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"The Figure" at Umbrella Arts

  • Umbrella Arts 40 Stow Street Concort, MA 01742 (map)

The Figure: A Juried Art Show

December 10, 2015 – January 24, 2016
First Thursday Opening: January 7 from 6:00-8:00 pm

This show is open to all 2D and 3D artists whose work studies the figure.  Work must be original and have been completed in the past three years.  The show will be juried by local artist and Umbrella teacher, Bryony Bensly.

To apply, email the following materials to Miranda Aisling Hynes, Studio Arts Coordinator, at by Monday, November 16 at 5:00 pm:

  • High Resolution JPEG images of 3 pieces labeled as follows: LastName_FirstName(1)
  • An image list with size, medium, date, and price
  • An artist statement and CV
  • Non-refundable application fee
    • $35 non-refundable fee for up to 3 pieces.
    • $25 for The Umbrella’s resident artists and staff.
    • Application fees can be mailed to The Umbrella, 40 Stow Street, Concord, MA 01742, ATTN: Miranda

Accepted artists will be notified by Monday, November 23 at 5:00 pm and will need to be able to drop off their work between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm on Monday, December 7.

All work must be for sale.  The Umbrella takes 25% of each sale and the balance will be paid at the end of the show. The artist agrees to allow accepted work to remain with the exhibit until the close of the show.  We reserve the right to photograph work for publicity purposes.

About the Juror:

With a B.F.A. in conceptual and installation art, focusing on sculpture, from Dartington College of Art, Devon, England, to an M.F.A. in figurative classical painting, from The New York Academy of Figurative Art, British artist, Bryony Bensly, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her students. Well versed in different modalities and techniques and drawing upon the tools she was given to move through creative blocks, she endeavors to support the student to their fullest potential, whilst giving them fundamental tools from which embark. Her strong belief that anyone can create and learn how to draw and paint, just as we learn to read, write and play musical instruments, fuels her passion for teaching. To learn more about her, her influences and art, visit