Call for Artists: Moja Arts Festival

MOJA ARTS FESTIVAL
CALL FOR JURIED ART SUBMISSIONS
Deadline: August 25, 2017

The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs is now accepting artwork submissions for consideration in the 2017 MOJA Arts Festival’s Juried Art Exhibition at City Gallery. This year’s festival runs September 28 – October 8, 2017.

The MOJA Arts Festival is an 11-day multi-disciplinary celebration of African-American and Caribbean culture organized by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the MOJA Planning Committee. MOJA’s wide range of events include visual arts, dance, gospel, jazz, poetry, R&B, classical music, storytelling, theatre, children’s activities, traditional crafts, ethnic food, and more.

 

Entry Specifications/ Eligible Works

Proposed artwork must have been completed within the last two years and may not have been previously exhibited in the Charleston region. Artwork in the following categories may be submitted: oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, printmaking, drawing, photography, and graphics. Additional work in fiber, sculpture, metals, ceramics, basketry and mixed media will also be juried, however, space constraints will dictate our ability to exhibit. Wall pieces must be framed and ready for hanging. Freestanding pieces must be fully assembled and ready for installation.

Accepted artwork may not be removed before the assigned time. Early removal or late pick-up will result in disqualification from future participation. An exhibition program listing participating artists, their phone number, title and value of artwork will be available. The City of Charleston provides damage and theft insurance for artwork while on display. Please be aware that the gallery cannot is unable to store any packing materials or crates at delivery from local artists. Out-of-state artists are responsible for packing, insuring, and shipping (to and from the gallery) their works if they are chosen.

 

Submissions 

Estimated art delivery date for the exhibition is Sept. 18. All artists living in the state of South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, and Georgia are invited to submit. Please include the artwork title, medium, and size in the description of each piece.

Submitted artwork must comply fully with the following requirements for originality and date of completion:  (1) The artwork is an original creation completed within the last two years and is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any person’s work or photograph and (2) the artwork was created solely by the artist and not in a workshop, class, or under supervision of an instructor.

 

Deadline: August 25, 2017
Application Fee: $20.00
CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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