Apr 28, 2014

New Era Museum Open Call For Kansas City Exhibition

New Era Museum Open Call
For Kansas City Exhibition

Kansas City will open a series of exhibitions around the globe throughout the year by the New Era Museum (NEM). NEM is a museum without walls committed to the humanistic initiative of the mobile arts. The New Era Museum's goal is to spread the concept that the making of a popular art form as a worldwide artistic movement is available to everyone with mobile device; a new Renaissance available without censorship or filters for anybody who wants to change the 

Submission Deadline - May 15
Results announced - July 1st
Exhibition to be held from September 5 through September 30th 2014
Opening Reception September 5th 2014
Gallery Talk - September 14th
Jurors Gina Costa, Brett Chenoweth

Submission Requirements

Submit two images that best represents your vision to kcnementry@gmail.com. Submit full resolution jpegs with name, email address and title of pic, as well as a brief bio.


40 Artists will be short listed and included in the online presentation on the NEM website. Of the 40, 30 artists will be selected for the gallery show.

Selected works for Gallery show should arrive ready to hang and no larger than 18 inches wide in presentation by August 20th. (Address and Shipping details will be given at the time of acceptance.)

NEM is partnering with IPA/iPrints for printing and presentation. Each Selected Artist will be responsible for their own printing, presentation and shipping coststhrough iPrints:  iPrints Catalogue

Also know that iPrints offer many more print options "off the menu" that are not in the current catalog, including 38 different framing options, mattes, and canvas prints.

Main Street Gallery retains 40% of sales.

Return Shipping of unsold work is also the artist's responsibility.

About IPA

IPA was founded as both a networking and exhibition site as well as a high end digital printing site geared specifically towards mobile photography/art. For over three years IPA has been one of the leaders in presenting mobile work as an art. 

In 2014 IPA is moving in a new direction focusing on building relationships with key artists and expanding on their high end digital printing.

NEM and the Kansas City Exhibition are proud to support this new direction.

About the Jurors

Gina Costa is museum curator and lecturer on 20th century art and photography. She has worked at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; The Art Institute of Chicago; Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester NY; and has taught art history at a variety of universities. She is currently a member of several international on-line curated iPhoneography groups. Gina is currently working on a publication which explores the current discourse on the use of mobile technology and how it has changed the way one defines what a photograph can be.

Brett Chenoweth has been a working and nationally exhibiting artist for over 25 years. He earned a B.F.A. in photography with a minor in art history from Washington University in St. Louis in 1986 and a B.F.A. degree in painting from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1989. Brett also earned his master’s degree of interdisciplinary studies in literature, creative writing, art, philosophy and theology from St. Johns and Goddard College in Plainfield, Vt. in 1999. He has been an art instructor in Kansas City, Vermont, and Maine.

About the gallery

The Main Street Gallery, located in the Banquet Room upstairs at Anton's Restaurant, showcases a new local-international artist or group of artists in a themed show every month! Opening Receptions are 6-9pm the First Friday of the month. Gallery shows remain on display throughout the month during restaurant hours. In addition, we adorn the walls on all three floors with a rotating display of fabulous art. 

This innovative new restaurant, located in the heart of downtown Kansas City, MO, features a wide variety of homegrown menu items with an on-site butcher shop of Missouri Pork and grass-fed Beef, tank-raised Tilapia and fresh herbs on the lower level, fruit trees and berry bushes in the back garden, and a large selection of beer on tap.

Main Street Gallery/ Anton's Tap Room and Restaurant: 
1610 Main Street, KCMO 64108
Monday-Sunday 11am-10pm
FB page: Main Street Gallery KC

Contact info for Gallery only: 
Jody Wilkins- 816.210.6534 PiArt3030@Yahoo.com
Apryl McAnerney- 816.716.5940 DayDreamsRFree@Yahoo.com  www.AntonsKC.com   Media@AntonsKC.com

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