Thursday, January 30, 2014

Call For Artists - Westport Arts Center

The Westport Arts Center is now accepting submissions for SOLOS 2014, juried by Patricia Hickson, Emily Hall Tremaine Curator of Contemporary Art at the Wadsworth Atheneum.  

We invite you and your member artists and/or students to participate in this exhibition which features fresh and innovative work by artists from all regions of the United States and abroad.

About the Westport Arts Center
The Westport Arts Center’s Visual Arts program is dedicated to creating exhibitions of excellence that enrich the local and global community. Each year the Westport Arts Center hosts more than five exhibitions that are free and open to the public. Past exhibitions include work by Chuck Close, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, William Wegman, Paul Cadmus, Anselm Kiefer, Weegee, and Bernd and Hilla Becher.

The SOLOS exhibition is one way in which WAC celebrates the artistic talent and diversity of its Artist Members. Past jurors include Susan Cross, Curator at MassMOCA, Robin Jaffee Frank, Chief Curator of the Wadsworth Atheneum, Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director of the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, and Ian Berry, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs and Curator at The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College.

SOLOS 2014 will be on view from April 4 - June 1. Up to eight artists will be selected to exhibit a body of work in the WAC Gallery. Submissions must be received by February 21. To submit your work, visit to download the prospectus and enter your submission online.

All inquiries may be directed to Visual Arts Coordinator, Jill Sarver, at

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