PATCHOGUE ARTS COUNCIL
Annual Juried Members Exhibition
Guest Curator Mary Cantone
July 11 – August 15, 2020
Reception details TBA
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
The Patchogue Arts Council is pleased to announce it is accepting submissions from current Patchogue Arts Council members for inclusion in its Annual Juried Members Exhibition entitled Patchworks 2020. The exhibition will run from July 11 to August 15, 2020, with an opening reception; details to be determined and announced in accordance with re-opening guidelines. We are pleased to announce Mary Cantone, Owner and Director of the William Ris Gallery in Jamesport, NY, will guest curate this annual exhibition.
The Annual Juried Members Exhibition gives all current members of the Patchogue Arts Council the opportunity to exhibit their artwork at MoCA L.I. (formerly PAC Gallery), located at 20 Terry St. Suite 116, in Patchogue, NY. There is no submission fee, and artists are invited to submit up to two works of art in any medium. The exhibition highlights the many talents of the Patchogue Arts Council members, exhibiting a mixture of painting, sculpture, photography, and more. 2020 marks the ninth year PAC has held an exhibition exclusively for its’ members.
Not a member? You can become a member at the time of submission.
You don’t have to live in Patchogue to be a member either! Our membership includes artists near and far.
Submission Details & Guidelines
• Email submissions to: [email protected]
• Subject line should include: Patchworks2020_Artist Name
• Submissions must include 2 jpg images. (Sculptors may submit a max of 4 images, 2 per piece)
•Submissions must include an artist bio & artist statement
•All files should be labeled with the artist’s name and title of work. Ex: Yourname_titleofwork.jpg
•Please submit only completed work, no works-in-progress, and indicate size of work
•All work must be ready to hang
•You MUST be a member of the Patchogue Arts Council
•Submission Deadline: June 28
•July 4: Artist Notifications – A Patchogue Arts Council representative will notify all artists via email and/or phone once artwork is selected. Please do not call for notifications.
•July 8 Drop off work by socially distance friendly appointment only. A PAC representative will reach out to each artist to arrange individual appointments with selected artists. Please do not call for appointments as we are still working remotely.
•July 11 – August 15: Exhibition Dates – The exhibition will run from July 11 through August 15 at MoCA L.I.
•August 15 – 16: Removal of Artwork – All artists selected for the exhibition must make arrangements for their artwork to be picked up at MoCA L.I.. A PAC representative will reach out to each artist to arrange individual appointments for pick up.
Please do not call for appointments as we are still working remotely. Please email all questions to [email protected]
Requirements & Restrictions
•All work that is to be hung on walls must be wired/ready to hang
•Only current members of the Patchogue Arts Council will be exhibited – now is the time to renew your membership or join!
•There is no fee to submit work
•Two and three-dimensional work will be accepted
•Artists may submit two (2) works of art for consideration
•Size is limited to 48 inches in width. There is no height limit
•All artists must submit a release form
We ask for your patience as we navigate these new processes and do our best to ensure everyone’s health and safety.
ABOUT OUR GUEST CURATOR
Mary Cantone | Owner and Director, William Ris Gallery in Jamesport, NY
Mary Cantone, is the owner and director of William Ris Gallery in Jamesport, NY. Mary’s career in designing interiors and space planning has included collaborating with artists and encouraging clients to enhance, with passion, the fine arts. A bonus to Cantone’s innate and nurtured abilities is her keen sensibilities for mixing mediums, styles, and colors.
In Mary’s words: “Art! It enhances my life. Art boosts my spirits, it inspires my thinking while mirroring and prompting my memories. I am committed to searching out styles ranging from uber-realistic to abstract expressionism, all of which excite and challenge my comfort zone. Art offers endless possibilities. Join me!”