Call to Artists: HERE/ NOT HERE

Call to Artists: HERE/ NOT HERE

This Deadline Expired: Friday, May 1, 2020

Maryland’s Eastern Shore has many beautiful vistas of sandy beaches and bucolic farm land, but it is also filled with suburban sprawl, strip malls and chicken houses. The art depicting our area often captures our picturesque beaches, birds, barns, and boats but rarely do we see images of the forgotten and overlooked spaces which are equally a part of this place. HERE/NOT HERE calls on artists to capture, explore, and depict those unscrubbed and often unseen places. We are looking for artwork that tells the stories not often told about the landscape and architecture that have shaped this place we call here. The liminal spaces, the tension zones, and the hap-hazard, slap-dash, crap-laps.

This call is open to all artists living and/or working within 150 miles of Salisbury, Maryland. We are open to all media from traditional to digital and experimental.

Artists may enter up to 3 works of art. A non-refundable entry fee of $15 is required of each applicant, regardless of number of works entered.

CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT DATES
Deadline for artists to submit work: May 1
Artist notified of acceptance/rejection: May 22
Artwork must arrive at SU Art Galleries | Downtown by: June 12
Show opens & exhibition reception: June 19
Images due from artists for catalogue: June 22
Poetry reading & book launch: August 21
Show closes: August 22
Artwork must be picked-up/return shipping arranged by: October 15

Ellen Benson
Lee Muslin

Lee Muslin, guided by intuition, in a fusion of gesture and geometry flows out in her abstract paintings. Visual movement…

Lee Muslin, guided by intuition, in a fusion of gesture and geometry flows out in her abstract paintings. Visual movement is created as she layers line, shape and texture.…

Lee Muslin, guided by intuition, in a fusion of gesture and geometry flows out in her abstract paintings. Visual movement is created as she layers line, shape and texture.…

Justin Rubich

Mixed media artist exploring both abstract and representational compositions of cityscapes, often rendered through the use…

Mixed media artist exploring both abstract and representational compositions of cityscapes, often rendered through the use of pattern, line, and gradation.…

Mixed media artist exploring both abstract and representational compositions of cityscapes, often rendered through the use of pattern, line, and gradation.…

Kristin Osgood Lamelas

Kristin Osgood Lamelas’ mixed-media paintings reference aerial views of specific landscapes and images of cells from her…

Kristin Osgood Lamelas’ mixed-media paintings reference aerial views of specific landscapes and images of cells from her own body, creating a micro/ macro relationship.

Kristin Osgood Lamelas’ mixed-media paintings reference aerial views of specific landscapes and images of cells from her own body, creating a micro/ macro relationship.

Kimberly Stemler
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