COLOR 2019 – National Juried Art Show

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC)

Entry Deadline: Jul. 28

481 Van Brunt St., Door 7
Brooklyn, NY 11231

The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition makes this open Call for Submissions to artists all over the USA for an exhibit in our gallery – an 8000 sf Civil War-er warehouse on the Red Hook waterfront. The spacious gallery affords us a unique opportunity to exhibit large work. With its trendy restaurants, bars, boutiques and billion dollar view of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor, it’s an exciting place to visit and EXHIBIT. We are privileged to have one of NYC’s prestigious curators, Jocelyn Miller, Assistant Curator at MoMA PS1 as our juror. With her guidance and selections, we can expect BWAC’s curators for COLOR, Janice Jacob and Alicia Degener, to mount an exceptionally exciting exhibition!

“There is no blue without yellow and without orange.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Call to Artists for Submissions: Early Bird Discounted Deadline: Midnight PST, Sunday July 14, 2019 Final Submission Deadline: Midnight PST, Sunday July 28, 2019 Gallery Exhibition Dates: Sept 21 – Oct 27, 2019 weekends 1-6PM Opening Reception: Saturday, Sept 21, 2019 from 1-6PM

About the Juror
Jocelyn Miller, Assistant Curator at MoMA PS1, has been a member of MoMA PS1’s curatorial team since 2011 and has organized such prestigious exhibitions as Projects 106: Martine Syms at The Museum of Modern Art (2017) and Maria Lassnig: New York Films 1970-1980, Body Armor (both 2018); Past Skin (2017); and Meriem Bennani: FLY (2016) at MoMA PS1. She has co-organized solo exhibitions with Reza Abdoh, Naeem Mohaiemen, Ian Cheng, Mark Leckey, Cao Fei and Simon Denny, as well as career retrospectives of the artists Maria Lassnig and James Lee Byars, the latter both at MoMA PS1 and Museo Jumex, Mexico City. She also serves as Editorial Manager for MoMA PS1’s curatorial department, overseeing museum publications, and served as Editor for the 2015 Greater New York: Readers series. She received her BA in Comparative Literature at Princeton University.

$2000 in Cash Awards
CERTIFICATES of RECOGNITION: $500 ($100 each for five winners.)

ELIGIBILITY: This call for submission is open to all residents of the U.S.A. 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video ONLY when part of an installation. Works may be submitted in one or multiple media. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. Limited edition prints are accepted. Artwork not meeting this criteria may, although juried, be rejected.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES: Only original works may be submitted. Works may be submitted in one or multiple media.
Early Bird Submissions (through midnight PST, July 14, 2019): $45 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.
Submissions between July 15, 2019 and midnight PST July 28, 2019: $65 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.
All entries must be registered/received by midnight PST, July 28, 2019. All entry fees are non-refundable.


CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions prior to receiving your Notification Letter to [email protected].

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