NESA’s 1st Annual Online Juried Prize Show

Open call is NOW thru February 8th


We are pleased to announce our first online juried show.

The title is: The Equinox — When Darkeness and Light are Equal Worldwide

Theme: NESA’s call is to any sculptor responding to issues of 2020 that have been reawakened. Inequality and social injustices: BLM, LBGTQ, women’s rights to choose, inclusion, etc. Artists create to shine their light on these darknesses.

Apply now here

Brian Hone from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is our juror. To find out more about him, click on the link above.

There will be 25 sculptures chosen and 4 awards given, 3 chosen by Brain and 1 will be the People’s Choice Award.

We will have 3 Zoom gatherings:

  1. On the Equinox, March 19th at 7 pm —Opening reception and Awards Ceremony

  2. April 22nd at 7pm — Award winners cast about their work. and Q and A

  3. June 3rd at 7pm — Announcement of the People’s Choice Award recipient.

How can you help? Please copy, paste and send the below Press Release to all on your mailing lists, your sculptor friends and your local art associations and newspapers.

Sculptors Bring Light to 2020 Social Issues on the Equinox at New England Sculptors Association ( NESA)

Sculptors from New England and nationally are being called to show artwork that sheds light on the social equality and justice issues so visible in 2020.  Working with Online Juried Shows The New England Sculptors Association (NESA) is using its First Annual Online Juried Prize Show to focus the power of the arts on the tension between light and darkness, justice and injustice, equality an inequality. This online show entitled “The Equinox – When Light and Dark are Equal Worldwide” will display twenty-five entries (25) selected from all the entries by juror Brian Hones from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston) and from the Boston Art Commission.  From March 19 to June 3 this year, the artwork will be free for the public to view online (link TBA) Visitors to the show will also be encouraged to vote for the sculpture they feel is most deserving of The People’s Choice Award. Please show us your work, apply here.