MIXMASTER @ The MATT Juried Members Exhibition

MIXMASTER is an exhibition that seeks to discover and recognize the talents of its artist members working in New England and the Tri-State region. Initiated to support and recognize contemporary art, MIXMASTER provides an opportunity for established and emerging artists to debut their most recent work, done in the last three years.

Exhibition Sunday, January 28 – Sunday, March 3, 2024
Reception & Awards Sunday, January 28: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (award announcements at 1 p.m.)
LocationMattatuck Museum, 144 W Main St, Waterbury, CT 06702
Prizes
First Prize$500 and a solo show with the Museum
Second Prize$300
Third Prize$200
Staff SelectionUpgraded membership to Director’s Circle membership level and all benefits ($500 value)
Visitor’s AwardUpgraded membership to Director’s Circle membership level and all benefits ($500 value)

First Prize
Awarded $500 and a solo show at the Mattatuck from September 1 to November 9, 2024:

Mary Janacek, “Trees Contacting Electrical Lines,” 2022. Watercolor, two sketchbooks, paste, cut, torn, and burned paper, 36 x 35 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

Second Prize
Awarded $300:

Scott Glaser, “”We Are Tired of Being Beaten…” – John Lewis,” 2021. Fabric bandages on Arches watercolor paper, 46.25 x 34.5 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

3rd Prize
Awarded $200:

Rosemary Cotnoir, “Backlight,” 2023. Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

Staff Selection: Upgraded membership to Director’s Circle membership level and all benefits ($500 value): Debbie Smith, "Dancing Orbs," 2021. English porcelain, 13 x 22 x 13. Image courtesy of the artist.

Staff Selection
Upgraded membership to Director’s Circle level with all benefits ($500 value):

Debbie Smith, “Dancing Orbs,” 2021. English porcelain, 13 x 22 x 13. Image courtesy of the artist.

Visitor’s Award
Upgraded membership to Director’s Circle membership level and all benefits ($500 value)

Elanna Bernstein, “Amabile,”
Monotype on BFK Rives, nd. 9.3 x 22. Image courtesy of the artist.


JUROR: 

Susan Eley established Susan Eley Fine Art (SEFA) in 2006 in New York City. During the Pandemic, Eley opened a pop-up gallery in Hudson, which has now become a permanent second location. SEFA hosts a dynamic roster of American and international artists and focuses on contemporary art by emerging and mid-career artists who work in a range of media.

Before establishing the Gallery, Eley was an editor and writer for national and regional publications featuring articles on fine art, dance, and travel. Eley has a BA in Art History from Brown University and an MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University.

KEY DATES
November 3, 202Submissions begin on ArtCall.org
December 15, 2023   Deadline for submissions on ArtCall.org
December 29, 2023   Notification of selected works via ArtCall.org and on mattmuseum.org
January 2 –
Jan 23, 2024 
Delivery of accepted works: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday to Mattatuck Museum. Please schedule delivery by contacting Natalie DeQuarto, Assistant Curator, at natalie@mattmuseum.org.Exhibition on view
January 28, 2024       Exhibition opens
January 28, 2024Exhibition reception from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (award announcements at 1 p.m.)
March 3, 2024  Exhibition closes
March 7 –
March 29, 2024 
Pick up work at the Mattatuck Museum, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.