Call for Artists! The Art of the Mark

Call for Artists! The Art of the Mark

This Deadline Expired: Monday, November 2, 2020

The Art Guild invites all artists, high school and older, to submit artworks for consideration for “The Art of the Mark: Abstract Show” a Juried Competition and Exhibition.

Abstract art has its own language using color, form, shape, line, texture and marks . The marks you make as an abstract artist are intensely personal. Successful mark making can communicate ideas or emotions.

Which marks are yours?

CRITERIA All styles from non-objective to abstracted realism are welcome. All works must be original and have been created in the last five years. References used in the creation of the submitted work must be the artist’s own, or copyright-released for use in this work. Works previously exhibited at The Art Guild Gallery will not be considered.

MEDIUMS Included but not limited to: acrylic, charcoal, collage, colored pencil, ink, mixed media, oil, pastel, pencil, printmaking, sculpture, or watercolor. NO Photography, Copies, Master Copies, Reproductions OR Giclees.

JUROR OF AWARDS: Karli Wurzelbacher, PhD, Curator at the Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY.

ENTRY FEE(S) Registration is required and fees are non-refundable.

Members: $20 (1-2 pieces) or $30 (an additional piece).
Non-members: $30 (1-2 pieces) or $40 (an additional piece)
Student members: $10 (1-2 pieces) or $20 (an additional piece)
No more than 3 works per artist

AWARDS 1st Place $300 • 2nd Place $200 • 3rd Place $100 • Honorable Mentions

Howard Silberthau, an abstract artist who strives to capture both the universal nature of things and the pedestrian, oftentimes by utilizing the grid, the repetitive nature of letters, and the stripe.
Howard Silberthau
Howard Silberthau

Howard Silberthau, an abstract artist who strives to capture both the universal nature of things and the pedestrian, oftentimes…

Howard Silberthau, an abstract artist who strives to capture both the universal nature of things and the pedestrian, oftentimes by utilizing the grid, the repetitive nature of letters, and the stripe.…

Howard Silberthau, an abstract artist who strives to capture both the universal nature of things and the pedestrian, oftentimes by utilizing the grid, the repetitive nature of letters, and the stripe.…

Danny Simmons
Danny Simmons
Rebecca Schultz makes abstracted landscape paintings and murals inspired by nature; her organic forms reference elements such as rock formations and plants. Her installation work focuses on environmental issues. Much of Rebecca's work has integrated a community engagement process.
Rebecca Schultz
Rebecca Schultz

Rebecca Schultz makes abstracted landscape paintings and murals inspired by nature; her organic forms reference elements…

Rebecca Schultz makes abstracted landscape paintings and murals inspired by nature; her organic forms reference elements such as rock formations and plants. Her installation work focuses on environmental…

Rebecca Schultz makes abstracted landscape paintings and murals inspired by nature; her organic forms reference elements such as rock formations and plants. Her installation work focuses on environmental issues. Much of Rebecca's…

Whether memoir and short story writing, or figurative and abstract painting, Adam Erlbaum's creative practice remains a constant during these changes of place. His internal explorations continually led back to abstract painting, just as his external explorations led him back to Philadelphia, where he has lived and painted since 2009.
Adam Erlbaum
Adam Erlbaum

Whether memoir and short story writing, or figurative and abstract painting, Adam Erlbaum's creative practice remains…

Whether memoir and short story writing, or figurative and abstract painting, Adam Erlbaum's creative practice remains a constant during these changes of place. His internal explorations continually…

Whether memoir and short story writing, or figurative and abstract painting, Adam Erlbaum's creative practice remains a constant during these changes of place. His internal explorations continually led back to abstract…

What’s interesting for me is a spectrum of abstraction and realism that evokes both stillness and vitality.
Bettina Clowney
Bettina Clowney

What’s interesting for me is a spectrum of abstraction and realism that evokes both stillness and vitality. …

What’s interesting for me is a spectrum of abstraction and realism that evokes both stillness and vitality. …

What’s interesting for me is a spectrum of abstraction and realism that evokes both stillness and vitality. …

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