Open Call for Art for the 2023 10×10 Real Art Party

Open Call for Art for the 2023 10×10 Real Art Party

Open call for artists from the Berkshires and beyond for the 10×10 RAP (Real Art Party)! February 6 submission deadline.

Berkshire Art Association (BAA) and Storefront Artist Project (SAP) seek donations of original artwork for our annual 10×10 RAP Show and Fundraiser Raffle. In collaboration with the Berkshire Museum and Pittsfield’s 10×10 Festival in February, the BAA welcomes submissions from artists from the Berkshires and beyond!

The BAA also welcomes submissions from young artists to age 10. Works from young artists should be 5 x 5 inches. Young artists can choose to donate their work to be sold for $10 with proceeds benefiting this event or may take their work home at the end of the evening.

ABOUT THE EVENT

BAA’s Real Art Party (RAP) is a lively, in-person event hosted by the Berkshire Museum on ​Thursday, February 23, 2023. Admission is free with 10×10 Raffle Ticket-holders able to choose a donated work of art to take home. Ticket holders’ names will be drawn, with those drawn earlier in the night having a greater number of works to choose from. Donate 5×5 works will be on sale for $10 each.

All works will be on display at the Berkshire Museum from February 16-23, 2023.

Proceeds benefit Berkshire County: BAA Fellowships for College Art Majors • Art field trip awards for high school art classes • Free admission for art students to Berkshire Museum.


Art Specs & Submission Guidelines

Registration is required. Please visit BAA’s 10×10 submission form to submit your information, upload images, and sign-up for a drop-off time. Submissions will be accepted from December 1, 2022 – February 1, 2023. All participating artists will be added to the BAA’s Artists Directory.

10 x 10 ARTISTS

  • Artworks must measure 10 x 10 inches
  • Artworks may be in any medium and reflect the quality of your usual work
  • Each artist may submit up to 3 unique pieces
  • Works must prepared with a wire or hooks for hanging
  • Works must have an art ID tag attached to the back of each piece

5 x 5 YOUNG ARTISTS

  • Artworks must measure 5 x 5 inches
  • Artworks may be in any medium
  • Each young artist may submit up to 3 unique pieces
  • Works must prepared with a wire or hooks for hanging
  • Works must have an art ID tag attached to the back of each piece. Please indicate if the work may be sold for to benefit the event or if it is NFS (not for sale). Works that are NFS may be taken home at the end of the event.
  • Young Artists are 10 years old and younger

Works may be delivered to the Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street, Pittsfield, MA on:

  • Saturday, February 4 from 1-4 pm
  • Sunday, February 5 from 1-4 pm
  • Monday, February 6 from 3-5 pm

Artists & Art Lovers from the Berkshires & Beyond

Please join us Thursday, February 23, 2023!
Drawing and RAP hosted by BAA and the Berkshire Art Museum

February 16-23 | 10 x 10 RAP Exhibit on view at the Berkshire Museum
6 pm | Sneak Peak
7 pm | Art Raffle begins


Questions? Please email: 10×10@berkshireartassociation.org

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