Friday, August 25, 2006

Vortex 2006: A Juried Exhibition - Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

Deadline: October 2, 2006

Vortex: A Juried art exhibition hosted by Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse, challenges Massachusetts artists to submit original and inspirational work that explores the role interconnectivity plays in art. The Blue Men--- who come from the part of us that wants to share, play and experience the simple joy of being alive-- invite all artists to discover and explore the dynamics of interconnectivity in shared communities.

This competition is open to all Massachusetts residents. Work is being accepted in two age categories: 12 to 17 years old and 18+ years old.


The 18+ years old category will have four recipients of cash prizes: $2500 Grand Prize, $1000 Second Prize, and $500 each for Third and Fourth. In addition, the four selected artists' work will be exhibited in the Charles Playhouse lobby for up to one year.

The 12 to 17 year old category will have four recipients of gift certificates for art supplies and have their work on exhibit at the Boston Children's Museum. Grand Prize will also include tuition (up to $500) to art classes.


All media welcome. The work must be wall mountable and no larger than 35" w x 40" h x 3" d.

Artists must reside in, or currently attend school in Massachusetts.

No Entry FEE.

Blue Man Group Boston
ATTN: Vortex Exhibition
Suite 1000A Park Plaza, 10th Floor
Boston, MA 02116
No phone call inquiries please.
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In addition, winners are required to submit gallery-ready, framed artwork for display in the lobby. If artwork is not already framed or gallery-ready, Blue Man Group will compensate up to $250 for the cost of framing upon presentation of receipt. Winners will also be invited to attend an unveiling and prize presentation event tentatively scheduled for October 30, 2006.

Please review the official rules and regulations.
To enter, you must complete and sign the official entry form.