ELLARSLIE OPEN 40 Call for Art

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Juror: Reginald M. Browne
Exhibition: June 24 through September 30, 2023

Summer Haze, by Kathleen Beausoleil, recipient of the Mel Leipzig Award for Best in Show, Painting, in 2022

SCHEDULE (Subject to change)
CALL FOR ART: April 1 – May 11 via Entrythingy.com. Enter up to 4 pieces.
• Notifications emailed May 25 to entrants about the final, in-person jurying round
• Artwork delivery for final, in-person jurying: June 4 and 5, 10am to 3pm at Trenton City Museum. Invited artists should also deliver a printed bio and/or artist statement (each 2 pages max.). All artists invited into the final round are entitled to deliver two flat portfolio pieces for sale in addition to any artwork that may or may not be selected to exhibit in the show.
• EO40 exhibitors notified via email and posted on this page June 9
• Pick-up, with receipt, of artwork not selected: June 10 & 11, 1-4 pm

• Advertisers and Sponsors Reception and Art Preview: Thursday, June 22, 6-7:30 pm
• Artists and Members Reception and Awards: Saturday, June 24, 2-5 pm
• Public Reception Sunday, June 25, 1-4 pm
• Gallery Talks, including Breakfast with the Juror, dates tba
• Exhibition closes Saturday, September 30, 4 pm
• Pick-up, with receipt, of unsold exhibited work: September 30, 4-6pm; October 1 and 2, 10 am to 3 pm.

• Paintings (e.g., oil, acrylic, egg tempera)
• Works on Paper (e.g., watercolor, charcoal, graphite, ink, mixed media, pastel, etching, wood block print)
• Sculpture (e.g., stone, pottery/ceramic, metal, wood, fiber, mixed media)
• Photography
• Digital Art (not including video or sound)
(When you begin your overall entry, select a primary genre from the 5 categories. For each individual piece you enter, note the work’s materials.)

Best In Show, Overall; First Prize in five categories; Special sponsored awards

EO40 Juror Reginald M. Browne is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Chairman of Creative Capital Foundation.

Reginald M. Browne is the Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Chair of PAFA’s Board of Governors of Art College, and a member of the Executive Committee. He is the Chairman of Creative Capital Foundation, a nonprofit, grantmaking organization whose mission is to provide grant funding to artists in the creation of groundbreaking new work. He is on the board of Silver Art Projects, a nonprofit organization that provides artists with free, year-long studio space and career development opportunities that accelerate and enhance their artistic practice. 

A Principal of GTS Securities, an automated multi-asset class market maker headquartered in New York City, Mr. Browne has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from La Salle University where he serves on the Board of Trustees. He and his wife Dr. Aliya Browne are known as influential collectors of contemporary African diasporic portraiture and abstract expressionist art. Mr. Browne brings a fresh and exciting perspective as a supporter of artists and the arts. We look forward to his vision as the juror for EO 40.

Details and dates subject to change.