NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION in NYC, June 18 – July 17, 2022

As the world opens up, does your work reflect an altered reality?
Are you experimenting with new materials out of necessity or curiosity?
This juried show looks to explore the idea of being “wide open” to what excites and engages you now.

NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION in NYC, June 18 – July 17, 2022

As the world opens up, does your work reflect an altered reality?
Are you experimenting with new materials out of necessity or curiosity?
This juried show looks to explore the idea of being “wide open” to what excites and engages you now.

Submission Deadline: Sunday, April 17, 2022

Gallery Exhibition Dates: Saturday, June 18 – Sunday, July 17, 2022, open weekends 1-6 P.M.
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 18 from 1-6 P.M.

JUROR:
Sadaf Padder is a respected Brooklyn-based independent curator, writer and art dealer. A former educator, she left her job as a Dean of Students to develop intersections of art and community. She is the founder of Alpha Arts Alliance (A3), a hyperlocal multidisciplinary collective that connects creatives with opportunities and collectors. A3 pledges a percentage of all proceeds from art sales and events to Grown in Haiti and youth arts initiatives. One of her recent projects includes serving the local youth community as an Artists-in-Masks Resident with COPE NYC. She has recently curated exhibitions at Glass Rice in San Francisco, Nyama Fine Art in New York, and Knowhere Art in Martha’s Vineyard. Her curation and writing has been featured in ARTSY, Hyperallergic & LA Weekly.

PRIZES:
1st Prize for Best in Show: Artist Solo Show on Artsy.net on the BWAC Gallery page, 10-15 images
2nd Prize for Second Best in Show: Artist Page on Artsy.net on the BWAC Gallery page
(BWAC member up to12 images, Non-member 4-5 images)
3rd Prize for Third Best in Show: Artist Page on Artsy.net on BWAC Gallery page
(BWAC member up to 10 images, Non-member 2-3 images)

ELIGIBILITY:
Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories, 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation.
All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. Limited edition prints must be numbered. Crafts, kit work or reproductions (i.e. giclee) of original works in other media, unless used as part of a mixed media work, will not be considered.
Oversize Work exceeding 72″ X 72″, work exceeding 30lbs, Assemblages and Installations are welcome at the discretion of BWAC staff, but must meet all other specifications and be delivered, installed and removed by the artist (or their agent) upon prior arrangement with BWAC.
Any work not meeting these eligibility requirements can automatically be disqualified regardless of juror selection.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES:
• Early Bird through midnight EST Sunday, March 27, 2022: $40 for up to three (3) images plus $5 each additional image.
• Submissions March 28 through midnight EST April 17, 2022: $45 for up to three (3) images plus $5 each additional image.
Sculpture and installations: artists may use two additional images for details, at no extra charge. Contact bwacjuriedshows@gmail.com if you need them.

All entry fees are non-refundable. All accepted artists can be included in the Wide Open 12 show to be posted on BWAC’s Exhibition Page on Artsy.com for no additional fee.

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