Call to Artists


GUILFORD ART CENTER ADULT STUDENT EXHIBIT 2020
February 21-March 6
Call for Submissions

Adult students who have taken a class between September 2018 and January 2020 are invited to show up to two pieces of artwork created in a Guilford Art Center class, or as a result of study in a GAC class. As many works as possible will be included in the exhibit, space permitting; students will be represented by at least one art work. Receiving dates: Thursday & Friday, February 13 & 14. GAC retains a 40% commission on sales.

QUESTIONS, please contact Maureen Belden, Executive Director.

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CRAFT EXPO 2020

Guilford Art Center is looking for unique, high quality craft work in a variety of media including: basketry, clay, glass, leather, metal and non-metal jewelry, wearable and non-wearable fiber, leather, mixed media, metal and wood. In addition, applications in fine art categories such as photography, painting, printmaking, paper arts and sculpture are accepted. Any other original artwork not listed will also be accepted in the “other” category.

All work submitted for application must be original and made in North America. It must be created by hand or with the use of appropriate tools, by an individual artist and/or with help from a limited number of assistants/apprentices. Works must be of high quality, be well-designed, and convey artistic originality and vision.

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Emerging Artist Opportunity. Apply to become part of Craft Expo Emerging Artist program. Acceptance into our show will provide a pathway for emerging artists into a competitive fine craft show. EmergingArtists2020 for more information and eligibility. Application and booth fees have been reduced.


Guilford Art Center Pottery Residency Program

Guilford Art Center supports a pottery residency program for emerging artists. The residency is one year long, beginning September 2018. The position will provide opportunities, in the form of working time and space, for artists to develop their own ceramic art while contributing to the workings of a communal pottery studio in an educational environment. Click here for more information.


THE SHOP @ Guilford Art Center
Click here to download an application to show your work at THE SHOP.


Teaching Positions
Teaching positions are available for semester long classes and weekend workshops. Consideration is given to those with prior teaching experience and to curriculum that complements the programs at the Center. If you are interested in joining the faculty of the Guilford Art Center, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Executive Director, Guilford Art Center, 411 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437. For more information, please contact us.