Call for Entry See All

July 12, 2020

Inspired by DANCE

  • Organization: Studio Montclair Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: July 12, 2020
  • Event Dates: September 10, 2020 - October 16, 2020
  • Type: Exhibition
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

For this exhibit, Studio Montclair invites artists to submit works of art that are inspired by live dance. All artistic genres and mediums will be considered including sculpture, photography and video. Work does not have to be representational but must show movement and relate to the subject of dance. We are defining inspiration broadly, existing artwork that fits this theme may be submitted for this call.

Artists will be able to attend rehearsals of the Freespace Dance company to find their inspiration. Register on our website to attend a rehearsal. Artists who are unable to attend can access the Freespace Dance videos at

About Freespace Dance

Freespace Dance is a contemporary modern dance company renowned for creating emotionally driven work with a bold, athletic signature style. Comprising exceptionally strong and seasoned performers, this vibrant company continues to create humanistic works. Artistic Director Donna Scro collaborates with composers, dancers, musicians, visual artists, designers, etc. The vision is to open the doors to all artists to come and create, rediscovering dance with each collaboration.

Studio Montclair’s Virginia S. Block Community Partnership Exhibition Program. This year’s exhibition is the third in SMI’s Community Partnership Exhibition Program created by cofounder and past president Virginia S. Block. The partnership aims to reach out to other nonprofit organizations each year to create a collaborative exhibition designed to inspire our members, create new connections, and reach new audiences.

Important Dates

Exhibition Dates: September 10 – October 16, 2020

Entry Deadline: Sunday, July 12, 2020

Notification Date: Friday, July 31, 2020

Opening Reception: Friday, September 11, 2020, from 7 to 9 pm

Delivery of Artwork by Hand: August 28 & 29, September 2 & 3 during regular gallery hours (W-F 11-3, Sat 12-3).

Delivery of Artwork by Shipping: Week ending August 29, 2020. Return shipping label must be included. UPS and FedEx only. No packing peanuts please!

Pickup of unsold artwork: October 21 thru 24 during regular gallery hours (W-F 11-3, Sat 12-3).

About Studio Montclair:
Studio Montclair Inc. is a nonprofit organization of exhibiting professional artists and others interested in the visual arts. Its mission is to promote culture and education in the visual arts and encourage emerging artists. Founded in 1997, the organization has over 550 members including artists throughout the United States, as well as Europe and Asia. For more information, contact, or call 862-500-1447.

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