The Galleries at Rocky Neck
Cultural Center Gallery
6 Wonson Street, Gloucester MA 01930
Rocky Neck Artist Collective
53 Rocky Neck Avenue, Gloucester MA 02930
Call for Entries
Submissions Now Open for
Where Inspiration & Imagination Converge
The Rocky Neck Art Colony invites New England artists in all 2D and 3D media to submit work for the Perfect Storm. Varied and diverse interpretations of this title are encouraged. The show will be held at the Rocky Neck Art Colony Cultural Center at 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester, MA 01930.
Exhibition Dates: February 5-March 1, 2015
The Call: From the wildest expressions of perfection to the calmest representations of a storm, the Rocky Neck Art Colony (RNAC) seeks work that openly interprets the concept of Perfect Storm. The viewer should be provoked and challenged by the abstract, representational or expressionistic possibilities.
Juror: Leonie Bradbury, Director and Curator of Monserrat College of Art, Galleries. Leonie Bradbury curates contemporary art exhibitions that feature a range of artists of national and international note. She has received two curatorial awards from the Association of International Art Critics. She is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Art Theory and Aesthetics at IDSVA. Originally from The Netherlands, Bradbury graduated Summa cum Laude with a B.A .in Art History from the University of Minnesota in 1998. Followed by a M.A. in the History of Art specializing in 20th century Art Theory and Criticism from Boston University in 2001.
Eligibility: Open to all artists 18 years and older living and working in New England.
- Work submitted must have been created within the past three years,
- Artwork shown at any other Cape Ann venue will not be considered.
- All 2D and 3D media will be considered. No video or installations.
- All art must be original. No reproductions. Accepted work must be delivered by hand, no shipping please.
• Enter using the RNAC online entry system only
• Submissions open on December 3, 2014
• To submit go to https://client.smarterentry.com/RNAC between December 3, 2014 and
January 9, 2015
• Submission Deadline: Friday, January 9, 2015 by 11:59pm
Entry Fee: $35 for non-members, $20 for RNAC members for up to 3 works submitted, and $5 for each additional work for up to 5 pieces total (non-refundable). Jury fees must be paid online at the time of submissions. Please make sure you have a credit card or a PayPal account to make your payment.
There is a 40% commission on sales, and 25% for RNAC members. Artists must be members when entering to be eligible for the member commission rate. To join the Rocky Neck Art Colony go to http://rockyneckartcolony.org/join.php.
Notification: Names of selected artists will be posted on the RNAC website (www.rockyneckartcolony.org) by 5pm on January 17, 2015.
Images: You will need good quality photos of your work in JPEG format, sized no greater than 2 MB, maximum 1200 pixels for the longest dimension. Each image must be labeled with the following information: last name, first name initial, title, medium.jpg.
Size Requirements: Submitted 2-D work may not exceed 48 inches in width and 60 inches in height, including the frame. 3-D work must fit on a 16x16 inch pedestal top. 3-D artists should be prepared to supply pedestals if needed. Accepted work must be suitably framed and wired for hanging; no saw-tooth or sandwich frames allowed.
- Deliver: TUE Feb 2, 10am – 2pm or 5-7pm to The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck,
6 Wonson Street, Gloucester, MA.
- Pick-up unsold work: SUN, March 1, 6-7pm or Mon, April 1, 11am–1pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, Feb 7, 2014, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Hours: The RNAC Cultural Center is open Thursday–Sunday, 12:00 – 4:00pm or by appointment.
Please send any questions about this call to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the gallery at the Cultural Center or to join the RNAC see www.rockyneckartcolony.org.