CALL FOR ENTRIES

12th Annual Pawtucket Foundation Show


The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative (PAC) announces that entries for our 12th annual Foundation Show will be accepted between January 1, 2019 and March 9, 2019 (up until 11:59pm).

The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative (PAC) and the Pawtucket Foundation announce the 12th year of this highly regarded, juried art exhibition -  the Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition. This year’s Juror is Dominic Molon, the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art at the RISD Museum of Art, located on the Rhode Island School of Design campus in Providence, Rhode Island.  Entries will be accepted from January 1st, 2019 through midnight of March 9th, 2019. 

The opening is March 28th, 2019 5:30-7:30, winner announced approximately 6:30.

CALL TO ARTISTS

Open to all artists, in all media, 2-D and 3-D. Juror is Dominic Molon.

$1000 Pawtucket Foundation Prize and $250 PAC Prize awarded at the opening. 

ACCEPTING ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

January 1st, 2019 through Midnight March 9th, 2019.  

Digital submissions only. Max submission 2 pieces, submission fee for PAC Members $15 for one piece, $20 for two. Non PAC Members $18 for one piece, $23 for two. Terms and conditions are listed at the end of this announcement and MUST be agreed to before you can submit your entry.

The juror’s full bio, show prospectus, and entry requirements can be found on the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative website found here

You will receive a confirmation that your entry has been accepted that will contain the link needed to upload your photos.


ABOUT THE PAWTUCKET FOUNDATION

The Pawtucket Foundation represents the business and not-for-profit sector as an advocate and catalyst for downtown, riverfront, and transportation gateway enhancements within the City of Pawtucket. As civic entrepreneurs, the Pawtucket Foundation fosters a vision of the community's future by mobilizing and coordinating research, information, talent, and resources to positively impact the City.www.pawtucketfoundation.org


ABOUT THE PAWTUCKET ARTS COLLABORATIVE

The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative is a member-driven, fully volunteer-run organization dedicated to supporting, promoting and developing the highest level of the arts for the community and its artists by creating awareness, education, and involvement with our members and the public-at-large. For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.pawtucketartscollaborative.wildapricot.org


ABOUT THE JUROR

Dominic Molon is the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art at the RISD Museum (Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design).  He previously served as the Chief Curator at the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) St. Louis (2010-2013) and as Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago (1994-2010).  Molon has organized exhibitions of such prominent living artists as Martin Boyce (2015), Sharon Lockhart (2001), Susan Philipsz (2011), Wolfgang Tillmans (2006), and Gillian Wearing (2002).  He has also curated numerous thematic exhibitions including “Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967” (2007) and “Production Site: The Artist’s Studio Inside-Out.” Recent and forthcoming projects include the major exhibition of the RISD Museum’s contemporary collection titled “The Phantom of Liberty,” the video program “Bona Drag:  An Incomplete History of Drag and Cross-Gender Performance in Film and Video Art,” and collection-based projects with Nicole Eisenman, Simone Leigh, and Adam Pendleton as part of the larger “Raid the Icebox Now” exhibition initiative (2019-2020).

PAWTUCKET ARTS COLLABORATIVE

560 Mineral Spring Ave 1st floor next to Mixed Magic Theater

Pawtucket, RI

Victoria Dalpe 

PAC Gallery Committee Co-Chair/ PAC Board 

SPECIFICATIONS:

Two Entries per artist. All entries must weigh less than 150 lbs and fit through standard sized doorframes. Maximum frame size: 60” in either direction.  Any work not properly prepared for installation will not be accepted. Clips and loop hooks are not acceptable. PAC has five pedestals for 3D work; artists may need to supply their own pedestals. Work must be hand-delivered and not shipped.  The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative reserves the right to reject work that is deemed unstable, that differs from the submitted digital image or that is not professionally presented.


Please provide 2 paper copies of Artist Statement at art drop off.

LIMITATIONS:

Two Entries per artist. All entries must weigh less than 150 lbs and fit through standard sized doorframes. Maximum frame size: 60” in either direction.  Any work not properly prepared for installation will not be in exhibit. Clips and loop hooks are not acceptable. PAC has five pedestals for 3D work; artists may need to supply their own pedestals. Work must be hand-delivered and not shipped.  The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative reserves the right to reject work that is deemed unstable, that differs from the submitted digital image or that is not professionally presented.

ENTRY PROCEDURE:

Digital Entry.

ACCEPTANCE & LIABILITY:

All artists whose work is selected for exhibition will receive instructions for hand-delivery in the Acceptance email.  Accepted artists will be asked to participate in a gallery talk about their work the night of the opening reception.

While the utmost care is taken in handling works of art, PAC representatives and those of Lorraine Mill will not be responsible for damage or loss, whatever the cause.  As such, all artists release PAC representatives and Lorraine Mill from all liability.  If desired, artists should procure their own insurance.  Submitting a work of art to this exhibition shall constitute an agreement on the part of the artists to comply fully with the conditions and terms set forth in this prospectus as well as in the acceptance form and PAC policies/procedures.  All documents may be found at www.pawtucketartscollaborative.org

 

SALES:

A commission of 30% will be taken by the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative for any work sold during the exhibit.  No POR (price on request).  Your social security number will be requested if you win an award in accordance with Internal Revenue Service requirements.  No work received for exhibition may be removed prior to the end of the exhibition.  Copies of artist’s statement and bio are given with every sale and both are available in a binder for the interest and information of the visitors. Consider this when preparing them.

 


Gallery Hours

Starting on September 28th, 2017, gallery hours are: Thursday 5:30 – 7:30 pm Saturday/Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 pm



Partners/Sponsors

Please support the sponsors that support us:

PAC thanks the City of Pawtucket for the generous Arts Organizational Grant

 PAC Mill Gallery:

560 Mineral Spring Avenue, Pawtucket RI 02860 Mailing address: Pawtucket Arts Collaborative PO Box # 966 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02862

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