Works on Paper Show at the Nave Annex in Davis Square
Thursday, February 21 - Friday, March 8, 2013
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The Nave Gallery is pleased to announce a call for entries for a printmaking show at our new gallery annex in Davis Square. Entitled "Black Ink", this show is open to all forms of printmaking. Our juror is well-known Somerville, MA lithographer Carolyn Muskat of Muskat Studio.
Entries should be 60 square inches or smaller, printed in black ink only. Accepted pieces should be delivered to the Annex (53 Chester St, next to Redbones) ready to hang. Sales are encouraged, with a 30% gallery commission.
Please send 3 jpegs to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each jpeg should be 1200 pixels in the long dimension. Name the jpeg files "#_NAME.jpg" where # is the submission number and NAME is your last name. Please include an image list with your jpeg submission email, indicating submission number, title, size, process, and year.
There is a $15 submission fee, paid with Paypal or with check. Paypal is available at http://www.artsomerville.org/nave/support.html. Please include "Black Ink" in the memo. Checks should be sent to The Nave Annex, 53 Chester St, Somerville, MA 02144.
Deadline for entries: Friday, February 8
Notification: Tuesday, February 12 by email
Work to be delivered: Saturday, February 16 at The Annex
Show dates: Thursday, February 21 - Friday, March 8th
Closing reception: Friday, March 8, 2013
Pick-up of work: Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10
Deadline, Friday, February 8, 2013
The Nave Gallery Annex asks local artists to capture the endless and invincible season of summer in a mason jar. Whether it be reflections on its color and light, or that never-ending bloom, entries should fit neatly in a "1-Quart Ball Wide Mouth Jar with Lid." A select number of jars will be on display at the gallery's first exhibit, PICNIC. All entries will be auctioned off to support this experimental space. The rules are simple: Stay inside the jar.
Jars will be accepted for drop-off at the Nave Gallery Annex:
Friday, January 11, 2013 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 10 a.m.-noon
During Nave Gallery Annex hours
Nave Gallery Annex | www.navegallery.org | 53 Chester Street, Somerville, MA 02144
PICNIC: January 25-February 8, 2013
Friday 6-8; Lunchtime Fridays 12-3
Deadline: February 28, 2013
The Nave Gallery Annex
53 Chester St, Davis Square, Somerville
Opening Reception: Friday, April 12, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
April 13 - May 5, 2013
Curated by Tori Costa
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The Annex, the Nave Gallery's new special project space in Davis Square, Somerville, is seeking knitted and crocheted items for an apartment-style installation. Additionally, yarn-based visual artists working in all 2-D and 3-D media (including video--there is a TV room in need of yarn-themed video) are invited to submit work to display on the walls of the Knit Art House in Crochetville.
Questions of home and homelessness are addressed in this group exhibition. In its early years, the project space was a rooming house, welcoming strangers from near and far and providing affordable shelter for those in need of warmth and community. The Annex will recreate this home space through yarn-based items. Pieces will be placed in the pantry, dining room, tv room, fireplace, bathroom, small bedroom, and porch. Items could include (but are not limited to): food, pets, people, toys, books, plants, soap, an aquarium, etc. If you would like to submit larger yarnstormed furniture, that is a possibility but please contact us first to make sure there is space.
For some inspiration, check out: http://pinterest.com/teeceeisme/the-knit-art-house/
If you have a piece, or would like to make a piece(s) for this show, please email Tori Costa at tori(dot)costa(at)gmail.com by February 28, 2013 with a description of your piece, or a statement of your object preference. If you have images of these items, or examples of the style of what you would like to create, please include that in the email.
Submissions will be reviewed and confirmation given on a rolling basis. All items and art are due by April 6, 2013. Pieces will be made available for sale if you wish, with a 30% commission given to the gallery on all sold items. Drop-off information will be forwarded. There is no fee for entry.
This installation is part of the Wrap Around Project, the Nave Gallery's yearlong campaign to support and promote the work of the Somerville Homeless Coalition. Affordable housing--or lack thereof--is one of the factors leading to the rise in homelessness in our communities. As our neighborhoods develop into economically strong cultural centers, those on the margins are pushed out, and are often left with few options for housing. To learn more about how SHC provides resources to those in need, visit www.somervillehomelesscoalition.org.
A 21st Century Artists Salon at the Nave Gallery, 155 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA
Friday, April 26 - Sunday, May 12, 2013
Curated by Michelle Fiorenza
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The Nave Gallery is pleased to announce a call for entries for Salon 21, a 21st Century Artists Salon open to artists in all media. The exhibition will be curated by Michelle Fiorenza and open during Somerville Open Studios (SOS), one of Massachusetts' largest open studio events. You do not need to be a Somerville resident to apply.
Entries should be no larger than 21" x 21". Accepted pieces should be delivered to the Nave Gallery located inside of the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church (155 Powder House Blvd, outside of Teele Sq.) ready to hang. Small 3D work to be displayed on pedestals may also be submitted. Sales are encouraged, with a 30% gallery commission. The show will be promoted as an affordable and great way to add to or start a personal art collection. Artwork should be priced under $500.
Please send 3 jpegs to email@example.com. Each jpeg should be 1200 pixels in the long dimension. Name the jpeg files "#_NAME.jpg" where # is the submission number and NAME is your last name. Please include an image list with your jpeg submission email, indicating submission number, title, size, process, and year.
There is a $15 submission fee , paid with Paypal or with check. Paypal is available at http://www.artsomerville.org/nave/support.html. Please indicate in the memo line that this is for "Salon 21." Checks should be sent to The Nave Gallery, Attn: Michelle Fiorenza (Salon 21), 155 Powder House Boulevard, Somerville, MA 02144.
Deadline for entries: Friday, March 15
Notification: Tuesday, March 22 by email
Work to be delivered: Saturday, April 13 at The Nave Gallery
Show dates: Friday, April 26 - Sunday, May 12
Opening reception: Friday, April 26, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Pick-up of work: TBD