Deadline: September 13th, 2015
From their call: Do you have a secret? What deep place do you keep it? What does your soul whisper in the dark and where does that voice come from? Is it made up of your fantasies, dreams, desires, fears, transgressions or lies? Arc is looking for artwork that tells of your heart’s desire and/or manifests with hidden nightmares. These can be portrayed through texture, form, words, narrative, symbols or codes. Secrets can be shared overtly or be obscured. Don’t you have an aching need to show and tell? Reveal your secret to us.
Categories accepted: Sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book
Note: This exhibition cannot accept jewelry, video, film, performance art, installation and works requiring an external electrical source.
Venue: Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco 94103
Juror: Joan McLoughlin of The McLoughlin Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The McLoughlin Gallery is an approachable, inviting gallery with a social conscience. The mission of the gallery is to educate and intrigue by showcasing established mid-career and emerging contemporary artists whose work is unique, integrating bright, bold colors and conveying an emotional punch. Artwork that makes you think.
Website link to call and more detailed information: http://www.arc-sf.com/secret.html
About: Arc Gallery is a mixed-use art center in San Francisco’s South of Market district consisting of a 1,000 sq. ft. art gallery, two alternative exhibition spaces, art education center, ten artist studios, offices for Kearny Street Workshop and San Francisco Artist Network, and Vega Blue Bottle Coffee kiosk. Arc supports the making of quality art in all media, provides a nurturing environment for artists to create their work, builds a community of artists to encourage exploration of art, provides resources for the professional development of visual artists, and promotes appreciation of the visual arts in the city of San Francisco. Our exhibitions have attracted many art enthusiasts, collectors and gallerists. Several of the artists selected in our juried exhibitions have been invited to participate in additional shows by visiting jurors and gallerists. Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco, California.