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Gallery A3 -7th Annual Juried Show

Entry Dates 2022-07-01T23:59:00 - 2022-05-15T00:00:00 37 Days Left


Gallery A3 -7th Annual Juried ShowAfter a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus, Gallery A3 is excited to announce a CALL for ARTISTS for its Annual Juried Show, to be held August 5-27, 2022. The opening reception is on Thursday, August 4, from 5-8 pm and an Art Forum is scheduled for Thursday, August 18, at 7:30 pm. The juror for this year’s exhibition is Daniel Kojo Schrade, professor of art at Hampshire College, in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Gallery A3’s 7th Annual Juried Show offers local and regional artists an opportunity to exhibit their work in an active downtown gallery and, in turn, gives the community a chance to discover artists who may be living just across town or several towns (or states) distant.
A cooperative, contemporary fine arts gallery in downtown Amherst, Gallery A3 is located in the Cinema Complex.  Current members include painters, sculptors, photographers, printmakers, and mixed media artists. During its 20-year history, A3 has been home to over 60 artists, mounting monthly exhibits and offering cultural events and community collaborations. The Gallery’s opening receptions take place on the first Thursday of every month; Art Forums, free and open to the public, are scheduled on the third Thursday. 
Artists are invited to submit images May 15-July 1, $35 for three entries, $10 for each additional entry, up to a maximum of five. Art work must be no wider than 26 inches. Jury results will be posted online on July 15, and accepted art should be delivered to the gallery on Sunday, July 31, 3-7 pm or Monday, August 1, 10 am-noon.
Daniel Kojo Schrade, visual artist and professor of art at Hampshire College, studied art in Germany and Spain. His work includes repeated motifs such as the “Afronaut” figure and the cycle entitled “Brother Beethoven”. 
Schrade combines performance, installation, and abstract expressive painting strategies with textual elements and personal iconographies in his pieces. His paintings and installations have been presented internationally including the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Oaxaca (Mexico), Artist Alliance Accra (Ghana), Haus der Kunst Munich, Iwalewa Haus University Bayreuth (Germany), the Indonesian National Gallery (Jakarta), and the Museum of Modern Art Warsaw (Poland). Amongst others, he was invited to lecture about his work at Goldsmiths University London, Kwame Nkrumah University Ghana, Georgetown University Washington, DC, and the University of California Los Angeles. Daniel Kojo Schrade holds an M.F.A. from the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany. His work is represented in various international art collections. 

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