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CALL for ENTRIES
JURIED REGIONAL EXHIBIT 2023
Exhibit on Display: June 17-Aug. 24, 2023
with an opening reception Friday, June 16, 5-7pm
Library Arts Center Gallery
All artists residing in New Hampshire and Vermont are invited to submit up to two pieces in this juried exhibit featuring artwork of all mediums.
This is a juried exhibit, selected by professionals familiar with regional art work. Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography and mixed media are welcome. Artists may submit up to two recent works made in the last two years.
Please read the Call for Entries in its entirety, and use the form at the base of this page to begin the submission process.
Categories: painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, mixed media, fiber arts, other
Entry Deadline: May 28, 2023
Entry Instructions and Details:
Each artist may enter between 1-2 pieces of original artwork created within the last two years. Participating artists must be from the greater region including New Hampshire and Vermont.
NOTIFICATION – Notification of entry status will be made to all entrants by May 31st via EMAIL.
DROP-OFF – Pieces Selected by the jurors will need to be brought to the gallery, ready for display, on June 6 or 7. Pieces may be shipped to arrive in the gallery by June 7th.
Free for Library Arts Center Members (Enter code: MEMBER when submitting.)
$10 for non-members
(To check your membership status, please see a list of our 2022-2023 members, click HERE, or to renew your membership/join, please clickHERE.)
REQUIRED for entry to the EXHIBIT:
Artists should submit either one or two images of original artwork created within the past two years
* 1 or 2 digital images
* uploaded as .jpg, .png, or .gif files
* images must be under 5MB
* images should be a minimum of 500px wide
Online Entry Only. Please follow the instructions via EntryThingy where you see the call listed below.
We are not accepting physical submissions to be juried for this show, but please let us know if you have trouble with the online entry system, and we will do our best to help.
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.
Please contact the Library Arts Center at firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions.
CALL for ENTRIES
SELECTIONS EXHIBIT 2024
Exhibit dates in 2024 – (to be announced.)
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 2024 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 2023 Selections winners are welcome to enter the Juried Regional, but are asked to wait one year before competing for Selections again.
Entry Deadline: May 28, 2023
Juried Regional Exhibit
SHOW JUROR, 2023, Professional Artist & Director, NH State Council on the Arts
Ginnie Lupi has been serving as Director of the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts since July 2014. A working visual artist, she holds an MFA in painting from The University at Albany.
Robert J. O'Brien AWS NWS
SHOW JUROR, 2023, Watercolor Artist & Instructor
Robert J. O’Brien is a full time award winning artist and popular local, national and international workshop instructor. He has been painting in watercolor for fifty years and studied at the State University of NY at Buffalo as well as with noted artists such as Tony Couch and the late Marshall Joyce AWS NA. He is a signature member of the American, National and New England Watercolor Societies, among others. He recently won the Image Resolutions Award at the 2022 North American Biennial Exhibition of the New England Watercolor Society and Mary Bryan Memorial Award for Watercolor at the 72 nd Academic Artists National Exhibition at Arts Center East in Vernon, CT. In 2021 he won the M. Graham Award at the North East Watercolor Society’s 45 th International Exhibition in Kent, CT, the Madge Macfarlane Memorial Award at the 45 th Transparent Watercolor Society of America Exhibition at the Kenosha Museum of Art, Kenosha WI, and the Gold Medal at the New England Watercolor Society’s Juried
Members Exhibition held at the Guild of Boston Artists in Boston MA. Robert was the Juror of Awards for the 39 th Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, in Old Forge, NY in 2020 and co-Juror of Awards for the 151 st International Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society in 2018. In 2021, he was featured in the 41st issue of the Art of Watercolour Magazine. Robert serves as the Scholarship Chair for the American Watercolor Society. He lives and paints in Weathersfield, Vermont and teaches workshops throughout the United States, and abroad.