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LiveGirl 2019: “The Art Of Being A Girl”

The Art Of Being A Girl
Arts Showcase

Benefit  for LiveGirl

Exhibit: May 16 – 26, 2019
Event: Sunday, May 19 2019 from 2-4 pm

at the Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

The Carriage Barn Arts Center, home to the New Canaan Society for the Arts, is partnering with LiveGirl for the 2nd year to host “The Art of Being a Girl” arts exhibit and celebratory event.  This event will feature an artisan and performing arts showcase to benefit LiveGirl, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides leadership development and girl empowerment in Connecticut.  Submissions by local and regional artists are invited in all media that represent “an expression of the feminine essence.”   Submission deadline is April 12, 2019.  Selected works will be featured and available for sale and may be used for event promotion (PR, advertising, invitations, posters, email campaigns, event program).  

Selected artists and works will also be showcased through an online gallery at carriagebarn.orggoLiveGirl.org. 

Participating artists are invited and encouraged to attend the May 19 event.

About LiveGirl 
LiveGirl, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization on a mission to empower and equip the next generation of female leaders. LiveGirl provides year-round leadership development and mentoring for girls in grades 5-12 proven to build self-esteem, social emotional intelligence and foster diversity.  In 2018, LiveGirl served over 1,200 young women in its free of charge programs across Fairfield County and is currently partnering with the CT Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs to expand its middle school mentoring program statewide. Connect @goLiveGirl.
Watch the LiveGirl Art Of Being A Girl Video


Submission Deadline: Friday, April 12, 2019
Notification (by email): Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Delivery: Friday, May 10 (11am-2pm) & Saturday, May 11 (10am-1pm)
Event: Sunday, May 19 from 2-4pm
Pick-up: May 21 or May 29 (times TBD)


Submission fees directly support our operations. Become a Carriage Barn member today for reduced entry fees!
members/students: $10 for up to 3 entries.
non-members: $20 for up to 3 entries.


Work delivered to the gallery must be installation-ready. All two-dimensional works and wall sculptures must be wired or cleated with a beveled edge on the cleat for hanging. Works will be displayed on easels or  walls using the Walker hanging system (nails and screws are not drilled into the walls).  Saw tooth hangers and small wire loops on the back of inexpensive frames are not acceptable along with scratched glass or plexi-glass, poorly constructed frames and poorly cut mats. Sculpture must be presented in a permanent, non-fragile medium. All sculpture must be delivered fully assembled and presented in a permanent, non-fragile medium.


For any works sold, artists receive 50% of the sale price and 50% will benefit LiveGirl and the Carriage Barn Arts Center.


While all care will be taken while art is being exhibited in any NCSA sponsored exhibition, NCSA assumes no responsibility for any damage to the artwork during delivery, installation, and de-installation including, by way of example but not limitation, normal wear and tear, such as minor nicks to frames or scratches to Plexiglas. NCSA will not be liable for work not claimed after specified pick-up dates and times.
As a condition for exhibiting work in any NCSA exhibition, the exhibiting artist acknowledges by executing this agreement that NCSA assumes no responsibility for theft or other catastrophic loss beyond the applicable limits of NCSA’s insurance coverage. Except to the extent set forth in a separate written agreement signed by both the Exhibitor and NCSA, and subject to applicable deductions, insurance coverage cannot exceed 50% of the market value of any particular item, with the understanding that the exhibitor’s requested price may not be determinative with regard to market value for insurance purposes.


Image Usage Rights:
Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for jurying, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant The Carriage Barn Arts Center the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting the artist, promoting the Center’s programs, promoting exhibitions and subsequent display on the Center’s website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks with artist credit.