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CALL FOR ARTIST- Climate Change: Final Warning- Deadline June 19, 2023


Theme

The world has been pushed to the brink of irrevocable damage that only swift and drastic action can avert. Burning fossil fuels, deforestation, and industrial processes have significantly increased the amount of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere, trapping heat and warming the planet. This human activity is considered by many scientists and researchers as the primary cause of modern-day climate change. Artists in this exhibition have an opportunity to raise awareness about this crisis, advocate for policy reform, and empower and inspire viewers to take action in their own way.


 

Dates & Details

NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. Monday, June 19, 2023 Entry fee: $25 ArtsXchange members, $35 non-members, or $40 entry & membership (see full payment details) Notification of Acceptance: Friday, June 23, 2023 Opening Reception: 6-9 p.m. July 8, 2023 Artists talk: 1-3 p.m. July 22, 2023 Cash Awards: 1st $300 | 2nd $200 | 3rd $100 Questions? Email gallery@artsxchange.org

 

About the Curators

Lisa Tuttle is a mixed-media artist, curator, advocate, educator and writer. A former lead administrator with the Fulton County Public Art Program and gallery director for the Nexus Contemporary Art Center (now Atlanta Contemporary) and Atlanta College of Art, Lisa was also the visual arts director for the Arts Festival of Atlanta. Ric Washington, mixed-media artist, graphic designer and educator, studied at Kansas City Art Institute & School of Design. The former curator of art and graphics at Zoo Atlanta worked on award-winning conservation education projects throughout the U.S. and East Africa. He is now a designer and print specialist for Fulton County Schools.


 

About the Judge

Kevin Sipp is a fine artist, scholar and curator with expertise in printmaking, painting, sculpture and multimedia installation. His foundational aesthetic focus examines the spiritual, political, social, and historical influence of African-derived culture in the world, often making references to African Myth, Afro-Futurism, Cultural Identity, Colonial History, past and contemporary music, politics and comics. Sipp, who is also a poet and speaker, is the cultural affairs and public art coordinator for the city of Atlanta, a curator at the Hammonds House, and a teaching artist at the High Museum.


 

THE RULES


ENTER ARTWORK All mediums accepted. Wall-hung art must have wire for hanging only (no saw-tooth hangers). Limited pedestals available for free-standing works. Digital display panels must have wall-mounting hardware. (Contact us to discuss digital presentation.)

PREPARE ART FILE SUBMISSIONS

  • Upload JPEG Images only, 300 dpi, 4MB-8MB max.

  • Title and Number Each Entry File: Example: Your Name 1-Title.jpg

  • Optional Artist Statement (per entry, 150 words max) PDF file only.

  • Artwork will be disqualified if its quality is not accurately comparable to JPEG file submission.

COPYRIGHT

By submitting artwork, the Artist guarantees copyright ownership is that of the Artist and grants the ArtsXchange the right to use accepted work for publicity purposes; the Artist will retain copyright of their artwork.

INSURANCE

ArtsXchange will not be responsible for damage of artwork in transport to or from the gallery. Insurance during transit is the responsibility of the Artist. ArtsXchange will insure the artwork against loss or damage while the artwork is in the gallery.

JURORS

The artwork will be juried by a panel of three judges.

NOTIFICATION

Artists will be notified by Friday, June 23, 2023, if one or more works are accepted.

ENTRY FEE (non refundable)

The entry fee is $25 for ArtsXchange members, $35 for non-members, and $40 for entry plus a 1-year membership. The fee covers up to three works entered for possible inclusion in the exhibition. Zelle is strongly encouraged as it does not require fees. If using a credit card or PayPal, your total must also include the processing fee, which would increase your total to $27, $37 or $42, respectively.

  • Pay via Zelle (no fees). Find us using admin@artsxchange.org. We are enrolled in Zelle as SE Community Cultural Center. Put "Juried Exhibition" in subject line. Must be submitted at time of application.

  • Pay via credit card.

  • Pay via PayPal i.

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