Call for Entry: Figurative Works II

Call for Entry: Figurative Works II

This Deadline Expired: Monday, December 31, 2018

Portraiture has played a major role in the history of mankind. Leaders and saints from Sumerian times to modern times have their likeness immortalized in art. Since the emergence of photography, the role of portraiture has changed. The ability to capture one’s likeness for future generations is now something taken for granted and not limited to those able to pay an artist. This begs the question, “What is a modern portrait?”
“Figurative Works II” is an all-media exhibition seeking to answer this question. We are asking artists to capture the people and culture of our time. While this may be accomplished in the traditional portrait manner, we recognize the figure can often be represented utilizing abstraction. Sometimes the whole figure or multiple figures makes up a portrait. This exhibition will display artistic approaches as diverse and unique as the souls they are used to represent. Entries must be submitted by December 31, 2018.
The exhibition will open with a reception on Friday, February 22, 2019, from 5:30-8 pm in the main gallery. “Figurative Works II” will be on display from February 22, 2019 – April 5, 2019. Three prizes will be awarded at the Opening Reception: two Juror’s Choice Awards of $200, and a Going Solo Award that offers the awarded artist the choice between a Going Solo Exhibition and $500.
Italian figurative artist Alex Folla will serve as juror for this exhibition. For more information about Folla and the exhibition, visit http://www.foundryartcentre.org/figurative-works-ii/.

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Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised art teacher in both New York and Philadelphia. In mid-career she earned a degree in interior design/space planning (U of Arts) after which she completed major projects for many corporate clients. She's returned to her artistic roots and now shows at many galleries and centers garnering awards.
Barbara Dirnbach
Barbara Dirnbach

Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised…

Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised art teacher in both New York and Philadelphia. In mid-career she earned a…

Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised art teacher in both New York and Philadelphia. In mid-career she earned a degree in interior design/space…

Hazziza Abdullah
Hazziza Abdullah
Gestural lines, fragmented patterns and assorted textures are the threads of my work which create a space for the confluence of memory, time and place.  The overarching theme of my work is a narrative drawn from personal history, my meditation and spiritual practice, community engagement and interest in the mysteries of the Universe.
Nanci Hersh
Nanci Hersh

Gestural lines, fragmented patterns and assorted textures are the threads of my work which create a space for the confluence…

Gestural lines, fragmented patterns and assorted textures are the threads of my work which create a space for the confluence of memory, time and place. The overarching theme of my work is a narrative…

Gestural lines, fragmented patterns and assorted textures are the threads of my work which create a space for the confluence of memory, time and place. The overarching theme of my work is a narrative drawn from personal…

Sam Koren
Sam Koren
Works on paper using Iranian calligraphy techniques.
Nazanin Moghbeli
Nazanin Moghbeli

Works on paper using Iranian calligraphy techniques.…

Works on paper using Iranian calligraphy techniques.…

Works on paper using Iranian calligraphy techniques.…

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