Thursday, April 12, 2012

Art on the Edge

Deadline: April 30, 2012 (ONLINE)

Art on the Edge
Presented by Friends of Contemporary Art
Hosted by the New Mexico Museum of Art

Santa Fe, New Mexico
January 17 to April 14, 2013

Art on the Edge is the third FOCA biennial juried exhibition to be held at the New Mexico Museum of Art. This show will feature five to seven artists, each represented with a developed body of work. Artists will be chosen by juror Toby Kamps, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Menil Collection, through an online jurying process.

Eligibility: Art on the Edge is open to both FOCA members and nonmembers in New Mexico and bordering states (Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona). A maximum of 500 applicants will be allowed. Submissions via will be automatically closed once the 500th entry is received.

Open to all media. Works cannot exceed ten feet in height due to ceiling height in the gallery.
All submissions must be made online at You may submit up to 12 images. Submissions by slide, CD, or other means will not be accepted.

Entry Fee Nonmembers: $50, 12 image limit
FOCA members: Free, 12 image limit

Purchase Prize:  A work or works, with a total value of up to $4,000, will be purchased from the exhibition for the New Mexico Museum of Art’s permanent collection.

Download Call for Entry Brochure:
Submission Guidelines available on website:

For questions regarding jurying process: artontheedge.foca @
For technical questions regarding submissions: support @
For questions regarding the exhibition: laura.addison @

Friends of Contemporary Art (FOCA) works actively as an advocate for contemporary art by supporting exhibitions at the New Mexico Museum of Art and partnering with the museum to build its contemporary art collection through active fundraising, public education, and special events.