Exhibit Opportunities, Ideas, Spaces


The Belmont Gallery of Art invites members of the Belmont Art Association (BAA) to submit work for a summer exhibition. Download application form.   Key Information For full details, be sure to read the application form! Eligibility: Artists 19 years of age and over who are paid members of the Belmont Art Association as of May 30, 2015. Application Deadline: Saturday, May 30, 2015 ‐ EMAIL application form with images to admin@belmontgallery.org. Notification of Acceptances and Rejections: by June 4, 2015. Drop Off of Artwork: Tuesday, June 9, 4-8pm. Drop off artwork with application, $10 entry fee (check written to “Town of Belmont” or cash only), labels and inventory list. Opening Reception: June 12, 6-8pm Closing Reception: September 11,...

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Belmont Art Association MEMBERS LIBRARY EXHIBIT CALL for ARTISTS: WHO: Paid members of the BAA as of March 1, 2015 WHAT: ONE SHOW in THREE parts – one month each. WHEN: May, June, July 2015 WHERE: Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA WHY: BECAUSE WE’RE AWSOME!!! (thanks to Erika Hartwieg for setting this up!) Number of Entries: up to THREE works. ONE WORK PER ARTIST WILL BE SELECTED by the BAA committee, who also reserves the right to reject work that it deems inappropriate. Size: There are two areas of display. – Front hallway: The display area is above the video shelves. These works can be no larger than 18” high, including frame. – Green reading room: The display area is between windows. These works can be no larger than 28” x 32”, including frame. Setup: All artwork submitted should be 2D or shallow 3D (less than 3” deep) and must be able to be hung from standard picture hooks. All works must be suitably finished and have sturdy wire across the back (NO sawtooth hangers or single loops). Sales: Prices and artists contact information will be displayed. Any interested buyer will contact artist directly. Works must stay displayed for the length of the exhibit. Any sold works can only be delivered after the close of that part of the show. No commission charged. Volunteering: There are opportunities to volunteer to help mount or dismount the 3 shows. This will count towards your membership volunteering time. Fees: For this first member show, there will be no fee. Delivery & Pick up of work: All pieces must be delivered and picked up from the library during designated hours (TBA). If you cannot make these hours, you should make arrangements to have someone else pick up for you. Each piece delivered must have a completed label attached to the back. Label form will be included with acceptance letter. Liability: The library, its volunteers, the Town of Belmont, its employees or volunteers accept no liability for damage incurred while the works are in custody of the library. By submitting work, the artist accepts these conditions, and also gives permission for images to be used for publicity. APPLICATION: EMAIL application to: ehartwieg-at-gmail.com & christine_chang-at-yahoo.com DATE DUE: Fri April 10 INCLUDE: Artist Name, Address, Phone, Email and, for each artwork: Title, Medium, Dimensions, Price IMAGE SIZE: between 600-1000 pixels on any side IMAGE FORMAT: JPG IMAGE NAME: artistLastName_artistFirstName_Title_WidthxHeightinInches (use capital letters for new words.) example: Chang_Christine_RooftopInParis_24x14.jpg NUMBER OF ENTRIES: – Maximum 3. Only one will be accepted to show. DROP OFF and PICKUP Times & RECEPTION: To be announced. SHOWS OPEN: Fri.,...

