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Visual Arts Workshop – How to Best Prepare for an Art Exhibition

National Gallery West is pleased to present a one day Visual Arts Workshop on ‘How To Best Prepare for an Art Exhibition’.

Preparing for any exhibition is not an easy task. It requires ensuring that particular steps are covered before submitting your art portfolio.

This workshop promises to give insight on key factors jurors look out for when judging submissions for an exhibition, gallery criteria and presentation of works.

All are welcomed to join us on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre from 10 am – 2pm.

For more details, Call (876) 550-4817 or send us an email: montegobaycc@gmail.com

Call For Artist Submissions

National Gallery West presents its first submission based exhibition which is part of an initiative that aims to promote the work of artists from Western Jamaica. This exhibition will focus on discovering and showcasing the work both amateur and professional artists and provide a platform for their work to be exhibited within the contemporary art scene.

The Call for Artist Submissions is open to artists working in one or more of the following media: drawing, printing, installation, painting, performance, photography, digital art, sculpture, video, mixed media, decorative art (textiles and material, glass, wood, metal, ceramics, mosaic, paper or other techniques). All submissions for consideration may be expressed in any of the following aspects: representational, expressionism, surrealism, or abstraction.

Exhibition Opening: December 9, 2018
Address: Montego Bay Cultural Centre, Sam Sharpe Square
Contact us at (876)550-4817

Eligibility:
– 18 years of age or older
– Open to emerging and professional artists

Awards:
– Jurors Choice
– People’s Choice Awards – Cash prizes of $50,000.00 will be given to the “Best of Show” winner whose artwork will be featured on our social media handles along with an article about them and their work.

Submissions Open: October 20, 2018
Deadline: November 14, 2018
Juried Selection: November 22, 2018
Artist Notification: November 25, 2018

APPLY ONLINE: https://goo.gl/forms/8Yhbs4Xx8t7ShDmv1