Call For Artists: Art2016, 21st Annual Juried Show

OpeningArt2015 opening reception, photo by Allison McKeen

The Kennebec Valley Art Association invites artists to submit artwork to Art2016,  the 21st annual juried show at the Harlow Gallery at 160 Water Street in Hallowell.  Art2016 will be on view May 13 through June 18 and an opening reception will be held on Friday, May 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. with an awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Art2016 is open to all Maine artists and to any artist with a strong connection to Maine.

This year’s juror is Bruce Brown, a true leader in Maine’s art world. Portland native and resident Bruce Brown served as curator at the Center of Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport for twenty years beginning in 1987.  He curated more than 200 exhibitions promoting Maine visual artists before retiring as curator emeritus in December, 2006 to become an independent curator.

In February, 2013 he became a partner of Portland’s PhoPa Gallery in Portland specializing in Maine photographs and works on paper with photographer Jon Edwards and the Maine Media Workshops + College in Rockport where he has been on the Advisory Committee since 2006.  Read more about Bruce Brown here: http://harlowgallery.org/programs/annual-juried-show/juror/

The deadline for electronic submissions is 11 p.m. on April 1. Original fine art in any media may be submitted, including hand pulled prints, photography and sculpture and fine crafts, including ceramics, glass and fiberart. Jewelry and clothing are not eligible. Each artist may submit up to three works of art, which must be the artist’s own original work created within the last three years

Visit the following URL for complete entry rules and instructions to submit your work to Art2016: http://harlowgallery.org/art2016-call-for-artists/. For more information please call 207-622-3813 or email kvaa@harlowgallery.org