Member Exhibition 2019

Call For Art: Member Exhibition 2019 


The Mosesian Center for the Arts invites member artists to submit original two and three-dimensional work to our upcoming Member Exhibition 2019 . In our on-going effort to provide meaningful opportunities to artists, the show will also feature guest judge, Julie Fei-Fan Balzer who will decide on and present a “Best in Show” cash prize and 3 “Judge’s Choice” awards to select artists in the show. There will also be a “People’s Choice” award presented to one artist that is determined by public voting conducted throughout the opening of the exhibition. Each member is guaranteed at least one piece in the show. Additional pieces will be included pending available space and jury outcomes. 

The Opening Reception for this year’s Member Exhibition will coincide with The Mosesian Center for the Arts Annual Meeting. The judges awards will also be announced that evening. 

About our Guest Judge, Julie Fei-Fan Balzer: Julie Fei-Fan Balzer is a mixed media artist living and working in Watertown, MA.  Her artwork has been exhibited and won prizes in New York City and around the Boston area.Julie has contributed to multiple books and magazines, including having had her work on the covers of several magazines.  Her critically acclaimed book, Carve Stamp Play, was published in 2013.  She is the host of the PBS TV Show, Make It Artsy, and appears regularly on HSN to demonstrate a wide variety of electronic craft products. Julie is a graduate of Brown University.


Image credit: Adrienne Shishko
Important Dates:
Submission Deadline: August 19, 2019
Jury Selection Notification: August 23, 2019
Art Drop Off: September 7, 2019
Show Opens: September 12, 2019
Public Opening Reception & MCA Annual Meeting: September 19, 2019
Show Closes: November 8, 2018
Artwork Pick Up: November 9, 2019 
Please note that the Mosesian Center for the Arts reserves the right to make minor adjustments to the exhibition timeline. Artists will be notified of final dates in their acceptance letters. All artists must have an active membership to be considered for this exhibition.
All media is eligible for this exhibition. All MCA member artists regardless of location are welcome to apply, including international artists. If you are not currently a member, you can become one now. Local artists may drop their work off on Saturday, September 7 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Non-local artists work must be received at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472 c/o exhibitions by September 9, 2019. Non-local artists are responsible for shipping costs both to and from the MCA and are responsible for insuring their work while in transit. If shipping work, each artist must provide a pre-paid, UPS or FedEx return shipping label including insurance. Please pack your work in sturdy reusable packaging. The Mosesian Center for the Arts carries appropriate insurance to cover all artwork in the show for the duration of the exhibition, including the time frame of drop-off, installation, de-installation and pick-up.
Submission Fee:
$10 per submission. Limit 5 submissions per artist member. Artwork must be submitted online at:
Commission Structure:
Artists receive 60% commission and the Mosesian Center for the Arts receives 40% for art sold during the exhibition. The Artist reserves all copyrights and reproduction rights on the artwork in the exhibition. Mosesian Center for the Arts may duplicate and reproduce images of work for purposes of public relations and exhibition announcements directly related to the exhibition.