Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Member & Exhibition Call News

Fiber in the Present Tense 2016

Surface Design Association, MA/RI Chapter
September 7 - November 3, 2016

Opening reception Saturday, September 10, 3:00 to 5:00 pm

Shaman's Dream by Janis Doucette

Member Janis Doucette has artwork accepted into a regional showing of fiber at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown, MA. Fiber in the Present Tense 2016 is a juried exhibition to showcase the fiber artwork of the MA/RI Chapter of the Surface Design Association (SDA). The Juror for this show is member Marcia Young who is a SAQA Board of Directors member and Editor of "Fiber Art Now Magazine".

The Arsenal Center for the Arts is located on 321 Arsenal St. In Watertown, MA. Summer hours for the gallery are Monday through Friday from 12:00 to 5:00 pm. For fall hours call 617-923-0100 or email info@arsenalarts.org. The Fine Arts & Crafts store on the first floor of the Arsenal Center for the Arts is open Tuesday through Sunday from 12:00 to 6:00 pm.

Call to Artists: Small Works 
(The Arsenal Center for the Arts)

The Arsenal Center for the Arts is seeking the work of artists from the Greater Boston Area for their annual Small Works exhibition happening November 10 - December 30, 2016. The work will be exhibited in their first and second floor galleries and will be on display throughout the holiday season. Works must be 12" x 12" or smaller and can be 2D or 3D but must be priced under $300.00. Arsenal Center for the Arts will retain 40% on the sale of works. A maximum of four pieces per artist will be chosen but up to 10 pieces may be submitted for consideration. Submit all work in JPEG format (not larger than 300ppi) Include name, address, phone number, email address on corresponding numbered sheet with title, medium, size and artist statement. Submit to Aneleise Ruggles at aneleiseruggles@arsenalarts.org not later than October 1, 2016. Jury fee is $20.00 and should be mailed to: 

Arsenal Center for the Arts
Attention: Aneleise Ruggles
Small Works Submission
321 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Questions or concerns contact them at 617-923-0100, ext. 8304 or via email (above)

Call to Artists: Fine Arts & Crafts Shop
The Arsenal Center for the Arts

The Arsenal Center for the Arts seeks artists in the Greater Boston Area to exhibit and sell their fine arts and crafts in The Shop. The Shop features fine arts and crafts from over 40 artists at any given time. They open their doors to thousands of employees at the Arsenal on the Charles Complex, patrons from the New Repertory Theatre and the Watertown Children's Theatre, patrons at Panera Bread and La Casa de Pedro and other shoppers offering them the opportunity to purchase beautiful handcrafted artwork. All items must be original, hand-crafted work and each artist may offer a wide variety of items. The number of items accepted will be determined by the Program Director.

Artists are invited to participate in the opportunity by submitting 3-5 images of you work via email along with name, phone, website, medium and price range for consideration to beverlysnow@arsenalarts.org. Inventory from selected artists will exceed the original 5 items submitted. Deadline for submissions is September 16, 2016. A $20.00 jury fee is required and can be paid via credit card (Visa, Mastercard and Discover) in person Mon-Fri 10am to 4pm, via phone 617-923-0100, x8304 or a check made out to the Arsenal Center for the Arts and mailed to:

Beverly Snow
Shop Jury Fee
Arsenal Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472 

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