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Deadline: Watching the Seasons Change Call for Art


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Posted by: Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State University
Deadline: Tue, May 17th, 2022

The Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH invites submissions for a juried art exhibition focused on seasonal change and how are seasons are changing due to climate change.

When we think of the seasons changing, often we think of spring to summer, summer to autumn and so on, but this pattern becomes more complicated as the markers of change disappear. The cycles we anticipate shift. As the seasons change in the northeast, we all expect certain signs: the bright red of the sugar maple, the crackle of frozen puddles under foot, the sweet smell of fresh growth as the snow melts, the burble of the brook under a thick canopy of leaves. What will our autumns look like when it is too warm for the sugar maples? What will it sound like as our maples are replaced by oaks that hold their leaves much later? What will winter be without frozen ponds? How are we adapting to these changes? This exhibition seeks artistic responses to these changes as well as reflections on how the seasons themselves are changing.

We welcome submissions from artists across North America and are particularly interested in supporting Indigenous artists.

Juror: Zachary Miller (Chickasaw) is the Andrew Mellon Cultural Heritage & Indigenous Knowledges Fellow at Dartmouth College. Zach has previously served as an Andrew Mellon Curatorial Fellow at the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian in Santa Fe, New Mexico and as a guest curator at the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art in Fort Collins, Colorado. Miller received his BFA in painting and printmaking from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma in 2015 and his MFA in printmaking from Colorado State University in 2018. Zachary’s diverse interest in visual culture informs his participation in both local and international art communities. Zachary’s research engages with contemporary curatorial practice and community-based projects through the lens of an Indigenous visual artist. 

Timeline:

May 16, 2022 – Deadline for Entries  May 23, 2022 – Notification of Juror’s decision  June 6, 2022 – Receipt of Accepted Work  June 18 – August 13, 2022 – Exhibition Dates  August 15, 2022 – Pick-up of hand-delivered art  August 18, 2022 – Shipped work sent by this date via pre-paid Fed Ex or UPS.

To encourage participation of emerging artists, we are not charging an entry fee. If you are able, we invite you to donate to the museum in lieu of an entry fee (https://www.plymouth.edu/mwm/support/).

Two-dimensional work and small three-dimensional work will be accepted.

The exhibition will be held in the Silver Center for the Arts. To view a past exhibition in this space: https://www.plymouth.edu/mwm/exhibition/from-isolation-to-community/

SUBMIT YOUR WORK: https://www.plymouth.edu/mwm/2022-call-for-art/



Posted on Mon, May 16th, 2022
Expires on Tue, May 17th, 2022

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