Competitions & Contests

Members Exhibit 2024

Entry Dates 2024-08-05T23:59:00+00:00 - 2024-06-03T10:00:00+00:00 13 Days Left

Description

Call to Artists

Members Exhibition 2024

Dates: September 12-November 1, 2024

The Mosesian Center for the Arts invites member artists to submit original two and three-dimensional work to our upcoming 2024 Members Exhibition. Each member is guaranteed at least one piece in the show. Additional pieces will be included pending available space and jury outcomes.

This show is open exclusively to members of the Mosesian Center for the Arts. Members are all individuals who have donated $50 or more in the past year.
Not a member? Become one now. Annual membership begins at only $50. https://www.mosesianarts.org/membership
Renew your membership here: Membership | Mosesian Center for the Arts (mosesianarts.org)
Questions about your annual membership? Please email development@mosesianrts.org.

Important Dates:
Submission Deadline: August 5Selection Notification: August 12Art Dropoff: Wednesday, September 4, 10:30 AM–3:00 PM and Saturday, September 7, 10:00 AM–12:00 PM.*Shipped work arriving by September 6Show Opens: September 12Public Opening Reception: Thursday, September 12, 5:30–7:30 PM Show Closes: November 1Work Pickup: Saturday, November 2, 10:00 AM–12:00 PM and Tuesday, November 5, 10:30 AM–3:00 PM

*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. All artists must have an active membership to be considered for this exhibition.

About Mosesian Arts:

The Mosesian Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary arts venue in Watertown, Massachusetts. The 30,000 square foot center, located within a former U.S. Army arsenal, houses a 339-seat main stage theater, a 100-seat black box theater, exhibition galleries, classrooms, and rehearsal studios. Mosesian Arts is located six miles from downtown Boston, borders the Charles River and Brighton, and is easily accessible from surrounding suburbs and Metro West. Programs include professional theater and musical performances, gallery exhibitions, literary and art discussions, and performing and visual arts classes and workshops for all ages.

Eligibility:

All MCA member artists regardless of location are welcome to apply, including international artists. If you are not currently a member, you can become one now. Local artists may drop their work off on Wednesday, September 4, 10:30 AM–3:00 PM and Saturday, September 7, 10:00 AM– 12:00 PM.

Non-local artists work must be received at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472 c/o exhibitions by September 6, 2024. Non-local artists are responsible for shipping costs both to and from the MCA and are responsible for insuring their work while in transit. If shipping works, 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.

Additional guidelines: 

Any work accepted for exhibition may not be removed or exchanged during the duration of the exhibition.
Work must be framed and ready to hang with wires and screws. Saw tooth hangers and sandwich frames may not be used.
Works on paper and smearable mediums such as charcoal and pastels must be protected under glass or acrylic.
For framed artwork larger than 24” on the longest side, glass may not be used. Instead, artists must use Plexiglas or comparable acrylic glass.
If used, mats must be white, off white, gray, or other neutral tones. Frames should be neutral colors (white, black, silver, wood).
Unframed stretched canvases must have the sides painted or otherwise finished to be integral to the work and must be dry.

Submission Fee:$10 per submission. Limit 5 submissions per artist. Artwork must be submitted online here at: https://mca-members2024.artcall.org To submit work, click the register or login buttons at the top of this page. There's an Application Process Tutorial if you'd like more info on the submission process.

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. 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.
The Mosesian Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Featured image: Susan Plant, Botanicals 3.0