Call to Artists

Inspired by Long Island’s history, create a work that focuses on an aspect of Long Island’s cultural and natural heritage. Some prompts to consider: seaside industry, farm life, Native Americans, the American Revolution, art colonies, etc. Consider photos and paintings of historic landmarks and sites, portraits of reenactors, sculptures of ancestors, assemblages with local artifacts, and everything in between!
Juror Stephanie Gress is the Director of Curatorial Affairs for the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum. A graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a master’s degree in art history, Gress believes that visual arts convey the spirit of the time in which they were produced. Gress enjoys researching and writing about art and architecture to better understand our collective history.
December 7, 2018 – January 5, 2019
* Entries must be original to entrant. Framed
entries require hanging wire. Submission
materials cannot be returned.
* Selected works are chosen by the juror. No
more than two works per artist are selected.
* All artists and media
For more information and to submit online  click here
To download prospectus   click here 
About Huntington Arts Council

Now celebrating its 56th Anniversary, the Huntington Arts Council is a legitimate 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization which enriches the quality of life of Long Islanders with programs and services that address the needs and interests of artists, cultural organizations and the community. The Council’s programs reach over one million Long Island residents, and it serves the entire region with its cultural listings at The Huntington Arts Council has been designated a “Primary Institution” by the New York State Council on the Arts, a title meaning “vital to the cultural life of New York State.” The Council is the official arts coordinating agency for the Town of Huntington, and serves as the primary regranting agency on Long Island for the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), in addition to its services to over 600 member cultural organizations and individual artist members. Programs are made possible in part by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Town of Huntington, the Suffolk County Department of Cultural Affairs, the County of Suffolk, corporations, foundations and individuals.

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