Gallery 25 Call for Artists
Gallery 25 Announces “Call For Artists” Open Show
Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio, an art gallery dedicated to promoting and fostering an appreciation of the arts through education programs and showcasing the work of local artists from western Connecticut, is excited to announce a “Call For Artists” to participate in their upcoming Open Show, with cash prizes totaling $1,500. The show will run from October 4th through 28th with an opening reception on Friday, October 5th from 4:00-8:00PM.
Who can apply? The call for artists is open to representational and non-representational oils, acrylics, watermedia, pastels, graphics, printmaking (woodblocks, linoprints and hand-pulled such as monotypes, etc), mixed media, small sculpture and artisan collections. Delivery for all work will be Monday, October 1st from 3:00-7:30PM only. For a copy of the prospectus, email Gallery25newmilfordct@gmail.com or pick up a copy at the gallery.
“We are delighted to bring this opportunity to the local arts community and invite artists to submit their work for display at Gallery 25’s Open Show. There are so many incredibly talented artists in the area and we’re looking forward to a really high quality show” said show chairwomen, Claudia Downey. Three guest judges for the open show include award winning artists Susan Grisell (painter) from Gaylordsville, Elizabeth McDonald (potter/sculptor) from Bridgewater and Charles Ray (painter) from Redding. “These judges represent an exceptional talent in their respective mediums and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have their expertise in judging the show” said Gallery 25 Executive Director Diane Dubreuil.
With guidance from the New Milford Commission on the Arts, Gallery 25 was founded in the fall of 2014 as a cooperative-style art gallery representing local and regional award-winning artists and artisans. Gallery exhibitions, both then and now, include a wide variety of unique fine art and fine artisan creations in a wide range of media. Renewing interest and growth in the local art scene is a priority of the gallery and its member artists.
Gallery 25 is conveniently located at 11 Railroad Street at the historic train station in New Milford, Connecticut (http://newmilfordgallery25.blogspot.com). Gallery hours are Thursday and Sunday, 12 Pm to 5 pm, Friday and Saturday, 12PM to 8PM or by appointment (phone 860-355-6009). Admission is free. Ample free parking is available.
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New Milford, CT 06776