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2/11/13 to 4/1/13

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DOWNSTREET ART 2013 : OPEN CALL

ONE: DownStreet Art 2013:: open call::: BEYOND INDUSTRY - Description

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS AND CURATORS ::: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION

DEADLINE APRIL 1, 2013

DownStreet Art's call for artists and curators returns! Exhibition projects should reflect the theme of "BEYOND INDUSTRY". DownStreet Art 2013 invites all artists of all mediums and disciplines to submit work that explores the realms beyond industry; the art industry, the industry of the factory town in which DownStreet Art lives, as well as the industrial structures that have formed our time and place. All interpretations of this theme are welcomed and encouraged.

DownStreet Art is a great opportunity to have your work/project showcased in an art-friendly community, to be in touch with artists, curators, and professionals in the art world, and to be part of a larger discourse about contemporary art. Opportunities are many, so please read details carefully and fill the application accordingly to your needs. DownStreet Art welcomes any form of art and any art work collectives. If you are a duo/trio or a group of artists wanting to exhibit together please apply!

DownStreet Art 2013 will run from June 20TH till October 31ST. It will begin with a kick-off celebration on June 20TH - the weekend of WILCO's Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA- and will hold five "DownStreet Art Thursdays" (with all galleries hosting opening receptions and downtown performances each last Thursday of the month from June through October [except in June - i.e. third Thursday]: June 20, July 25, August 29, September 26, October 31).

Please note that as a public art project, DownStreet Art is dependent on available/empty spaces, sufficient funding and adequate staffing. While we are planning for 2013, the number of available/empty spaces (and thus opportunities) is uncertain at this time. What we do know is that, due to the success of DownStreet Art in attracting permanent tenants for empty storefronts, for 2013 we will be working with fewer stores downtown.

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TWO:  DownStreet Art - THE MURAL PROJECT - Description

OPEN CALL FOR THE MURAL PROJECT ::: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION

DEADLINE APRIL 1, 2013

DownStreet Art is pleased to announce a call for artists for a mural project as part of the 2013 season. This is a great opportunity to make a mark in the history of North Adams. MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center will partner with the City of North Adams, MASS MoCA, local real estate and artists to realize a series of murals throughout the City. Please read details carefully and fill the application accordingly. DownStreet Art welcomes individuals or groups. If you are a duo/trio or a group of artists willing to realize a mural together please apply!

DownStreet Art 2013 will run from June 20TH till October 31ST. It will begin with a kick-off celebration on June 20TH and will hold five "DownStreet Art Thursdays" on June 20, July 25, August 29, September 26, and October 31 (with galleries hosting opening receptions, mural unveilings and downtown performances).

Please note that as a public art project, DownStreet Art - The Mural Project is dependent on available spaces, sufficient funding and adequate staffing. While we are planning for 2013, the number of available walls (and thus opportunities) is uncertain at this time. What we do know is that the City of North Adams is an art-friendly environment where locals and institutions support art and artists.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU!

For more info please contact
Valeria Federici
BCRC Program Coordinator
413 663 5253
valeria.federici@mcla.edu

or go to downstreetart.org