Call for Artists!
International, national and local artists invited to submit to Taos exhibitions
Submitted by Greg Moon Fine Art, The Paseo Project and Taos Center for the Arts
Straight from their press releases, here are three calls for artists to submit artwork for upcoming exhibitions/events, presented in order of submission deadlines.
After Dark 6 at Greg Moon Art
Exhibition dates: 6/24/17 – 7/15/17
Entry Deadline: 4/27/17
After Dark 6 – This is a national juried show celebrating darkness and the varied reactions emblematic to this subject matter. Greg Moon Art of Taos is posting a call for entries for this annual show. This year the jurors are:
Matt Kennedy, Director, La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles
Stuart Ashman, Executive Director, Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe and former New Mexico Secretary of Cultural Affairs
Greg Moon, artist, curator and owner of Greg Moon Art in Taos
Entries are being accepted in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, mixed media, fiber arts, glass, and assemblage. Entry deadline is April 27th. The gallery is located at 109A Kit Carson Road. Call (575) 770-4463/ firstname.lastname@example.org. See full details.
The PASEO 2017 Nighttime Art Festival
Event dates: 9/22/17 – 9/23/17
Entry deadline: 4/30/17
The Paseo Project is seeking international multimedia installation, performance and projection art proposals.
The Paseo Project is seeking multimedia installation, performance, and projection art proposals for the 2017 festival. The work should be immersive, participatory, and make a dynamic impact within the Taos Historic District during this evening festival. Preference is given to work that engages with the architecture within the historic downtown. Work can be roving/migratory, performative, site-responsive, culturally-situated, land-based or somehow distort or disrupt scale and soundscape.
This is a juried call for artists and art collectives with an entry fee ($25). Local Taos artists enter for free with the code TAOSlocal. The Paseo Project provides artist stipends and will assist with large equipment needs such as sound systems. A volunteer crew helps with any temporary structures that may need to be built.
Artists may also submit proposals for STEMarts LAB @ The PASEO, an innovative educational program that brings middle and high school students into the STEM-art making process at The Paseo. Workshops can be one-day or two-days, incorporating hands-on technologies, science, or engineering activities that are part of the artist’s work. Artist must submit lesson plan and concept for student performance/installation at the festival, as part of the general application process. Stipends are available for eligible artists.
TCA 8th Annual Self Portrait Exhibition
Exhibition dates: 5/25/17 – 7/9/17
Entry deadline: 5/8/17
This call for entries is for artists living and working in Taos.
Color is in and color is the theme for this year’s 8th Annual Self Portraits Show. Choose one color, any one color and play with dark and light, warm and cool, and hue and texture to create your self portrait. Express your inner-self. Artists are encouraged to create works that reflect personality, life stories, and feelings. It can be literal or expressive; it can be realistic or abstract. All media will be considered including photography, drawing, painting, sculpture and mixed media.
Conditions of Exhibition:
1. entry fee – $25 member, $35 for non-member
2. art is to have been completed within the past year
3. open to all media forms
4. wall hung art must be professionally mounted or framed, ready to hang, and no larger than 30″ wide.
5. artist may submit only one work of art for consideration by jury, thus only fill in one submission below.
6. all works of art must remain on exhibition for the length of the show
7. works may be for sale – 60% to artist; 40% to TCA
8. artist is responsible for all shipping arrangements; payment responsibility of purchaser
9. TCA reserves the right to use any image of accepted works for publicity and documentations.
10. Artists are encouraged to attend opening reception Thursday May 25th, 4-6pm
Jurors: Ani Garrick, Cody Riddle and Adeana Carlyle