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Organized by the University of Hawaii at Hilo - Art Department, for presentation at the Wailoa Center ( https://www.wailoacenter.com/).
The international exhibition of works completed since 2020, is open to all artists aged 18 and older. The show will open July 7, and close July 28, 2023. Participating artists will receive a color catalog of the exhibition at no cost.
How will we respond to the collective demand for goods and services whose byproduct may destroy the ecology of the planet? How do we visualize the present, the change, or the end-game?
Approximately 90 - 100 original works: short film and animation (5 min.); analog and digital 2D media: drawing / collage / print / painting / photography; 3D assemblage and sculpture, will be reviewed and selected by Jared Yazzie. Awards for Best of Show, 2nd, and 3rd place ($1000 - 600 - 300).
Jared Yazzie is a Diné artist, designer and owner of the clothing label OXDX (https://www.oxdxclothing.com/pages/about-oxdx). Acronym for the word "overdose", which Yazzie uses to describe the state of the world and how it relates to the Native experience. It's a statement to check your consumption, question your contribution to land and water, and to think back on ancestral teachings .
Jared's community work includes screen printing workshops, public speaking, contributions to mutual aid groups; frontline warriors, and other relevant collaborations.
His screen prints and fashions have been presented at the Peabody Essex Museum, Portland Art Museum, Philbrook Art Museum, the Smithsonian NMAI NYC and DC.
Hawaii island residents may submit 2 dimensional works completed since 2020, up to 7' (h) x 10' (w) in size, and 3 dimensional work no larger than 10' height.
The exhibition venue requires all two dimensional works be matted, framed, and delivered by the artist or their agent to the Wailoa Center on July 1, 2023 between 10:00 am -2:00 pm.
Outer Island and Out-of-State Entrants
Must Ship To:
The University of Hawaii at Hilo, Art Department, 200 West Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720, and Be Received By June 6, 2023.
Two-dimensional works on paper, no larger than 30" x 40" (76.2 cm x 101.6 cm) can be submitted unmatted and unframed, and will be professionally presented/framed by the UH Hilo Art Department and returned at close of show, in the condition received
Open to all artists aged 18 and older.