Origins Exhibit – November 2019
Artists are encouraged to enter works that explore deep personal or cultural roots–be they mythological, familial, or otherwise.
Exhibit dates: November 5 – December 8, 2019
Juried by: Antonio McAfee
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.
Digital Submission Deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by midnight. (Entry 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 November 3 & Monday November 4, 2019
Pick-Up Dates: Sunday, December 8th from 1-5pm & Monday, December 9th from 10-12noon
About the Juror: Antonio McAfee
Antonio McAfee is a photographer raised and based in Baltimore, MD. He received his BFA in Fine Art Photography from the Corcoran College of Art and Design and MFA from the University of Pennsylvania. He received a Post-Graduate Diploma in Art in Arts and Culture Management from the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa). Recent exhibition venues include University of Maryland, College Park’s Stamp Gallery, George Washington University’s Gallery 102 (Washington, DC), and Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, DC).