Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Huntington Arts Council : Call to artists, Objects Found, Early Deadline Dec. 21.2018

CALL TARTISTS
Siddhartha Relic by Tara Leale Porter

OBJECTS FOUND

ENTRY DEADLINE DECEMBER 21, 2018
The "Objects Found" exhibition will feature artwork that incorporates salvaged materials. During the creative process, consider still lifes, Joseph Cornell's ephemera-filled boxes, Tim Noble's and Sue Webster's discarded item assemblages, Jim Golden's object photography, Jane Perkins' 3D-collage portraits, etc. Use items you've found or collected-from twigs, buttons, and antiques to toys, textiles, etc.-to complete your work. 
Juror Tara Leale Porter of Red Lotus Fused Glass Art creates a narrative in her artwork through a dialogue of materials. She interweaves her fused glass with found objects that have a time-worn patina to construct stories of destruction and regeneration. Leale Porter has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute and a Master of Arts in Art Therapy via Hofstra University.


EXHIBIT DATES 
* February 15 - March 23, 2019

ENTRIES 
* Entries must be original to entrant. Framed 
entries require hanging wire. Submission  
materials cannot be returned.
* Selected works are chosen by the juror. No  
more than two works per artist are selected. 

ELIGIBILITY
* All artists and media.

For more information and to submit online click here.
To download prospectus click here.
About Huntington Arts Council
Now celebrating its 56th Anniversary, the Huntington Arts Council is a legitimate 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization which enriches the quality of life of Long Islanders with programs and services that address the needs and interests of artists, cultural organizations and the community. The Council's programs reach over one million Long Island residents, and it serves the entire region with its cultural listings at www.huntingtonarts.org. The Huntington Arts Council has been designated a "Primary Institution" by the New York State Council on the Arts, a title meaning "vital to the cultural life of New York State." The Council is the official arts coordinating agency for the Town of Huntington, and serves as the primary regranting agency on Long Island for the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), in addition to its services to over 600 member cultural organizations and individual artist members. Programs are made possible in part by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Town of Huntington, the Suffolk County Department of Cultural Affairs, the County of Suffolk, corporations, foundations and individuals.
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