"Call For Art: Art2018, 23rd Annual Juried Show”

Call For Art: Art2018, 23rd Annual Juried Show

The Harlow Art Center invites artists to submit artwork to Art2018,  the 23rd annual juried show and first annual juried show to be held at their new location, 100 Water Street in Hallowell.  Art2018 will be on view May 9 through June 2, 2018 and an opening reception will be held on Wednesday, May 9 from 5-7 with an awards ceremony at 6pm. Art2018 is open to all Maine artists and to any artist with a strong connection to Maine.

This year’s juror is Bethany Engstrom; a curator, artist, and educator living in Belfast, Maine. She is associate curator at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland, Maine and was previously at the Farnsworth Art Museum.  She has taught as an adjunct instructor at Unity college and the Intermedia MFA program at University of Maine. Bethany received a BA in Art History, her MFA in Intermedia, and an Interdisciplinary PhD in Intermedial Collaborative Practices, all from the University of Maine. She is currently an artist in residence at the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation and she was a 2013 fellow at Mildred’s Lane.  Read more about Bethany Engstrom here:


The deadline for electronic submissions is 11:59pm on April 1, 2018. Original fine art in any media may be submitted, including hand pulled prints, photography and sculpture and fine crafts, including ceramics, glass and fiberart. Jewelry and clothing are not eligible. Each artist may submit up to three works of art, which must be the artist’s own original work created within the last three years.


Visit the following URL for complete entry rules and instructions to submit your work to Art2018: For more information please call 207-622-3813 or email

The Harlow Art Center is a membership based 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to connecting and celebrating art, artists and community in downtown historic Hallowell since 1963.

The Harlow Art Center is supported by Camden National Bank, the City of Hallowell, The Liberal Cup and The Maine House, the Roxanne Quimby Foundation and by our members.Season Sponsors for 2018 are Book Orchard Press, Capitol Dental Care, Chris Walters Productions, Doug & Melinda Jennings, Eaton Peabody Attorneys at Law, Kennebec Savings Bank, The Liberal Cup, The Maine House, Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe, Slates Restaurant and Target Electric Corporation. Programming is funded in part by a Partnership Grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Art.


Call for Art/Entries

January 31, 2018 12:00pm through April 1, 2018 11:59pm

Harlow Gallery / Kennebec Valley Art Association
100 Water Street, Ha, Maine 04347 | 207-622-3813

Entry Fee: 25 members/30 non members