MFA Biennial Exhibition Call for Entries

Postmark Deadline: September 1, 2011

The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts announces its open call for entries for the 2011 MFA Biennial Exhibition. 

Postmark deadline for entries is September 1, 2011.

Please contact the DCCA curatorial department with any questions regarding submissions at 302-656-6466 x7112 or

Please post this opportunitiy where appropriate.
MFA Biennial Exhibition                                  

Currently enrolled MFA Candidates or recent graduates (no later than May 2011) are invited to submit digital files of their artist statement, résumé and ten images of work created within the last two years. From this call, four to six artists will be chosen whose art will be featured in our annual MFA Biennial exhibition held from October 7, 2011 thru February 5, 2012 in the Carole Bieber and Marc Ham Gallery.

There is a $10 administrative fee per applicant. Prize money will be awarded. Checks and money orders can be made out to the DCCA.

Send compact disc for review and processing fee to:
MFA Biennial Exhibition
Attn: Watsuki Harrington, Curatorial Coordinator
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
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To download the full PDF Submission Guidelines from our website please visit:

GUEST JUROR                                                       

The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts is dedicated to providing emerging artists with opportunities for the presentation of work. The Biennial exhibition will showcase artists in MFA programs from Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
Docent-led Tours
To arrange docent-led tours for DCCA exhibitions, contact the Education Department at 302-656-6466 x7101.

About the DCCA
The DCCA, a non-collecting art museum founded in 1979, presents between 20 - 30 exhibitions annually of regionally, nationally and internationally recognized artists that explore topical issues in contemporary art and society, as well as symposia, lectures and tours. The DCCA provides individual studios to more than 25 artists, who also exhibit regularly within its galleries and throughout the region. The DCCA presents a variety of educational and outreach programs, including programs that integrate contemporary arts into the public school curriculum, and artists' residencies that feature collaboration with underserved community groups. The center is housed in a renovated industrial building at 200 South Madison St. in the heart of the rejuvenated Wilmington Riverfront.

DCCA gallery hours are:
10 am - 5 pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Noon - 5 pm Wednesday and Sunday
Admission is FREE


The DCCA is wheelchair-accessible.  Visitors with special needs are encouraged to call in advance.

DCCA exhibitions and programs are made possible, in part, through individual contributions; membersʼ support; major grants from AstraZeneca, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts; and by Amtrak - Official Transportation Provider for the DCCA.


Sara Monserrat Teixido
Director of Marketing and Communications
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

302-656-6466 x7110

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