McLean Project for the Arts Call:Strictly Painting 12

By Editorial Team on March 6, 2019

Deadline: Mon, 25 March 2019

Image courtesy McLean Project for the Arts.


Deadline: March 25, 2019, midnight

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Adah Rose Bitterbaum is the owner and Director of the Adah Rose Gallery in Kensington Maryland.The gallery was founded in September of 2011 as a place to exhibit contemporary art in a variety of medium with a small specialty in text based work.

The gallery is a dynamic place and hosts artists talks, panels on issues in the art world, maintains an active intern program and shows art in a variety of spaces including law firms, pop ups and Art Fairs.The Gallery has exhibited at PULSE New York, PULSE Miami, Context, Art Miami New York, the Silicon Valley Art Fair and the Dallas Art Fair.


All Mid-Atlantic artists (DC,VA, MD, PA, NJ, DE, WV) are invited to submit up to 4 jpegs of paintings or works related in some way to painting completed in the last two years and not previously exhibited at MPA. Work that combines painting with other materials or is conceptual in nature is acceptable and encouraged as well. Each of the submitted works must be available for exhibit if chosen by the juror. Works must fit through an 36” x 82” doorway.


Cash prizes totaling $1,500 will be awarded by the juror. Decisions are final.


Artists may submit up to four digital images or up to 10 minutes of recorded material. Please do not email submissions.


Whether your piece has been selected by the juror or not, notification will be sent to you via email. Please be patient with the gallery and be sure to provide an accurate email address.


A 25% sales commission will be retained by MPA on all sales. Work will be sold at the price listed on the typed image checklist unless marked Not For Sale (NFS).


Works are insured for the sales price minus the commission or the stated insurance value from receipt of artwork at the gallery through designated pick-up date and time.


Artists are responsible for shipping artwork (delivery and pick-up) to and from MPA according to the calendar.


All works must be received ready for installation with proper hanging devices attached and instructions where necessary. MPA reserves the right to refuse any work that is improperly presented or unsafe for display.


All accepted works must remain for the duration of the show. MPA reserves the right to photograph accepted works for publicity and educational purposes. MPA or the juror reserves the right to reject works that differ from the submitted image. MPA is not responsible for works left after the pick-up dates following the close of the exhibition. Submission of an entry constitutes understanding and agreement with all the conditions set forth in this prospectus.