OPEN CALL – In/Out – Light/Dark: Women in the Heights and Art in Our Time

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) is seeking submissions for:
In/Out – Light/Dark: Women in the Heights and Art in Our Time

This year’s exhibition will be presented online. In these unprecedented times of political turmoil and a worldwide pandemic, women artists continue to lead the way by shedding light on important issues, building bridges, questioning boundaries, and envisioning a better world. Artists are invited to submit works on the theme: In/Out, Dark/Light (All media will be reviewed, and theme interpretation is up to the artist.)

Curated by Andrea Arroyo

Eligibility: Open to self-identified women artists working or residing in El Barrio, Inwood, Washington Heights or Harlem. Above 110th Street on the West Side (west of 5th Ave) and above 96th Street on the East Side (east of 5th Ave).

Visual artworks
Visual artworks in all fine art media will be considered. All images submitted must be ready for inclusion in the online gallery. Please check that the images are cropped, color corrected, not blurry and contain no text (other than text that is part of the artwork). For assistance, review NoMAA’s Practical Steps for Digital Image Preparation with Patricia Miranda on our YouTube channel HERE

Please submit up to 2 jpg or png images (100 dpi, max 800px x 800px, sized less than 1mb)
Label images as follows:
Last Name_First Name_Title_Media_Size_Year_Price.jpg
(e.g.: Smith_Maria_Woman in Blue_Acrylic on canvas_12x12in_2020_100.jpg)
Be sure to not use special characters in your file name, such as $ <> ? / \ ” * : + =
Use only letters, numbers and hyphens ( – ) or underscores ( _ )

Spoken word work
Spoken word works must be submitted by video, maximum 3 minutes. Cell phone quality video is sufficient. Upload to Vimeo as a public video, and submit the link (example: https://vimeo.com/419780487). Vimeo tutorial “How to make a video on your phone” HERE

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2021
March 15- exhibition is live online
March 18, 7:30 pm – online opening reception
April 1, 7:30 pm – online artist talk

Sales of artworks are not conducted by NoMAA. However, a price list will be available. NoMAA will forward any inquiries directly to the artist to handle the sale. We suggest a donation to NoMAA of 15% of the sales price.
Images of the artwork may be used by NoMAA for promotion of the exhibit (for non-commercial purposes only).

If you have any questions, email info@nomaanyc.org

OPEN CALL – Women in the Heights: Creating for Change

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities and The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling is seeking submissions for “Women in the Heights: Creating for Change”, an exhibition featuring work by women artists of Northern Manhattan.


The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities and The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling is seeking submissions for “Women in the Heights: Creating for Change”, an annual exhibition featuring work by women artists of Northern Manhattan.

Curated by Andrea Arroyo

Submission Deadline: February 8, 2019
Open to self-identified women artists working or residing in El Barrio, Inwood, Washington Heights or Harlem. Above 110th Street on the West Side (west of 5th Ave) and above 96th Street on the East Side (east of 5th Ave).
Submission requirements:

  • 4 images (jpg, 300 dpi, 4″ wide on largest side) or written/spoken word (doc, docx, pdf – maximum 250 words)
  • Image List: title, year, medium, size, price (pdf, doc or docx)
  • Artist Statement (One paragraph statement commenting on the subject, process and/or any other pertinent information about the work submitted. 100 words maximum.)
  • Artist Bio / Resume (one page, pdf, doc or docx)

Timeline:

Submission Deadline: February 8, 2019
Notification: February 15
Delivery of accepted works at the Rio II Gallery, 583 Riverside Drive (@ 135th Street): February 25 &amp 26, 10am-5pm (Dates to be confirmed)
Opening Reception: March 8, 6-8pm
Artist Talk, Workshop “How to use your art to create change” and Closing Reception: March 29
Pick-up of work: After the closing March 29, or April 1-2

Wall-hung works in all fine art media will be considered for the exhibit, maximum width of all artworks is 36” (including frame).

Written/spoken word works (maximum 250 words) must be presented printed and framed as per framing guidelines.

