CALL FOR ARTWORK
2019 Artists of Color Exhibition
Townsend Gallery Niagara Arts & Cultural Center 1201 Pine Avenue Niagara Falls, NY 14201
February 9 – March 3, 2019
Entry Deadline: 5 p.m. January 27, 2019
Exhibit Opening: February 9th, 5 PM – 7 PM
NACC Exhibit Curator Ray Robertson in Partnership with the WNY Urban Arts Collective invites artists of all ages and backgrounds to participate in Artists of Color: 10th Anniversary, an annual exhibit is envisioned as a comprehensive representation of the African American experience from the historical, contemporary and personal perspective. This year’s special anniversary looks back on the last 10 years of this exhibit and celebrates the collective work by African American Artists in Western New York in new works and works that will return to the NACC for this anniversary show. All visual art genres and mediums – two-dimensional and three-dimensional – are eligible for entry to this show, which will award a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize for overall composition and artistry.
WNY Urban Arts Collective is an organization created to address the need to recognize, develop, educate, support and promote the professional development for visual artists of diverse backgrounds.
Deadline: January 27, 2019, 5 PM – artwork must be delivered to the NACC with completed entry paperwork and the exhibit fee.
Exhibit Fee: $30 for the first two pieces and $10 for up to two (2) additional pieces. (Four (4) piece maximum). Entry fees can be paid with cash, or by check or money order made payable to Niagara Arts and Cultural Center and mailed to: NACC, 1201 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301.
Reception: 2019 Artists of Color Exhibition opens on Saturday, February 9th from 5 – 7 PM, with an Artists’ Reception Awards will be presented at approximately 6 p.m. This opening is part of the NACC’s SECOND SATURDAYS Programming Series.
Awards: Monetary awards sent via check after the opening reception.
Pick Up: Art must be picked up March 4 – 25th, the NACC is not responsible for artworks that remain in our space after March 26th, artworks may be discarded or donated.
Artists of Color: Freedom: 2019 Artists of Color Exhibition also features the following program:
- The Heritage Gallery: Freedom Crossing Exhibit – Permanent Exhibit featuring Underground Railroad history in Niagara Falls. Open daily, M-F 9-5 and S-S 12-4. Admission: Suggested Donation of $2.
To enter this exhibit, please fill out the forms in the CALL FOR ART PACKET and submit with payment to the NACC in person or by mail to:
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center
1201 Pine Ave,
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
OR Fill out the form below and mail check or submit in person upon drop off of artwork.