COLOR – National Juried Art Show

BWAC Gallery

Entry Deadline: May. 30

481 Van Brunt St, Door 7
Brooklyn, NY 11231

“In visual perception a color is almost never seen as it really is—as it physically is. This fact makes color the most relative medium in art. In order to use color effectively it is necessary to recognize that color deceives continually. Color is “passive,” “deceptive,” and “unstable,” “color behaves, color is magic.” Joseph Albers, Interaction of Color

This is an open Call for Submissions from artists all over the USA for an exhibit in our gallery – 8000 square feet of a Civil War-era warehouse on the Red Hook waterfront. 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. The enormous space of the gallery affords us the opportunity to exhibit large work, and we welcome it.

We are fortunate to be joined by a prestigious juror – Marcela Guerrero, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. With her experience, expect an exceptionally exciting exhibition!


BWAC Show Curators: Katrina D. Jeffries and Alicia Degener

Call to Artists for Submissions
Early Bird Discounted Deadline: May 9, 2018
Final Submission Deadline: May 30, 2018
Gallery Exhibition Dates: July 28 – August 19, 2018 weekends 1-6 PM
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 1-6 PM

About the Juror
Marcela Guerrero is Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. From 2014 to 2017 she worked as curatorial fellow at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Prior to joining the Hammer, she worked in the Latin American and Latino department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where she served as research coordinator for the International Center for the Arts of the Americas. Guerrero’s writing has appeared in exhibition catalogues and in art journals such as ArtNexus, Caribbean Intransit: The Arts Journal, Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts, Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies,, and Dialogo. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Guerrero holds a PhD in Art History from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

$3000 in Cash Awards – Selections will be made by the juror, Marcela Guerrero.
BEST of SHOW GOLD: $1000
CERTIFICATE of RECOGNITION: $1000 total. ($100 for each of ten winners.)

ELIGIBILITY: This call for submission is open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories, 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 when self-presenting. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution.

Early Bird Submissions through midnight, May 9, 2018: $45 for up to five (5) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.
Submissions between May 10 and midnight May 30, 2018: $65 for up to five (5) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.


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