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Small Works 2020

Call for Entries to Final Show of Season

The Marion Art Center announces a call for entries for its 2020 Small Works show.
Artists are invited to submit up to four pieces for this juried exhibit, the final show of the season. Works should be no larger than 14" in any direction, including frame. All works must be ready to hang/install (framed, wired, etc.) and available for sale. Works in this annual holiday show can be collected by the buyer upon purchase. Applications are due October 31.

To apply to Small Works 2020, use the form provided at the bottom of this page, and write"Small Works 2020" in the description section or

Send name, email address, phone number, and up to four high quality images to [email protected], with "Small Works 2020" in the subject line. Images should be labeled in the following format: LastFirst01_Title (ex: SmithJohn03_HarborView). The exhibition committee will notify accepted applicants the first week of November, and artists must schedule individual appointments to drop off work. The show runs November 13 through December 18.

Additionally, the Marion Art Center will also be seeking participants for its holiday shop, presented in a new online format this year. Vendors must provide high quality images and a detailed inventory sheet. The MAC will retain a commission on goods sold through the website. For more information, please call the MAC at 508-748-1266 or email [email protected]

About Art at the MAC

The Marion Art Center has two floors of gallery space: the Cecil Clark Davis Gallery downstairs and the Patsy Francis Gallery upstairs. The MAC’s Exhibition Committee meets regularly to schedule shows and review proposals. Most exhibitions are scheduled at least six months in advance. The MAC hosts openings for each exhibition and offers opportunities for exhibiting artists to teach workshops or give artist presentations.

Gallery Facts

The MAC’s Cecil Clark Davis Gallery (lower gallery) consists of 420 square feet of wall space and 200 square feet of floor space. The Patsy Francis Gallery (upper gallery) has 300 square feet of wall space and 260 square feet of floor space.  The MAC has eleven pedestals available for three-dimensional works. The Exhibitions Committee will also be accepting proposals for rotating outdoor sculpture beginning in Summer 2020.  

Member Shows

In addition to our juried exhibits, members are invited to participate in two non-juried exhibitions a year: the Winter Members’ Show and the Summer Members’ Show. Not a MAC member yet? Click here to Join the MAC!

Application & Request for Jury

To be considered for an exhibition at the Marion Art Center, please fill out the form below or send the following documents via email to [email protected]:

  • A one- or two-page artist resume with exhibition history and URL of any website(s)
  • A one-paragraph bio and a brief artist statement
  • Five to ten high-quality jpg images labeled in the following format: LastFirst01_Title (ex: SmithJohn03_HarborView). Note: If sending multiple images is limited by file size, consider sending a zip file or email images separately.
  • Corresponding image list with titles, dates, media, and dimensions
  • A brief proposal outlining exhibition theme with description of work, price range, number available, and any other details, such as installation requirements, blackout dates, etc.

The Exhibition Committee will review new proposals at its next scheduled meeting and on occasion request to view works in person. All work presented to the committee in person should be exhibition ready. If work is accepted, the committee will determine the exhibition timeline and format. The MAC usually exhibits two or more artists at a time, depending on the type of work or theme of the exhibition. The MAC retains a 40% commission on all gallery sales.

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Jodi Stevens

EXHIBITION COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs
Elizabeth Howland
Alice Shire

Veronique Bale
Sarah Brown
Judy Carver
Kate Corkum
Harriet Ingerslev
Sarah Mitchell
Diana Parsons
Philip Tifft