CALL FOR ARTWORK
14th Annual Beyond the Barrel Exhibit:
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center 1201 Pine Avenue Niagara Falls, NY 14201
Saturday, May 12 – July 29, 2018
Deadline: May 7, 2018 at 5 PM
NACC Gallery Director Rachel M. Olszewski invites artists of all ages and backgrounds to participate in the NACC’s 14th Annual Beyond the Barrel Exhibit: Inspire which celebrates the collective work of Niagara’s astounding artists and craftsmen and is an opportunity for artists to display creative works of their choosing in this open-submission show – artists are encouraged but not obligated to submit works that reflect the suggested themes below. In this exhibit we go back to the basics, what is art and why do we feel the need to create it? We ask artists to submit the works produced in the instant that creativity struck them, motivated by the muse who impassions us to create, explore, and express.
Artworks of all mediums and styles – two-dimensional and three-dimensional – are eligible for entry to this show. Prizes will be awarded for the following:
o Bemisderfer Family Award for Excellence in Watercolor, $100.00
o Vjollca Cela Award for Excellence in Plein Air Painting $100.00
o Vjollca Cela Award for Excellence in Painting and Drawing $100.00
o The Michael Kudela Award for Excellence in Mixed Media $100.00,
o The Barbara Maloney Tribute Award for Excellence in Photography, $100.00.
Suggested Themes: Landscapes Real and Imagined, Surrealism, Conceptual Art, Expressionism, Portraits, Architecture.
Beyond the Barrel: Inspire Exhibition opens on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 with an Artists’ Reception from 5 – 7 p.m. Awards will be presented at 6:30 p.m. The Exhibition will close on July 29th, 2018.