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Feat to Fire: Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage



Contact Email: wead.2019@gmail.com
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: California
Entry Deadline: 10/7/19
Application Closed
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (Feat to Fire: Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage): $20.00
Members of Women Eco Artists Dialog (WEAD) are invited to submit work for a Juried Members’ Exhibition, Feat to Fire: Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage. The exhibition will be held at the Sanchez Art Center’s East Gallery in Pacifica, California, January 10 - February 9, 2020. Entries may be submitted online August 18 - October 7, 2019.

Theme: The year 2020 marks 100 years of Women’s Right to Vote in the U.S. The American suffragette story, while ultimately successful, is not without failures and criticism. Now, 100 years later, we are experiencing a marked awareness of and spread towards social equality and related issues across genders, ethnicities, beliefs and preferences. Women Eco Artists Dialog (WEAD) is a strong example of women creatives coming together to share and provide opportunities for female identified artists working with ecological and social justice content. In this regard we are holding this Feat to Fire. That is, we are employing art as a means to fulfill the promise of having our voices count.

This call seeks works which demonstrate how contemporary female identified makers are using art as a means to affect change and have their voices heard.

MediaThis venue is most suitable for wall hung and pedestal displayed works.

JurorJan Rindfleisch has focused on community building as an artist, educator, curator and author. From 1978 to 1985, she taught art and art history at De Anza College, and in 1979 began a 32-year journey as executive director/curator of The Euphrat Museum of Art in Cupertino, California. She is the author of Roots and Offshoots: Silicon Valley’s Arts Community, published in 2017 by Ginger Press.

EligibilityThis exhibition is open to Arts Professional Members of Women Eco Artists Dialog (WEAD). Applicants must be current WEAD members. Renew your membership or Join WEAD here: weadartists.org

Entry FeeThere is a $20 non-refundable entry fee for submission of up to three works. 

Entry Procedure: Entries are to be submitted online.
Up to three works total may be submitted.

Entry Image Parameters:
   File Type: JPEG or JPG only.
   File Dimensions: 1,200 pixels or greater on the longest side.
   File Size: Under 5 MB.

The following information is required for each submission:
1. Artist Info: Name, address, telephone, email.
2. Work Info: Title, medium, display dimensions, year, insurance value, sales price
3. A brief statement or description about each work submitted. This text may be used in exhibition publications and should address the work conceptually and visually.
4. Image of artwork

Important Dates:
August 18 - October 7, 2019: Entries submitted through CaFE
November 15, 2019:  Notification of acceptance
January 6, 2020:  Selected artwork due to The Sanchez Art Center
January 10, 2020:  Opening reception: 7 - 9pm
February 9, 2020:  Exhibition closes
February 17, 2020: Shipped works returned to artists

Venue Display Policies: All artwork displayed at the Sanchez Art Center shall be the original work of the artists. Pieces must fit easily through gallery doors. Works previously shown at the Sanchez Art Center will not be accepted. If artists require their own specialty pedestals and/or hardware, artists are responsible for these installation costs. 

Shipping:  Artists are responsible for shipping costs both to and from the Sanchez Art Center (including insurance during transit). Complete shipping instructions will be sent with the acceptance notification. Regional artists may hand deliver.

SalesThe Sanchez Art Center encourages art sales and will collect a 30% commission on all artwork sold in the gallery.

Additional Information: Please be sure to read the Legal Agreement included in this call for entry as it includes important additional details of this exhibition.


Women Eco Artists Dialog (WEAD) is a 501c3 non-profit founded in 1996 by Jo Hanson, Susan Leibovitz Steinman and Estelle Akamine with these goals in mind: To provide information regarding the ecoart and social justice art fields to artists, curators, writers, art and public art administrators, educators in art and ecology, cross-disciplinary professionals and others; To facilitate international networking among artists working with ecological and social justice issues; To further the fields of, and the understanding of environmental and social justice art. weadartists.org

For questions email to: wead.2019@gmail.com
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