Call For Artists: Strength in Colors

Call for Artists

Strength In Colors
Our Differences Make Us Stronger

Strength In Colors: our differences make us strongerExhibition dates:
Monday, January 16 – Friday, February 10, 2023

Deadline for Electronic submissions
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Opening Reception
Martin Luther King Day
Monday, January 16, 2023, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Sterling House Community Center
Arts Alliance of Stratford Gallery
Exhibition Room
293 Main Street, Stratford


Prospectus:

The Alliance invites artists to share their interpretation of the theme “Strength in Colors: Our Differences Make Us Stronger.”

For this show, we encourage artists to show us what unites us, rather than what divides us.

Visual art, music, written/spoken word, dance art forms encouraged.

We invite artists to submit 1-2 pieces. See submission guidelines below for maximum dimensions of entries and other important information.

Performers entries will include a QR code on the title card(s) which will link to the video channel or website (link will be submitted through the form below). Artists will submit a framed photo of themselves engaged in the performance, along with their inspiration for the work.

This show is open to all artists, whether members and non-members of the Alliance. All works will be adjudicated based on quality and adherence to the theme. In addition, works must be family friendly as it will be in a public space visited by children. The Alliance reserves the right to limit entries according to space availability and cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage.

Submission guidelines:

  • Gallery space is limited so submit early.
    • The website submission form will close to new entries on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11:59 PM.
    • If we reach our maximum number of entries that will fit in the gallery earlier than January 12, the submission form will close to all new entries.
  • Submission fees
    • Arts Alliance of Stratford members
      • One piece: $20.00
      • Two Pieces: $25.00
    • Non-members
      • One piece: $30.00
      • Two Pieces: $35.00
  • All artwork must be submitted through the form on this website
  • 2-dimensional (flat) work only
  • Up to 2 pieces may be submitted per individual.
    • Maximum size (including frame) is 18″ x 24″
  • All work needs to be SECURELY wired for hanging
    • Stretched canvases do not need to be framed but they must have a wire attached to the stretchers for hanging.
    • We cannot accept any artwork in which the wire is attached to the artwork using any kind of tape.
  • All artwork sold while in the show will be subject to a 30% commission (see the terms & conditions for more details).
  • The gallery at Sterling House Community Center is a multi-use space used by many groups, including children. All work must be family-friendly.
  • Artists will be notified of acceptance to the show by Thursday, January 12 at the latest.
    • If your work has been accepted, drop off your piece(s)
      • Friday, January 13 between 5:00 and 7:00 PM.
      • Saturday, January 14 between 9:00 AM and 12:30 PM.
    • Drop off location:
      Sterling House Community Center
      2283 Main St.
      Stratford, CT 06615

Be sure to read the submission terms & conditions here.

After the show closes, artwork can be picked up at Sterling House Community Center on Saturday, February 11 between 9:00 AM and 12:30 PM.

Use our submission form below:

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