Call for Visual and Performing Artists: NRCA Members’ Show

Every year the New Rochelle Council on the Arts features member artists in our Annual Exhibit and Showcase. This year’s exhibit will be held at the New Rochelle Public Library from March 5th to 31st, and the Variety Showcase performance will be at the Ossie Davis Theater on March 5th at 3:30 pm. The theme is IMPACT: ART FOR THESE TIMES, an exhibition and variety showcase reflecting the cultural community’s response to these historic times of disruption, emotional conflict and uncertainty. We welcome Visual Arts, Spoken Word. Written Word and Performance. Please consider THEME of Exhibition when submitting work or applying for performance. Participation is FREE to all NRCA MEMBERS, $35 registration fee for non-members.

For Performing Artists:

The Variety Showcase will be Sunday, March 5th from 3:30 to 5 pm in the Ossie Davis Theater. It will be followed by the Exhibition Reception 5:30 pm in the Lumen Winter Gallery. Musicians, dancers, actors, and spoken word welcome. If you are interested in performing please contact Billie Tucker at [email protected] Please prepare a performance of approximately 8- 10 minutes (time subject to number of participants). Performance applications due no later than February 22nd.

For Visual Artists:

2 dimensional works

Images to be submitted via email to Judith Weber at [email protected]

Include name of artist, title, date, medium, and price

Include a short statement about the significance of the work in relation to the theme.

Two (2) works per artist

Weight not to exceed 20 lbs and must be wired for hanging.

One (1) work will definitely be accepted, second depending on available space. There is a 20% commission to NRCA on all sales.

3 dimensional works

(For locked display cases: no pedestals unless provided by artist)

Images to be submitted via email to Judith Weber at [email protected]

Include name of artist, title, date, medium, and price

Include short statement about the significance of the work in relation to the theme.

Two (2) works per artist

One (1) work will definitely be accepted, second depending on available space. There is a 20% commission to NRCA on all sales.

Written Word

Text limited to an 8.5”  x 11”  18 pt font

Content to relate to theme

For information and submission contact Ken Valenti at [email protected]

All Images and word-product to be submitted no later than February 26th

Work to be delivered on Thursday, March 2nd between 4 and 7 pm to NRPL Community Room, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY . Please download waiver and corresponding information sheet from our website at www.newrochellearts.org and include them with your delivery.