The Moscow Arts Commission and the City of Moscow invite artwork submissions for consideration in the upcoming juried exhibition, Obsession, at the Third Street Gallery. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2023.
Obsession, in its most transcendent form, represents devotion to an object of attention. It’s a fixation, a firm anchor that facilitates exploration. Artists often use an obsessive return to the familiar in order to study the self as a variable.Obsession at the Third Street Gallery presents works made with repetitive marks, methods, materials, and a reverent preoccupation with ritual.
This juried exhibition is open to artists across the nation, and will be adjudicated by artist and Washington State University assistant professor, David Janssen Jr.
Submissions accepted online until March 9, 2023 at:https://moscowarts.submittable.com/submit
More information about the Third Street Gallery is available on the City of Moscow website: https://www.ci.moscow.id.us/230/Third-Street-Gallery
Support for City of Moscow Arts Department programming comes from the Idaho Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Third Street Gallery is a space for art in the heart of downtown Moscow. City of Moscow Arts Staff and members of the Moscow Arts Commission have worked together to create artistic direction for the Third Street Gallery since the gallery’s opening in September 1997. The gallery features artworks in a wide range of media, subject matter, and content while presenting a curatorial vision open to all cultures and art forms. The Third Street Gallery exhibits the work of established and emerging makers from the Palouse and the broader Inland Northwest, celebrating the creative excellence of the region in a well-loved public space.
The Third Street Gallery features artwork on the second and third floors inside Moscow City Hall. The building was designed by architect James Knox Taylor in 1911, and was formerly the Moscow Federal Building. Entered in the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 as a Second Renaissance Revival brick building, the structure now houses City offices and meeting spaces such as the City Council Chambers. The Third Street Gallery is an essential part of this building, as it brings art into the center of civic life in the City of Moscow.
Third Street Gallery is located inside Moscow City Hall at 206 E. Third St. Moscow, ID. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays.
Story Contact: Megan Cherry, Arts Manager
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