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Summer Lovin'

treat gallery is excited to announce "Summer Lovin," our first (and only) open call of 2022.

Summer. The word alone is a mood.

The hottest season centered the summer solstice, the days are long and filled with carefree fun, sunshine, tradition and culture. Iconic songs like LFO's "Summer Girls," Grease's "Summer Nights" and movies like "The Graduate" and "Wet Hot American Summer" are engrained in American culture. Fireworks, sunblock, hot dogs, baseball, ice cream. Summer. Summers are growing longer due to climate change. In recent years we've seen shifts in temperatures, weather patterns and the political climate.

We are in search of 10-15 artists who represent this theme in a creative way - visually or conceptually.

The deadline to apply is Monday, September 19th. Artists will be notified no later than Monday, September 26th (3 days after Summer in the Northern Hemisphere officially comes to an end.) The Exhibition will run October 3rd - November 1st.

Please thoroughly read the application requirements and complete the following questions below. Upon acceptance, we will use this information to promote your work on social media. By paying this application fee, you will be exempt from paying future call for entry fees forever. If you've previously paid an application fee with treat gallery, contact us for a promotional code to waive this fee.

Sales Breakdown: Artist: 50%, Non-profit (Clean Water Fund) 25%

All discounts will be absorbed by treat gallery. You receive 50% of the sale no matter what.

Please reach out to us directly at with any questions.

treat gallery has a proven track record of helping others through contemporary art. We partner with like-minded professionals and businesses with a shared goal of making the contemporary art field more honest and tangible. We participate in major art fairs, provide scholarships, portfolio reviews, and have a couple pop-up exhibitions a year. treat gallery is not a non-profit organization, and we do not accept direct donations, but with every project or pop-up show, we donate 15%-100% of proceeds to a various cause or non-profit. We have placed work in major public and private collections and specialize in affordable, contemporary art by emerging artists.

For Summer Lovin', 25% of sales and application fees will be donated directly to Clean Water Fund, a Washington D.C. based non-profit.

Since 1974, Clean Water Fund has helped people campaign successfully for cleaner and safer water, cleaner air, and protection from toxic pollution in our homes, neighborhoods and workplaces. Organizations and coalitions formed and assisted by Clean Water Fund have worked together to improve environmental conditions, prevent or clean up health-threatening pollution in hundreds of communities and to strengthen policies locally and nationally.

Deadline: 09.18.2022
Name: Sherri Littlefield
Address: New York, NY
Phone: 203-54-treat