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Call for Visual Artworks: We Heal, an Exhibition

YMCA Wood Buffalo and Arts Council Wood Buffalo Arts Recovery Project are looking for 2 dimensional,  3 dimensional and literary artists in Wood Buffalo to submit their work for consideration for the show “We Heal, an Exhibition” running May 2 to May 8, 2019 in the Keyano Art Gallery.

The theme for the exhibition and the submitted work should reflect artists post-wildfire journey to healing.

Submissions

  • Digital photographs of work must be received electronically by Sunday, April 14, 2019 6pm
  • All documentation and information must be in one email and sent to [email protected]
  • Must be a resident of Wood Buffalo
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Maximum of 3 pieces per artist for consideration
  • All pieces must be created after May 3, 2016
  • Must be created independently
  • All work must be accompanied by a short paragraph stating how this speaks to your journey to healing
  • Originals only, no prints will be accepted
  • The artwork provided is original artwork and is the sole intellectual property of the artist with no copyright infringements. Please refer to the following link for clarification

2 Dimensional Artworks

  • No larger than 5’ x 5’
  • Pieces must be framed and ready to hang, with wire settings

3 Dimensional Artworks

  • No larger than 2’ W x 2’ L x 5’ H
  • Must hang or stand independently

Literary Artworks

  • Poems no longer than 400 words
  • Submitted as a word document

Submission Deadline

Digital photographs of artworks must be received electronically by Sunday, April 14, 2019 6pm

Selection Process

  • The selection committee will consist of non-exhibiting jury members from YMCA, Arts Recovery Working Group and a community member
  • Successful submissions will receive notification on April 23, 2019
  • Labeling information will be provided at that time.
  • Selected entries will receive a $50. honorarium
  • Selected entries will be dropped off at the Keyano Gallery between noon and 6pm on April 30, 2019
  • We Heal, an Exhibition will run from May 2 to May 8, 2019

Contact Information

Sharon Heading

Arts Recovery Project

587-674-1625 x. 105

[email protected]