River Arts’ call to artists for “Color” exhibition

Deadline for submissions: Sept. 16
Posted:  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 10:45am

River Arts is inviting artists throughout Maine to submit artwork for jurying in its upcoming exhibition, “Color.”  Artists can submit up to three works in any medium including sculpture, photography, collage, painting, ceramics and fine craft, representational or abstract. Work can be delivered anytime during gallery hours from now until the deadline, Sept. 16 at 4 pm. The exhibition will hang through Oct. 19 with an opening reception Sept. 22 from 5-7 p.m.

The juror for the exhibition is Tina Ingraham.  She received her MFA from Brooklyn College of CUNY in 1996 and bachelor of science in design at the University of Cincinnati, College of DAAP in 1970. She has a broad history in a variety of teaching experiences, done independently and within educational institutions including Bowdoin College, Stephens College, Maine College of Art and Brooklyn College where she received a Charles G. Shaw Award for excellence and teaching Fellowship.

Ingraham  is known for teaching color theory directly on the palette and lectures regarding her study of master paintings relevant to her work. Ingraham’s current exhibit at Greenhut Galleries: Rock, Trees Sand and Sea, Popham to Blue Hill, includes 24 paintings inspired by painting coves and riverbeds along the Down East Coast between Popham Beach and East Blue Hill - Sept 7 – 30, 2017. As a 1999 John Simon Guggenheim Grant recipient, Ms. Ingraham painted in Italy from 1999 until 2003. Collected internationally, she exhibits at Somerville Manning Gallery in Greenville, Delaware, Boston Art Inc., and Sylvan Gallery in Wiscasset.

Artists may submit up to three works for an entry fee of $15 for members, $20 for non-members. Artists will be notified by email or phone of the juror’s decision. Submissions may not have been shown at River Arts previously. Entry forms are available online at www.riverartsme.org and at the gallery when submitting. All work entered must be for sale.

Queries and requests may be directed to River Arts at 207-563-1507 or by email at info@riverartsme.org. River Arts is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed Mondays. River Arts is located at 241 U.S. Route 1 in Damariscotta.