ARTISTS CALLS

HRAC Artist Calls

HRAC is accepting proposals for gallery exhibits in our main gallery for the 2020-2021 calendar year. Exhibits typically run for one month with an opening reception on the first Friday of the month and close on the last Friday of the month. 

Artists, collaborators, and curators interested in exhibiting at Hammond Regional Arts Center should email a detailed proposal outlining their intended project to submissions@hammondarts.org. Proposals must include a CV or resume, artist statement, and a brief bio for all artists and curators participating in the proposed exhibit. Proposals must be accompanied by 20 digital images, 5 of which must be works to be included in the exhibit or representative of works in progress. Be sure to include your contact information as well as the title, medium, year, dimensions and value for the images you submit. Image files should be in .jpeg format with the title of work as the file name. Download our exhibition agreement to see the full terms and conditions.

Artists submitting proposals are responsible for getting their work to and from the Arts Center as well as hanging and taking down their own shows.

 

Mezzanine Gallery Artist Calls

The Hammond Regional Arts Center (HRAC) is expanding their connection to the visual arts community with the introduction of the Mezzanine Gallery. The Mezzanine Gallery will serve as an exhibition space for budding artists who are seeking ways to launch a professional career within the art world.

Eligibility

The Hammond Regional Arts Center invites passionate artists aged 18+ to apply to showcase their work in the Mezzanine Gallery space. Interested artists must be members of the Hammond Regional Arts Center.

Submissions

If interested, artists must fill out a formal proposal with a minimum of 5 images of work (in PDF format), along with an artist statement. All of which should be emailed to the Mezzanine Gallery Coordinator Kacie Sanders at artistsmezzanine@hammondarts.org. Once submitted, artist portfolios/proposals will be reviewed by the Hammond Regional Art Center’s Gallery Committee.

Deadlines/Important Dates

Deadlines for submissions are the 15th of each month. The Gallery Committee meets on the 3rd week of the month. Once a decision has been made, selected artists will then be notified by the Mezzanine Gallery Coordinator by the last day of that month. Download our Exhibition Prospectus to see the full terms and conditions.

 

Local Artist Calls

Hammond Northshore Regional Airshow

2019 Poster Competition and Exhibition

The Hammond Northshore Regional Airshow Foundation announces an original art competition and exhibition. The winning artist will receive $1,000 cash prize that will be awarded at the opening reception on Friday, September 6 at the Hammond Regional Arts Center from 5:00-8:00 p.m. The winning artists will also be promoted on social media, press releases and presentations for the Hammond Northshore Regional Air Show. Artists are encouraged to offer a nod of respect to the artistic traditions of previous air show posters since people view these as collectors’ items. All mediums will be accepted, and all work must be original. Judging will be based on design concept, originality, creativity, ease of reproduction and implementation of theme. The winning original work of art will be reproduced as a poster to benefit the Hammond Northshore Regional Air Show Foundation. The Foundation reserves the right to unlimited reproduction and use of the image and/or parts of the image for airshow promotion. A limited number of posters will be printed, and the winning artist will sign one poster to be framed and auctioned at the annual air show fundraiser. All original artwork must be delivered to the Hammond Regional Arts Center by Friday, August 23, 2019.

 

Guidelines

  1. Minimum 18” x 24” no larger than 24” by 30”

  2. Provide contact information including artist’s name, address, email and telephone

  3. Due Friday, August 23 before 6:00 p.m.

  4. Entries must be dropped off at the Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 East Thomas Street, Hammond, Louisiana, 70401 during gallery hours, Wednesday through Friday, noon until 6:00 p.m.

  5. Must sign printed Hammond Regional Arts Center contract with titles, dimensions and prices of the artwork entries. The contract can be provided at the time of drop off, or can be printed from the website, hammondarts.org.  

 

Specific Rules

  1. No more than three (3) entries per artists

  2. Anyone may participate. No age limits, no artistic background is required.

  3. All entries must be original with no syndicated, copyrighted or clip art images.

  4. No artist signatures

  5. Must include the following text: Hammond Northshore Regional Airshow, September 19-20, 2020

  6. After the exhibition and opening reception, artwork entries must be picked up during the Hammond Regional Art Center’s gallery hours from noon until 6:00 p.m. by October 6, 2019 or the artwork becomes the property of the Hammond Regional Arts Center.

  7. The Hammond Northshore Regional Airshow Foundation will curate the exhibition and select the winner and reserves the right to accept or reject all work submitted during this competition.

  8. The Hammond Northshore Regional Airshow Foundation accepts no liability for damaged or lost artwork.


 

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