Call for Art - Augusta Art Walk

  • February 25, 2019


Call for Submissions
Raw Spaces Art Walk
Friday, May 17 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Downtown Augusta

Cultivate the creative economy by connecting artists, viewers, and
businesses in meaningful dialogue.

Artists & Performers: The Augusta Downtown Alliance in partnership with UMA, is now accepting submissions for Raw Spaces Art Walk, to be held on Friday May 17th from 5 to 8 p.m. in various locations in Downtown Augusta. Submissions will remain open until April 26. Please read the submission process carefully below and email all required material to with RAW SPACE: YOUR NAME in the subject line. Individual Artists, Groups and Schools are invited to submit work.


Eligible Media Includes: Fine Art (Painting, Drawing, Photography, Sculpture, Mixed Media, etc.), Performance-Based Art (Poetry, Dance, Music, etc.) & Installations. Artwork may be produced in any medium but must be submitted digitally.

❏    Decide if you are submitting as an Individual, Group, or School

❏    Decide if you prefer to display in Business, Vacant Space, or No Preference*

Email the followingto

❏      Up to 10 images (jpegs, max of 500kb per image) of artwork you intend to show. For performance-based art, please include a link to video(s).

❏      Brief artist statement and/or bio (for Groups and Schools you may submit one collective statement or individual statements/bios).

❏      List of work submitted -- indicate titles/mediums/sizes, and your preference of space in a single PDF. For performance art or installation, please include a brief written description of the concept of the work.

❏      For Groups/Schools ONLY: please indicate ONE contact person.

❏      For installation art ONLY: please indicate the time and space needed to install.

❏      Include RAW SPACE: YOUR NAME in the email subject line.

Important! To complete your submission, you must submit a $15 PayPal submission fee by going to:, and if prompted for an email address on the Paypal page, send to with "ADA Raw Space" in the notes.                                   


➢      All artistic media, including film and multimedia, will be considered.

➢      Artists who have participated in the Downtown Augusta Art Walk are encouraged to submit new work.

➢      Accepted art will not be censored, but artists are encouraged to remember that many families with children will attend this event.

➢      Only juried work will be exhibited and you must be present during the exhibition in order to participate in the Art Walk.

➢      The Augusta Downtown Alliance reserves the right to reject any art or artist that was inaccurately represented during the submission process.

➢      Artists must have the acceptance notification available on the night of the Art Walk.

➢      Artists exhibiting at businesses should schedule a meeting at least one week prior to finalize the details (bring digital copies).


➢      Sales are allowable at the discretion of the artist and must be limited to the works in the exhibition themselves.

➢      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 their own price list, and individual tags for public viewing.


➢      All artists accepted into an existing retail or raw space must supply their own materials to exhibit their works. This includes pedestals, additional lighting, hanging fixtures, and personal signage.




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295 Water St. #102
Augusta  ME  04338