MIXMASTER @ The MATT 2021

MIXMASTER is an exhibition that seeks to discover and recognize the talents of artists 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. The Mattatuck looks forward to highlighting the work of its artist members.

Works will be judged by Leslie Garrett, Director at Nohra Haime Gallery in NYC.

Exhibition:                           Sunday, January 17 – Sunday, February 21, 2021
Reception & Awards:      Sunday, January 17, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location:                              Post University Downtown, 140 Bank St, Waterbury, CT 06702
Prizes:
     First Prize: $500 and a solo show with the Museum (Dates TBD)
     Second Prize: $300
     Third Prize:$200
     Juror Selection:Upgraded membership to Director’s Circle membership level and all benefits ($250 value)
     Visitor’s Award:Upgraded membership to Director’s Circle membership level and all benefits ($250 value)

Prospectus

JUROR: Leslie Garrett has been Director at Nohra Haime Gallery since 2008 after serving 8 years as Curatorial Assistant at Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock, AR. She holds a BA in Art History from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and attended Memphis College of Art as a sculpture major. Nohra Haime Gallery opened its doors in New York in 1981. For over thirty years, the Gallery has showcased new voices and innovative art, and organized major solo exhibitions within the United States and abroad. It has collaborated with museums and institutions and advised private collections worldwide. The Gallery actively participates in art fairs and publishes numerous exhibition catalogs and art books. In 2011, Nohra Haime opened the NH Galería in Cartagena, Colombia.

DATES:
October 5        Submissions begins on ArtCall.org
November 30    Deadline for submissions on ArtCall.org
December 15     Notification of selected works via ArtCall.org and on mattmuseum.org
Dec 16-Jan 8    Delivery of accepted works: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to Mattatuck @ Rose Hill
January 17      Exhibition opening; reception from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
February 21     Exhibition close
March 8-15      Pick-up work 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ELIGIBILITY:        Current Mattatuck Museum membership at any level required at the time of submission.

MIXMASTER is open to all Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont resident artists 18 years and over. Original works accepted in all media. Work submitted must have been executed in the past three years and not previously exhibited in a Connecticut Museum.

ENTRY FEE:         A $10.00 entry fee will be charged for each submitted work. Up to three works per artist may be submitted. VISA, Discover, MasterCard or American Express will be accepted through the ArtCall.org website.

SUBMISSION:    Mattatuck Museum will only accept submissions through ArtCall.org. ArtCall.org is an online application and jury management system for calls for entry. Visit https://mixmaster2021membersexhibition.artcall.org and click “Register & Apply” to submit. Only submissions by the artist will be accepted.

Entries sent via email or by mail will NOT be considered.

MEMBERSHIP: You must have a current Mattatuck Museum membership to be eligible to submit your work. If you are not a current member, the Mattatuck Museum reserves the right to remove your work from the jurying process with the loss of entry fees as a result. For Membership information go to mattmuseum.org/support/membership and click on ‘Make me a Member.’

Membership must be established before accessing ArtCall.org.