Thoughts & Prayers, Another Round of Vacant Stares

Thoughts & Prayers, Another Round of Vacant Stares

This Deadline Expired: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Thoughts and Prayers, Another Round of Vacant Stares is an analysis of the American gun culture that reigns over our country. BSB Gallery seeks artwork that examines the impact that guns have within our nation, as a symbol of power and freedom, or as an instrument to insight fear and cause harm, firearms affect all American populations and demographics. The Gallery seeks artwork that will facilitate a dialog on the divisive iconology of guns, and the power or fear they represent.

Exhibition Dates: August 13th-September 19th 2020. Submission Deadline: June 30, 2020.

All mediums will be considered for this exhibition.

SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINES:

1.) You may submit up to THREE pieces of available current work. Images must be attached to your submission email in JPEG format and resized to 72 dpi with the shortest side measuring at least 500 pixels. DO NOT SUBMIT .ZIP FILES OR DROPBOX/GOOGLEDOC LINKS – if you do, your submission will be marked ineligible and disqualified from jurying.

** Image files must be labeled as “LastName.title.jpeg” **

2.) Please include the following information copied in the body of your submission email. Do not attach any documents or links containing this information. The only thing attached to your submission email should be images of your work.

• Artist Bio & all active social media links (Facebook, Instagram,)
• Inventory List – list each piece’s: title, medium, dimensions, date, size and retail price (must include BSB’s 30% commission).

3.) Email your submissions to Christy@Trenton-Downtown.com with the subject line reading “Thoughts and Prayers Submission”. If you list something else in the subject line, your email will likely be overlooked by the filter and be missed.

PLEASE make sure you’ve followed ALL the directions exactly as listed. Incomplete submission packages will not be reviewed.

**Please DO NOT ship works to the gallery during the submission process. If your work(s) are selected for exhibition you will be notified individually once all submissions have been reviewed.

If you have any questions about the submission process, please feel free to email Christy@Trenton-Downtown.com. For more information, follow this link.

BSB Gallery is a 501c3 non-profit contemporary art space, located in downtown Trenton, established in 2018. It is their mission to cultivate creativity and community by offering exhibition, education, and networking opportunities for artists and curators. They strive to strengthen the local community by making the arts accessible and welcoming for all of Trenton’s residents. This is achieved through art exhibitions, community events, and various workshops offered throughout the year.
Continuing the revitalization of Downtown Trenton through art and culture the BSB Gallery was made possible by The Trenton Downtown Association, also known as TDA. BSB Gallery is the TDA’s latest contribution to Trenton’s flourishing arts and cultural district.

Gallery Hours: Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 11AM – 5PM
BSB Gallery • 143 East State Street Ste.4• Trenton, NJ 08608

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…

My figurative work involves eyes, faces and figures decorated with dots of color in motifs of flower, rosette, teardrop, scroll and leaf. For me, they express an allusion to mortality, matter and energy fields.
Chris Curchin
Chris Curchin

My figurative work involves eyes, faces and figures decorated with dots of color in motifs of flower, rosette, teardrop,…

My figurative work involves eyes, faces and figures decorated with dots of color in motifs of flower, rosette, teardrop, scroll and leaf. For me, they express an allusion to mortality, matter and energy…

My figurative work involves eyes, faces and figures decorated with dots of color in motifs of flower, rosette, teardrop, scroll and leaf. For me, they express an allusion to mortality, matter and energy fields.…

Fine art ink on paper drawings of cities and microorganisms by 
Philadelphia artist Colleen Keefe.
Colleen Keefe
Colleen Keefe

Fine art ink on paper drawings of cities and microorganisms by
Philadelphia artist Colleen Keefe.…

Fine art ink on paper drawings of cities and microorganisms by
Philadelphia artist Colleen Keefe.…

Fine art ink on paper drawings of cities and microorganisms by
Philadelphia artist Colleen Keefe.…

Cheryl Levin
Cheryl Levin
Karen Hunter McLaughlin is a lifelong Philadelphia artist who has worked in traditional 2-D mediums as well as steel wire sculpture. Current work themes are a congruence of large format, multilayer prints creating 2-D inhabitable virtual-vistas, and a collection of smaller prints that focus on human connection, much like the ripple effect of a stone thrown in water.
Karen Hunter McLaughlin
Karen Hunter McLaughlin

Karen Hunter McLaughlin is a lifelong Philadelphia artist who has worked in traditional 2-D mediums as well as steel wire…

Karen Hunter McLaughlin is a lifelong Philadelphia artist who has worked in traditional 2-D mediums as well as steel wire sculpture. Current work themes are a congruence of large format, multilayer prints…

Karen Hunter McLaughlin is a lifelong Philadelphia artist who has worked in traditional 2-D mediums as well as steel wire sculpture. Current work themes are a congruence of large format, multilayer prints creating 2-D inhabitable…

previous arrow
next arrow