Open call for art exhibit, juried by MariaElena Ferrer*


The CCAC is looking for artwork that showcases what it is to be human. Submitted artwork can be in the form of portraiture, figures within a landscape or other setting, a scene where human presence is evident, an abstract evoking human emotion and/or condition, or compositions exploring human rights.

Paintings, drawings, photography & digital art welcome

No explicit nudity please

Limited to two submissions per artist with a non-refundable $10 fee

Deadline for submission is Friday, august 16th and notification of acceptance will occur by Friday, august 21st.selected work will be exhibited onsite from September – November 2020.

Ready-to-display work must be brought to CCAC by Friday, September 28th. All selected work will also be included in an online gallery. A 20% commission fee will go to CCAC from any sale of artworks.

Please submit all work to:

*MariaElena Ferrer is the Executive Director of Humanamente — a diversity and inclusion consulting organization — Chair of the Athena Network New York — a psychosocial support network in the area of social services, health, and specifically in mental health, for immigrants experiencing psychological challenges related to the migratory process — vice-chair of the Ulster County Human Rights Commission, and a socially engaged artist.