ACCEPTED WORK (please read and follow the instructions carefully):

Participating artists must provide all of the requested materials by the dates indicated above.
All artwork must be presented in a professional manner (including: professional-grade framing, matting and display materials.) All works must have hanging wire attached to the back (at least 2” below top edge of work,) no other hanging hardware will be accepted (The gallery has a railing system with rods and hooks, no picture hanging hooks or nails will be used on the walls).
All work must be labeled on the back with artist’s name and title.
All artwork must be available for exhibition for the duration of the show.
Sales of artworks are not conducted by NoMAA. However, a price list will be available, and artists will be contacted directly by interested buyers. We suggest a donation of 15% of the sale to NoMAA to help sustain our gallery.
Images of the artwork may be used by NoMAA for promotion of the exhibit (for non-commercial purposes only).
Artists will be encouraged to participate in an artist talk.
Please note that Broadway Housing Communities has insurance coverage for the Rio II Gallery, 583 Riverside Drive. There is however no FINE ARTS insurance for individual pieces.

If you have any questions, call (212) 567 4394 or nomaagallery@gmail.com

2019 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

2019 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest. Deadline February 25, 2019


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR WASHINGTON HEIGHTS-INWOOD AND WEST HARLEM ARTISTS
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 25, 2019

  • $1,250 Grand Prize 1st place winner
  • $500 for 2nd place
  • $250 for 3rd place

APPLY

REQUIREMENTS

  • Consideration is given to eye-catching original and unpublished images which highlight the unique characteristics of Northern Manhattan.
  • Include the phrase: 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll / Paseo de las Artes
  • Design must accommodate 11″x17″ poster, and various sizes for social media (300 dpi jpg, 4-5mb)

ELIGIBILITY

  • Artists must be West Harlem, Washington Heights-Inwood residents (W 135th to W 155th St from Edgecombe Ave west to the Hudson River, W155th Street to W 220th St river-to-river)
  • Artists may only submit one (1) design for consideration.

1st, 2nd and 3rd PLACE WINNER SELECTION

  • A panel of distinguished judges from the local arts community will select the grand prize 1st place winner, 2nd and 3rd place winner.
  • The names of the artists will not be submitted to the judges.
  • NoMAA owns the intellectual property rights on 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll poster designs for the winner, 2nd and 3rd finalists.

GRAND PRIZE 1st PLACE WINNER AGREES THAT

  • The 1st place image will be used exclusively to promote the 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll in print and online.
  • Call for “Persuasive Visions”

    “Persuasive Visions” is the 5th edition of Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)’s public art initiative.
    Guest curator Stephanie Lindquist.

    Made possible with support from SBS/N360 Grant, ConEdison and NYC Parks and Recreation.

    $1300 artist fee will be awarded to 2 selected submissions for a site specific installation in Inwood Hill Park on the theme of “Persuasive Visions”. NYC based artists are eligible to apply. Northern Manhattan artists strongly encouraged to submit proposals. Deadline: Aug 24

    Persuasive Visions is the 5th edition of Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)’s public art initiative. Guest curator Stephanie Lindquist.

    $1300 artist fee will be awarded to 2 selected submissions for a site specific installation in Inwood Hill Park on the theme of PROPAGANDA. NYC based artists are eligible to apply. Northern Manhattan artists strongly encouraged to submit proposals.

    Timeline:

    Deadline: Aug 24
    Notification: by Sept 10
    Install: by Oct 31
    Artist Talk: Nov 4 TBC

    Made possible with support from SBS/N360 Grant, ConEdison and NYC Parks and Recreation.

    Call for Artists – 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll

    Calling Uptown Artists and venues (organizations, businesses, etc.) to participate in the 16th Annual Uptown Arts Stroll June 2018.

    Calling Uptown Artists and venues (organizations, businesses, etc.) to participate in the 16th Annual Uptown Arts Stroll June 2018. We encourage you to organize group events and exhibitions to reach a wider audience and network with your fellow artists.

    Submit your EVENT, EXHIBITION or OPEN STUDIO at www.artstroll.com  by

    April 20 for the PRINTED GUIDE DEADLINE or May 25 for the ONLINE GUIDE DEADLINE