2020 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region

DUE TO COVID-19, THE EXHIBITION BY ARTISTS OF THE MOHAWK-HUDSON REGION HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020. SEE THE DESCRIPTION BELOW FOR REVISED SCHEDULE
 
Celebrating its eighty-fourth year, the 2020 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region will be held September 19, 2020 through January 3, 2021 at the Albany Institute of History & Art, 125 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York. This juried exhibition is sponsored jointly by the Albany Institute of History & Art, the University Art Museum, University at Albany, and The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York. The exhibition is open to all visual artists residing within a 100-mile radius of the Capital District and Glens Falls.
 
JUROR for 2020
Susan Cross, Senior Curator at MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts.
 
Receiving her Master of Arts in Art History from Williams College, Cross has organized major exhibitions, commissions, and performances at Mass MoCA since her arrival in 2006 and previously at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. These include Alex Da Corte, Liz Deschenes, (Marcos Ramirez) ERRE, Spencer Finch, Liz Glynn, Katharina Grosse, Allison Janae Hamilton (co-curated with Larry Ossei-Mensah), Steffani Jemison, Guillaume Leblon, Richard Nonas, Ledelle Moe, Cauleen Smith, and Simon Starling, among others. Her curated group exhibitions have included: The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night (2018), In the Abstract (2017), The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor (2014), Invisible Cities (2012), and The Workers (2011), co-curated with Carla Herrera-Prats. Cross edited the first monographs on Da Corte, Crowner, Finch, and Glynn and is the co-editor of Sol LeWitt: 100 Views.
 
 
CALL FOR ENTRIES
 
MEDIA
All visual media, 2D and 3D, and video. Works included in previous Mohawk-Hudson Regionals are not eligible.
 
ENTRIES DUE
Entries must be submitted through the online submission system through June 28, 2020.  Submissions will automatically close at 11:59 PM on June 28, 2020.
 
A non-refundable entry fee of $25 is required to complete the submission process.
 
Mailed or hand-delivered submissions will not be accepted.
 
ONLINE SUBMISSIONS PROCEDURE
Artists may submit up to three works. A submission includes a completed entry form, one JPEG, MP4, or MPEG file for each work (two for sculptural works), a Resumé or CV, Artist's Statement, and payment of the Submission Fee. You will be contacted by email about the status of your application by July 24, 2020.
 
DELIVERY OF WORK
Artists selected for the exhibition must deliver his/her artwork to the Albany Institute on August 25 or 26, 2020 between the hours of 10AM and 4PM, or August 27, 2020 between the hours of 10AM and 7PM
 
Artists must be able to transport his/her work into the museum galleries. Any additional assistance must be arranged by the artist. The artist is also responsible for providing his/her own assistance for installation works and for complicated audio/visual works.
 
Artwork must be suitably framed or mounted (no exposed glass edges) and ready to hang (we will not attach hanging hardware). The Albany Institute of History & Art reserves the right to decline any artwork not matching the digital submission image, is in fragile or unstable condition, or contains materials that might damage museum facilities.
 
Artists must supply and install his/her own audio/video equipment for installation work and videos.
 
Artwork may be for sale, however, under no circumstances will work be withdrawn before the end of the exhibition due to sale. The Institute will provide artists’ contact information if an artist wishes and will accept no commission or act as agent in a sale in any way.
 
REMOVAL OF WORK
Removal dates for exhibited works are January 4, 5, or 6, 2021 between the hours of 10AM to 4PM.
 
Museum insurance coverage for unclaimed works will end at 8PM, January 6, 2021.