BAU gallery Open Call

OPEN CALL: The Shape of Things, For Artist 18 or over

THE SHAPE OF THINGS

Things that are things

Or refer to other things:

A lonely tea cup,

A tall hat on a high shelf,

Stark shadows on gray pavement,

The moon as it passes before the sun.

Account for all of it!

And give form  

To the shapes that guide us home.

BAU Gallery invites artists to apply to our Annual Juried Show

with work that relates to visual interpretations of The Shape of Things

Submission guidelines:
Size restrictions: 36 inches in any direction Value should not exceed $10,000
All artwork must be ready to hang. No grid work will be considered. Accepted work must be ready to be hung at the time of exhibition.
The gallery has the authority to turn away any work that is not ready to be hung, that differs from the original accepted work, or is not suitable for gallery installation.

Exhibition dates: August 10th – September 8th, 2024


Opening reception:
Saturday, August 10th. 6-8 pm


Jury Fee: $40 for 3 submissions

Entry deadline: midnight 7 July

Notification acceptance: 7/10/24

Deliver work: Accepted works must be delivered to and picked up from the gallery (no exceptions)
Sunday 8/4 6-8pm, Monday 8/5 6-8pm, and Tuesday 8/6 6-8pm

Pick up work: Sunday 9/8 6-8pm and Monday 9/9 3-8pm

Prizes:
1st price
one month Solo show in the 2025 exhibition calendar at BAU gallery*
Honorable mentions– a joint two person show in the Beacon Room at BAU Gallery during the 2025 show calendar*
*month will be selected by the gallery

JUROR
Mikiko Ino President, Director, and Chairperson of KinoSaito Art Center
Mikiko Ino was born in Japan. Always inspired by the world of Art & Fashion she established the fashion buying consulting company, LLJ USA Inc. in 1990. She later moved to New York City where she continued to discover emerging designers and work with high-end designers like Oscar De La Renta, and introduced them to Japanese retailers. In 2007, Mikiko met and later married Kikuo Saito, a Japanese-born American abstract painter with ties to the Color Field movement and Lyrical abstraction. Following Saito’s death in 2016, she founded KinoSaito Art Center in 2018. Mikiko has given new life to the former St.Patrick school building, turning it into a paradise for art lovers which outlives its original purpose while retaining its historic features. The Center has become a special nexus, housing art galleries, a multipurpose performance space, two beautiful studios for rotating resident artists, a classroom for arts education and public programs.

Mikiko Ino, Photo: Chika Kobari

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Website link: https://www.baugallery.org/opportunities-opencall

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    June 25, 2024 8:00 am
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    July 7, 2024 12:00 am
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Event Details
  • Start Date
    June 25, 2024 8:00 am
  • End Date
    July 7, 2024 12:00 am
  • Status
    Expired
  • Location
  • Price
      40
  • Organizer
  • Category