Herkimer, NY— Herkimer College is slated to host Makers of the Mohawk Valley, September 2 – October 14, 2022, an exhibition celebrating the artists, crafters, and other makers living and working in the Mohawk Valley.
The goal of the exhibit is to showcase the diverse richness of makers in this region, and Herkimer College is calling for contributors. Submission is free and is open to anyone 18 years of age or older who lives or works in the Mohawk Valley.
Contributors can submit up to two pieces created within the last three years spanning mediums such as 2D and 3D fine arts, pottery, photography, video, textile arts, glass, and woodworking. All submissions must be ready to display; 2D work should be ready to hang, and 3D work must be no larger than 72 inches in any direction. Video art must be accompanied by its own interface. Artists have the option of selling their work, with Herkimer College retaining 20 percent of all sales.
Artwork drop-off must be hand delivered and will be accepted on August 25 and 26, 5-7 p.m., and August 29, 10 a.m. – noon.
Makers in the Mohawk Valley will open on Friday, September 2, with an event reception. The closing date is Friday, October 14, with artwork pickup on Saturday, October 15.
An entry form must be completed by the time of drop-off. Forms will be available on-site, at Herkimer.edu/cogar, or by request by emailing Assistant Professor of Studio Art Justin Como at email@example.com.