2020 freshART Call to Artists

March 06, 2020 - June 15, 2020 11:59 pm

Available for Purchase

For more than a quarter century, Behringer-Crawford Museum has hosted one of the region's top art events, spotlighting local artists, raising funds for its youth education programs and giving art lovers the chance to buy one-of-a-kind original works.

The 28th annual freshART gala and auction will be held Saturday, September 12, at Behringer-Crawford Museum from 6:00pm-9:30pm. 

Interested artists must register by Friday, May 1, for consideration. Artists may only participate in freshART OR silentART. All artists must also submit two images of their recent works or the image of their silent auction item, a quality headshot and a biography of 200 words or less to freshART@bcmuseum.org

 

"It is our desire to inspire people to love art, to learn art, to collect art and to create art."

freshART Artists

Selected artists will paint en plain air in Devou Park for auction at the annual freshART gala at Behringer-Crawford Museum on Saturday, September 12. 

All work must be framed or finished for auction display and sale.  

Artists donate a portion of their auction sales to the museum to benefit children through BCM's educational programming.  

Artists must be 18 years or older to participate. 

A non-refundable application fee of $35 is required. The fee includes admission to the gala. 

freshART painting

Painting for freshART will begin on Friday, September 11, from 10:00am-5:00pm. Work will resume on Saturday, September 12, at 10:00am for artists needing additional time. 

All freshART artwork is due to Behringer-Crawford Museum by Saturday, September 12, at 2:00pm. 

silentART Artists

Silent auction entries must be original works created in the last 12 months and should include the title, description, medium and retail value of the piece. 

All work must be framed or finished for auction display and sale. 

Artists donate a portion of their auction sales to the museum to benefit children through BCM's educational programming. 

Artists may recommend a minimum bid for their artwork. 

Artists must be 18 years or older to participate. 

All silentART artwork is due to Behringer-Crawford Museum by Friday, July 31. 

silentART opening reception

An opening reception for silentART will be held on Thursday, August 13, from 6:00-9:00pm. Artists are invited to attend. Mobile bidding will begin for artwork during the event. 

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