Call for Art – Blue

Call for Art – Blue


In this exhibit we are looking for submissions that are a reaction to the color or idea of “Blue”. Respond to this in creating a piece of art that features the color blue or that describes how you feel about blue or shows your feelings of being blue.

Any media may be submitted – photographs, painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, electronic (with appropriate technology provided by you for display), etc.
Artwork Requirements:
• Work should have been completed in the last 2 years.
• Up to 3 pieces of art may be submitted. All works will be considered by the curating committee.
• Size limitations: 4’x4’ and up to 50 lbs.
• Artwork must be ready to be installed. Hanging artwork should be framed or sides appropriately finished. Hanging method is gallery style with wire – no saw teeth. There are a limited number of pedestals available so if you will require one, please discuss your needs at drop off.
• Form with Artist Information must be attached to the back of each artwork.
• The first two pieces that you submit should be $300 or under and the 3rd piece may be any price. Please note that artwork must be for sale. We will not accept artwork with the label of NFS (Not For Sale) for this show.
Submission Requirements:
• Artist’s statement* and images of your submitted works should be emailed to Statements will be included in our artists’ statement / bio binder. Images will be used for social media marketing with artist credit always included.
• Exhibit fee of $25.00 (nonmember) / $10.00 (member) to be paid by cash, check, money order, or card. Make check or money order payable to GALA. Please note this is for up to 3 pieces.
• An online submission form for each piece must be submitted
• Take in May 18th-May 21th.: Wednesday, May 18th 7:30pm – 9:00pm/Thursday, May 19th 1:00-4:00pm/Friday May 20 10Am-1PM/Saturday, May 21th 12:00-4:00pm or by appointment. More hours may be announced via social media.
• Artists whose work is not accepted will be contacted on Wednesday, May 25th and the work will need to be picked up by Friday, May 27th.
• Opening Reception: Friday, May 27th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
• Exhibit ends: Thursday, July 28th.
• Pick-up: Saturday, July 30th. Unsold work to be picked up between 11:00am-5:00pm, or by appointment.
The Galleries At LynnArts will promote the exhibition through its website, mailing lists, traditional media and social media regularly throughout the duration of the exhibit.
Sales: GALA staff will oversee the sale of art. GALA receives 30% commission on sold items. GALA members pay a discounted commission of 25% on sales. All artwork must remain at GALA until the exhibit ends. Payment to artists will be made within 45 business days of the end of the exhibit.
* Artist Statement Information can be found here:…/How-to-Write-an… in our RESOURCES menu
Contact: Annette Sykes – Gallery Director, GALA President, 617-909-9211,

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