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Call for Entries: Delicious Torment

Call for Entries: Delicious Torment
Submission Deadline: January 11, 2013

The Nave Gallery
February 9-24, 2013
Curated by Susan Berstler

"Thou art to me a delicious torment."
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

The suspense of a first touch, the certitude of coupling, the rawness of physicality, the quiet beauty of togetherness—"Delicious Torment" is an examination of emotional and physical attraction. Heat and cold, passion and heartache, what we give and what we give up when we become entangled in another, The Nave seeks representations of the
contradictions and strengths present when two individuals form a pair.

Visual artists working in all 2-D and 3-D media (including video and installation) are invited to submit work.

Applicants must submit:

• Up to four (4) images of work relating to this theme submitted as jpeg files on a CD-Rom (300 dpi). An image list including title, dimension, media, and date for each work submitted. For digital submissions, please label each file (artistname)(title).jpg. All disks must be labeled with the artist’s name, title, dimension and medium
• One paragraph describing your interpretation of how your piece represents the theme of this show
• A current artist’s CV
• $15 entry fee payable to The Nave Gallery (NOT refundable)
• SASE with adequate postage for return of materials
Mail entries to: The Nave Gallery (Attn: Susan Berstler)
155 Powderhouse Blvd., Somerville, MA 02144

You can also email your submission to  Entry fee can be paid online . Please include in the memo a note that this is for "Delicious Torment."


January 11, 2013 Entries Must Be Received
January 18, 2013 Notification of Acceptance
January 25-26, 2013  Delivery of artwork
February 9-24, 2013 Exhibition dates
February 8, 6-8 PM, Opening Reception
March 1, 2013 Artwork pickup

About The Nave Gallery

The Nave Gallery is a non-profit art space located in the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church near Tufts University run by ARTSomerville in collaboration with the CHPC. Established in 2004, artists shown to date have been national and international, emerging and established. Insurance and publicity are provided. A nominal commission of 20% is taken for all sales. The gallery itself is completely volunteer run. Participating artists may be requested to help with exhibit installation and gallery sitting. For more information on past exhibitions as well as music, dance, and other events held in the space, visit:
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