Somerville Arts Council and the Inside-OUT Gallery
Call to First-Time SOS Artists

Submission deadline has been extended to Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Somerville Arts Council (SAC) and the Inside-OUT Gallery are looking for submissions of intriguing works that defines the breadth of talent of Somerville Open Studios. One of the great things about Somerville is the artist community. Both established residents and newcomers together make up a shifting culture with the neighborhood as its core. This year, the Inside-Out gallery's Somerville Open Studios exhibition will feature artists who are new to Somerville Open Studios. Share your style and your story in this highly visible art show, on view through the month of April and the weekend of Open Studios. Along with your submission please answer the following questions.

  • Have you participated in other Open Studios before?
  • How long have you lived in Somerville?
  • Are you in a studio building or home studio?
  • What inspired you to join SOS this year?

This is a closed call for first-time SOS artists. Please note that this is a juried exhibition and not all submitted work will be accepted.

Submissions should include 5 JPEGs of the available work you would like to show (1200 pixels in length)

Applicants' work must be available from March 28 - May 9, 2017. If selected, drop-offs dates will be the last week in March, starting on Tuesday the 28th at the SAC office ( 50 Evergreen Ave. Somerville) Take down will most likely be May 8 or 9 (weather permitting)

The following information should accompany every image:

  1. Artist name & Contact Info (phone & e-mail)
  2. Title of the piece
  3. Description of Medium
  4. Complete accurate dimensions (length, width, depth, & approximate weight)

Please submit completed applications to Include "SOS" and "Inside-OUT Call to Artists" in the message header.
Submission deadline has been extended to Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at midnight.

When choosing work to submit, please keep in mind that the display space has the following dimensions: Height – 7.5', Depth – 16", Width – 3' and 5" (for each panel)

About the Inside-OUT Gallery

The Inside-OUT Gallery is located in the CVS Window in Davis Square, a unique space that allows the public to view an eclectic array of works from artists and local organizations each month. The mission of the Somerville Arts Council is to cultivate and celebrate the creative expressions of the Somerville community. Through innovative collaborations and quality programming we work to make the arts an integral part of life reflective of our diverse city.

Heather Balchunas
Office Manager
Somerville Arts Council
617.625.6600 ext. 2985