Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Call for Artists - CAWC

The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut seeks entries for its 2015 Accessible Art program, an annual year-long, multi-site series approaching its 7th year of presenting visual art exhibitions. The Cultural Alliance offers spaces for exhibitions “inside” shops, businesses, and organizations as well as, newly added, installations "in the windows" of storefronts. Deadline for entries is Friday, November 21st 2014, for scheduled exhibitions between January 19th through December 31st, 2015.

The Accessible Art program is a collaboration among the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, both public and private venues, and the artists, The Cultural Alliance's intent is to provide opportunity for artists to show work in alternative spaces and to make art more accessible to the general public, while also a way for business leaders to leverage creative talent to promote economic development and bring life to downtown communities. Accessible Art has presented almost 100 local and regional visual artists since its inception.

The 2015 Accessible Art indoor exhibition sites may include Danbury Museum & Historical Society (43 Main Street), Danbury City Hall (155 Deer Hill Avenue), CityCenter Danbury (186 Main Street), the YMCA's ESCAPE to the Arts (293 Main Street, Danbury), Molten Java (213 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel), Portofino Restaurant (186 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel), Visual Impact Printing (12 Finance Drive, Danbury); adding to an expanded roster, is the Danbury Public Library (170 Main Street), Filosa and Hancock Hall (13 Hakim Street, Danbury), and the Hodge Insurance Agency (283 Main Street, Danbury).
phone: (203) 798 0760 www.artswesternct.org

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