Open Call: Pawtucket Arts Collaborative, Pawtucket Foundation host 14th Annual Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition

Open Call for entries closes midnight on Feb. 21

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The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative (PAC) and the Pawtucket Foundation announce the 14th year of this highly regarded, juried art exhibition, the Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition. This year’s Juror is Michael Rose.  Entries will be accepted until Feb. 21.

The show opens March 17. juror this year is Michael Rose. 

Call for artists: Un-themed Show is open to all artists, in all media, 2-D, and 3-D. Online submissions only.

The Call, show prospectus, and entry requirements

Open Call: The Perfect Age – Reflections on the passage of time

Application Deadline is March 11, 2022, exhibition Dates: May 14th- June 18th, 2022

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is the-perfect-age-2021-copy-1024x791.pngWhat does it mean to age, and how would you describe it? Everything in the natural and constructed world evolves and is seen through the lens of time. Consider how society perceives the aging process, from the first cry of an infant, to the deeper awakening of a teenager, to the life experience of the centenarian. How do memories and stories morph over time? How do our perceptions of aging extend to other living things? Or to the way animate and inanimate things change and mature over time — animals, oceans, soils, stars, machines, roads, water systems, and architecture?

How does ageism exist as a socially constructed system? Can we understand ageism apart from race, class, and gender? How are economic markets influencing these categories for profit?

The objective of Hera Gallery‘s exhibition is to explore the transient and universal nature of aging and how it can be visualized and interpreted across time and cultures.

Juror Bio: Lydia Gordon is a specialist in modern and contemporary art. At the Peabody Essex Museum, she is the coordinating curator for the nationally touring and critically acclaimed exhibition Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle (2020-2021) and Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction (2019). Gordon is curator of Vanessa Platacis: Taking Place (2019-ongoing), a long term site-specific painting installation. Her book publication projects include Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle (Peabody Essex Museum / University of Washington Press, 2019) and Inappropriate Bodies: Art Design, and Maternity (Demeter Press, 2019). Gordon’s writing can be seen in Hyperallergic, ARTnews, and Boston Art Review. She is also associate professor of Modern Art History at Montserrat College of Art.

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Request for Qualifications for RIC’s Fogarty Life Science-Zvart Onanian School of Nursing Building

The deadline for this Call for Artists for artwork for Rhode Island College’s John E. Fogarty Life Science-School of Nursing is Feb. 15.

‘Call’ deadline is February 15, 2022

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts announces a Call for Artists for artwork for the Rhode Island College John E. Fogarty Life Science-Zvart Onanian School of Nursing building. It  will be commissioned through Rhode Island’s Allocation for Art in Public Facilities Act, which is a program in which the State recognizes, “public art creates a more humane environment: one of distinction, enjoyment, and pride for all citizens”.

Established in 1854, Rhode Island College (RIC) is the state’s first public institution of higher education. The Zvart Onanian School of Nursing at RIC is committed to providing the highest quality undergraduate and graduate nursing education at an affordable cost to a student population diverse in terms of culture, ethnicity, gender and age.

Artists may learn more about this opportunity and submit their qualifications through or click here. This call is open to all professional artists. Students are excluded. There is no fee to apply, and the deadline to is February 15, 2022. The budget for the acquisition of artwork is $30,000. Please address all questions about this opportunity to Molly Dickinson.