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A Call for Artists | Galería del Pueblo

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This group exhibition will consist of up to 20 original works created by practicing artists living and working in Rhode Island + bordering states of Connecticut and Massachussetts. We will accept short videos (no more than 4 minutes) and audio (music, spoken word). There is NO Entrance Fee

Submissions Deadline – August 16, 2024

Delivery of Work – Hand delivered no later than August 16, 2024
Opening – Thu. August 29, 2024
Closing - Thu. November 7, 2024


  • Artists must be 18 years or older.
  • For this Call, Artists from bordering states of Connecticut, Massachussetts are invited to submit. Artists from New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine are welcome, but visual works must be delivered or if mailed, must include pre-paid postage for return.
  • Artists working in any media are welcome to enter between one to three original works. We will accept original paintings, photographs, or hand-made wall hangings. No printed mass-produced posters or prints.
  • Original works on canvas must be standard size: Nothing larger than 30 x 40 will be accepted. We may also accept 2D or 3D original art, with certain limitations — check with us first to discuss.
  • When you apply, you will be asked to upload a digital high resolution image (300dpi) JPG, JPEG, or PNG of your submission.You can submit between 3-5 (depending on the size) images for consideration.
  • For performing artists, please send audio or visual file for our review. No submissions longer than four (3) minutes will be accepted.
  • Visual Artwork may be for sale. Please provide us with a price.
  • Selected visual art must be delivered ready to hang/install. It does not have to be framed, but must have a wire and D-Rings attached to back for easy hanging.
  • Artwork misrepresented or considered unsuitable for presentation will be refused.
  • Deadlines for delivered works are firm.
  • Delivered artwork that will be on display must be original art; no reproductions or reprints will be accepted.
  • Delivery of accepted visual art pieces will only be received during the stated days/hours.
  • All work must be packaged in a manner that allows the materials to be re-used for return.
  • No shipped works may be accepted, but must include pre-paid postage if it is to be shipped back to its original owner. Please E-Mail if you have questions.
In the application, you will be asked to answer these questions:
Tell us a bit about yourself, about your creative/artistic style (3-4 sentences)
What about the topic Borders|Fronteras resonates with you? What inspired the art piece(s) or performance work you are submitting?
• Visual Artists: You must add the size of each entry, the media, and the year it was created. If the piece(s) will be for sale, please write down a price for each entry.

AGREEMENT: La Galería del Pueblo reserves the right to photograph an accepted work for publication and publicity purposes.

All selected works will be posted (on virtual display) throughout the duration of the exhibition on this website. Each week, RILA will choose one featured artist and their work from the exhibition to be posted on all our social media accounts.

Submission link available in August

La Galería del Pueblo @RILA
209 Central St. | Central Falls, RI 02863

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