Calls for Artists

 

Current Listings

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1. 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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EXHIBITING ARTISTS

  • 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): Bryony Bensly

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2. Members’ Exhibition

A popular and unique Attleboro Arts Museum member benefit is the opportunity to annually exhibit up to three original works of art in the Museum’s Ottmar Gallery during the organization’s Members’ Exhibition. In the spirit of the Museum’s tagline – Arts for Everyone – all work that fulfills the guidelines of this exhibition is accepted.

DELIVERY OF ARTWORK:

NOVEMBER 17TH, 18TH OR 19TH FROM 10AM – 4PM

EXHIBITION DATES: DECEMBER 10TH, 2022 – JANUARY 27TH, 2023

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Prospectus Highlights

(A FULL PROSPECTUS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN LATE SUMMER 2022)

To allow for the high volume of art in this exhibition we must limit the size that each submission occupies. Thank you for planning to deliver work that complies with these guidelines.

  • The entire measurement of each wall-mounted piece, from one outside edge of the frame to the other, cannot exceed 30”x 30”, or weigh more than 30 lbs. If you are submitting a diptych or triptych the entirety of the submission must not be larger than 30″ x 30″ (including the frames and space between the pieces – see below graphic).
  • Free standing sculpture must weigh under 100 lbs. with all sculptural components not exceeding a 36” x 36” space.
  • Wet paint will not be accepted.
  • Only work that has not yet appeared in the Attleboro Arts Museum, at any time, will be accepted.
  • All 2D or wall-mounted work must be firmly framed and ready to hang with sturdy framing wire before delivery to the Museum. No clips or saw tooth hangers. Gallery wrapped canvases will be accepted, but staples cannot be exposed. See Framing Guidelines for examples.
  • Film/video must be submitted with the technology needed to display the work. This includes screen, monitor, projector, DVD player, cables, etc.
  • Submissions must be from one artist – no collaborations.
  • Due to the high volume of art submitted for this exhibition, placement of all artwork will be determined by the exhibition’s curator. Requests for two or more works from an artist to be placed together or specific gallery locations for artwork will not be accepted. There are no exceptions. Please submit works that do not require special accommodations.
Framed artwork cannot be larger than 30″ x 30″ (including the frame).
Diptychs and triptychs cannot be larger than 30″ x 30″ (including the frames and space between the pieces).
All wall-mounted submissions, no matter the number of components, cannot exceed 30″ x 30″.

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