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September 10 - October 6
Artwork by Cecily Corcoran

Exhibit dates: September 10 – October 6,  2019

Opening Reception: September 12, 2019, 6:30-8:00pm

/ˈtsītˌɡīst,ˈzītˌɡīst /
The defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time.

Artists throughout history have captured the spirit of their time in a variety of visual ways, acting as bellwethers for the current cultural climate. Similarly they serve as historians by preserving the pathos of eras gone by.

Artists are encouraged to submit work that captures what they view as the “spirit of the times” be it current or past. 

Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show – $1000
  • 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: Thursday, August 15, 2019 by midnight.

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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 September 8 & Monday September 9, 2019 (times TBA)

About the Juror
Zoey Frank (b. 1987, Boulder, CO) received her MFA in painting from Laguna College of Art and Design after studying for four years with Juliette Aristides at Gage Academy of Art. She has received numerous honors and awards, including three Elizabeth Greenshields grants, the Avigdor Arikha Memorial International Residency Scholarship, the Artist’s Magazine All Media Competition Grand Prize, the Hudson River Fellowship, and scholarships from the Albert K. Murray Foundation, the Stacey Foundation, and the Art Renewal Center. Her work has been featured in publications such as Fine Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector, International Artist Magazine, Artist’s Magazine, and Southwest Art. Frank has exhibited in galleries across the United States, England, and The Netherlands.

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