“The Melting Pot”

“The Melting Pot”

This Deadline Expired: Saturday, July 8, 2017

For the first time at the Exchange Gallery in Bloomsburg, Pa., this show will have a juror, and also for the first time The Exchange will offer prizes – $200, $100, and $50 for the top three pieces, as well as a “People’s Choice” award as chosen by the attendees at the reception. Richard Rinehart, director of the Samek Art Museum at Bucknell University, will serve as our juror.

As with all of its open-call shows, The Exchange encourages participation by artists of all ages and levels of experience, accepting all media, two- and three-dimensional, including video pieces and sculptural installations, with the interpretation of the theme entirely up to each artist. The only restriction: The Work must fit through our front door.

Artists will pay a $10 entry fee for up to three pieces; artists wishing to enter more pieces may do so, paying an additional entry fee for each three pieces. The Exchange Gallery guarantees that at least one piece from every entry will get displayed. The Exchange will accept artwork at the Gallery, 24 East Main Street, Bloomsburg, during the two weeks beginning the 26th of June; on Saturday, the 8th of July, the Gallery will open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to accept the last work, and the Gallery committee will hang the show that afternoon.

Artists, please price your work for sale: The Gallery takes a 20% commission on all sales and returns 80% to the artists, and the Gallery has responsibility for collecting and remitting sales tax. “Not For Sale” work accepted as well.

The show will run from Monday, the 10th of July, through Friday, the 18th of August, with the artists’ reception on Saturday, the 15th of July, from 6 to 8 p.m. (simultaneous with the Artspace Gallery’s reception for their show “Bridges”, around the corner on Center Street).

Questions? Please call 570-317-2596 or e-mail Exchange@ExchangeArts.org.

Dot Jackson

Dot Jackson's work explores the differences in human physique embody inside and outside: male, with his capability to act…

Dot Jackson's work explores the differences in human physique embody inside and outside: male, with his capability to act outwardly, and female, with her inner capacity to endure pressure. …

Dot Jackson's work explores the differences in human physique embody inside and outside: male, with his capability to act outwardly, and female, with her inner capacity to endure pressure. …

Linnie Greenberg

Linnie stumbled upon mixed media 8 years ago at local art workshop. Mainly self-taught, she considers herself a "naïve" or…

Linnie stumbled upon mixed media 8 years ago at local art workshop. Mainly self-taught, she considers herself a "naïve" or "outsider" artist.…

Linnie stumbled upon mixed media 8 years ago at local art workshop. Mainly self-taught, she considers herself a "naïve" or "outsider" artist.…

Cheryl B. Haper (Curatorial)

Cheryl Harper is an artist/independent curator. As a artist, her work concentrates on political and social commentary using…

Cheryl Harper is an artist/independent curator. As a artist, her work concentrates on political and social commentary using a variety of mediums, including ceramic sculpture, installations, and printmaking.…

Cheryl Harper is an artist/independent curator. As a artist, her work concentrates on political and social commentary using a variety of mediums, including ceramic sculpture, installations, and printmaking. As a curator,…

Judy Gelles

Gelles uses words and images to provide social commentary on who we are and how we think. Her objective is to provoke thoughts,…

Gelles uses words and images to provide social commentary on who we are and how we think. Her objective is to provoke thoughts, ideas, and discussion. Her photographs of beach huts stem from an interest…

Gelles uses words and images to provide social commentary on who we are and how we think. Her objective is to provoke thoughts, ideas, and discussion. Her photographs of beach huts stem from an interest in mapping how architecture…

Geoffrey Ansel Agrons

In his introduction to "Michael Kenna: A Twenty Year Retrospective", Peter Bunnell explored the notion of the “unheroic…

In his introduction to "Michael Kenna: A Twenty Year Retrospective", Peter Bunnell explored the notion of the “unheroic landscape,” a term that aptly described the photographer’s “concern for…

In his introduction to "Michael Kenna: A Twenty Year Retrospective", Peter Bunnell explored the notion of the “unheroic landscape,” a term that aptly described the photographer’s “concern for the land more as feeling…

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