April 2, 2020 Taos, New Mexico

The Harwood Museum of Art

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

Call for Artists - Contemporary Art / Taos 2020

The Harwood Museum invites artists living and working in Taos as well as those who may have moved away but have deep roots in the area, to apply for a juried exhibition.

All entries must be submitted digitally by midnight on March 1st, FREE of charge. Artists will be notified of the decision in mid-April. Each artist will have the opportunity to submit 3 works of art (6 images total) created in the past three years as well as a Biography and CV. Jury will consist of Harwood Museum of Art’s new Curator, Nicole Dial-Kay, Douglas Dreishpoon and Dakota Hoska. Artists and artworks will be evaluated on the digital materials submitted, and according to the following criteria:

• Living artists active in their career and creating visual art in Taos County or those with deep ties to Taos.
• Artist may be any age (18 and under will require parental permission to participate if selected).
• Artists may be at any level in their career: emerging to internationally acclaimed

• Original artworks in any medium accepted
• 2D, 3D, installation or digital media works accepted
• Works cannot exceed 10’ x 10’ x 10’
• Works submitted must have been created in last 3 years (2017 to 2020)
• Works submitted must be available between April and November 2020, and exhibition ready.
• Artist will be responsible for transport of artwork to and from studio to Harwood Museum during the specified drop off and pick up dates.

• Demonstrated dedication to their studio practice
• Demonstrated success with their art career as shown by CV
• Commitment to artwork as demonstrated through CV and Artist Bio
• Aesthetics
• Artistic skill in technique or medium
• Strength of concept behind works
• Strength in relevance of work
• Innovation

• January 10 to March 1 - Call Open
• April 15 - Notification Date
• May 23 to October 18, 2020 - Exhibition Dates



Questions? Email Jana at jgreiner@unm.edu