The Mobile Museum of Art in partnership with the Mobile County Commission is organizing its second pop-up exhibition for Government Plaza, in place from late January through June 1, 2019. There’s an open call for entries through Nov. 1.
Artists may submit up to three works of visual art, new media, photography, works on paper and small sculpture completed in the last five years, detailed in JPG or video format. Applying artists must live or work in the Mobile County area.
Two-dimensional works must be ready to hang and be no longer than 32 inches on either edge. Three-dimensional works must not weigh more than 30 pounds or be more than 32 inches in height. All work submitted must be able to remain in the exhibition for its duration.
Artists may offer their work for sale if selected by including a price and contact info on the label. Artists are solely responsible for communicating with potential buyers for any reason, including sale and delivery of work at exhibition’s end. Neither museum staff nor the county will act as agent or broker, delivery service or storage facility for any work.
Please submit the following online: an artist’s statement of 400 words or less; a current resumé or C.V.; three high-resolution images of the work; JPG in minimum 300 dpi; 2,000 pixels on the short edge; title, medium and dimensions for each piece.
The deadline for submissions is Nov. 1.
This is a juried exhibition, judged by a committee of museum professionals.
Works will be selected Nov. 2-15 and artists notified Nov. 16. Intake is Jan. 1-18 and installation is Jan. 21-25. An opening reception is planned for Jan. 31.
For more information, go to mobilemuseumofart.com.
Juried photo show downtown
Mobilia Art Center (612 Dauphin St.) will host the Southern Exposures Juried Photography Show for September. First place prize is $1,000, second place is $500 and third place is $100.
Intake is Sept. 7-8, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Entry fee for the first piece is $30, $10 for a second piece.
Entries must be framed or gallery wrapped, a label attached to the back, properly wired and ready to hang. Art may not exceed 1,300 square inches including frame (36 inches by 36 inches).
Judges are freelance photographer John Shadrick and artist Mike Carmichael. Judging is Sept. 10 and the awards ceremony will be during the Sept. 14 Loda ArtWalk.
Artists must complete and sign an entry form. Pick-up is Sept 29 and 30.
Prospectus is at Mobilia Art Center’s Facebook page. For entry forms and information, call 251-694-0278 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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