Juried Exhibition “Looking Forward” / Calls & Submissions
September 9, 2021
Organization Name: Carter Burden Gallery
Organization Location: New York, NY
Type: Calls & Submissions
Carter Burden Gallery Juried Exhibition 2021
Juror Nancy Azara
“Things are uncertain in so many ways for all of us. With this comes the unknown, with endless possibilities for new ideas. We are beginning to plan ahead, form bonds again and to be in community. It gives us strength and power. To be present together gives us hope to plan for the future, towards a better future.”
Nancy Azara is an artist and feminist educator best known for her large-scale wood sculptures and mixed media collages. Her work is found wood, carved, ornamented and mounted. Instinctive chip carving peels off an outer layer of wood, reaching for an essentialized raw experience of the body, of the limbs, exposing flesh and blood. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally, most recently in a solo show Crow and Sandal Series and Other Works at Kaaterskill Gallery, Hunter Village, NY (2019), Labyrinths of the Mind at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild in Woodstock, NY (2019), Nancy Azara: Nature Prints at Saint John’s University, Queens, NY, and Crossing Boundaries: Material as Message at (RoCA), West Nyack, NY. Upcoming: a solo show at A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Jul 2 – Aug 1, 2021). She is the author of Spirit Taking Form: Making a Spiritual Practice of Making Art available through Red Wheel/Weiser. She has taught many workshops and classes. www.nancyazara.com
• Entry deadline: Thursday, September 9, 2021
• Artist Notification: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
• Show dates: November 18 – December 18, 2021
• Reception: Thursday, November 18, 2021, 6 – 8pm
Time subject to change and contingent on NYC COVID-19 guidelines
• Hand delivery of work: Thursday, November 11 – Friday, November 12, 2021
• Deadline for receiving shipped work: Wednesday, November 10, 2021
• Pick up hand-delivered work: December 18, 20, & 21, 2021
• UPS/FedEx return of shipped work deadline: December 22, 2021
Although selection will not be based on age, we particularly welcome artists over the age of 60 but are happy to accept submissions from any artist over 18 in the USA.
Two-dimensional work, including the frame, must not exceed 36 inches in any direction and should be wired, labeled on the back, and ready to hang. No saw-tooth hangers please.
Three-dimensional pedestal pieces must not exceed 20 inches in any direction. Three-dimensional standing floor sculptures must not exceed 6 feet in height.
For framed works, plexi-glass must be used instead of glass.
Non-refundable fee of $45 for up to 5 works.
Carter Burden Gallery will take no commission on sales. Label work that is not for sale “NFS”.
DELIVERY AND PICK-UP:
Late arriving work will not be hung. Artists must cover all shipping costs. Work that is shipped must arrive in a reusable container, including a prepaid computer-generated UPS or FEDEX return shipping label. No U.S. Postal Service returns. Do not send stamps, cash, or credit card info for return of work. Work not picked up after one month will be handled at the discretion of the gallery.
All possible care will be taken to guarantee the safety of the work. Carter Burden Gallery’s insurance will cover work ONLY while it is hanging in the gallery. The gallery will not bear liability for any loss or damage while in transit. Transit insurance is the responsibility of the artist.
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