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.
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.
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]