Opportunities for Artists
On this page we will feature links that lead to outside agencies affording artists with disabilities additional chances to showcase their work and become a larger part of the mainstream art world.
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Fine Arts Crafters Wanted
The Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council at 133 Spring Street in Newton is proud to present a call to fine art crafters to rent space in our new "Fine Art Crafts" area situated in the rear of the gallery. This area will be available for display year round and will be of no particular theme. Rental fee is $50.00 for a six-month time period. Artists will be able to display no more than 15 pieces of fine jewelry and other small craft pieces up to 5", and up to 5 pieces of larger items such as textiles, ceramics, wood, and miniature paintings, 5" or larger. The artist is responsible to restock as needed, staying within their quantity range. All work must be original to the artist and approved by Chriss Murphy, Arts Coordinator. A 35% commission on all sales will be charged and retained by SCA&H Council. Artists should provide their own displays. Each artist will be given a prospectus and is responsible to number code and price tag each individual piece. Contact Chriss Murphy at 973-383-0027 for prospectus contract.
Funding has been made available in part by the NJ State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the
Arts, through the State/County Partnership Block Grant Program, as administered by the Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council and by the Sussex County Board of Freeholders.
We will accommodate your special needs with at least two weeks' notice.
The gallery is wheelchair accessible.
Creativity with a Conscience's Amazing People
If you are an individual with a disability and have a story, article, or poem with a corresponding visual art image expressing and/or illustrating your experiences with creativity and disability, and you are also actively involved in building awareness regarding disability issues, Creativity with a Conscience would like to recognize and feature your work in "Creativity with a Conscience's Amazing People." Artists are invited to submit one image with corresponding written work with a 500 word maximum. There are no fees involved and you do not have to be a professional artist.
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