Amy L Healey, And Now a Duet, oil on canvas, 16×20

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Introducing Six Feet of Separation

A new “normal” is here: whether you are in your home or in the yard or on a bike – it’s all about keeping you and others safe. Express how you are coping (or not) and staying creative. Entries, following exhibition guidelines, are open to all original 2-D or 3-D artwork related to the theme. The artwork will be displayed in MFA’s online Curve Gallery from May 25 – July 22, 2020.

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

A $70 one year MFA membership will be presented to each of five artists.

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All accepted work will be exhibited in MFA’s online sales gallery. If the gallery location is able to open, MFA will hang the work received from those artists who are able to deliver their work. No accepted artist will be required to deliver work to participate int eh online exhibition.

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 2 original works created within the past 3 years may be entered.
  • Works previously exhibited in a juried show in Curve Gallery are not eligible.
  • Works may not exceed 72 inches in width, height or depth, including the frame, unless otherwise specified for a particular exhibit.

Awards

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

A $70 one year MFA membership will be presented to each of five artists.

Entries and Submission Fees

  • Entries must be submitted online.
  • Entry fees are $19 for one or two entries. 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 per piece entered, or as allowed. To provide the best image for juror set pixel dimension to around 2000 pixels on the longest side. File size may be no more than 2 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, web site or on a subsequent year’s prospectus. Image will include attribution whenever possible.

Exhibition Schedule:

April 24 Online entry opens for submissions.
May 22 Deadline for entries
May 25 All entrants notified by email. Check MFA website or contact MFA if you do not receive notice.
May 25-June 22 Public and artist voting for People’s Choice Award
July 22 Last day of exhibition

Notification

All entrants will receive notice by email. The notice to accepted artists will include specific details and could vary from prospectus. A list of accepted artists and artwork will also be posted on MFA’s website. Please set your email account to recognize this address: info@mdfedart.org. Contact gallery if you do not receive notice.

NOTE: Should Circle Gallery or any other exhibition space be closed for reasons beyond our control, MFA reserves the right to move a planned physical exhibit to our online galleryPlease mark your calendar – all entrants will receive notice by email. The notice to accepted artists will include specific details and may vary from prospectus. A list of accepted artists and artwork will also be posted on MFA’s website. Please set your email account to recognize this address: info@mdfedart.orgIt is important to check website/check spam folder if you do not receive notice.