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Women Create invites women to submit work for consideration for its third biennial juried exhibit of women’s art in downtown Jamestown, New York.
Applications are being accepted from women of all ages in any art medium, and artists from Western New York, Northwestern Pennsylvania, and Northeastern Ohio are encouraged to apply. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, December 15, 2015. Artists will be notified of the juror’s decisions during the week of February 1, 2016.
Internationally exhibited artist, curator and educator Debra Eck and photographer and blogger Jennifer Schlick are creative directors for Women Create. They will be assisted by mixed media artist Katherine Turnquist. Artist Audrey Dowling, the owner and operator of the Portage Hill Gallery in Westfield, New York, who has juried and curated many shows, is the juror for the exhibit.
“Women Create was a resounding success in both 2012 and 2014,” said Schlick. “The caliber of the artwork that was submitted and the pieces that were selected for display were outstanding, and the overwhelming number of visitors to the exhibit made it all worthwhile. We are truly excited to see what 2016 brings!”
Accepted artists will be required to deliver or ship their pieces to the gallery ready to hang or install. As the Dykemann-Young is a commercial gallery, accepted work must be available for sale.
The opening reception for the exhibit will be on Friday, April 15, 2016, and it will run through Saturday, May 14. A series of salons with the presenting artists will take place in the gallery during that time.
Keeping in mind that jurying an art show is inherently a subjective process, previous applicants whose work was not selected are encouraged to apply again.
More information and complete guidelines for applying for the Women Create exhibit are on the Women Create website, www.womencreate.org.