CALLS TO ARTISTS

Travelogue:  Grand Destinations and Personal Journeys 

Who’s Eligible:  MCA Artist Members 

Description of Show:
MCA artists are invited to submit works of landmarks and/or of your
personal travel.

Mediums:  All mediums accepted

Artist’s Reception:  Friday , June 7, 2019, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Event Dates:  Friday, June 7 – Saturday, June 29, 2019 

The Art of Aging

Who’s Eligible:  MCA Artist Members aged 55 +

Description of Show:
The Art of Aging is a collaborative effort of Marion Senior Services and Marion Cultural Alliance that celebrates aging through art, stories and education. The exhibit will be a celebration of the creative talent of our community’s senior artists.

Mediums:  All mediums accepted

Artist’s Reception:  Friday , August 2, 2019, 5 pm – 6 pm

Exhibit Dates:  Friday, August 2 – Saturday, August 31, 2019

Pleasures – A Juried Exhibit


Who’s Eligible:  
MCA Artist Members and Non-Members

Title of Exhibit:  Pleasures – A Juried Exhibit

Description of Show:
As artists you draw inspiration from profound beauty and simplicity. From the simplicity of sparse lines, intense color to varying perspectives. It’s the simple elegance of the natural world that defines a simple pleasure. This September, let’s step out of the hustle and bustle and explore the simple pleasures that inspire us all. All work for this exhibit must have been completed in the past two years. Jurors to be announced.

Mediums:  All mediums accepted

Entry Procedure: Each artist may submit two (2) pieces for exhibition and judging. All entries are to be submitted no later than August 15 and sent via email to [email protected]. In your email, please include:
• Artist Entry Form
• Brief Artist Statement
• Photograph of artwork in .jpg file format with a high resolution.

Juried Entry Fee:  MCA Member $25.00 (2 pieces) • Non – MCA Member $40.00 (2 pieces, includes membership)

Artist’s Reception: Friday, September 6, 2019, 5 pm – 6 pm

Exhibit Dates:  Friday, September 9 – Saturday, September 27, 2019

Prizes:
Best of Show – $200.00 Michael’s gift card
First Prize – $100.00 Michael’s gift card
Second Prize – $75.00 Michael’s gift card
Third Prize – $50.00 Michael’s gift card
Honorable Mention -$25.00 Michael’s gift card + Merit Ribbon Awards + Juror Prize + Sponsor Purchases + more!

Detailed Calendar:

• Deadline for Entry Submissions ……………………….. Thursday, August 15 at midnight.
• Notification of Acceptance / Denial ………………..…. Friday, August 16 by 5pm.
• Judging Period …………………………….………………… August 19 through August 30
• Drop Off Artwork ………………………………………… Monday, September 3 | 11am – 4pm
• Opening Reception………………………………………. Friday, September 6 from 5 – 6:00pm
• Show Closes……………………………………………….. Saturday, September 25, 2019
• Pick Up Artwork ………………………………………….. Monday, September 30 | 11am – 3pm

 

The Best of the Best of 2019

Who’s Eligible:  MCA Artist Members

Description of Show:
Please submit what you think is your best works. All work for this exhibit must have been completed in the past two years.

Mediums:  All mediums accepted

Artist’s Reception:  Friday, October 4th, 2019, 5 pm – 6 pm

Exhibit Dates:  Friday, October 4 – Saturday, October 26, 2019

If you can not make any of the Drop Off or Pick Up dates above, contact Gallery Director.

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