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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

[somartscouncil] Deadline to submit artwork for East End Windows Project one week away! - [somartscouncil]

  CALL TO ARTISTS   EAST END WINDOW ARTS PROJECT THIS YEAR’S THEME: Carnaval DEADLINE: April 2, 2019   East Somerville Main Streets invite visual artists to submit work for East End Windows Project 2019 under the theme Carnaval. Selected work will hang in the windows of now-closed restaurant East End Grill at 118 Broadway   This is a juried exhibit; East Somerville Main Streets staff and board members will review proposals. We seek work that can capitalize on the unique spaces of East Somerville and is bold and innovative—art that will capture people’s attention while walking through East Somerville and help convey the vibrant artistic and cultural energy of the area.   Window dimensions: ·   One small window: 47” Wide X 57” Tall facing BROADWAY ·   Two tall large windows that reach the floor with four 23” Wide X 74” Tall panels each facing BROADWAY ·   One small window 43” Wide X 56” Tall facing BROADWAY ·   One Small window 36” Wide X 58” Tall facing GLEN STREET   Windows facing BROADWAY have Northern exposure, the window facing GLEN has Western exposure.  Please specify if you’d like your work to be displayed in a particular window.   Inspired by the annual SomerStreets Festival Carnaval (June 2nd), we hope to explore the atmosphere and essence of Carnaval. Whether you choose to explore specific cultural celebrations or aspects of community, culture and celebration, we look forward to your creative interpretations of this theme.   No stipend is available for this project at this time.  Artists are encouraged to submit completed works that meets the theme for this project.  East Somerville Main Streets staff will assist with installation of artist works at East End Grill.   DATES Window exhibition dates: May 18 – June 15, 2019 with the possibility of extending longer depending on space availability. SomerStreets Carnaval Festival: June 2, from 2-6pm Installation dates: May 12-17 Take down dates: Jun. 15-18   **If selected, images must be ready to hang when delivered on drop off dates   HOW TO APPLY Provide the following (typed) information: 1.      Contact info: name, e-mail and mailing address, phone 2.      Link to website or other page with examples of your body of work (if applicable) 3.      Up to three images of work for submission to Window Arts Project 4.      Curriculum Vitae 5.      Somerville affiliation (if any) 6.      Please note if you have a specific location in mind for your artwork     Email Proposals to: OR Mail proposals to:                                                            Questions: East Somerville Main Streets                                          Jennifer Atwood 3 Glen Street                                                             Somerville, MA 02145                                                      (617) 623-3869 *include a SASE if you’d like your support materials returned     About East Somerville Main Streets:   Our mission is to improve the life of our community by building investment, connection and pride in our main street. We do this through a variety of ways including:   Strengthening the role of the East Broadway Business District as a commercial center for the eastern half of Somerville and western part of Charlestown   Promoting the East Broadway Business District as a remarkable and unique cultural destination, known for celebrating its traditions and heritage and maintaining the community’s diversity.   Enhancing social connectedness within the neighborhood. __._,_.___ Posted by: Reply via web post • Reply to sender • Reply to group • Start a New Topic • Messages in this topic (1) Have you tried the highest rated email app? With 4.5 stars in iTunes, the Yahoo Mail app is the highest rated email app on the market. What are you waiting for? Now you can access all your inboxes (Gmail, Outlook, AOL and more) in one place. Never delete an email again with 1000GB of free cloud storage.

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