MCLA Arts & Culture (MAC) is pleased to announce a call for entries for a rotating summer exhibition featuring the work of artists from North Adams and the surrounding communities (preference given to artists within 25 miles of North Adams). Selected artists will install artwork or create a mini-installation in the storefront windows at 49 Main Street.
MAC seeks artists in all mediums including, but not limited to: drawing, painting, graphic design, sculpture, installation, fiber, ceramics, digital media, video/projection, and mixed media.
Your connection to North Adams and/or the surrounding communities
Abrief Artist Statement (2-4 sentences)
Three (3) images (.jpg, please), or a link to a current website/social media account with examples of recent work. Files should be labeled as “#_NAME.jpeg"
Preference to time slot for installation (this cannot be guaranteed)
Please note artworks must be ready-to-hang and must be reasonably installable within the window spaces provided. Each artists will have one (1) day to install work and one (1) day to deinstall.
May 15, 2023 - Deadline for Submission
May 24, 2023 - Selection of Artists
Installations will run consecutively from Wednesday to Tuesday, rotating each week. Artists will be assigned a Wednesday to install their works and will be given the following Tuesday for deinstallation.
Week 1: July 05-11
Installation: Wednesday, July 05
Removal: Tuesday, July 11
Week 2: July 12-18
Installation: Wednesday, July 12
Removal: Tuesday, July 18
Week 3: July 19-25
Installation: Wednesday, July 19
Removal: Tuesday, July 25
Week 4: July 26-August 1
Installation: Wednesday, July 26
Removal: Tuesday, August 1
Week 5: August 2-8
Installation: Wednesday, August 2
Removal: Tuesday, August 8
All submissions and questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Artists will be notified of a decision on May 24 via email.