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Artist Opportunities: Call for Entry Deadlines Approaching!

31 Aug 2016, Posted by Sarah Aldrich in Community, Press Releases

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Storytelling in Metal 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 10, 2016

Juror: Charles Lewton-Brain

Master goldsmith Charles Lewton-Brain is best known for developing “fold-forming.”

Eligibility: Open to all metal and/or jewelry artists. Each piece can be no larger than 10 inches x 10 inches x 10 inches. Only original Jewelry or Metal work completed within the past two years and not previously exhibited by the Morean. All work must be for sale and not exceed US $5,000. Artists may enter up to three pieces, two photos per piece.

Entry Form and Fees:

FSG Members: Nonrefundable fee of $35 for first piece and an additional $10 per piece up to three pieces.  Non FSG Members: Nonrefundable fee of $50 for first piece and an additional $15 per piece up to three pieces. Fees must be submitted with all entry forms and images.

A current resume, bio, artist statement and story of the piece must be included with the application. For more information and to access the entry form, click here.

2016 Holiday Show and Sale

CALL FOR ENTRY DEADLINE: OCTOBER 14, 2016

To enter, fill out the entry form and send it with a $10 entry fee to: Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The Morean’s annual Holiday Exhibition will be held in our galleries November 12 – December 30, 2016. It is a non-juried exhibition open to current Morean members. There is no theme for the exhibition, but items that are great for gift-giving, including ornaments, jewelry, small sculptural objects and functional pottery are best. All works must be for sale.

For artist entry guidelines, please visit the Holiday Show and Sale entry form page.

The Journey: Photographs Along the Way

CALL FOR ENTRY DEADLINE: OCOTBER 15, 2016 (MIDNIGHT) SamAbellphoto

The Morean is pleased to invite photographers currently residing in the U.S. to submit entries for possible exhibition in the 2016 national photography exhibition. The exhibition will be held at the Morean Arts Center from January 14 – February 26, 2017. The Journey asks photographers to portray everything but the destination. It’s The Journey, not the destination.

Juror: Sam Abell is a teacher, artist and photographer who learned photography from his father, also a teacher, at their home in Sylvania, Ohio. He graduated from the University of Kentucky and went to work for National Geographic as a contract and staff photographer for 33 years. Abell has published three collections of his work and maintains an international career as a writer, teacher and lecturer on photography.

Eligibility: Open to all artists age 18 or over who reside in the U.S. All work must be original, completed within the last two years, and not previously exhibited at the Morean. Please keep post production to a minimum, no composites. Images may be color or black and white. All work must be for sale.

For more information as well as the entry form, click here.

Fresh Squeezed: Emerging Artists in the Sunshine State

CALL FOR ENTRY DEADLINE: November 14, 2016 (MIDNIGHT)

The Morean is pleased to invite emerging artists currently residing in Florida to submit entries for possible exhibition in the first annual Fresh Squeezed: Emerging Artists in the Sunshine State. The exhibition will be held at the Morean Arts Center from March 11-April 30, 2017.

The Morean Galleries will be divided into six spaces, giving each selected artists what will essentially be a solo exhibition. Works in any medium will be accepted and site-specific installations are encouraged.

Eligibility: Open to all artists over 18 who are residents of Florida, without restriction to medium. The Morean defines an emerging artist as one who has never had a solo show in the state of Florida. One exception: solo BFA or MFA shows at a college or university are fine.

For a detailed list of entry procedures as well as the entry form, click here.

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