The drop off dates for Imago Foundation for the Arts’ sixth annual juried art competition are Sunday, Oct. 30 and Monday, Oct. 31. Those submitting work should drop off artwork for judging at IMAGO Gallery between the hours of noon and 3 p.m. on those dates.
”On and Off the Wall” is open to all media and will be exhibited at the gallery at 36 Market Street, Warren, November 9-27. An artist reception will be held November 11 from 7-9 p.m. where several cash awards will be presented.
The jurors for the exhibit are Ruth Dealy and Lawrence Bush. Dealy is a painter who has lived and worked in Providence, Rhode Island for more than 30 years. She received her BFA and MFA from Rhode Island School of Design and also studied at the Haystack Mountain School of Arts and Crafts. She received the Pell Award for Excellence in the Arts in 2004, Fellowships in Painting from the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts in 2000- 2001 and 2003-2004 and an Individual Artist Achievement Award from the Rhode Island Business Volunteers for the Arts in 2000. Lawrence Bush is a professor of ceramics at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence and a member of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts. He received his BFA from the University of Washington and his MFA in Ceramics from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.
All media, both two- and three-dimensions, is welcome as long as its fits through a normal-size doorway. All work entered must be properly framed and ready for display. Any unusual requirements for display must be provided by the artist. Submitting artists must also be 18 years of age or older. IMAGO gallery members are not eligible to participate.
The foundation will charge an entry fee of $30 for up to three submissions or $10 per piece. Checks should be made payable to Imago Foundation for the Arts. All artwork will be judged from actual works. No slide or digital submissions.
The pick-up time for work not accepted is Thursday, Nov. 3 from 5 – 7p.m.
All cash awards will be decided by the jurors. Regular gallery hours for the exhibit are Thursday 4- 8 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, noon -8 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. The gallery is closed on Thanksgiving. For more information and a prospectus, please visit www.imagoartgallery.com.