"America Is...." Call for Entires: (Due. June 10)


Artists Explore, Ask and Answer: What is America today?


JURORS - Rachel Adams, Chief Curator and Director of Programs, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (Omaha, NE) - Taylor Bythewood-Porter, Assistant History Curator, California African American Museum (CAAM) - Jen Mergel, Independent Curator; Vice President, Programs, Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC); Founding Director, Curatorial Network Accelerator of Boston - Jennifer M. Williams, Public Programs Manager, New Orleans Museum of Art

ELIGIBILITY - Open to all artists living and/or working in the United States, 18-years-old and older. - All original visual media that is the artist's own concept, design and work. - Artwork must fit through a doorway: 31 in. wide x 93 in. tall. Weight: 50 lbs. maximum for wall-hanging and 100 lbs. maximum for free-standing work. - Accepted works must be priced for sale or marked POR (price on request).

AWARDS Four artworks will receive Juror's Best in Show Prize of $250

ENTRY Fees: $50 for up to 3 entries/files; artists may submit up to 3 additional entries/files at a cost of $10 per additional entry. Submit one file per piece entered. File types accepted: PDF, DOC, JPG or JPEG images 300 dpi, 2000 pixels on long side, MP3, MOV, WMV, MP4, AVI. Title your files: LastNameFirstName-ArtworkTitle. For example: SmithJohn-Untitled. Entries are accepted via Submittable.

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE August 2 - 29, 2019 -- dates of exhibition at Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC June 10, 11:59 PM ET -- deadline to apply June 28 -- notifications of acceptance will be emailed and a list of accepted artworks will be published on Touchstone Gallery’s website at www.touchstonegallery.com July 17 - 28 -- shipped artwork to arrive at the gallery July 26 - 28 -- hand-delivered artwork to arrive at the gallery August 2 -- Opening Reception: Friday, August 2, 6 - 8:30 pm August 29 -- last day of the show August 30 - 31 -- unsold artwork pickup September 4 - 6 -- unsold artwork shipped back

NOTIFICATION All entrants will receive notice via email by June 28, 2019. The notification of acceptance will include additional exhibition details. Please set your email account to recognize info@touchstonegallery.com email address. The list of all accepted artworks will be published on Touchstone Gallery’s website www.touchstonegallery.com.



Jamie Earnest