Deadline: Aug. 6, 2017 – The really Affordable Art $how – Call for Entries

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) is excited to announce our third annual really Affordable Art $how, a national juried show opening September 23, 2017.

This is a selling show with art priced for anyone and everyone. Thousands of NY art lovers and collectors will see your work up close and personal. It is time to expand your collector base in NYC. To make it easy for new collectors, all work submitted must be for sale at $499 or less. You will get 75% of the selling price.

JUROR: Laura Phipps, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC.

GALLERY SPACE:  Ours is a truly unique gallery – a massive Civil War-era warehouse on the Red Hook waterfront in Brooklyn, NY. Its enormous space allows us to present the 100+ pieces selected by Laura Phipps as well as the bonus pieces selected by the artists. We will be using 8,000 square feet for this show. As well as looking for skill in the use of a variety of materials, we look for how well that medium relates to the concept or movement, and how fully the artist’s intention or concept is presented and realized. The juror’s awards will reflect that artistic judgment.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Submission Deadline: The Early Bird deadline is July 14 and Final Application Deadline is August 6, 2017.
Gallery Exhibition Dates: September 23 – October 15, 2017 weekends 1-6 P.M.
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: September 23, 2017 from 1-6 P.M.

$2050 in Cash Awards and Purchase Prizes
BEST of SHOW GOLD: $1000 Purchase Prize The work selected as ‘Best of Show’ will be purchased by BWAC for $1000 and added to Laura Phipps’ personal collection.
BEST of SHOW SILVER: $250
CERTIFICATES of RECOGNITION: $800 $100 each for eight winners.

ELIGIBILITY: This call for submission is open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES: Only original works may be submitted. Submissions are on-line only; see full prospectus.
Early Bird Submissions (through midnight, July 14, 2017):  $45 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.
Submissions between July 15 and midnight August 6, 2017:  $65 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.

PROSPECTUS:  http://bwac.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/rAAS-Prospectus-6-9-17.pdf 

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to help@affordableartshow.info

 

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