The James Library Presents Fall Juried Art Exhibition

David Lee Black - In Search of the Eighth Color, excerpt
TJL Fall Juried Show Poster Art - David Lee Black - In Search of the Eighth Color - cover

Open call for artist submissions September 6 through 8,

Exhibit Opening Reception on September 13

Credit: Poster art by Artist David Lee Black title “In Search of the Eighth Color” – The James Library & Center for the Arts, Norwell’s historic community arts center and lending library, presents a Fall Juried Art Exhibition, calling for submissions from artists who create across all mediums to be on display at 24 West Street, Norwell. The show’s opening reception will be held on Friday, September 13, from 6 to 8 pm. Visitors are welcome to attend the opening or view the works on display during business hours through October 19. The event is sponsored by Image Resolutions of Norwell.

The James Library’s Fall Juried Art Exhibition, themed“Continuum,” seeks submissions which visually define, interpret or explore the constant yet everchanging. Works selected for the exhibit explore the vast conditions along a continuum in its unlimited interpretations in art, history, color, light, nature and the human condition.  

Artists wishing to submit pieces should visit for complete eligibility and details, and plan to drop off qualified submissions in person at the James Library & Center for the Arts, 24 West Street in Norwell, from September 6 through 8. A submission fee of $10 per entry or three entries for $25 is payable at drop off, with a limit of six entries per artist. Jury selection by Christina Godfrey of Sunne Savage Gallery takes place on Monday, September 9. All works selected for the show will be posted at on Monday, September 9 by 8 pm. Honors of Best in Show, second place, third place and four honorable mentions will be awarded with cash prizes for the top selections.

Christina Godfrey, Sunne Savage Gallery,
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Christina Godfrey is the Director of Contemporary Art at Sunne Savage Gallery. As Director, she works as a curator, collections manager and appraiser for various corporate, residential and non-profit organizations. She has assisted with museum exhibitions in Idaho, New Hampshire, New York and Maine in addition to curating quarterly exhibitions at the RSM Art Gallery in Charlestown, MA. Christina’s area of interest is emerging to mid-career New England Artists. She enjoys connecting the up-and-coming with the new-to-collecting. Raised in a family entrenched in the art world, Christina’s father is the abstract artist, Robert S. Neuman. Her mother is gallerist Sunne Savage. Christina is a graduate of Wheaton College, class of 2001, and she has been working as an art consultant in Massachusetts since 2002. Christina is a resident of Norwell, MA and is looking forward to learning more about artists working on the South Shore.

For more information on the Fall Juried Art Exhibition and how to participate, or more information about The James Library’s programs and events, please visit, or follow The James Library on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the James Library & Center for the Arts

Since 1874, The James Library has served the South Shore community as a warm gathering place. Housed in a landmark Victorian in historical Norwell Center, The James is dedicated to serving the community by providing high-quality programs, resources and materials through a concert hall, art gallery and the operation of a free lending library. As an independent, non-profit arts center we foster a mission for the creation, appreciation and enjoyment of the arts for residents of all ages on the South Shore, while preserving the historic character of our home. The James Library is located at 24 West Street, Norwell and is open to the public Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 to 5 pm, Thursday and Friday from 12 to 5 pm and on Saturday from 10 to 2 pm. For more information, please call 781-659-7100, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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