Upcoming Exhibitions

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


Holiday Show

Call for Entries

Submissions Now Open for

Perfect Storm
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, 2015Description: APPLY ONLINE

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.
Artwork Requirements:

• 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.
Example: Smith_J_SunsetSymphony_acrylic.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.
Accepted Work

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 entry@rockyneckartcolony.org
For more information about the gallery at the Cultural Center or to join the RNAC see www.rockyneckartcolony.org.


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