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The Paths We Cross: Perspectives from the Korean Diaspora
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Entry Deadline: 2/26/24
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $35.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 4
Audio | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 2
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 4
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: Hawaii
Jury Dates: 2/15/24 - 3/9/24

The Paths We Cross: Perspectives from the Korean Diaspora

A co-presentation of University of Hawaii - Hilo Art and English Department faculty, that will bring together contemporary visualizations of the complex history of transpacific migration, multiple homelands, colonization, resistance, hybrid culture, and ethnic identity. 

The exhibition, in addressing the larger, global context of this diaspora, will highlight the hardship and resilience of vibrant, dynamic, and global Korean communities, coupled with entrepreneurial success in a variety of endeavors, professions, and independence activism.

This international juried Call-For Entry is seeking:  

  • artworks that visualize the essence of the Korean Diaspora, and
  • audio files that expressively capture the extraordinary migration stories of this culture.

The Call for Entry is open to individuals of Korean heritage and of any nationality. 

Exhibition Due Dates:

  • Deadline to Submit Entries for Jury: February 24, 2024
  • Jury Selection Notification: March 1, 2024
  • Outerisland & Out-of-State accepted entries must be recieved (shipped) to the UH Hilo Art Department: March 29, 2024
  • Local Entries, accepted form Hawaii island must be delivered installation ready to the Wailoa Center, April 27, 2024
  • Opening: May 3, 2024
  • Closing: June 27, 2024

Participating artists will receive a color catalog of the exhibition and a copy of the second edition of The Path We Cross: The Lives and Legacies of Koreans on the Big Island  that will feature a chapter devoted to this exhibition. 

Approximately 80 -90 original works: 2D media: drawing / collage / print / painting / photography, and Audio narrative recordings, will be reviewed and selected by the juror. Awards for Best of Show, 2nd, and 3rd place ($600 - 300 - 100).




Application Requirements

Juror Review and Selection

All artists may submit Images; and/or  Audio Narrative(s); either or both: 

  • Four (4) Images, and/or
  • Two (2) brief (5 minutes maxium) Audio Narratives

Hawaii island residents only: May submit works up to 7' (h) x 10' (w) in size. Please note:  The exhibition venue requires all two dimensional works be matted, framed, and delivered by the artist or their agent to the Wailoa Center on April 27, 2024 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 March 29, 2024. 

Two-dimensional works on paper, no larger than 29" x 39" (73.66 cm x 99.06 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


Eligibility Criteria

Open to all artists aged 18 years and older.