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Call for Artists! Worcester's Architectural Heritage

Fri Sep 25, 2020
Call for Artists! Worcester's Architectural Heritage

Time Fri Sep 25 2020 at 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

The Park View Room Worcester, 230 Park Avenue, Worcester, MA 01609, Worcester, United States

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Call for Artists Worcesters Architectural Heritage Call for Artists! Worcester's Architectural Heritage
Preservation Worcester Presents:
A Call to Artists:
Worcester's Architectural Heritage: Painted on Canvas, a juried exhibition.

Worcester's Architectural Heritage: Painted on Canvas is a juried exhibition of 25 paintings by 25 artists featuring historic architecture from the City of Worcester. This exhibit is intended to address the subject of preservation of our architectural heritage. Preservationists and art enthusiasts will enjoy artistic interpretations of the city's built landscape along with educational information about each structure.

GUIDELINES:

--- Preservation Worcester will provide each qualifying artist a high quality canvas from C.C. Lowell (Monet PRO 16x20" 1.5" 7oz Acrylic Primed Cotton Canvas)

--- Artists are asked to paint any example of Worcester Historic Architecture (Artists may use the canvas for acrylic, oil, montage, collage, etc.)

--- Artists may depict any building or house at least 50 years old that has a high degree of integrity, and must have some level of historic significance. Examples: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Worcester,_Massachusetts?fbclid=IwAR2t4YYQfTnc3BH69TGVY4zaXKERzsCD7wIJhIvnkhvDbSqdE7icU7pymJ0

--- The exhibition will be on view at The Park View Room beginning with an Opening Reception Friday, September 25.

--- A Closing Reception and Award Ceremony will be held at PopUp Worcester, Tuesday, November 24.

--- Artists will set the price of their work, there will be a 50% sales commission on sold artwork. Unsold artwork will be returned to the artist.

--- Limited to 25 participating artists

--- To be considered as a participating artist please email portfolios to bHVpcyAhIGZyYWlyZSB8IHByZXNlcnZhdGlvbndvcmNlc3RlciAhIG9yZw== by Friday, May 29. Portfolios may include web links, images and/or attachments of examples of your artwork, preferably with examples including architectural elements. Also please indicate the building you wish to paint.

--- Portfolios will be juried by Jim Welu (Director Emeritus Worcester Art Museum) and Birgit Straehle (Worcester Art Museum, Sprinkler Factory)

- Selected artists can pick-up blank canvasses at Preservation Worcester Monday, June 15.

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PRIZES:

After the opening reception a jury will select four artists to receive $100 cash prizes for outstanding work. Prizes will be announced at the Closing Reception at the Worcester PopUp.

The four prize winning artists artwork will be printed on a limited edition notecard produced by Preservation Worcester.

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TIMELINE:

Friday, May 29, 2020 - Deadline to submit portfolios via email to bHVpcyAhIGZyYWlyZSB8IHByZXNlcnZhdGlvbndvcmNlc3RlciAhIG9yZw==

Monday, June 8, 2020 -
Selected Artists announced via email

Monday, June 15, 2020 -
Selected artists blank canvas pick-up, Times TBA

Monday, Sept 14, 2020 -
Finished artwork drop off at Park View Room, 5:00 -7:30 PM - 230 Park Ave, Worcester MA

Friday, Sept 25, 2020 -
Opening Reception, Park View Room, 5:00 - 7:30 PM - 230 Park Ave, Worcester MA

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020 -
Closing Reception Worcester PopUp, 5:00 - 7:30 PM - 20 Franklin Street, Worcester MA

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*This program is supported in part by a grant from the Worcester Arts Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.



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