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Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. (DPI) is looking for artists for an upcoming show in honor of Autism Awareness Month. DPI is asking artists to submit “blue” artworks for a show of “blue” themed art to be held at the DPI offices at 33 Dunham Mall in April in downtown Pittsfield.

There will be an opening reception for the “blue” art show on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 5 to 8 pm during First Fridays Artswalk, and the show will remain on view throughout the month.

Please send submissions via a photograph or scan of proposed work(s) to kgritman@downtownpittsfield.com. The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 22, 2019.

This art show is part of ‘GO BLUE’ programming being planned for April by The Autism Collaborative of Berkshire County.

 

About the local GO BLUE campaign:

April is Autism Awareness month, celebrated globally with various ‘GO BLUE’ campaigns. The goal of the Berkshire County, MA based campaign is to heighten awareness of services available to individuals and families impacted by Autism and to educate, celebrate, and empower those with Autism.

The local GO BLUE campaign is a joint effort of agencies who are part of the Autism Collaborative of Berkshire County. The Autism Collaborative of Berkshire County is a group of local Autism service providers and agencies working together to educate, advocate and raise awareness of the services available in our community to families.

 

Submission Guidelines:

Pieces need to be framed and on wire ready to hang.

Pieces do not need to be all blue, mostly blue is acceptable.

Artists may submit three pieces for consideration.

Artists who display during First Fridays Artswalk at Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. (DPI) always have the option to sell their work. DPI does not take a commission.

 

 

Featured image: Ben Mancino “Blue Rush”