Art Centro (Mid-Hudson Heritage Center)
There are presently no open calls for submissions.
All US Northeast-based artists are invited to submit ceramic sculpture to the 4th annual Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition. Call for entries will be open between May 1 and August 1, 2017. Works will be selected by this year’s juror, ceramic artist and editor of Studio Potter journal, Elenor Wilson.
Application fee: $30 for 4 images of up to 2 pieces. This could be four images of one piece, or a full image and detail shot of two different pieces.
Delivery/ shipment and insurance of artworks in
transit are the sole responsibility of the artist. Adequate packaging and
return postage are required for any shipped works.
Qualifications: Artists must be living, working, or studying in the Northeast United States. Works should have been made within the last five years. Mixed-media works may be accepted, but the primary media must be clay. Works may be no larger than 36 inches in any dimension. Work meant to hang on a wall must be ready to hang. A 25% sales commission will go to Art Centro for the sale of any work.
Sponsored Awards will be presented at the Opening Reception on October 7th.
About our Juror: Elenor Wilson is a studio artist and editor of Studio Potter journal living and working in Northampton, Massachusetts. She holds a BFA from Southeast Missouri State University and a MFA from State University of New York at New Paltz. She was an assistant of potter John Glick and has been a resident artist at several national and international centers including Anderson Ranch, Colorado, Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei, and the Arctic Clay Center, Posio, Finland.
Submission Deadline: 08/1/2017
Notification of acceptance: 09/01/2017
Delivery of Work: 09/22 through 09/29/2017
Exhibit Dates: 10/05 through 10/29/2017
Opening Reception: 10/7/2017 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Pick up Work: 11/01 through 11/05/2017
Return of Work by Shipping: 11/08/2017
Art Centro is a community arts space located at 485 Main Street, in the Middle Main neighborhood of downtown Poughkeepsie. Operated by The Mid-Hudson Heritage Center, we offer ceramics classes, private art studios, and a gallery space. We host lectures, workshops, exhibitions, and community meetings.
Our mission is to enrich downtown Poughkeepsie through the arts, and to be a part of a supportive community for our local artists by offering affordable classes, studio time, and facilities.
Contact us through our website or call 845-454-4525 for any questions.