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Open Exhibit – August 2019

August 6 - September 8

Juried by: Julia Kwon  

Exhibit dates: August 6 – September 8,  2019

Opening Reception: August 8, 2019, 6:30-8:00pm

View the works on Flickr! View the August 2019 Program

 

Open exhibits do not limit theme, medium, process or content. Artists may enter any current work made within 5 years.

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show – $1000
 Guidelines/restrictions:
  • Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League gallery.
  • All works must adhere to the Gallery hanging and framing requirements. For 2D artworks, no clip frames are permitted and hanging wire must be attached to the frame, not the backing. 2D artworks must have hanging wire. No saw tooth hangers permitted. Canvases may be gallery wrapped with no visible staples.
  • If the work weighs over 50lbs, the artist must install the piece themselves, if accepted.
  • Artists are free to enter any current work made within 5 years.

Works are chosen by the selected juror’s curatorial vision and aesthetic.

All exhibits are juried digitally. Digital Submission Deadline: Monday, July 15, 2019 by midnight. Closed

We expect to notify artists of the results ten days after the deadline. Instructions for drop off of accepted artworks will be emailed to artists.

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off Dates:  Sunday August 4 & Monday August 5, 2019

Artwork Pick-Up Dates:

Sunday, September 8: 1-5pm *building closes at 5pm

Monday, September 9: 10-12 noon

About the Juror
Julia Kwon is an interdisciplinary artist currently based in NY and the DC area. She was born in the U.S. and has earned her M.F.A. at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University and B.A. in Studio Art at Georgetown University. She has had numerous solo exhibitions and won various awards such as the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University’s Traveling Fellowship as well as the artist residency at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Vermont Studio Center, Montgomery College, Gallery 263, and Textile Arts Center. ​Kwon is currently an Artist in Residence at NARS Foundation in Brooklyn, NY and will have a solo exhibition at Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Target Gallery in Alexandria, VA.

Location
The Art League

105 N Union St
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States

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