The art show “Projections!” is back for its second year, and artists have until Wednesday, April 19, at midnight to submit their pieces.
On the evening of May 13, the Jamaica Plain Arts Council and Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation will project artists’ images onto the outside walls of Jamaica Plain’s Brewery Complex. People will be able to view the art while listening to live music and enjoying food and drink from JP establishments.
This nontraditional art show is open to all artists (Jamaica Plain residency is not a requirement) working in any medium, including 2D, 3D and video; innovation and originality are valued. Each artist may submit up to three images for inclusion. Entries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
1. Artist name
2. Mailing address
3. Email address
4. Up to three images of the artist’s work. Images must comply with the following guidelines JPEG format, 1920px on the longest side, titled as follows: last name_first name_ entry # (e.g. smith_john_1.jpg).
5. List of images with the following information: title, medium, dimensions and price.
All submitted works will be displayed in the projected slideshow. Jurors will choose works to receive Juror’s Choice and Best in Show awards. Works will be reviewed for quality, originality and innovation. Artists will be notified of jurors’ choices before the event.
Rob Festa has always had an interest in taking photographs, especially those that capture objects and places in an abstract setting. His work has been shown in galleries in the greater Boston area and New York City. He is a Jamaica Plain Open Studios artist and a former Jamaica Plain Arts Council board member, co-founder of UFORGE gallery, founder and curator of JP to me and a Professional Media member of American Photographic Artist.
Jean Mineo is thrilled to be affiliated with the JP Arts Council again, having been the JP Open Studios Coordinator from 2006 to 2009. She was also director of the Boston Sculptors Gallery from 2006 to 2015 and has consulted on permanent public art projects in greater Boston since 2010. Prior to this, she oversaw more than 30 exhibitions of contemporary art during her tenure as executive director of the New Art Center in Newton from 1994 to 2003.
The Jamaica Plain Arts Council is a non-profit organization supporting artists in the Jamaica Plain community, through its annual Open Studios, periodic exhibitions, professional development offerings, and a commitment to cultivating local audiences for the visual arts. Open Studios supports over 200 artists who consider JP their home or community, and will be celebrating its 24th anniversary during the next Jamaica Plain Open Studios Sept. 23 and 24, 2017.