Living Color – Call for Artists

MAC Firehouse Gallery
81 Naugatuck Ave.
Milford, CT 06460

Accepting submissions now!

Living Color – Call for Entries

Save time! Submit your work online. Use the registration form below.

Artists may also submit their work in-person at the Firehouse Gallery to be approved by the jury:
Friday, March 8, between 12:00 – 4:00 PM or
Saturday, March 9, between 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Artist Prospectus

Show us your interpretation of “Living Color” in the natural world. If you pay attention, you will notice the splendid colors in nature – the plumage of birds, the lichens and moss on rock, the blue sky reflected on lakes and rivers.

For this exhibit, show us your interpretation of the colors found in nature in the work you create.

Exhibit duration, March 21 – April 14, 2019


Up to 2 original 2- or 3-dimensional artwork accepted, any media.

All submissions must be be brought to the Firehouse Gallery:
Thursday, March 7 between 2:00 – 7:00 PM

Work must be recent (up to five years old) and NOT previously exhibited at the MAC Firehouse Gallery. Two-dimensional works must be framed and wired for hanging. No exceptions.

Artwork size

24″ x 36″ (maximum size for each of two submissions)

Submission fee:

One entry: $35, Two entries: $45
(submission fee includes a non-refundable $10 jury fee)

Members of MAC & CAGCT: $5 off

Acceptance of Artwork

Works not selected by the jury must be picked up on Saturday, March 9 or Sunday, March 10, 12:00 – 4:00 PM.
Those not accepted into the show will receive a refund minus the $10 jury fee

Following the close of the show, artwork can be picked up on Sunday, April 14, from 12:00 – 4:00 PM and additionally, Thursday, April 18, 2:00 – 7:00 PM and Friday April 19 – Sunday, April 21 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM.

Artwork not picked up within 7 days of these scheduled dates will become the property of MAC.

Opening reception:
Firehouse Gallery: Thursday, March 21, 5:30 – 7:00
Cash awards for first, second and third place winners. Details at

Robin Gilmore JoppRobin Gilmore Jopp
Living Color Judge

Robin is an artist and proprietor of Made In Bridgeport. She is a teaching artist for City Lights Gallery and Arts for Learning and many community based programs in Fairfield County. Her jewelry designs can be found in many locations throughout CT.

Interested in how things are made and the story each piece tells, Robin honors and explores Bridgeport’s manufacturing past in her unique jewelry creations and works of art.

Submit your artwork with the form below

Deadline for digital submissions is midnight on March 6.