65°: An Exhibition of Contemporary Encaustic Art

Nave Gallery Annex

Entry Deadline: Nov. 2

53 Chester St
Somerville, MA 02144


The Nave Gallery Annex (Somerville, MA) invites artists to participate in the juried exhibition 65°: An Exhibition of Contemporary Encaustic Art. 65° Centigrade is the approximate melting point for beeswax, the material used by many encaustic artists. This exhibition highlights the variety of techniques, materials and subject matter being used by today’s wax artists. Both 2D and 3D work will be considered.

Pieces must include encaustic as the primary medium.

There is a $15 entry fee payable through PayPal.

A maximum of 3 pieces may be entered for consideration.

Submissions will be accepted through November 2, 2013.

The Nave Gallery will retain a 30% commission for work sold.

Artist is responsible for cost of shipping work to and from the gallery.

You do not need to be a Somerville resident to apply.

Please send up to three artwork submissions as .jpg files to info[at]navegallery[dot]org. Each .jpg should be 1200 pixels in the long dimension and named as “#_NAME.jpg” where # is the submission number and NAME is your last name.

Include an image list with your jpeg submission email, indicating submission number, title, size, process and year, as well as a brief artist bio and statement.

There is a $15 submission fee, payable through Paypal or with check. Paypal is available here. Please include “65°” in the memo. Checks should be sent to: 53 Chester St, Somerville, MA 02144. Accepted pieces should be delivered to the Nave Gallery Annex located in Davis Square (53 Chester St, Somerville, MA) ready to install.

Deadline for entries: Saturday, November 2, 2013
Notification: Friday, November 8, 2013
Artwork drop off: Friday, November 29, 2013
Exhibition dates: December 5-22, 2013
Opening Reception: Thursday, December 5, 2013

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