2017 Lowell Cemetery Art Exhibition Call for Entries
Show Date: Saturday, September 23, 2107 – Show On Our Cemetery Grounds, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
>> Exhibition Entry Form
All artists, 18 years and older, are invited to submit works for Monuments, Memorials and Memories: Images of the Lowell Cemetery, a juried exhibition at the Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, MA. The exhibition will take place on the Cemetery grounds, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2107. Artists may submit to the jury up to three (3) works for consideration from July 18 – August 18, 2017. Final selection will be limited to one (1).
$1,750 in total cash awards including a $1,000 Best-in-Show will be given at the discretion of the jurors. Note: The Lowell Cemetery retains rights to and ownership of the Best-in-Show work.
All works will be juried from digital images submitted by CD, USB port or email. Entries may be submitted between July 18 – August 18, 2017, Notifications of accepted entries will be sent via email on or about September 8, 2017. Works selected for exhibition must be delivered to the Lowell Cemetery office on Saturday, September 23, 2017. No substitutions are allowed once a work is selected.
Original works, no larger than 18″ X 24″ and completed within the previous 12 months, are eligible.
Works are limited to those on paper and canvas, e.g., sketches, paintings, photographs, etc. Three-dimensional objects and works containing audio and/or visual elements are not eligible. Themes/subjects must focus on the Lowell Cemetery’s history, monuments, landscape, etc. Artists are welcomed to work on-site and capture changing light and weather in the Cemetery, provided they call or check-in with the office in advance.
How to Enter
All digital images must be submitted to the Lowell Cemetery office, via email: email@example.com, US Postal , or in person, 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, between July 18 – August 18, 2017. Artists may submit one digital image each for up to three (3) individual works. Each image should be approximately 4” x 6” at 300 dpi JPG files. Each submission must be accompanied by an Exhibition Entry Form.
Preparation of Work
Two-dimensional works must be framed, wired and ready for exhibition.
Delivery and Return of Work
Artists are required to deliver their work (with an easel for display) to the Lowell Cemetery and be present throughout the public exhibition hours, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Cemetery will assign designated exhibition spaces for each artist. The exhibition will conclude at 1:00 p.m. Artists are responsible for removing their work no later than 1:30 p.m.
Submission of an entry is at the artist’s own risk.
• Application and Submission of Digital Images:
July 18 – August 18, 2017, no later than 3:00 p.m., Monday -Friday
• Emails to Artists Regarding Selection: September 8, 2017
• Delivery of Accepted Works: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:00 a.m.
• Exhibition Opens to the Public: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
• Exhibition break-down: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.