Call to Artists
June 7-July 11: Members Show Not a juried show. All current members can enter 1 piece. No fee. No theme. Drop off work by Saturday, June 1 at 4 pm.
Call to Artists –
Opening June 7, 5-7
River Arts in Damariscotta, has put out the call to its membership and prospective members to participate in the annual member exhibition. The exhibition, which will hang until July 7 th, will display 2D and 3D work by over 100 Maine artists from around the region. River Arts has over 350 members from Portland to Orono who enjoy the benefits, support emerging artists and help make a wide variety of cultural programs available to the public.
All members can submit the work of their choice for hanging in the members’ show. Work can be delivered to the Rivers Arts gallery during gallery hours through June 1st at 4 pm. Entrance forms are available online and at the gallery.
In addition to the Annual Members’ Show, River Arts holds 10 themed, open, juried exhibitions per year—with some of Maine’s most prominent art community members as jurors. Over 600 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.
River Arts, open 10am-4pm Monday-Saturday and 10 – 2 on Sundays, is located at 241 US Route 1 (north), Damariscotta. For information about membership and the many exhibitions, classes, events and opportunities at River Arts, visit www.riverartsme.org or call 563-1507 or stop in.
Upcoming 2013 Shows
July 19- Maine Icons and Special Places, II – Drop off work July 11 – July 13
Info about our juried shows:
All media, styles and subjects are welcome. All work entered must be for sale. Wall-hung work size maximum: 40 inches in height, 40 inches in width – and for safety reasons plexiglass or other non-glass option should be used for work over 34 inches, excluding pastels.
Early submissions are accepted within usual gallery hours. Artists may submit up to three works for an entry fee of $15 for members, $20 for non-members. Artists will be notified by email or phone of the juror’s decision. Submissions may not have been show at River Arts previously. Entry forms are available online at www.riverartsme.org and at the gallery when submitting. Queries and requests may be directed to River Arts at 563-1507 or by email at email@example.com. River Arts is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 to 4, and on Sundays from 10-2. It is closed on Mondays.