Wednesday January 8, 2020 | by Andrew Page

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Northeastern glass artists invited to submit to regional competition juried by Corning's Amy Schwartz

A community art center in the middle of coastal Connecticut is hosting an exhibition of contemporary explorations in glass juried by Amy Schwartz, director of The Studio at Corning. The Guilford Art Center in Guilford, Connecticut, will host the event from March 13 through April 5, 2020; and seeks submissions by artists who work in glass to create functional and non-functional works.

Corning's Amy Schwartz

The deadline for submission is January 27, 2020, and artists are encouraged to send in up to three images of works made within the past two years. Note that there is an entry fee of $30. Also, artists must arrange shipping to and from the exhibition, and list whether the work will be for sale during the exhibition. There will be $300 in prizes that will be awarded by the show's juror, Schwartz.

At The Studio at Corning, which Schwartz founded with her husband William Gudenrath, she has launched residencies and organized educational workshops.

From the exhibition announcement:

Each artist may submit up to three (3) works. Each work may represented by two separate images: one full view and one detail view. Work must be submitted in high resolution digital format.

For each entry please note:
Title; Media; Size/Dimensions; Retail price or not for sale/insurance value. Email entries to:

Entry Fee: $30.00. Includes up to three (3) submissions. Make check payable to Guilford Art Center and mail to 411 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437. Or call with credit card information: (203-453-5947).

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