A National Juried Exhibition
Main Street Arts is accepting submissions to Biblio Spectaculum, a national juried exhibition of artist books and text-based visual works. Submissions must be visual in nature. Written text passages must be part of an artist book, painting, photograph, drawing, print, collage, sculpture, or other visual art form. Submissions may be text art, concrete/visual poetry, any of the above mentioned disciplines, or a combination thereof. Submissions may or may not contain text or type. This exhibition is open to all U.S. residents at least 18 years of age.
Juror: Scott McCarney, artist, designer, and educator based in Rochester, NY
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Notification: The week of April 6
Work Due to Gallery: April 30–May 2
Exhibition Dates: May 16–June 19, 2020
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 16, 4–7pm
A total of $1,000 in cash awards, "Best in Show" receives $500!
Artist Residency Program
Main Street Arts offers three-week and seven-week 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.
Upcoming application deadline: January 31
(for residencies in April, May, June 2020)
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.