MassMutual Center Call for art

MassMutual Center Local Artists exhibit

Entry Deadline: Jan. 9

1277 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01103

Global Spectrum, operators of the MassMutual Center, in coordination with the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA), seeks large scale 2D artwork from artists (minimum size 36”x48’), artisans and/or designers to develop interior public artwork(s) concepts for long term display within the downtown Convention Center. The six (6) month display will highlight local artists. There are a variety
of spaces within the Center where the art could be displayed with an initial focus on a large pre-function space located near the exhibition hall.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists, artisans, and/or designers must be at least 18 years old. Applicants must also be residents of Western Massachusetts; priority will be given to artists and/or designers within the Pioneer

 2D artwork (paintings, framed photographs, etc.) will be mounted high on interior walls for security purposes via anchors in grout) or an art hanging system and can be of any media.

All artwork will need to withstand exposure to sunlight over the 1-year period.

Artists are responsible for the delivery and return of work, including all costs.

Please submit the following:
• Résumé with contact information included
• Artist statement
• 4-6 images of current work (images should be saved as JPEGs, no larger than 3MB and saved to a CD, readable by both Mac and PC formats). Jurying will be done by digital images only.
• Image list with title, media, year, size etc. for each image on disc
• A description or additional documentation of the proposed work(s) for exhibition.
• Please list an e-mail address where you can be contacted or include a self-addressed stamped envelope for notification purposes. Submitted materials will not be returned.
• There is a $25 entry fee

Mail of deliver entry materials to:

MassMutual Center
Attn: Art Committee
1277 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01103

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