Hillyer Art Space is a contemporary gallery dedicated to serving the public with quality exhibitions and programming. Established in April 2006, Hillyer is a program of International Arts & Artists, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally.
Ends on June 7, 2017$10.00 - 25.00
$10.00 - 25.00
Description: Create/Change is an all-media, juried exhibition that will feature work that examines the idea of artist/s as citizens. Artists who, through their work, reimagine the traditional notions of art-making, and who contribute to society either through the transformative power of their artistic abilities, or through proactive social engagement with the arts, advancing equity, empathy, sustainability, and social justice through art and culture. This exhibition is open to all artists living and working in the United States.

Deadline for Entry: June 7, 2017
Notification: July 10, 2017
Exhibition Dates: August 4-27, 2017

Juror’s Choice Award: $100
Director’s Choice Award: $100

Juror:Juror: Mary Early

Mary Early is the director of HEMPHILL Fine Arts, a Washington, DC gallery founded in 1993. The gallery presents exhibitions of modern and contemporary art at its primary location as well as a special exhibitions at Carroll Square Gallery, and temporary projects at 1700 L Street. She serves on the boards of Hamiltonian Artists and Washington Sculptors Group and is a co-chair of the Bennington College Alumni Cooperative, DC Chapter. She has a particular interest in public art and community engagement, as well as the materials and processes of contemporary sculpture.

Mary Early studied visual art, film and video at Bennington College and has exhibited at the United States Botanic Garden, Washington Project for the Arts, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, the Austrian Cultural Forum, Washington DC, Galerie Im Ersten, Vienna, Austria, and Schloss Salem, Salem, Germany, among other regional and national galleries. She will exhibit at Kunstlerbund Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany 
in May 2017; also in 2017 Early will complete a large-scale installation of beeswax lines at the American University Art Museum, Washington, DC


Application Instructions: Please use the online form to upload your images. If you are submitting video work, please put the link (youtube/vimeo/etc - no password) in the "medium" section and the length of the video in the "size" section

Hillyer Art Space is part of the non-profit International Arts & Artists, and serves as an exhibition and public program space, not a commercial gallery. Artwork will not be for sale through the gallery. Works are insured by International Arts & Artists during the exhibition period at Hillyer Art Space. Artists are required to sign an Exhibition Agreement if accepted. The Gallery reserves the right to reproduce the images of accepted work for all media and publicity purposes. Artwork must  have been made within the last five years

Artists are responsible for delivering or shipping their work to the gallery in sturdy, reusable boxes. Return shipping must be prepaid and enclosed with artwork. If a Call Tag is to be issued, the artist is required to make those arrangements with their shipper. Neither Hillyer Art Space nor International Arts & Artists will be responsible for any damage incurred in transit. Artwork not picked up after exhibition closing will incur a storage fee.

Work should be less than 15 feet overall (height + width + length), with no one dimension measuring more than 7 feet. Final measurements must be inclusive of frame, if applicable. Weight may not exceed 75 pounds. All entries must have been conceived and created by the artist submitting the work and must have been created within the last 5 years. All work selected must be ready for exhibit: 2D work must be framed with secure hanging devices; 3D work must be suitably prepared with instructions for installation. The gallery reserves the right to reject work that differs from submitted images.

Ends on September 25, 2017$35.00
This is an open call for proposals for solo exhibitions for our 2018/2019 season.

Deadline for entry is September 25, 2017.
Notification will be sent to all applicants by December 23, 2017.

About: Hillyer Art Space is a program of International Arts & Artists, a non-profit arts service organization. We present monthly exhibitions and each accepted artist is given a room in our three room gallery space to present their work. Accepted artists also benefit from our Advisory Program, where our highly qualified Artist Advisory Committee works individually with each artist to help them prepare their exhibitions and establish themselves in the DC arts community.

Qualifications: Hillyer focuses on under represented artists. We accept proposals from regional artists that live within 150 miles of Washington, DC and have not had a solo exhibition in the last three years in a professional gallery or art space. We also accept work from international artists that are both living and working internationally. Please note that Hillyer does not have funding to pay for artwork shipping or artist travel.

Selection: All proposals that meet the gallery's qualifications are reviewed and selected by our Artist Advisory Committee, which is chaired by Hillyer's Director.