Notice from National Museum and Art Gallery Trinidad and Tobago:
National Call for Submissions
Festivals and Rituals of Trinidad and Tobago multi-media Juried Exhibition
The National Museum and Art Gallery (NMAG) invites artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to participate in our upcoming multi-media Juried Group Exhibition titled “Festivals and Rituals of Trinidad and Tobago”.
Trinidad and Tobago celebrates a mélange of national, religious and cultural festivals such as Divali, Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day, Eid-ul-Fitr, Buccoo Goat and Crab Race Festival, Carnival, Easter, Oshun River Festival, Tobago Heritage Festival, La Divina Pastora, Ramleela, First People’s Celebration, Phagwa/Holi and Chinese New Year to name but a few. To embrace and celebrate this ethnic diversity of Trinidad and Tobago, NMAG endeavours to highlight the impact of our diverse cultural heritage on visual art perceptions as evidenced by works of art.
For more information:
- Call: 623-5941 ext. 2010, 2000
- Check our Facebook pages:
Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts
National Museum and Art Gallery Trinidad and Tobago
Or visit www.cdca.gov.tt
Wednesday 6th February, 2019
Send submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Festivals and Rituals of Trinidad and Tobago Exhibition
GUIDELINES FOR ART SUBMISSIONS
Please read the following guidelines for submitting work:
- Works will be selected through a National Call for submissions.
- All submitting artists must be Trinidad and Tobago residents who are a minimum of 18 years old and over.
- Artists, photographers, professionals, amateurs, students – everyone can participate.
- All mediums are accepted including, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, design, glass, metalwork, photography, video, performance, mixed media and installation art.
- Artists are invited to submit up to two (2) pieces for consideration.
- Submission deadline 6th February, 2019.
All entries are due by 11:59 pm on 6th February, 2019. No exceptions will be made.
- Unsuccessful applicants will not be acknowledged.
- Images of artwork should be high resolution JPEG images (300 DPI).
- Only recent work created within the last two (2) years is eligible.
- All artwork should be original and created from conception to completion by the artist. No painted giclee prints, or any other type of reproductions, no manipulated photos. No artwork copied from other artists work or published photos, or created in an instructional setting are eligible.
- No Minimum or Maximum size.
- All works will be subjected to a juried selection.
- The decision to accept or reject submissions is at the sole discretion of the panel of jurors.
- Artists will be solely responsible for the transportation and framing of their artwork.
- All accepted artwork should be professionally mounted and ready to hang or display.
- All accepted work must remain at the National Museum and Art Gallery for the entirety of the art exhibition.
- The National Museum and Art Gallery maintains the right to reject any work that differs from the corresponding entry information or that fails to maintain the exhibit’s standards.
- The National Museum and Art Gallery reserve the right to reproduce images of accepted work to support its educational programming.
- Work will be insured while on the premises of the National Museum and Art Gallery.
- The collection dates for art work at the end of the exhibition are Monday 29th April, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 3: 00 p.m. and Tuesday 30th April, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Works left beyond thirty (30) days will be considered a donation to the National Museum and Art Gallery.
PLEASE SEND MATERIALS TO:
(Subject heading for electronic submission: Festivals and Rituals Exhibition Submission)
Or call 623-5941 ext 2010, 2000 for further information.