Call for Entries
Members of the Rocky Neck Art Colony are invited to apply for a 3-week show at the Rocky Neck Gallery as part of our Summer Artist Series.
If you are not a member, you can join online here.
2014 Summer Artist Series
Six 3-week shows from June 11 to October 14, 2014 at the Rocky Neck Gallery
Open to all artist members of the Rocky Neck Art Colony working in all fine art and craft media including painting, photography, printmaking, collage, mixed media, drawing, sculpture, clay, glass, jewelry, wood, fiber, and assemblage. No video or installations. A Rocky Neck Art Colony member may submit a proposal that includes non-member artists (see commission structure below).
Rocky Neck Gallery Artist Collective, 53 Rocky Neck Ave., Gloucester MA
The Rocky Neck Gallery, an artist collective run by members of the Rocky Neck Art Colony, is seeking proposals for six 3-week shows as part of its Summer Artist Series. The exhibit space is a corner space measuring 12 by 6 feet in a gallery to the right of the main gallery. The walls are approximately 7 feet high.
Photos of past shows. All walls are now painted white.
Artists are responsible for the installation and removal of their work at the scheduled times and are expected to host a reception on the first Saturday or Sunday of the show where they are encouraged to give a gallery talk. Members of the Rocky Neck Gallery will assist with hanging and the reception. The gallery will be fully staffed for the duration of the show. The Rocky Neck Art Colony will publicize the event in local publications and websites, facebook and twitter.
Selected members of the Goetemann Artist in Residence Program, Cultural Center Exhibition Committee and Rocky Neck Gallery Events Committee. Applicants will be selected based on creativity, mastery of technique, and clarity of concept.
Artists must submit
- Description of the show including the concept or purpose
- Solo Shows: Five to ten digital images of actual pieces or representative of pieces to be in the show
- Group Shows: (Maximum 5 artists) At least one image from each artist
- Bio and resume of each artist
- $20 submission fee for the first 5 images, $25 for a second set of 5 images
The Rocky Neck Art Colony takes 25% commission from sales of work by RNAC members, 40% from non-members. There is no hanging fee.
Image Format Requirements:
Digital images must be in RGB jpeg format between 800 and 1280 pixels on the longest side, not to exceed 2 MB in size. Digital images must be named artistlastname_artistfirstname_title.jpg
2D work may not exceed 48" in any direction, however smaller work is preferrable. Artists exhibiting 3D work must supply their own pedastals or display cases.
Before you begin have your images, Artist Statement (concept behind your show) and bio. The images should be between 800 and 1280 pixels on the longest side and no larger than 2 Mb). The Artist Statement and bio can be in MS Word, Pages or PDF format. The online jury system does not work well with Internet Explorer. Please use Chrome, Firefox or a new version of Safari.
If you did not enter Here & Now, you will have to register on the RNAC Smarter Entry jurying system. If you did enter Here & Now, go to Step 2. You can only apply between April 1 and 22.
Email email@example.com if you have questions or problems with the online jury system.