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Exhibit Opportunities


Posted By on Feb 8, 2015

unCOMMONfinds Exhibit your 2D work on approx 10′ wall in this charming Vintage shop.   There is also space for prints and cards.   $65/month plus one afternoon helping at shop either 2nd or 3rd Saturday of the month  (2-6pm) (you can send a friend in your place).  Reception held 2nd Friday of the month 6-8pm, unless otherwise arranged.  No commission charged on sales.  Credit card sales will have 2% deducted for fees.  Sales tax is collected and passed on to artist who is responsible for payment to MA DOR.  Contact Helen Morse (morse1000@mac.com) For jewelers and other craftspeople, unCOMMONfinds offers “Trunk Show Space” to one artisan on the day of the BAA reception.  From 12-8pm (or whenever the reception ends), you will have space to sell your wares.  The shop will take 30% as commission, and credit card fees of 2%.  You will receive sales tax collected and be responsible for payment to MA DOR.  Contact Helen Morse (morse1000@mac.com) Sculpture Garden at unCOMMONfinds Donata Barber, owner of unCOMMONfinds would like to exhibit outdoor sculptures in the back garden of the store.  Sold on consignment, no monthly charge.  If you are interested in displaying and possibly selling your works, please contact her at: 781-858-4418 Savino’s Grill Exhibit four 2D works of total size 16″x20″ or smaller, in this upscale restaurant.  $10 fee total.  Commission of 25%, Savinos will handle sales tax.  Send digital images to Ed Wintner  (edwintner@hotmail.com);   Acceptance by Tom Cutrone, owner of restaurant. Belmont Media Center The Gallery@BMC is a community-centered multi-media art gallery located in the Belmont Media Center.  Their gallery space encourages, supports, and promotes the work of local artists in Belmont and surrounding communities.  As a vibrant community media center with extensive hours open to the public, BMC is an excellent venue for local art exhibits.  They are in the process of setting up the 2014-2015 schedule, if you would like to show your work at the Gallery@BMC, please contact Patty at patty@belmontmedia.org. The Nave Gallery in Somerville The Nave Gallery in Somerville has put out this call for Curating/Exhibit Opportunites: Independent Curatorial Opportunities – Nave Gallery Kitchen on Common Restaurant Kitchen on Common is a great little restaurant on Common St. in Cushing Sq. Belmont. They offer their walls to an artist to exhibit 2 dimensional artwork,  usually for a 2 month show.  If you are interested in exhibiting, please contact Connie, the manager at:...

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THEME IDEAS for next BAA show


Posted By on Oct 27, 2014

water reflections spring in belmont history line now we are 2… water children portraits animals people “Country Mouse/City Mouse” i.e. landscapes/cityscapes urbanart Something about Belmont e.  “All About Belmont” Ancient History / “History Lessons” Modern History – “Modern Times” “Memory Acts” / “In Memorium” Patterning – “Pattern Pieces” “Melting Pot” – exploring cultural identity Flora – could be nice for spring “Urban Renewal” – architecture, maps, etc. “Earth, Wind, and Fire” — The Elements – “It’s Elementary” “Inside Out” – Interiors of various kinds “What’s My Line?” – people at work /   use of line in artwork…? Water – “Water, Water Everywhere” “Water World” “Patriots’ Day” – Exploring National Identity; American Flag as motif “Inspired by Great Artists” – BAA members could write up little blurbs about any connections between their work and other artists Something celebrating a holiday or a point in history, i.e. Earth Day “Going Places” “A Sense of Place” Light and Dark A Color (a la the Cambridge Art Assoc. show “RED”) – although we recently had yellow, green, and...

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Belmont Art Association announces  “Savino’s BAA Artist of the Month” Continuing Exhibit 449 Common Street, Belmont, MA  02478 April 4 – May 4, 2014   Eligibility: Paid members of Belmont Art Association as of 3/22/2014.  Exhibits in future months will consider all paid members of the BAA.  (To become a paid member, go to belmontart.org/join)   Entries of Original 2D artwork: • Four works will be displayed, each may be a maximum of 16”x 20” including frame. •All works must be suitably prepared for hanging (dry, suitably framed or finished on visible sides with sturdy wire across the back – no saw tooth hangers or single loops). • Application by email to BOTH christine_chang@yahoo.com  and pford@fas.harvard.edu • State the following: –       name, address, phone, –       for each artwork:  title, medium and measurement of entire artwork including frame. –       digital jpg images named with artist’s last name and brief title or number. • The jurors will also consider all artwork for the following months.   Fees: $10 for the accepted artist for one month exhibition.   Jurors: Tom Cutrone, owner of Savinos and BAA members Christine Chang and Patrick Ford;  The choice of artist and works will be based on their subjective tastes.   Key Dates:  Sunday 3/30/14: Registration Deadline for April exhibit:  Send email application and digital jpg images to christine_chang@yahoo.com  and pford@fas.harvard.edu.  Thursday, 4/3/14:  Notification of acceptance (by email). Friday 4/4 or 4/5/15: Preferable delivery of artwork to coincide with “Uncommon Finds” reception. Entries after these dates will be considered for future months.   Sales: Savino’s will handle any sales and keep a 25% commission.   Liability: While Savino’s endeavors to take the utmost care in handling all artworks, neither the BAA, nor Savinos and its employees accepts liability for the theft of or damage to artworks incurred in transit or while in the Restaurant’s custody, including, but not limited to, damage or loss due to vandalism, faulty mounting, framing or wiring.  In submitting artwork for exhibition in Savinos, the Artist acknowledges this and releases the parties mentioned from any such liability.   Questions?  Contact: christine_chang@ yahoo.com or...

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