Call Detail
Adapting to Wildfire

Entry Deadline: 4/1/23
Application Closed
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
State: California
Event Dates: 5/20/23 - 9/1/23

Fire Safe Marin and Marin Center Cultural Services invite artists to submit works of art exploring what it means to adapt to wildfire. Juried selected works will be exhibited at Ember Stomp, an annual Wildfire Prevention Festival at the Civic Center Fairgrounds on May 20, 2023. The art will then be shown at the Marin County Civic Center Gallery from May-August 2023.

Juror: Emebet B Korn, Founder and Director of DESTA Gallery

Located in Mill Valley, California, Desta Gallery exhibits contemporary art by national and international artists working in a broad spectrum of media and styles. The gallery offers a carefully curated selection of artworks by artists who explore creative and material boundaries. 

MISSION: Our world is changing and we must adapt to survive. This exhibition is intended to inspire thought and conversation about:

  • Our changing relationship with nature;
  • The effects of climate change
  • How the threat of wildfire affects us individually and collectively; and
  • Resilience of people and our environment.

MEDIUMS and DIMENSIONS:  Painting, watercolor, printmaking, mixed media, drawing, pastel, fiber and photography. Maximum dimension: 36” x 48” 

Application Requirements

Digital representation of work must be submitted by April 1, 2023; notification of selection by April 15. Please deliver selected work to the Marin County Civic Center May 15 - 19 from 10am to 5pm. 

ARTISTS’ STATEMENT: All works must be accompanied by a statement by the artist (up to 200 words) addressing how the work relates to the theme of adapting to wildfire. The artist statement will be displayed alongside the artwork.

If your work is for sale, please indicate price.

Eligibility Criteria

Artists in Marin County and neighboring areas are invited to enter.