Saturday, January 8, 2011

Upcoming Opportunities

The opening reception last night was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who came out despite the swirling snow and slushy roads! The installation of Nicole M. Gibbs is a sight to see, so if you did not make it out, please swing by today (Saturday) the gallery will be open from 2 - 7pm.

We are happy to announce a CALL FOR ENTRIES for our upcoming show.
The exhibition is a group show called: Conversely. February 4 – 26, 2011

Submissions should reflect how we interact, correspond, and engage with others. Ideally, the work should speak to how two people might connect or demonstrate a lack of connection. This exhibition is exploring concepts of reciprocation and exchange. A second component of the exhibition is a participatory element in which the CAC will accept letters with instructions for the guests to perform in the space from individuals from across the country. These performances will ensue at the opening reception on Friday, February 4, 2011, from 6 – 9 pm.
The CAC is accepting submissions in all mediums, however is currently limited in the ability to project. Applicants must provide their own equipment for displaying video or projection. Accepted entries must be ready to hang when dropped off at the center (see dates below).
There is an entry fee of $5 per 3 submissions (can be paid with PayPal
: see below).

Deadline for Digital Submissions: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Extended: Jan 28 (noon)
at midnight
Notification of Acceptance: Saturday, January 29
Drop-off of Work: Sunday, January 30, noon until 4pm
Tuesday, February 1, 2pm until 6pm.
Send submissions to:
Digital submissions should be no larger than 1MB each. If submitting a video, please send link to an online source. All work must be original.
Include: Name, Contact Info, Titles, Sizes of Work, Medium & Date. Also, submit a brief artist statement.

The City Art Center is also Accepting Exhibition Proposals. These will be reviewed in the next month for upcoming shows starting in March 2011.
For Proposals, Include:
Name & Contact information
Description of Proposed Show (Lists artists, describe the type of work, medium, theme, concept, etc)
Include 8 -10 digital images of examples of work (please send in jpeg format sized under 1MB each or video link to online site)
Brief artist statement(s)
Brief Bio's, websites, and CV's are helpful
There is a $5 proposal fee per submission (Payable via PayPal: see below)

All proposals will be reviewed by our exhibitions committee.

It is our goal to provide quality, thought-provoking, inspiring, and engaging exhibitions for the community, while representing and supporting emerging and professional artists from the entire spectrum of artistry. We are interested in expanding the boundaries of creativity, stretching the expectations of the arts, and enabling new perspectives and dialogue.

Please contact Jessi Walker - with questions.

The City Art Center is a non-profit art space and is a project of the American Artworks Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Use PayPal button below to pay entry or proposal fee.
You may also drop off the fee in person at the CAC or mail check/money order to:

Attn: Exhibits
City Art Center
22 E. Winter Street
Delaware, OH 43015

Make sure to indicate contact person and if applicable, the title, for the entry fee. Thank you.

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