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New Beginnings

Closed Call

Deadline to apply

December 17th, 2023

*Deadline Extension

December 23rd, 2023

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January 10th - February 17th

Media: Original 2D and 3D artworks. Glass, Fiber, Jewelry, Functional, Digital, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Photography, Installation and Mixed  media

"New Beginnings" invites artists to explore the beauty and complexity of fresh starts, transformations, and the hopeful energy that comes with embarking on a new chapter. From the vibrant hues of dawn breaking on the horizon to the symbolic representations of rebirth and renewal, this theme beckons artists to capture the essence of beginnings, whether personal, societal, or cosmic. Whether through abstract interpretations, poignant narratives, or vivid imagery, this theme encourages artists to delve into the emotions, stories, and visuals associated with the profound concept of starting anew.

Juror: Selected pieces are juried by the curators at Gallery B612.

Media: Original 2D and 3D artworks. Glass, Fiber, Jewelry, Functional, Digital, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Photography, Installation and Mixed media


December 17th, 2023: The application process closes at midnight.

December 19th - 20th, 2023: Selection process will take place by Gallery B612 curators.

December 21st, 2023: Notification of accepted work will be sent out

January 3rd - 5th, 2024: Accepted work(s) needs to be dropped off or delivered to 1915 1st Ave S, Seattle Washington 98134. Artist responsible for shipping and return label costs.

January 10th, 2024: Exhibition Opens

January 16th, 2024: Artist Reception 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

February 17th, 2024: Exhibition Closes

February 17th - February 18th, 2024: Local Artists are to pick up their works on these days:
Saturday, February 17th, between 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM or on
Sunday, February 18th, between 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
National artwork will be shipped out to the national artists; Artist is responsible for shipping and return label costs.


Application Requirements:

1.  Title

2.  Date of Creation

3.  Medium

4.  Dimension (H x W x D)

5.  Price (No NFS)

6.  Detailed Statement of each art piece (1 paragraph)

7.  Artist Statement (1-2 short paragraphs)

8.  Brief Artist Biography (1 paragraph)


Submission Details: For general submission($25), a maximum of ten total works per artist may be submitted for consideration. Any additional works after the first 3 pieces, then $5 per piece.

Shipping and Delivery: Accepted work may be hand delivered or shipped prepaid to arrive no later than Friday, January 5th, 2024. Artists are responsible for delivery and return shipping label and costs.

Gallery Requirements:

All work must be original, unsold work, family-friendly, and the artist must own the sole copyright to art.

Frames, mats and wiring must be professional quality and in good condition. No saw-tooth hangers. Wiring must be securely fashioned and support the weight of the artwork. 2D artwork selected for exhibition MUST BE READY TO HANG on our wire hang system.

Please indicate a sale price as it is required for display in the gallery. No NSF works will be considered for the show.

Consignment will be required for selected pieces in order to be exhibited in the show.

Commission: Gallery retains a 50% commission on all exhibition sales in gallery and online.

Questions? Contact

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