U.S. National Deadline: December 8, 2017 – Annmarie
Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, in Association with the Smithsonian
Institution, announces a call for entries for ‘Artists In Action 2018’.
From January 19 – February 28, 2017, artists will set up their
temporary studio space in our beautiful 4200 sq. ft. museum-grade Main
Gallery of Annmarie’s award-winning Murray Arts Building. The Main
Gallery features an abundance of natural light, high ceilings, tile
floors, and internet access. Each studio space is approximately 12’ x
12’. Annmarie will also provide up to (4) 8-foot tables for each
artist’s studio, as well as misc. partition walls and pedestals. Artists
are encouraged to display works for sale in their space.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center seeks artists working in any
media to submit proposals to set up a working studio space in the Main
Gallery for 1-2 week periods. The exhibition is open to all artists age
18 and older who are living and working in the United States.
PROPOSALS & INSTALLATION
Proposals must include an artist’s statement & resume, a sketch and
written description of the proposed studio setup, a brief description of
your activity/project for guests, a short description of your artistic
process, and a portfolio of at least 6 images of your most recent work.
All art equipment that will be used during the living gallery must be
supplied by the artist and approved by the Curator of Exhibitions.
Annmarie will provide up to five – 8’ tables for your studio setup.
In addition, artists are asked to create an activity for visitors, as
simple or as complex as you wish, that will allow visitors to
experiment with your materials and creative process. Through this
program, artists are afforded an opportunity to work in free studio
space in a beautiful setting.
$20 application fee, non-refundable.
Visit our website for complete details and easy online entry
All sales will run through the Annmarie Gift Shop, where the appropriate
sales tax will be collected. Annmarie will retain a 20% commission on
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Annmarie is a located in
scenic Solomons, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. The sculpture garden
features a walking path that meanders through the forest, past permanent
and loaned sculpture, including more than forty works on loan from the
Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. The garden also
presents a variety of special events, gallery shows, and engaging
public art programs throughout the year. The Studio School offers
creative classes taught by a talented faculty. The award-winning Murray
Arts Building, is a 15,000 sq.ft. museum-grade exhibition space that
includes two large galleries, a gift shop, the artLAB, and a sunny patio
that offers lovely views of the outdoor sculpture.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
In Association with the Smithsonian Institution
P.O. Box 99, 13480 Dowell Road
Dowell (Solomons), MD 20629
Gallery hours: T-F 2-7pm, Sat.12-5pm.
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