Call for Artists – 2017 NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, First Street Gallery

Call for Artists – 2017 NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION, First Street Gallery

This Deadline Expired: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Application Deadline: April 3, 2017

Juror: Peter Colon

Exhibition runs from June 22 – July 15
Open to U.S. resident artists at least 18 yrs. old. Exception: Artists currently represented by FIRST STREET GALLERY. Eligible works include oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints, mixed media, photography, and sculpture in any medium. No video, film, installation, or mechanically reproduced artwork (computer, giclees, etc.).
Entry fee is $35 for 1 – 3 works. $5 for each additional work up to 6 works total. Entry fees are non-refundable. Online entries only.

About The Juror
Peter Colon is the Associate Director at DC Moore Gallery in New York City. Founded in 1995, DC Moore Gallery represents nationally and internationally known contemporary artists whose diverse practices include painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and installation, as well as important estates and foundations. Prior to coming to DC Moore in
2014, Peter was Associate Director at Matthew Marks Gallery; before that, for many years, he was Artist Liaison at Fraenkel Gallery, a prestigious gallery exploring photography and its relation to other arts. Earlier gallery associations include Alpha Gallery in Boston, John Berggruen Gallery, and Hackett-Freedman Gallery both in San Francisco. Recently he was a key collaborator in the organization of several traveling museum exhibitions: Garry Winogrand (2014), at the San Francisco Museum of Art, The National Gallery of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jeu De Paume (2015) and the Fundación Mapfre (2015); The Sun and Other Stars: Katy Grannan and Charlie White (2012) at the Los Angeles
County Museum of Art; and Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Dolls and Masks (2011) at the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco de Young Museum and The Philadelphia Museum of Art. He is passionate about his work with artists, institutions, and collectors.

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I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm creating both complex and compact environments that enliven personal residences, gallery walls, and city streets. In work ranging from large scale sculptural installations, and living compilations, to miniature assemblage and mixed media works on paper, nature is my rubric and my compass. This is the way I make connections between human interests and the environment that surrounds us. 

Simultaneously, nature is my metaphor and material. Grafting together a variety of flat and dimensional elements is not uncommon in my practice.
In different ways, I'll incorporate earth, vines, flowers, roots, seeds, pigment, and wax into sculpture, and mixed media works on paper, more akin to assemblage. Nature and plants frequently act as metaphors for our human experience as they are passively or overtly layered or stitched amidst found imagery, maps, photographs, and words.
Susan Benarcik
Susan Benarcik

I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm…

I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm creating both complex and compact environments that enliven personal residences,…

I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm creating both complex and compact environments that enliven personal residences, gallery walls, and…

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