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OPEN ARTIST CALL from Water Street Studios in Batavia, IL Due 3/1/24 on "Telling Her Story" Details here...

"Whistler"s Mother" by American painter, James McNeill Whistler, 1871 an iconic piece sometimes referred to as a Victorian "Mona Lisa"


FROM WATER STREET STUDIO...


Deadline: Fri Mar 01, 2024, starts: Sat Mar 16, 2024Water Street Studios, Water Street Studios 160 S. Water Street, Batavia, IL 60510


Please join us for Water Street Studio's Community Gallery's 'Telling Her Story' Open Call!


Everyone is welcome to participate in our Community Gallery exhibits. All ages and backgrounds are welcome. Let's celebrate women, and also celebrate Women's Month, Earth Day & Mother's Day! Who inspires your art and life, but is maybe not celebrated culturally. Do you know someone behind the scenes, or ... find out more...


Let's celebrate women, and also celebrate Women's Month, Earth Day & Mother's Day!Who inspires your art and life, but is maybe not celebrated culturally. Do you know someone behind the scenes, or sometimes forgotten whose story resonates with you and we all should know? Whether it is Mythological Mother Nature, Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Jane Goodall, or your very own Aunt, show us artwork real or imagined inspired by who you admire and think deserves more recognition.


This exhibition is an ode to the often unsung, mythological and legendary in your life!


ENTRY DETAILS:


1. Media: Any. All 2D & 3D pieces are welcome!

2. Fee: $25 (this also covers the cost of your submission and includes one wood frame to design for our Community Collaboration Art Project). More details will be sent to participants.

These will be available for pick up starting February 1st, 2024. Participants will be sent a direct payment link to pay for their entry once accepted into the show

3. All entries will be reviewed prior to install. We aim to make this gallery welcoming to all. For questions or concerns before applying, please email (communitygallery@waterstreetstudios.com)

4. Collaborative pieces (multiple artists) are welcome! Please list all artist names in your submission

5. Pricing: You choose your pricing. If you rather not sell your artwork, please write 'not for sale

'6. Commission: Art sold during the exhibit will be subject to the gallery's standard 40%commission unless you are a Resident Artist or Artist Collective Member (then it is 30%)

7. One submission per participant

8. Deadline to submit: March 1st, 2024 Important Dates:-Artwork Due Date/Drop off: TBA-Exhibit Dates: Saturday, March 16th through Friday, May 31st-Exhibit closes at end-of-day on Friday, May 31st 2024 (4:00pm)-Pick-up/Artist Gathering: TBA


Deadline for entries in 38 days on Mar 1 2024   Notification of Jury Results in 41 days on Mar 4 2024   Show date in 53 days on Mar 16 2024 thru May 31 2024


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