Call To Artists: #ImagineTheFuture

#IMAGINETHEFUTURE

#IIMAGINETHEFUTURE art exhibition

 

 

James J. Gathercoal's painting

Above:

A futuristic view of Corvallis, Oregon, completed during the 1957 Corvallis Centennial by James J. Gathercoal. The painting depicts the artist's vision of Corvallis in the year 2057.

OVERVIEW:

Oregon’s visual artists are invited to apply to exhibit artwork in “#ImagineTheFuture”, a juried art exhibition at the Philomath Museum from January 28 – March 5, 2022. 

At https://imaginethefuture.global/ we are all “invited to paint a picture of the future we need – to really envision it – and delineate the critical steps necessary to get there”. In the fall of 2021, The Arts Center, in Corvallis, Oregon, will host the exhibit What Will Nature Do?  a collaboration with guest curator Dr. Dominique Bachelet.  Building on the theme of climate change, Bachelet suggested the #ImagineTheFuture exhibition at the Philomath Museum. Choose any theme that feels right for you: environment, social justice, war and peace, location, community, family, or ___________.

Submission Process: mail, email or deliver digital images of your artwork.  Digital images should be titled to match up with the application, for example JohnSmith-MyDog.jpg. 

Please send jpegs, title, medium, size, price and a brief description of how your piece relates to the theme of the exhibit to [email protected] or mail to Benton County Museum, Attention: Mark Tolonen, P.O. Box 35, Philomath, OR 97370. 

MORE DETAILS:

Name of Venue: Philomath Museum (Benton County Historical Society)

WorkMedia : 2-d and 3-d media will be considered. 

Work Size: up to 6’X6’, 50 LB. MAX

Submission Requirements: Oregon artists may mail, email or deliver digital images of your artwork.  Digital images should be titled to match up with the application, for example JohnSmith-MyDog.jpg.  Please send jpegs, title, medium, size, price and a brief description of how your piece relates to the theme of the exhibit to [email protected] or sent to Benton County Museum, Attention: Mark Tolonen, P.O. Box 35, Philomath, OR 97370. 

Timeline: Public exhibition will run from January 28 – March 5, 2022

Entries Due: November 19, 2021

Selection Process: A committee will review submission requests on Tuesday, Nov. 23

Notification to artist: accepted entries will be listed at www.bentoncountymuseum.org by Nov. 27

Accepted Artwork: BCHS does NOT require exhibited artworks be for sale, however the artist must place a value on all artworks for insurance purposes; If the artwork is for sale the insurance valuation is 70% of the sales price.

Delivery: Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 to 1101 Main St., Philomath, Oregon

Reception: Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, depending on the Covid pandemic situation

Pickup Artwork by: Monday, March 7, 2022

Publicity: BCHS will send a press release to local press and place a promotion in the BCHS newsletter, which is distributed to approximately 500 members and organizations.

Sales: BCHS charge a 30% commission on all exhibited artworks sold during the exhibition.

Contact: Mark Tolonen, Curator of Exhibitions, at 541.929.6230 x 306 or [email protected]