BAA Biennial Show 2020: NEXT

BAA Biennial Show 2020: NEXT

UPDATE: Open Call deadline extended to August 14, 2020.

The Berkshire Art Association seeks contemporary art for its biennial juried show, planned for October 2-November 21 at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Avenue, Pittsfield, MA. An awards reception will be Saturday, October 3, from 3-6 pm. A virtual gallery tour is planned.

Art in all media is sought. Artists working in New York and New England are invited to submit, responding to our theme, NEXT. 

NEXT: Where do we go next? What do we do next? What comes next?

Mary Rentz, BAA board member, pondered, “As individuals. NEXT door? As a community. NEXT generation? As a country. NEXT steps? As a world. NEXT time?”

The BAA invites artists to broaden and explore these questions and respond with unique artistic expression. 

Artists are asked to submit an artist’s statement which addresses the art they are submitting, and may submit jpegs of up to 3 works, with up to 3 views of each work, for a $25 fee. the call will be open from Tuesday, May 26 to Friday, August 14, 2020. Artists will be notified of their acceptance by Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Work must be delivered to the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts at 28 Renne Avenue, Pittsfield, MA by Friday, September 25, 2020.

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