Call to Artists for Juried Members Exhibition

ST. JOHNSBURY – Catamount Arts in St. Johnsbury is accepting online submissions for its annual Arts Connect at Catamount Arts Juried Show, an opportunity to feature new work by emerging and established artists. The exhibition is scheduled for December 14 through March 12, with an opening reception on Saturday, December 17. Online applications will be accepted from October 7 through November 13.

Artists are invited to submit up to five works created within the last five years. Work in all media is encouraged. Submissions are being accepted online from October 7 through November 13. The submission period will close promptly at midnight, November 14. No late submissions will be accepted.

Accepted work will be displayed in the Arts Connect at Catamount Arts 2022 Juried Members Exhibition in Catamount Arts galleries from December 14 through March 12. Winners of the Juror’s Choice Prizes will be announced at a reception at Catamount Arts on December 17 as follows: Robert Manning First Prize: $500; Second Prize: $250; Third Prize: $100; plus six non-monetary honorable mentions.

The juror will be Devon Zimmerman, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary American Art Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, Me. Before coming to Ogunquit, Devon served in many art institutions and universities. Most recently, Zimmerman was at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum where he was a guest curator and researcher in the Department of Product Design and Decorative Arts. He previously held positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York and taught at Sotheby’s Institute of Art and Marymount Manhattan College.

Artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the Arts Connect at Catamount Arts 2022 Juried Membership Exhibition must visit catamountarts.slideroom.com to upload image, video, and audio submissions and complete the application process. All work must be submitted online. A Catamount Arts Membership (valued at $50) is included as part of the $35 submission fee and allows admission discounts to Catamount Arts films, KCP Presents performances, and online events. Applicants who are already Catamount Arts members will receive a one-year extension on their current membership.

Applicants will be notified of status by e-mail by 7 p.m., on Friday, November 18. Selected work must arrive presentation ready (framed or with appropriate installation materials) by 9 p.m., on Friday, December 2. Shipped work must be received by Monday, December 5 in reusable wrapping with check or prepaid label for return shipping. In-person drop-off will be held Wednesdays to Sundays from noon until 9 p.m., from Saturday, Nov. 19. until Friday, Dec. 2. Work must remain on exhibit until 5 p.m., on Sunday, March 12, 2023, with pick-up on Sunday, March 12, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Wednesday through Sunday, March 15 to 19, from noon until 9 p.m.

Work for sale must be priced by the artist, with a 40% commission to benefit Catamount Arts. After the close of the exhibition, artists receive checks for 60% of sale price on work sold. Commissions on sale of work support exhibitions and programs at Catamount Arts. If work is not for sale (NFS), value must be stated for insurance purposes. Value of NFS works will not be made public. If sale price is not provided, it will be assumed work is not for sale (NFS).

All selected work will be included in an online catalog on the Catamount Arts website and be officially on view from December 14th through close of exhibition.

Please not that Arts Connect at Catamount Arts is a competitive juried exhibition. Submission does not guarantee participation in the show. For more information about the Arts Connect at Catamount Arts 2022 Juried Membership Exhibition, visit catamountarts.org/visual-art/juried-exhibitions-call-to-artists.