Art in the Windows 2019: theme True Colors
Carriage Barn Arts Center
Entry Deadline: May. 1
NEW CANAAN, CT – The Carriage Barn Arts Center and New Canaan Society for the Arts in partnership with the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce have opened a call for works for “Art in the Windows” 2019 inviting 2D art (prints, paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, and otherwise) and small 3D sculptures to fill New Canaan storefront windows and walls. The new theme for 2019 is TRUE COLORS and artists may submit their best representational or non representational work with a concentration on one color or a multitude of colors. Stores are encouraged to collaborate and create complimentary window displays. Submission fee for Artists: $21/up to 3 entries for members/students; $36/ up to 3 entries for non-members. There is a youth category for young artists ages 5-16.
Artwork will be displayed from May 30th-June 14th in participating store windows throughout downtown New Canaan. To mark the kick off on May 30th there will be a color walk with a number of special activities, tastings and receptions held at various locations in town between 5.30-7.30pm. There will be an extensive social media campaign promoting #ArtInTheWindows #truecolors. All displayed works will be for sale with 50% or half of the proceeds (before tax) returning to the artist and 50% or half of the proceeds benefitting the NCSA (New Canaan Society for the Arts). Works must be wired for hanging and may be placed on easels.
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