CALL TO ARTISTS: Juried Exhibition- "Sights and Sounds : Rhythms and Scales" | Huntington Arts Council

Ansel Adams once said “When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”

The Huntington Arts Council invites artists to submit work that meets at the intersection of visual art and music. Does your work exude rhythm, melody, lyrics, harmony or dissonance from a social, political or musical perspective? Does it elicit a reaction in sounds, words or movement? Does it dance or sway? Does it move, or move the viewer? Does it sing?

About the Juror: Kevin McEvoy is the Director of the Atelier at Flowerfield. Kevin’s work is an a malgamated vocabulary, his adjectives classical painting, his nouns modern life, having acquired painting techniques at the world renowned Charles Cecil Studios of Florence, Italy, Kevin returned to New York to construct a custom designed painter’s studio on Long Island. “I’m not so concerned with originality, I’m not after that artist statement that shocks us with its newness. It’s really just simple. I just paint what I am with, where I am. I simply relay the story before me, the way the neck of a violin is worn down by a century of playing, the lyrical silhouette of a woman’s neck, the distant stare of a Vietnam Veteran. I’m fascinated by common things.”

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Additional Details:

ELIGIBILITY: All artist and all media.
ENTRIES: Entries must be original to entrant. Framed entries require hanging wire. Submission materials cannot be returned. Selected works are chosen by the juror. No more than two works per artist are selected.
SIZE: Flat works should exceed 48 inches in any direction. Standing work cannot be higher than 72 inches. Video work can not exceed 50mg in file size.
ENTRY FEE: First three entries: JOURNEY* school students $15, Full-time students $25, Artist members $30, Non-members $40. Additional entries $5 ea. No more than two works per artist will be selected.
SALES: The Huntington Arts Council retains a 25% commission on all work sold.
LIABILITY & INSURANCE: All works are insured while in the possession of the Huntington Arts Council.

Reception: Friday, Feb 7th, 2020 6 – 8 pm
Show Runs: Feb 7th - March 14th, 2020

*Current JOURNEY School Districts: Cold Spring Harbor, Commack UFSD, Harborfields CSD, Huntington UFSD, Kings Park CSD, Northport-East Northport USFD, Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD, South Huntington UFSD

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Featured Image: The Violin and the Fiddle by Kevin McEvoy.