Call for Work: Asian American Artists in the Pacific NW

7 Feb

ORGANIZATION: ArtXchange Gallery
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sunday, March 15, 2009
MORE INFO: apply2artxchange@gmail.com or (206) 839-0377

ArtXchange Gallery is accepting submissions for a May/June 2009 group show to celebrate the rich history and diverse culture of Asian Pacific Americans (APA) in the Pacific Northwest.

In observance of the national APA Heritage Month in May, ArtXchange is seeking artwork that illustrates the beauty and diversity of Asian Pacific American heritage. Pieces should reflect how one embraces their identity as an Asian Pacific American, as well as exhibit the uniqueness of their multi-cultural experience.

The exhibition will run for two months. The opening and art reception to celebrate APA Heritage Month will be held during the Pioneer Square First Thursday Artwalk on May 7, and a second reception will be held during the First Thursday Artwalk on June 4.

Gallery Mission: ArtXchange gallery in Pioneer Square aims to inspire cultural exploration, the expansion of global community, and the exchange of ideas through art, film, and photography.

Eligibility: Artists whose work exemplifies the theme of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. All media are acceptable — painting, drawing, photography sculpture, film/video, mixed media, and installation.

Acceptance: Artists will be notified of acceptance by March 21, 2009. The number of artists and amount of work accepted into the exhibition will depend on media, size, and number of entries.

Commission: 50/50% – The Artist will receive 50% on any sales of artworks sold through the gallery.

Artwork Delivery: Artists are responsible for packing/delivery/shipping and retrieval of works from the Gallery. Delivered works MUST be framed, ready to hang and/or exhibition ready.
How to Enter: Submit 3 — 5 high resolution digital images of your work, image list (detailing media and artwork sizes), artist resume/cv and artist’s statement relevant to the exhibition theme to: apply2artxchange@gmail.com. Preferred image size: 900 pixels on longest side of image, 72 dpi. Only submit work that is available for exhibition — please do not submit sold or unavailable works (works that are available but not for sale are still eligible). If you choose to send us materials by regular USPS mail, we will not be returning your materials, so please do not send originals. The application deadline is March 15, 2009.

Please follow these guidelines closely. Failure to adhere to submission procedures will result in your entry being disqualified.

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One Response to “Call for Work: Asian American Artists in the Pacific NW”

  1. EnjoyMedia March 17, 2009 at 9:17 am #

    Nice post.

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