Call for Entires: Bird, Nest, Nature

Deadline: 04/25/2020
Application Fee: $35

Calling all bird lovers! We are looking for artists to participate in our upcoming summer 2019 exhibition Bird, Nest, Nature, which will be on view July 12 – September 13, 2020.

Birds have captured the attention of humankind since the beginning of time, providing an endless source of fascination and inspiration. With their exquisite coloring, stunning tufts of feathers, distinctive silhouettes and graceful flight patterns, birds entice us to look up and marvel.

Artwork submitted should be completed pieces or concepts for installation that reference the theme of birds in the work.

Jurors: Jeffrey De Blois, Assistant Curator, ICA Boston and Rebecca Lowery, Assistant Curator, MOCA Los Angeles.
Eligibility: Open to all artists, 18 years of age or older, working in all media and all sizes.
Media/size: Open to all media, please include specific dimensions with your entry. There are no size limitations for entries, however, Bedford Gallery reserves the right not to accept exceptionally large, heavy, or cumbersome pieces.

Amount: We will only be accepting 3 submissions per entry.
Presentation: Work must be framed (when applicable) and ready to hang (wire, d-rings, or cleats). For framed artwork, ACRYLIC GLAZING ONLY, NO GLASS IN FRAMES. All art must be labeled with artist’s name, title, year, and medium.
For installation concepts, include a description, concept design or similar installations, and installation info (timeline, if installation requires the artist presence to install, etc.).
Submitted images must be the same as the works intended for the exhibition.
Prizes: There will be over $2,000 in cash and prizes for artist awards.
Visit for full instructions and to apply.
Work must be submitted through Slideroom; CDs or mailed material will not be accepted.
Deadlines: Applicant must submit their work by April 25, 2020. If accepted, all artwork must be received June 15-19, 2020. Artists are responsible for shipping costs both ways.

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