Call for Art 2018 Downtown Augusta Art Walk

  • February 14, 2018

Call for Art & Submission Guidelines

“Raw Space”

Augusta Art Walk

The Augusta Downtown Alliance in a collaborative venture with the University of Maine Augusta will be hosting an Art Walk on Water Street in Downtown Augusta on Friday, April 20th from 5:30-8PM. This walk will not only celebrate the vibrant existing Augusta Downtown community, but will also unleash the untapped potential of pure urban rawness that lies within the available raw empty spaces downtown. All media will be considered, forms including, but not limited to are drawing, painting, mixed media, photography, printmaking, sculpture, installation, fine craft, performance art. Artists who have participated in previous Augusta art walks are encouraged to submit new work that has been created within the last three years.

Submission Process: If you are an individual artist and would like to have your work considered for an existing retail space, please submit up to 10 images of work (in jpeg format). On the subject line, please indicate your name and “Raw Space: Individual_ ArtistLastNameFirstName.” Please keep image size to 500 KB per image. In your email, please include an exhibition record and/or website in addition to a work list you plan on submitting indicating the title, medium, size, and date of the work in a single PDF. If submitting music or video, please provide links of 2 minutes or less to examples of your work. Please note that there is a $10 flat fee required for all submissions. You can easily pay this fee by clicking on the secured Paypal Donate button at

If you would like to propose a performance/installation/exhibition (solo or group) for the raw, empty space, please select one contact person for your project. Each proposal must have only one contact person identified.  Please submit up to 10 jpeg images representative of all artist(s) work to along with a written description limited to 200 words or less. On the subject line, please indicate contact name and “Raw Space: Proposal_ContactLastNameFirstName.” Please keep image size to 500 KB per image. In the email, please include a one page show proposal that addresses concept, theme, and time needed to install a resume of all artists, and a work list that indicates the title, medium, size and date of the work in a single PDF. Participating spaces and sites can be found by clicking on the more info link under Raw Space on the Happenings page.

Please note: Only juried work will be officially exhibited. The Augusta Downtown Alliance reserves the right to reject any artist(s) or works that are inaccurately represented by the digital images submitted.

Other Notes:

 Sales:Art work sales are allowed at the discretion of the individual artist. Please note that neither the Augusta Downtown Alliance nor local retailers will collect ANY commission from any art sales. Artists are responsible for the transaction of their own sales, production of own price list and individual tags for public viewing.

Materials:All artists whether accepted into an existing retail or raw space must supply their own materials, including pedestals, additional lighting (if needed), hanging fixtures and personal signage.


Deadline for Submissions is Friday March 30, 2018


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Michael Hall

295 Water St. PO Box 2066
Augusta  ME  04338