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PROJECT 10” x 10” – 2013 OPEN CALL to All Artists working in Long Island City

PROJECT 10” x 10” – 2013

OPEN CALL to All Artists working in Long Island City


Reis Studios is accepting entries for the next 10×10 exhibition and auction to benefit the LIC Arts Open Festival and the Queens Council on the Arts’ High School to Art School Portfolio program.  Last year 176 art works were specially created for the event generating several thousands of dollars to the beneficiaries.


In 2013, Project 10×10 will launch with a special preview party on May 3, 2013 for the participating artists, their family and friends.  On May 14th we will host the Grand Opening of the 3rd LIC Arts Open Festival.


All artist in LIC are invited to create up to (2) two individual artworks on a 10” x10” surface provided by Reis Studios. All artworks will be sold in a silent auction during the week of the Arts Festival with a starting bid of $200.00 per piece.


Proceeds will benefit the (50%) and the Queens Council on the Arts scholarships for the High School to Art School program (50%). Both organizations are not-for-profit and will provide artists with proper tax documentation.


THEME OF EXHIBITION – Project 10 x 10 – Opening – May 14th, 2013.

ELIGIBILITY – The exhibition is open to all artists working in Long Island City.

MEDIA – Open to all media that fits on a 10” x 10” surface.

HOW TO APPLY – Email to, Subj.: 10 x 10 – 2013, with bio and studio address to confirm your participation. We will contact you to provide you with the 10” x 10” surface.


Why every artist in LIC should participate?  It is a great cause and an opportunity to strengthen our community and support the organizations that helps all of us. This will be great exposure to media, gallery directors and art collectors… it is good for the soul.



Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 – 10” x 10” surfaces and application forms will be available at Secret Theater, Jeffrey Leder Gallery and Reis Studios.

Friday, May 3rd to Friday 10th 5:00pm – Delivery of artwork with proper market value to Reis Studio’s office – 4301 22nd Street, LIC 2nd floor

Saturday, May 11th and Sunday May 12th 5:00 to 7:00pm – Installation of the Exhibition

Tuesday, May 14th 5:00 to 8:00pm – Private Press Preview and Special Reception for artists who donated artwork, their family and friends.

Wednesday, May 15th, 5:00 to 8:00pm – Opening for Exhibition and LICAO grand opening

Saturday, May 18th, 6:00 – Silent Auction last bid 7:00pm.

Sunday, May 19th, 2:00 to 6:00 – Artwork to be picked up at Reis Studios

Monday, May 20th, 9 to 5:00pm – Contact all artists via email regarding purchased and Non-

Purchased artwork.