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Connectivity

A National Juried Exhibition

In-gallery Exhibition: June 15th–July 13th, 2022*

In-person Opening Awards Reception: Saturday, June 18th, 2pm – 4pm*

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Download a list of accepted pieces selected by juror Craig Bloodgood:

Connectivity – Accepted Artwork

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ARTISTS: IF YOUR ARTWORK HAS BEEN ACCEPTED READ BELOW

Delivery of All Accepted Work

  • To properly record and install all accepted pieces, all work (and detailed hanging instructions, if applicable) must be delivered between May 20th and June 4th, from 10 AM – 3 PM, EST.  We’re closed Sundays & Mondays, and Saturday, May 28th. We will not accept your artwork before May 20th or after June 4th. 
  • Accepted work can be either hand-delivered or shipped to the AAM.
  • You can arrange to send a representative to deliver and/or pick up your artwork for you. The AAM is not responsible for making these arrangements for exhibiting artists. 
  • Once artwork is delivered it cannot, for any reason, leave the gallery until the exhibition concludes.
  • Wet paint or unfinished work will not be accepted.
  • Installations that require complex assembly by the artist must be scheduled in advance of delivery. The accepted installation artwork must first be delivered to the Museum and then the assembly by the artist will be scheduled for a separate time. The artist is responsible for all travel, shipping, materials and labor.
  • Mark all accepted artwork with the artist’s name, address, city/state/zip, phone, email, title of piece, dimensions (w x h x d), weight (no more than 100 lbs) and sale price (if applicable). Please indicate the top of the piece for proper installation.
  • Download and complete:

Connectivity Loan Agreement FOR ALL ARTISTS WITH ACCEPTED WORK: Loan agreement – Connectivity 

Delivery Checklist FOR SHIPPED ARTWORK: Delivery CHECKLIST – Connectivity

  • Artists are responsible for all fees associated with the shipping of their work. FedEx is the AAM’s preferred shipping vendor.
  • All shipped work must include:
    • 1) $10 handling fee – per piece
    • 2) Pre-paid return shipping label
    • 3) Payment of shipping vendor’s pick-up fee
    • 4) A photo of your art taped to the outside of package
    • 5) A completed Loan Agreement & Delivery Checklist
  • Send to: Attleboro Arts Museum, Connectivity, 86 Park Street, Attleboro, MA, 02703.
  • Fees are non-refundable.
  • Checks payable to Attleboro Arts Museum.

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Presentation

  • All accepted work must be framed, gallery-wrapped or finished on the edges and ready to hang at delivery with a sturdy wire hanging system. See the Museum’s Framing Guidelines for details.
  • We recommend neutral frames and white or off-white mats.
  • Any pieces that do not match the juror’s decision, or are not the piece that was accepted, will not be installed and be returned COD.

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Sales

  • All art sales are subject to the Museum’s commission of 30% for Museum members, 40% for non-members. Work does not need to be for sale. 
  • To become a member: click here

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Insurance

  • The AAM will insure all work from the date of arrival at the Museum through the stated pick-up dates. The maximum insurance amount covers up to an artist’s value of $2000, with a $500 deductible payable by the artist.
  • The Museum is not responsible for loss or damage in shipping, or for insuring art during shipping.
  • Art left beyond the final pick-up date of July 16th at 3 PM EST, will not be insured.

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In-person Pick-up of Exhibited Work

  • In-person Pick-up takes place on July 14th, 15th & 16th; 10 AM – 3 PM, EST.
  • Work left past July 16th at 3 PM, EST will be charged $5 per day per piece at late pickup.

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Return of Work–Shipped by the Museum

  • All work will be packed and shipped by July 19th, 2022.
  • You must enclose pre-paid shipping labels for the return of your work(the shipping vendor’s pick-up fee must be pre-paid as part of the return shipping label) and a $10 handling fee per piece.
  • Checks payable to Attleboro Arts Museum.  If you are within driving distance we would appreciate an in-person pick-up.

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* Exhibition and reception formats are subject to change due to health and safety mandates.

Call for artists dates, specifications & fees are non-negotiable.

Attleboro Arts Museum, 86 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703. Telephone: 508.222.2644 x13 (Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm.  Summer hours, 10am – 4pm)

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Juror Craig Bloodgood

Craig Bloodgood is the contemporary curator at the Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, Massachusetts (www.artcomplex.org).  Over the past 23 years he has worked on, created, designed or installed more than 175 exhibitions in all media. As an artist he has shown his own work in solo exhibitions at both the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts and the Newport Art Museum in Newport, Rhode Island, in addition to a number of group shows, including the DAA’s Winter Juried Show.

His work has appeared in The Boston GlobeWoodshop News and American Craft Magazine. He is a past recipient of the A.R.T (Artist Resource Trust) grant and a member of the Duxbury Cultural Council. Craig was the lone juror for the Provincetown Art Association and Museum’s 100th Anniversary Members Exhibition in 2014 and a juror for the Society of Arts and Crafts, Crafts Boston 2016. 

The Art Complex Museum

The Art Complex Museum houses the art collection of Carl A. and Edith Weyerhaeuser, and includes American paintings and prints, Shaker furniture, European and Asian art, and works on paper.

For more information, see the museum’s website at www.artcomplex.org, call 781-934-6634, or follow the Art Complex Museum on Facebook and Instagram.

 

 

Connectivity Image (top): Ben Ryterband

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