CALL FOR ENTRIES:  JURIED REGIONAL EXHIBIT 2019

Exhibit Dates:  Feb. 9 – Mar. 21, 2019 with an opening reception Fri. Feb. 15th, 5-7pm

Eligibility:  All New Hampshire & Vermont artists are invited to submit work for the Library Arts Center’s Juried Regional Exhibit. 

2019 JURORS:

Stephanie Kyriazis, Chief of Interpretation, Saint Gaudens National Historic Site  

Penny Whitman, Community and Economic Development Field Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension

Entry Deadline:  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 11:59pm

This is a juried exhibit, selected by professionals familiar with regional art work. 

Mediums: Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography and mixed media are welcome.  Artists may submit up to two recent works made in the last two years.  

SUBMISSION PROCESS: All work will be juried online, and all submissions must be made online via “EntryThingy”.  The online submission process may be completed with the submission form at the base of this page.  We are unable to accept physical submissions for the jury process.  The submission format is very user-friendly, but consider asking a friend or fellow artist for help if the online submission process seems daunting.  EntryThingy also offers helpful FAQ resources to support artists through the process.

ENTRY FEE FOR up to TWO WORKS:  $5 for LAC members, $10 for non-members  (To check your membership status, please see a list of our 2018-2019 members, click HERE, or to renew your membership/join, please click HERE. *Both new memberships & renewals will be credited for the 2018-2019 membership season.)

Artists will be notified of entry status via email by January 25th.

Drop-off for pieces included in the exhibit will be Thurs. Jan. 31st, 11:00-6:00pm and Fri. Feb 1st, 11am – 4pm.

All accepted works must be labeled with artist’s name, address, title of work, medium, price and be “exhibition ready” for hanging or display.  Unsure of what “exhibition ready” means?  Please click HERE.

CALL FOR ENTRIES:  SELECTIONS EXHIBIT 2020

Artists are encouraged to also compete for the Library Arts Center Regional Selections Exhibit when entering the Juried Regional.  While choosing work for the Juried Regional, jurors are also asked to select 6-8 artists who they feel present the strongest work (from those who choose to compete).  These selected artists are awarded the opportunity to collectively display a larger body of their work in the Library Arts Center Selections Exhibit in our 2020 Exhibit Season.

Instructions to Compete for Selections: Artists who choose to compete for Selections should click the link to the Selections Call for Entries below once logged in to EntryThingy, and will be asked to provide 6-8 examples of their work as well as a bio & artist statement.  There is no additional fee to compete for Selections, however artists MUST submit entries to the Juried Regional in order to be considered for Selections. 

As Selections Winners will be displaying a body of work of 5-10 pieces in the Selections Exhibit, those competing for Selections should make sure that their 6 – 8 images read as a body of work clearly connected by theme, style, and/or content.

*LAC Policy:  This year’s 2019 Selections winners are welcome to enter the Juried Regional, but are asked to wait one year before competing for Selections again.

CALL FOR ENTRIES:  ROY G BIV: All the Colors of the Rainbow – A Juried Community Art Exhibit

Exhibit Dates:  May 4 – July 25, 2019 with an opening reception Fri. May 3rd, 5-7pm

Entry Deadline:  Thurs. Mar. 28th at 11:59pm

The Library Arts Center is excited to announce a Juried community art show titled Roy G. Biv which will be on display May 4-July 25. Work in this show needs to include all the colors in the rainbow/spectrum (Roy G. Biv). All media will be considered including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, fiber, collage etc. As an expression of the community represented by this Arts Center, entries by both professional and amateur artists are encouraged as well as artwork by children. 

All entries will be made online through Entrythingy. Each artist can enter up to two pieces. Entries may be made at any time before the deadline of Thursday, March 28, 12 midnight. Participants will be notified with the results of the jury by Friday, April 5. Pieces accepted in the show must brought to the gallery ready to exhibit by drop off dates and times announced in the acceptance email. If you have questions about what is accepted as gallery ready to exhibit, please click here. As this show should represent the creative community of the Library Arts Center, participants are welcome to enter from New Hampshire and Vermont. Entries from outside this region will be considered if there is a noted connection to the region listed in the entry. Library Arts Center Members may enter for free by entering the coupon code “member”. For non -members a there is a $5 entry.