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Broome Art Guide 2024 Edition Artist and Arts Organization Participation Open Call


Application Deadline: When Feature Space Is Full OR May 3rd

 

The Broome County Arts Council invites artists and arts organizations in the 50-mile radius of Binghamton, NY to submit artwork photos or space photos for consideration to be featured in The Broome Art Guide 2024.

The Broome Art Guide is an annual publication that features the visual artists, musicians, studios, galleries, and cultural centers unique to Broome County through a pictorial narrative. You can find the guide at regional galleries and arts organizations, universities, local businesses, and arts partners. Free and available to the public, this 6 x 6, high quality, printed collectible booklet serves as an arts guide for residents and tourists alike. A nominal fee is required for features and helps support the guide, BCAC, and our mission to support and promote the arts of Broome County.

Artists features include name, website, social media handles, and info about featured artwork (title, medium, etc.) Arts organizations features include name, website, social media handles, captions for featured photos and a short text block, limited to 100 words. Please list all info as you want it listed in the guide. Artist statements/bios are limited to those who are selected for cover features only. Please indicate if you would like your work to be considered for the BAG cover.

Image Requirements:

Limit of two photos per page (same orientation)                                                                                                                                                          Images must be a print-ready file, including cropping                                                                                                                                                    JPEG, 300 dpi, minimum 1800 pixels at smallest dimension

Fee:

Individual Artists:

Full Page – $100 / Two Page Spread – $200                                                                                                                                                                        Limit of two photos per page (same orientation)

Small Arts Organizations (Operating budget < $50k):

Full Page includes 1-2 images, caption, and with or without a short text block – $100                                                                                                  Two Page Spread includes 1-2 images per page, captions and a short text block – $200

Large Arts Organizations (Operating budget > $50k):

Full Page includes 1-2 images, caption, and with or without a short text block – $250                                                                                              Two Page Spread includes 1-2 images per page, captions and with or without a short text block – $500                                                                  Front Cover Sponsor includes single page ad and logo on cover artist feature page – $850                                                                                    Back Cover Sponsor includes single page ad and logo on cover artist feature page – $800

View the Broome Art Guide 2023 Edition here.

FAQs:

What is the Broome Art Guide 2024 Edition?

  • An annual pictorial narrative featuring artists and arts organizations unique to Broome County
  • A 6 x 6, 80-page, full color, high quality, printed collectible booklet
  • Expanded from the 2020 Binghamton Art Guide to encompass the entire county
  • An extension of the 2021, 2022, and 2023 Edition
  • To be released in fall 2024
  • Free and available to the public

Who can be in the Broome Art Guide?

  • Visual artists, musicians, studios, galleries, arts educational centers, exhibiting arts groups, performance spaces, museums, performing arts centers, and cultural centers
  • Must be living, working or exhibiting in Broome County
  • Artists must have previously exhibited a body of work with 5 or more pieces, released an album, or have been published in an arts publication
  • Retail artists must be established online or at a physical site
  • If applicable, please provide a link to a website, exhibition page or ecommerce store
  • Nominal fee required for features
  • Limited ad space available for local business sponsors
  • Front and back cover feature consideration available to artists purchasing a full page or greater at no additional cost thanks to local business sponsors
  • Selections for the Broome Art Guide are limited. Featured participants are at the discretion of BCAC.

Where will the Broome Art Guide 2024 Edition be distributed?

Post-release in fall 2024, the Broome Art Guide will be distributed to:

  • All artist and arts organization participants
  • BCAC’s office and gallery spaces during monthly exhibitions
  • Monthly First Friday locations
  • Regional Council of the Arts partners
  • Regional galleries, art studios, and artisanal shops
  • Binghamton University public spaces, such as the Art Museum, University Union, Dean of Students office, Commuter Lounge, Art Co-op, and the Downtown Center
  • SUNY Broome Community College art department
  • Relocation welcome packages provided through the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce and Binghamton University
  • Regional colleges and university art departments
  • Mayors’ offices of Broome County municipalities and members of the Broome County Legislature
  • Local businesses and organizations, such as MediaBrush Marketing, Cornell Cooperative Extension, public libraries, Vestal Museum, YWCA, NoMa, Broome County Council of Churches, M&T Bank, and downtown Binghamton hotels

The Broome Art Guide is modeled after the annual catalogue of artists and galleries showcased each year in Provincetown, MA – a town renowned for its tourism around arts culture. The Ptown Gallery Stroll, similar to Binghamton’s First Friday Art Walk, produces the Provincetown Art Guide each year – an historical, cultural, collectible catalogue.

Funding for the Broome Art Guide is provided by The Stewart W. and Willma C. Hoyt Foundation