Call for Artists -Open Juried Exhibition”Cosmic Connections” at Concept Fair during Art Basel Miami 2014
Miami, Florida May 21, 2014 – (The Cuban Art Project) – Contemporary Art Projects USA invites emerging and established artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to participate in the upcoming 2014 Cosmic Connections Exhibition at the new innovative Concept Fair (Former Miami Modern), located at the heart of downtown Miami’s new arts district and adjacent to the new Pérez Art Museum and Frost Museum in adjoining Museum Park.
Event Dates: 12/2/14 – 12/7/14
Entry Deadline: 10/1/14
Images – Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Video – Minimum: 0, Maximum: 1
Total Media – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 4
Entry Fee (Art Basel Miami Week Open Juried Exhibition Entry Fee): $55.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $10.00
Title of the exhibition: “Cosmic Connections” presented by Contemporary Art Projects USA at Concept Fair (Former Miami Modern), Miami, Florida during Art Basel week.
The Exhibition will be located with an Indoor Space within Concept Fair of 500 square feet and Outdoor Space within the Bayfront Park grounds for chosen sculptures and installations. The Amphitheater will be available for the showing of videos and short films.
The cosmic gauntlet is down. We ask all emerging and established artists, 18 years of age and older to respond to our theme “Cosmic Connections”. Are we connected to the Universe? Are we alone? Is the Universe in us?
The following media is accepted: Computer Art, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Short Films, Small and Monumental Sculptures, Video, 3D Printing, as well as all Innovative New Technologies in Art.
An esteemed jury will choose artwork based upon artistic excellence, innovation and originality.
The 2014 Jurors are:
Roberta Gonella, has twenty years experience in the art world, as gallery owner, art consultant, and curator of various art events around the world. Ms. Gonella was responsible for introducing to the Miami Market “The Young Mandarins” which showed at Art Basel Miami Beach in 2006. In 2013, she was responsible for the groundbreaking show “Arachnes Return” in Zurich, which showed new tapestries using digital computers featuring the Jacquard loom. She writes the Visionary Art Trends blog with a following of more than 40,000 art lovers.
Richard L. Tooke, Former Curator of Fundraising Exhibitions for the Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art and Active Member of the Friends of Arts. Mr. Tooke brings his thirty years experience in the field of Photography where he was Director of Rights and Reproductions at the prestigious Museum of Modern Art in New York. With an extensive Art Collection comprised of established artists he continually searches out exciting new emerging artists from around the world .His belief is to support young artists who have devoted themselves to creating original viewpoints of the world, which then enrich our lives.
Silvia Medina, Ms. Medina was founding member of the Havana Biennial as well as Wilfredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba. She worked at the Foundation for the Development of the Arts and Execute Director of Sala Mendoza in Caracas, Venezuela. Her present position is a curator at Fairs and Galleries worldwide.
The Jury Committee of Contemporary Art Projects USA will select 20 runner ups artist to be exhibit at the booth assigned and also wants to recognize emerging artist who demonstrate to their art and the commitment to excellent with a First Prize $2,000.00 and Second Prize $1,000.00.
In addition to the monetary award winners all other accepted applicants will have one selected artwork at the HD Cosmic Connection Display at Miami Modern Fair from December 2nd – 7th 2014. As well as part of the Cosmic Connection Project Catalog.
Galleries , Foundations, Institutions or Group of Artists are welcome to apply.
All Artists will be properly identified with their individual representation. Under the Slide Presentation on the HD, the First Slide will be representing the institution, gallery, group of artists or foundation to which the artists are members or represented.