Competitions & Contests

We The People

Entry Dates 2019-10-01T23:59:00 - 2019-07-01T12:00:00 76 Days Left

Description

Call For Art: We The People
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The Mosesian Center for the Arts seeks artwork for its upcoming fall exhibition called We The People. Much like the Constitution that this preamble originates from, We The People aims to find unity in the commonalities between people and establish a narrative surrounding what it means to be an artist in America today. This phrase implies a shared understanding we all have that an inclusive embrace of our differences often makes a stronger bond between individuals and creates a more harmonious democracy of ideas and actions. 
 
The MCA seeks artwork in all forms and mediums that addresses concepts of personal identity, migration, national identity, heritage, and race. This exhibition will present the public with a dialogue surrounding the enduring relevance of the principles that guided the creation of the US Constitution and made America a nation of individuals seeking opportunity and change. 
 
Important Dates:
10/1/19: Call Deadline 
10/5/19: Announce Selected Artists 
11/9/19: Art Received By 
11/14/19: Exhibition Opens 
11/21/19: Opening Reception 
1/10/20: Close 
1/11/20: Art Pick Up
 
Please note that the Mosesian Center for the Arts reserves the right to make minor adjustments to the exhibition timeline. Artists will be notified of final dates in their acceptance letters. 
 
Eligibility: 
Artists regardless of location are welcome to apply, including international artists. Local artists will be provided drop off time and date details upon acceptance. Non-local selected artists work must be received at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472 c/o exhibitions by November 9, 2019. Non-local artists are responsible for shipping costs both to and from the MCA, unless other arrangements are made, and are responsible for insuring their work while in transit. If shipping work, each artist must provide a pre-paid, UPS or FedEx return shipping label including insurance. Please pack your work in sturdy reusable packaging. The Mosesian Center for the Arts carries appropriate insurance to cover all artwork in the show for the duration of the exhibition, including the time frame of drop-off, installation, de-installation and pick-up. 
 
Submission Fee: 
$10 per submission. Limit 5 submissions per artist. Artwork must be submitted online at: mca-wethepeople.artcall.org 
 
Accessibility: 
The MCA gallery spaces are fully accessible and we strive to make the exhibition submission process accessible to all artists as well. We encourage anyone to enter our open call exhibitions. If you need any additional information or accommodations in order to enter, please?email our Director of Exhibitions, Aneleise Ruggles at exhibits@mosesianarts.org or call 617-932-0100. 
 
Commission Structure: 
Artists receive 60% commission and The Mosesian Center for the Arts receives 40% for art sold during the exhibition. The Artist reserves all copyrights and reproduction rights on the artwork in the exhibition. The Mosesian Center for the Arts may duplicate and reproduce images of work for purposes of public relations and exhibition announcements directly related to the exhibition. 
  
About the Mosesian Center for the Arts: 
Located in just six miles from Downtown Boston, The Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts is a vibrant multi-disciplinary community arts venue located in Watertown, Massachusetts. This 30,000 sq. ft. former US Army arsenal is home to the 380-seat Main Stage Theater, a 100-seat Black Box theater, Exhibition Galleries, 2 Rehearsal Halls, Education Classrooms, and Resident Artist Studios. Offerings include visual and performing arts productions, classes, and workshops for all ages, literary/art discussions, and world-class theatrical and musical performances. The Center is home to the award-winning WCT - Watertown Children’s Theatre as well as New Repertory Theatre, Professional Theatre Company in residence. The Mosesian Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  

Learn more: mosesianarts.org 
 

 

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