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Denmark Arts Center's Call For Art For Their Upcoming June Bug Show

The Denmark Arts Center invites submissions for its upcoming exhibition, JUNE Bugs, open to all artists. The purpose of the exhibition is to recognize the art and artistry of insects. It has long been recognized and documented that insects are the most diverse group of organisms; the numbers of species of insects are more than any other group. In the world, some 900 thousand different kinds of living insects are known.

Butterflies have long inspired humans with their life cycle, color, and ornate patterns. The novelist Vladimir Nabokov was also a renowned butterfly expert. He published and illustrated many butterfly species, stating, "I discovered in nature the nonutilitarian delights that I sought in art. Both were a form of magic, both were games of intricate enchantment and deception."

All two-dimensional artwork accepted for the exhibition must be ready to hang. Artwork must be original and created by the artist submitting work. At delivery, all artwork must be framed and ready to hang (use wire). DAC reserves the right to decline artwork that is substantially different than the image submitted. Please label all artwork with your name, price, title, and contact information.

Show dates are Saturday, May 23, 2020, through Sunday, July 25, 2020, opening on the 23rd from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The deadline for submission is Sunday, April 26, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. Please send your artwork image(s) to
Notification of artists will be on Friday, May 1, 2020.
Artwork drop off is Tuesday, May 12, 2020, between 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Pick up will be on Monday, July 27, 2020, from 12:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact Susan Beane at (207) 256-2510/c or

The Denmark Arts Center is located at 50 West Main Street (Rte. 160) in the beautiful hamlet of Denmark, only 30 minutes from North Conway, New Hampshire and one hour from Portland and Lewiston, Maine. To purchase tickets or find more information, visit


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