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1. OPPOSITES – A National Juried Exhibition 

 

 

Juror’s Decision

Thank you to all artists that submitted work for consideration.  Find the juror’s results here:

https://attleboroartsmuseum.org/opposites-view-artist-call/

 
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2019 Attleboro Arts Museum’s National Juried Exhibition

OPPOSITES

Open to all mediums, sizes and interpretations.
 
 
OPPOSITES Call for Artists: 

Open to all mediums, sizes and interpretations of OPPOSITES. The Attleboro Arts Museum asks, “What’s the difference?”  A call for artists to explore opposition in personalities, nature, qualities, direction, result, or significance.  Six prizes of $100 each will be awarded.

  • Entry Guidelines: Each artist may submit up to two different entries of original artwork (we cannot accept giclée reproductions). All mediums and  interpretations of OPPOSITES from US artists will be juried. There is no size limit, however all entries (both 2D & 3D) cannot weigh over 100 lbs each. Work must not have been previously exhibited at the Attleboro Arts Museum.
  • Specifications: Each artist may submit a maximum of two different entries. Artists can submit 2D, 3D, installation, audio or video work. If selected, all technology for video or audio pieces must be supplied by the artist. Each file must be named with the title of the piece and the artist’s last name (example: SavorySweet_Jones.jpg).
  • Entry fees: $18 covers payment for up to two entries for Museum members; $25 covers up to two entries for non-members. You can join as a member when you pay for your submission(s).  All fees are non-refundable.
  • Entry Deadline: Tuesday, April 23rd at 11:59 PM, Mountain Time (MT). Entries that are emailed or hand-delivered will not be accepted.
  • Notification of Decision: All artists will receive notification of the juror’s decision sent to the email address that they have provided by Tuesday, May 14th at 7 PM, MT. Additionally, all accepted works will be posted on www.attleboroartsmuseum.org.  All artists are expected to check the in-box of the email that they provided and/or the Museum’s website listing for notification of the juror’s decision. Please no inquiries.

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IF YOUR ARTWORK IS ACCEPTED:
(All artists submitting work should familiarize themselves with the guidelines and dates listed below. There are no exceptions to these requirements. Thank you for your cooperation).  

  • 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 15th and June 1st, from 10 AM – 3 PM, EST.  We’re closed Sundays & Mondays, and Saturday, May 25th. We cannot accept your artwork before May 15th or after June 1st. Accepted work can be either hand-delivered or shipped to the Attleboro Arts Museum.

– Installation artwork must be delivered within the timeframe listed above

– Artists with installations that require their assembly are asked to return to the Museum at time that is agreed upon with Museum staff

– Artists are asked to provide all installation hardware and necessary equipment

  • You can arrange to send a representative to deliver and/or pick up your artwork for you. The Attleboro Arts Museum 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.  Please make note of the exhibition dates.
  • Wet paint will not be accepted.
  • 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). Download an OPPOSITES Loan Agreement and OPPOSITES Delivery Checklist  and submit with your accepted artwork.
  • Artists are responsible for all payments associated with the shipping of their work.  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 on the outside of your package, 5) A completed OPPOSITES Loan Agreement and OPPOSITES Delivery Checklist 
  • Send to: Attleboro Arts Museum, OPPOSITES, 86 Park St., Attleboro, MA, 02703.  Fees are non-refundable. Checks payable to Attleboro Arts Museum.

 

  • 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 website Exhibitions & Events/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 will be returned COD.
  • 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.
  • Insurance: The Attleboro Arts Museum 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 17th at 3 PM EST, will not be insured.
  • In-person Pick-up of Exhibited Work: July 13th, July 16th and 17th; 10 AM – 3 PM, EST. Work left beyond July 17th at 3 PM, EST will be charged $5 per day per piece, payable at late pickup.
  • Return of Work–Shipped by the Museum: All work will be packed and shipped by July 19th. You must enclose pre-paid shipping labels for the return of your work (that also covers the shipping vendor’s pick-up fee) 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.

 

 

 

 

Image: Brian McClear

 

 



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