Now Open for Entry

Deadline to upload work is September 30th

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Introducing Mid-Fall Madness

This all-hang show is open to all MFA members working in any 2-D or 3-D medium and will be on display from Oct 9-23, 2020, in Circle Gallery. The exhibition will have a closing virtual reception – so please mark your calendar and invite your friends to vote on site or online for the People’s Choice Award!

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NOTE: Should Circle Gallery or any other exhibitions space be closed for reasons beyond our control, MFA reserves the right to move a planned physical exhibit to our online gallery. Please mark your calendar for notification. This may include specific information that varies from the prospectus.

Terms of Entry

All entries must adhere to MFA general guidelines as well as the terms of entry specific to the exhibit as listed below. When entering the exhibition you will be asked to accept the Terms of Entry. Any entry that does not follow Terms of Entry and General Guidelines will be subject to rejection regardless of the Juror’s decision.

Work

  • A maximum of 1 original work created within the past 3 years may be entered.
  • Works previously exhibited in a juried show at Circle Gallery are eligible.
  • Works may not exceed 24 inches in width, height or depth, including the frame. 
  • Work over 40lbs must be installed by the artist.

Awards

A People’s Choice Award of $100 will be presented at the end of the show.

Entries and Submission Fees

  • Entries must be submitted online.
  • Entry fees are $80, which covers the cost of an MFA Membership and one entry (MFA Members, $10). Entry fees are non-refundable.
  • To enter online, you will need an MFA account that includes an email address and a password. There is no charge to create an MFA account.
  • Submit one JPEG image for your piece, or as allowed. To provide the best image for juror set pixel dimension to around 3000 pixels on the longest side. File size may be no more than 5 MB.
  • Images of accepted works may be used at the sole discretion of MFA for promotional purposes including but not limited to the invitation, catalog, website, or on a subsequent year’s prospectus. Image will include attribution whenever possible.

Exhibition Schedule:

  • Sep. 1 Online entry open for submissions.
  • by Sep. 30 Deadline for entries.
  • Oct. 1, 2, & 3 Artists deliver or ship uploaded work to Circle Gallery. Hours of delivery will be by appointment. Wait for an email from MFA.
  • Oct. 9 First day of exhibition and in-gallery and online voting open.
  • Oct. 23 Digital reception over Zoom, 6pm. People’s Choice Award announced.
  • Oct. 24 & 25 Artists pick up work at Circle Gallery. Hours of pick up will be by appointment. Wait for an email from MFA. There is a $10 fee for late pick up.
  • By Oct. 27 Shipped work will be sent.