Concrete & Adrift: On the Poverty Line
Entries must go through Callforentry.org.
March 1 – June 22, 2019
Partnering with Sordid and Sacred, this juried exhibition will feature work by contemporary artists on the subjects of poverty and homelessness. Poverty and homelessness are often underrepresented and misunderstood topics in our society today, and are issues that everyone sees likely more often than they realize. Through Concrete & Adrift, AMoA will work with contemporary artists to bring discussions of poverty and homelessness to the forefront. The exhibition will be juried from regional and national submissions and will feature a variety of media.
• Artists working in all media are invited to submit up to 3 works for inclusion in the exhibit.
• All work must be original and must have been completed in the last six years (2012 or later).
• All work must focus on the subjects of poverty and homelessness.
• AMoA encourages artists working in video and other experimental media to submit entries.
• By submitting for exhibitioin, the artist agrees that all entered work will be available for exhibition if chosen. No substitutions will be allowed.
• Each artist may submit up to three full view works of art.
• Artists will be asked to explain how their work fits within the exhibition’s theme and to provide a website if applicable.
• Entries will be juried via digital images by the Alexandria Museum of Art staff.
• Deadline for entry is October 31, 2018.
• Video entries must not exceed 30 minutes in length.
• There are no dimension restrictions for this exhibition, but works will be displayed in a gallery with 1700 square feet and 175 linear feet. Dimensions will be considered during art selection.
• All work must be ready to hang or install when arriving at the museum.
• Applicable works must include detailed installation Instructions and any unique mounting supplies required. (Anything not usually found in a museum or gallery's supplies)
• If digital images are not correctly representative of work chosen, AMoA has the right to disqualify the entry from the exhibition.
• The artist agrees to allow their work to reproduced for the purpose of publicity.
• Entry must include digital images, explanation of the submission's relationship to the exhibit theme, and all relevant details for the work.
• ALL SELECTED WORKS MUST ARRIVE BY February 19, 2019.
The exhibition will be juried from entries by the Alexandria Museum of Art Executive Director, Catherine Pears, and the Curator & Registrar, Megan Valentine.
31st September Competition
CLOSED FOR ENTRIES -
32nd September Competition Prospectus Coming Soon
All artists over the age of 18 – working in any medium – are eligible!
All work must be original and must have been completed in the last two years (2016 or later).
AMoA encourages artists working in video and other experimental media
to submit entries for judging. Artists may submit two full-view works of art for a $40 entry fee.