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. The Mattatuck looks forward to highlighting the work of its artist members.

Works will be judged by Sara Shaoul, Director at 601Artspace.

Exhibition:                           Sunday, February 11–Sunday, March 18, 2018
Reception & Awards:      Sunday, February 11, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Location:                              Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT  06702


First Prize: $500 and a solo show in “The Lab” (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)

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Sara Shaoul is the director of 601Artspace in New York City. 601Artspace partners with artists, curators and other not-for-profit organizations to produce unconventional exhibitions, talks, film screenings and special projects within a non-commercial context. Often its permanent collection acts as a catalyst for artistic and curatorial encounters. Through such interdisciplinary practices, 601Artspace engages with and investigates issues in the production, organization and reception of contemporary art.


October 31                          Submissions begins on CaFÉ (callforentry.org)
January 2                            Deadline for submissions on CaFÉ
January 19                          Notification via CaFÉ and on mattmuseum.org
January 22-26                   Delivery of accepted works between 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Mattatuck Museum.
January 31                          Deadline for receiving shipped artwork
February 11                         Reception 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
February 11–March 18       Exhibition on View
March 18                                   Exhibition closes
March 19-21                             Pick-up work 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.