*OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES*
Pawtucket Arts Collaborative (PAC) and Pawtucket Foundation to host
12th Annual Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition
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.
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. The juror’s full bio, show prospectus, and entry requirements can be found on the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative website: LINK
Digital submissions link: LINK
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.
ABOUT THE JURORDominic 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).