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

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

[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] The Stamford Art Association announces a call for artists for the 43nd Annual National Faber Birren Color Award Exhibit. In 1980, Faber Birren, world renowned color consultant and author of 27 books on color, endowed the Faber Birren Color Award Exhibit with awards for original and creative expression of color. The exhibition has grown from regional to national in scope, and encourages artists in all media. To be held at The Townhouse Gallery in Stamford and online.

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Enter by: 23 September 2023

  • Artist Notification: September 30th
  • Receiving: October 13th at  12 – 2 PM. October 14th at 12 – 2 PM if hand delivered
  • Show dates: October 26 – December 15, 2023
  • Opening Reception: Thursday, October 26th at 5:30 – 7:30 PM
  • Closing Reception: Friday, December 15th at  5:30 – 7:30 PM
  • Pickup: December 15th at 7:30 – 8:30 PM and December 16th at 12 – 2 PM

Juror: Joseph Henry (Art History Ph.D. Candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center and Florence B. Selden Fellow at the Yale University Art Gallery)

Prizes: Over $1200 in awards including first, second, third, and honorable mention prizes. Winners will be asked to participate in a video presentation.

About Stamford Art Association

Established in 1971 by a group of 24 local artists in an 1874 historical townhouse, the Stamford Art Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 arts organization whose members include painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, and multimedia artists. The association is supported by grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Connecticut Humanities, the City of Stamford, the Kuriansky Foundation, and generous donations from individual artists and friends. Their mission is to provide art and education programs as well as a forum where emerging and professional artists can exhibit artwork and engage with other artists, community organizations, and the public.

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