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From 2015 Juried Show: Brent Seabroook, Grading Maple Syrup, Dave Matt with son Eric, Hall Farm, Marlboro, Vermont, 2015, archival pigment print, 21 x 14 inc

SECOND ANNUAL ARTS CONNECT JURIED SHOW

ABOUT: 2016 marks the second year of the Arts Connect at Catamount Arts Juried Show, featuring new and exciting work by emerging and established artists.

JUROR: Andrea Rosen specializes in modern and contemporary American art and is now Curator at the Fleming Museum of Art at UVM in Burlington, Vermont, where she has curated the exhibitions Pop Art Prints and Samuel Bak: Survival and Memory.  Previously, she was at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, where she curated the major exhibition Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography.  Upcoming projects at the Fleming Museum include collaboration with co-curator Margaret Tamulonis on a new exhibition of work by graphic novelist Alison Bechdel.

RECEPTION:  Reception will take place on January 14 from 5-7 p.m. All applicants for the Arts Connect Juried Exhibition will be invited to meet other artists, art lovers, curators, and collectors.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists may submit up to five works created within the last five years. Work in all media is encouraged. Applicants must be Catamount Arts members.  Please note that a basic one-year Catamount Arts Membership (valued at $50) is included as part of the submission fee, which gives numerous member discounts on admission to films and select performances at Catamount Arts and at nearly 50 other art house cinemas across the United States. Applicants who are already Catamount Arts members will receive a one-year extension on their current membership.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Catamount Arts accepts online submissions only for its Arts Connect at Catamount Arts Juried Show. Click the above link to upload image, video, and audio submissions and complete the application process. We regret that we cannot accept submissions by any other method.
FEES:

  • $60 fee includes a one-year Artist Membership (valued at $50), PLUS up to five submissions for one artist.
  • Applicants who are already Catamount Arts members will receive one-year extension of current membership at basic level. Those wishing to upgrade memberships may do so by contacting Catamount Arts.

Please note: Arts Connect at Catamount Arts is a competitive, juried exhibition. Submission does not guarantee participation in the show. Membership and submission fees are non-refundable, even if work is not selected.

SUBMISSION PERIOD: Submissions will be accepted after 5 pm on Monday, October 17, 2016 – until 5 pm on Monday, November 28.  No late submissions will be accepted.

PRIZES: Juror’s Choice Prizes will be announced at the reception on January 14.  Robert Manning First Prize: $500; Second Prize: $250; Third Prize: $100; plus six non-monetary honorable mentions.

SELECTED WORK:  Applicants will be notified of status by e-mail by 5 pm on Monday, December 5.  Please do not call Catamount Arts regarding your submission.  If work is selected, it must arrive presentation ready (framed or with appropriate installation materials) by 9 pm on Friday, December 30Shipped work must be received by Thursday, December 29 in reusable wrapping with check or prepaid label for return shipping.  In-person drop-off will be held daily from Tuesday, December 6 – Friday, December 30, 12 noon-9 pm.  Work must remain on exhibit until Sunday, March 12.

ONLINE CATALOG:  All selected work will be included in an online catalogue on the Catamount Arts website and be on view from late December 2016 through close of exhibition.
SALES:  Work for sale must be priced by the artist, with a 40% commission to benefit Catamount Arts.  After the close of the exhibition, artists receive checks for 60% of sale price on work sold. Commissions on sale of work support exhibitions and gallery programs at Catamount Arts.

If work is not for sale (NFS), value must be stated for insurance purposes.  Value of NFS works will not be made public.  If sale price is not provided, it will be assumed work is not for sale (NFS).

BENEFITS OF CATAMOUNT ARTS ARTIST MEMBERSHIP:

  • Eligibility for submission to juried exhibitions at Catamount Arts
  • Invitations to receptions, gallery talks and special events for artists
  • Early registration and/or discounted rate on studio classes, workshops and gallery programs
    (including advanced professional development classes and master classes)
  • Early registration and/or discounted rates for portfolio reviews
  • Discounts on admission to Catamount Arts films and selected programs, PLUS
    reciprocal, discounted admission to programs at more than 50 other arts cinemas nationwide