de/composition: a national juried exhibition
A national juried exhibition with a focus on things decomposing, being in a state of decay, deconstructed, or paired down. Both the conceptual side as well as technical/ compositional side of the theme will be encouraged. Open to artists working in all media. This exhibition is open to all U.S. residents at least 18 years of age.
Exhibition Juror: Margot Muto, head of exhibitions at Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
Submission Deadline: Monday, March 25, 2019
Exhibition Dates: May 25–June 28, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 1, 4–7pm
View the full prospectus here.
Artist Residency Program
Main Street Arts offers one-month and two-month residencies giving
artists time and space to focus on their work. Applications are reviewed and awarded quarterly. Learn more about our artist residency program including facility, benefits, cost, housing options, and testimonials.
6th Annual Finger Lakes
Student Painting Exhibition: WILD!
The sixth annual student painting exhibition is open to students in grades 6-12 residing in Ontario, Wayne, Monroe, Livingston, Seneca, and Yates Counties. Students will receive a blank 5" x 7" stretched canvas and use it to make a painting inspired by the word “WILD!”. Imaginative interpretations of the theme are highly encouraged.
All artwork entered will be displayed in the second floor gallery at Main Street Arts. All media will be accepted, the only stipulation is that the artwork be done on the provided canvas. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to showcase their artwork in a professional gallery setting.
Orders Due from Teachers: Friday, February 15, 2019
Canvas Pick Up: February 22 and 23, 2019
Artwork Due to Gallery: April 11–13, 2019
Exhibition Dates: May 4–29, 2019
Open House: Saturday, May 4, 2019 (1–3pm)
Artwork Pick Up: May 30–June 1, 2019
Open Call for Art at Main Street Arts
Main Street Arts is taking submissions from artists located in New York state working in all media. Special focus on artists located upstate in the Central / Western / Finger Lakes areas. To submit your artwork for consideration for exhibitions at Main Street Arts, please follow instructions listed on our Submittable.com page.