A 'call for artists' has been issued by The Box Factory for the Michiana Annual Art Competition from May 13 to July 3.

A ‘call for artists’ has been issued by The Box Factory for the Michiana Annual Art Competition from May 13 to July 3.

ST. JOSEPH — The Box Factory for the Arts has issued a “Call for Artists” for the Michiana Annual Art Competition (MAAC), a regional juried art exhibition.

All work must be original in concept and execution, created in the last two years, and not been completed under instruction or previously exhibited at the Box Factory for the Arts.

This year’s categories include Photography: Black and White, Photography: Color, Painting: Oil, Painting: Water media- Acrylic/Watercolor/Gouache, Fiber Arts: Fabric/Fiber/Basketry, Sculpture/Glass/Ceramics, Drawing: Pastels/Pencils/Ink (includes printmaking), and 2022 Pop-Up Category: Assemblages/Collages.

The entry fee is $25 for one piece and $40 for two pieces.

Best of show will be awarded $1,000, and the winner of each category will receive $200.

The deadline for submissions is April 7.

The exhibit takes place

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New exhibits at the Aiken Center for the Arts will take visitors on a visual exploration of South Carolina, and capture the energy and essence of spring.

Artwork in the main gallery will explores both places and perspectives of artists from across the state. Titled, “The Places We Belong: South Carolina Explored,” the exhibit brings together artwork created by two groups of artists from around the state. 

The Upcountry Fiber Artists, a group of six textile artists from across the Upstate specialize in quilt-like artwork. These artists will share their Carolina experiences through an exhibition titled “Carolina Mountains to the Shore” in the main gallery.

The Carolinas have a beautiful and diverse landscape, abundant with natural resources. Whether in the Upcountry, central hills and plains, or Lowcountry, each region provides opportunities for recreation, exploration and geological inspiration. Yet the landscape also reveals moments from our history and helps tell the

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The Suffield Arts Council will present a display of photographs by Springfield resident Bill Ferro at Kent Memorial Library’s Pinney Gallery, 50 North Main St., in Suffield.

Ferro, formerly of New York City, was introduced at an early age to photography by his uncle and dabbled in the field for many years while traveling the country.

Since moving to Western Massachusetts, Ferro has photographed the coast from Maine to Florida.

The exhibit will feature many examples of Ferro’s portfolio, which includes vivid images of seascapes, wildlife, florals, and landscapes.

More recently, Ferro traveled to Alaska to photograph glaciers, mountains, and wildlife. 

The show, titled “Expressions In Light,” runs through March 31.

The exhibit is made possible through the joint efforts of Ferro, the Suffield Arts Council, and the staff of Kent Memorial Library.

A photo exhibit of “The Flags of 9/11” by local photographer Michael Selissens is on display at

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The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan announced UNMASKED, a multidisciplinary art exhibit about the concept of masks related to culture and identity and will be on display from March 17 to June 5. 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks have become part of our daily lives, helping keep communities safe. However, UNMASKED plans to display the concept of masking in relation to ancient, historical, and cultural ways.

The exhibit will feature photography, painting, ceramic and video installations. 

UNMASKED is a group exhibit of artists from three different continents, from cultural hubs including London, Paris, Tel Aviv, Haifa, New York, and Los Angeles,” said Udi Urman, Exhibit Curator and MMJCCM Director of the Lambert Center for Arts + Ideas. “The exhibition showcases an array of styles and media, but is thread together by asking the question: ‘What happens when we mask ourselves? What happens when we unmask?’ The selected artists

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