Call to Artists – open, juried show at River Arts
“Mainly Maine” Exhibition – August 7 – Sept.3
The juror for this show will be Andy Curran artist, founder and director of the former Saccarappa Art Collective in Westbrook and longtime owner of Dog Star Creations. Andy was born and raised in Westbrook and he received his bachelors of fine arts degree from University of Southern Maine and currently spends his time creating new pieces in his studio in Westbrook.
Work can be delivered anytime during gallery hours up to Sat. August 1 @ 4 pm. Artists can enter up to 3 works ($15 members, $20 non-members). Works in any media can be entered including: sculpture, assemblages, photography and fine craft.
All work entered must be for sale. Wall-hung work size maximum: 60 inches in height, 42 inches in width – and for safety reasons plexiglass or other non-glass option should be used for work over 34 inches, excluding pastels.
River Arts holds 10 themed, open, juried exhibitions per year—with some of Maine’s most prominent art community members as jurors. Over 800 different Maine artists have exhibited in these shows. The gallery program creates opportunity for artists to have their work selected, participate in the gallery process and sell their work. Over 7,000 people visited the gallery and participated in events and workshops last year.
The mission of River Arts is to nurture and encourage participation in the arts throughout the region of Midcoast Maine by providing exhibition, studio and performance spaces, classes and workshops, for people of all ages and abilities and support a wide range of activities in artistic disciplines by partnering with other arts and performance organizations to produce program.