Call to Artists: 59th Regional Show at Mystic Arts Center

Call to Artists: 59th Regional Show at Mystic Arts Center

Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks submissions from local and regional artists for their upcoming exhibition, The 59th Regional Show, an all media open juried show. The 59th Regional Show will be on view in the MAC galleries from August 7th through September 19th, alongside a solo photography exhibition of works by photographer and MAC Elected Artist Karin Forde Whittemore. 

Two works may be submitted. Works including framing cannot exceed 72” in either direction. Work must be framed, wired, and ready to hang. Entrants are required to make their own arrangements for delivery and retrieval of work. No work may have hung in any previous show at MAC. Artists must be 16 years or older. No work may be removed for the duration of the show. Visit for a full prospectus. 

Receiving: Sunday, August 2 and Monday, August 3 from 11am – 5pm.
Entry fees for members are $15 for first entry, $10 for second.
Non-member fees are $20 for first entry, $15 for second.
Opening reception: Thursday, August 13, 5:30pm to 7pm. 

Awards: 1st Prize: $500 plus solo show for 2016, The 60th Regional Show in the Schuster Gallery
2nd Prize:  $350
3rd Prize:  $250    
4 Honorable Mentions:  $100 each  
Pamela J. Nelson Watercolor Award:  $250
Otto E. Liebig Photography Award:   $200 
Mary Barthelson Pastel Award:   $150
Robert Hauschild Watercolor Award: $100
The Katherine Forest Crafts Foundation Awards:
The Teddy Goberis Award for Excellence in Ceramics: $250
The Louise Forest Gibson Prize: $250
The Mabel Kingsbury Fentress Prize: $250
The Alice Clark Hubbard Prize: $250
The Joseph Gaultieri Prize: $250

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About Mystic Arts Center
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