the Faber Birren National Color Award Exhibit in person at The Townhouse Gallery in Stamford as well as online.

  • Receiving: December 2nd at 12 – 2 PM and December 3rd at 12 – 2 PM hand delivered
  • Reception: December 11th at 4 – 6 PM
  • Show dates: December 11 – January 19
  • Pickup: January 20th at 12 – 2 PM and January 21st at  12 – 2 PM

Prizes: Over $1200 in awards. First, 2nd, 3rd Prize, Honorary Mentions as per the juror. Winners will be asked to participate in a video presentation.

Juror: Laura G. Einstein, Manager of The Gallery at The Met Store, lecturer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and former Executive Director at Center for Contemporary Printmaking.

About Stamford Art Association

Established in 1971 in a circa 1874 historical townhouse, the Stamford Art Association (SAA) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization whose members include painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, and multimedia artists. They host international exhibits, the Faber Birren Color Award Show and a High School Student Show for Fairfield County students. All artists, not just members, are welcome to submit their work for exhibits. Annual competitions draw submissions from local, regional, and national artists. The Stamford Art Association is supported by grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, the City of Stamford, the Kuriansky Foundation, and generous donations from individual artists and friends.

Since its inception, the SAA continues to serve the community and has grown to include students from Fairfield County High Schools. The SAA gallery is used to exhibit local and national works, providing a richness that is reflected in the variety of mediums and backgrounds of the ever changing association. The gallery is open and free to the general public.

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