Calls for Entries

Hello NESBA members,

Three Calls for Entries have come to our attention that may be of interest to you!

They are at three different venues:

  • The Milton Art Museum, Canton, Mass.
  • The Brush Gallery, Lowell, Mass.
  • Tower Hill Botanical Garden, Boylston, Mass. 

See details below. (Note that the Tower Hill one is for an exhibit to be hung in 2013, not 2012 as is implied).

The Milton Art Museum, Canton, Mass.

   My name is Christina Ciaramella and I am writing to you on behalf of the Milton Art Museum We are having out first call to artists and would like to invite any of your members to participate. It is for 2D works and will be Juried by Nahid Khaki of Khaki Gallery in Boston. Deadline for Submissions is April 20th, 2012 and the entry fee is $30. Below is some information on the Juried Competition as well as a link to the website where people can submit. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me!

Open to all 2-D media.

Judge: Nahid Khaki,
Owner and Director of Khaki Gallery, Boston MA

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2012 by 5:00 PM EST.
Submission Fee: $30.00
Submission Guidelines
  • Open to all 2-D media.
  • Online and mailed submissions accepted. All submissions must include Artist Bio, Artist Statement, Exhibition Resumé, including any awards, and the Art Submission Form (Pg. 2 of  pdf). Unlabeled work will not be considered.
  • Mailed submissions may include up to (4) jpeg images on cd. Documents can be included on the cd or sent as hard copies, along with a check payable to Milton Art Museum. Cds and/or other materials included in the submission will NOT be returned. Note: Do not send original art work. Click here for Entry Form (PDF)
  • Online submissions Click here. Payment via PayPal.
  • Images must be 1024 pixels on the longest side at 72 DPI. Each file must be named by image title.
Announcement of winners will be posted on the Milton Art Museum website: and the Milton Art Museum Facebook Page on Sunday, May 20, 2012 after 5:00 PM EST. Winners will receive written notification.
  • First place winner of the competition will be awarded a solo exhibition for September/October 2012.
  • Six (6) runners up will exhibit in one (1) of two (2) group exhibitions; the first to take place July/August 2012 and the second November/December 2012.
  • All exhibitions will be promoted and advertised throughout New England and its art communities including a public relations campaign promoting the winning artists and their work.
Art Delivery Policy
All artwork must be wired and ready to hang and must not weigh more than fifty (50) lbs. Framed art work with glass must be Plexiglas. Selected works must be delivered seven (7) days prior to their exhibition date. Artists are responsible for all shipping and handling costs prior to and after their respective exhibitions. All art work must be insured during shipping. Art work is insured by the museum while it is exhibited. Art work that is dropped off and picked up by artists must be done seven (7) days prior to their respective exhibition and within seven (7) days after their exhibition is over.

Christina Ciaramella

Photographer | Milton Art Museum Board Member

The Brush Gallery, Lowell, Mass.

The Brush Gallery & Artists' Studios Presents:
Encounters with Cancer

Call for artists who are cancer victims, survivors and caretakers.

Exhibition dates: November 3 - December 1, 2012
Deadline for submission: September 10, 2012
Juror: TBD
Suffering, surviving or caring for someone with cancer changes us forever. Encounters with Cancer uses art to focus on this experience. The exhibition is open to artists who are currently battling cancer, who have survived cancer or who are caring for someone with cancer. Artwork should reflect the artist's experience with this disease. All two dimensional and three dimensional work is welcome.
In conjunction with this exhibition will be a series of talks by cancer professionals. The Brush Gallery will be collaborating with Lowell General Hospital to raise funds for and awareness about the many free services LGH provides to cancer victims and their families. Showing in conjunction with Encounters with Cancer and at the adjacent Lowell Telecommunications Corporation Gallery will be the Eli Lilly's Oncology on Canvas collection.
If you or an artist you know is interested in applying to this exhibition, please click here for complete details, a prospectus and an on-line application.

Tower Hill Botanical Garden, Boylston, Mass.

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