Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) 2017 Call for Art and Juried are Exhibition- Deadline for Submission

Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) 2017 Call for Art and Juried are Exhibition- Deadline for Submission

The Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) is now accepting submissions for our 2017 Call for Art and juried art exhibition. We are calling on talented Massachusetts residents of all abilities to submit their original artwork.

Selected entries will be displayed at a public exhibition at the Massachusetts State House in late 2017 and in an online gallery.

A central purpose in holding this exhibition is to showcase the talent of our Commonwealth residents and to present works to the public that will raise awareness of and challenge the barriers and stigma that persons with disabilities may encounter. Artists who enter the Call for Art will have an opportunity to gain statewide exposure and recognition in addition to experiencing the process of entering their work for consideration for display in a juried art show.

Part of our inspiration for this exhibition relates to a piece of artwork currently displayed in MOD created by Maurice “Pops” Peterson, Artist in Residence of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD).  His work, “Freedom from Shame,” shown here in the collage, artistically captures our theme of “Breaking Barriers” through its depiction of an athlete with a disability in a moment of victory and celebration.

The Call for Art is open to all Massachusetts residents ages 18 and over. Out-of-state students of Massachusetts colleges and universities are eligible. Submissions must be original two-dimensional works of visual art; photography is welcome.

Submissions will be accepted starting through August 1, 2017. Each entry will be reviewed by the Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) and jury. Selected entries will be displayed at an exhibition and published in our photo gallery or homepage, social media channels, and Massachusetts Office on Disability publications.

Entries will be accepted through an online submission form. You will be required to upload a photo of your original work. 

For more information and to submit your artwork please click here 

Event: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 00:00
Location: 
1 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
United States