Call to Artists: “Through the Looking Glass” – MCA’s 4th Annual ‘Best of the Best’ Juried Art Exhibit & Competition
Deadline: September 25, 2022 by midnight (via ArtCall)
Description of Exhibit: Marion Cultural Alliance (MCA) invites emerging and seasoned artists to participate in our fourth annual fine art exhibit and competition featuring the ‘best of the best’ of Ocala.
This year’s prompt is “Through the Looking Glass”, in celebration of our 15th annual Applaud the Arts; A Whimsical Wonderland! MCA’s annual celebration of local arts organizations and community art leaders with MCA cultural grants and arts awards.
Who’s Eligible: MCA Artist Members (Must be a member to enter. Anyone can join Online at mcaocala.org/membership, annual membership is $30 per year)
Mediums: We invite and encourage artists of all levels, ages 16+ working in any media to submit.
Entry Fee: $25 for up to two (2) entries | $15 for one (1) entry
- Each artist may submit two (2) pieces for consideration. All work must be original; no giclee or reproductions. All entries are to be submitted digitally to https://mca4best.artcall.org/ no later than midnight on Sunday, September 25, 2022. No physical or mailed in submissions will be accepted. Artists must follow the online application process and include:
- Artist’s Contact Info (Name, phone, address, email, and social media handles/website)
- A brief statement about your art for each submitted piece
- High-res images for each entry in JPG, PNG or PDF format showing the full piece
List of Awards: The judge(s) will award one Honorable Mention, Third, Second, First and Best of Show. Judge’s decisions will be final. Awards will be presented at the Artists’ Reception. Other awards include: The DLM recognition award, purchase awards from MCA Board Members & local sponsors, MCA staff recognition awards, community choice awards, and more!
Deadline for Submissions: September 25, 2022 (midnight)
Artists’ Reception: Friday, October 7, 2022 (6 – 8 pm) | VIP Artists & Sponsors Only: 5 – 6pm
Exhibit Dates & Location: October 7 – 29, 2022 at The Brick (23 SW Broadway St.)
Drop Off Date: Monday, October 3, 2022 (10am – 4pm)
Pick Up Date: Saturday, October 29 (11am – 4pm) & Tuesday, November 1 (10am – 4pm)
Sponsored by: The David & Lisa Midgett Foundation
Contact: MCA Gallery Director; Ashley Justiniano | Email: [email protected]