MAP Announces Maryland Artist Registry Juried Exhibition Open Call
Join or update your Registry Profile between Nov. 20-Dec. 6
This January Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership with the Maryland State Art Council (MSAC) will host a state wide juried exhibition curated by Gamynne Guillotte from the Baltimore Museum of Art to highlight the wide range of artist and artwork featured on the Maryland State Artist Registry.

The exhibition will take place at Maryland Art Place located at 218 West Saratoga St. from January 21 – March 26, 2016.  To be considered for the exhibition you must reside in Maryland, be on the Maryland Artist Registry, and have updated your bio, statement and uploaded at least one work of art between November 20 – December 6, 2015.  To join the registry please visit: https://www.msac.org/user/register

About the Juror:
Gamynne Guillotte is the Director of Interpretation and Public Engagement at The Baltimore Museum of Art, where she is responsible for strategic planning and realization of interpretive spaces, resources, and public programs. Recent projects include the launch of the Patricia and Mark Joseph Education Center and its inaugural exhibition Imagining Home; two rotating education galleries in the Contemporary Wing; in-gallery interpretation for the newly reopened American, African, and Asian collections; and BMA Go Mobile, the web-based mobile art guide for the BMA’s collection. As of September 2015, she is currently serving as Interim Co-Director of Education.

Guillotte comes to the BMA from Narduli Studio, an interdisciplinary design practice with commissions in public art and architecture, where she was a designer and project manager. Prior to this, she was the Educational Program Coordinator for the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, where she worked closely with educators, curators, and artists to develop and implement community outreach initiatives, curriculum development, and public programs. Ms. Guillotte received an M.Arch from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in Art History.

How It Works:
Create or update an artist profile on the Maryland Artist Registry between November 20 – December 6 (midnight). Artist may add up to 6 images, sound or video files (3 minutes max of sound or video will be viewed per artist). Artist must have at least one image to appear on the Registry. When adding artwork users are required to include size, dimensions and titles. If selected for the exhibition the work must be available throughout the duration of the show from Jan. 21 – March 26, 2016. For questions or help creating your Registry Profile please contact Paul Shortt: paul@mdartplace.org

Dates For Open Call: November 20 – December 6 (Midnight).
Notification of selection sent out: January 5
Artwork Drop Off: January 12 and 13.
Exhibition Dates: Jan. 21 – March 26:
Artwork Pick Up: March 29 – 31

About the Maryland State Arts Council
An agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts, the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) is dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. Maryland State Arts Council grantees generate $1 billion in economic activity and support more than 12,155  jobs and $49 million in state and local tax revenue. Source: Economic Impact of the Arts in Maryland: FY2014. For information, call (410) 767-6555 or TTY (410) 333-4519.

About Maryland Art Place:
Maryland Art Place (MAP) inspires, supports, and encourages artistic expression through innovative programming, exhibitions, and educational opportunities while recognizing the powerful impact art can have on our community. MAP creates a dynamic environment for artists of our time to engage the public by nurturing and promoting new ideas. MAP has served as a critical resource for contemporary art in the Mid-Atlantic since 1981.

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