Accepting art work for:
Call for Entries
Box - A group exhibition about chaos and hope
majority of us are familiar with the myth of Pandora’s box. We use this term
often to refer to a release of negative or bad situations, to the unleashing of
According to www.greekmyths-greekmythology.com/pandoras-box-myth/, the purpose of Pandora’s box is to answer the question of evil and why
it exists. This myth has inspired
artists throughout time to create their perception of Pandora opening this box.
was given a box by Zeus and told to never open it. Pandora did, and unleashed
evil in all of its forms. Pandora regretted it and closed the box keeping hope
inside of it. As humans we are curious and flawed. It is our weakness but also
our strength. Our curiosity can get us into trouble but this curiosity can lead
to insight and knowledge about our limits and the limits of others.
This is a political show.
degree, under the current administration, do you feel this box has been open,
perhaps it has always been open, but since 2016 there has been an increase in
the chaos. A women’s right to choose is under attack, the LGBTQ community is
under attack, minority communities are under attack, families seeking asylum
are being separated, immigrants are being villainized. Hate appears to be more visible, there has
been an increase in suicide, we see more of people’s explicit and implicit
are encouraged to create art about their perception of Pandora opening this box
during this time of political turmoil. What has been impacting you and your
loved ones? What are you troubled about? What keeps you hopeful?
The theme of this art show is centered around “the
box”. A box should be represented
figuratively, or metaphorically included in your artwork.
submission deadline Sunday, August 10, 2019
submissions to email@example.com.
Submit your images on JPEG format
and title each file with the title of your piece and number (e.g. pandora_box1.jpeg)
All 2-D and
3-D mediums accepted, however there is a 3 piece limit, and size restrictions
no bigger than 4ft by 4ft.
Dates: August 24-September 21, 2019
No fee to
Sales: A 30%
commission will be retained by Gallery Azul from the sale of art. All works
exhibiting must be available for sale.
Ramirez-Vasquez: call/text (562) 225-8517
Vasquez: call/text (562) 225-8517
520 W. 8
14th Annual Dia de Los Muertos
An exhibition about the day of the dead.
Call for entries, this a juried show
All 2-D and 3-D mediums accepted, poets inspired by poem are
also encouraged to submit poems and read them during the artist
Show dates: November 1st- 16th, 2019
No fee to enter
E:MAIL submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit your images in JPEG format and title each file with
your full name and entry number (e.g. Edgar_allan1.jpeg)
There is a 3 piece limit, size restrictions no bigger than
Artists will be notified of acceptance by ASAP, and art drop off TBA.
Sales: A 30% commission will be retained by Gallery Azul from
the retail price listed on the entry form. All works exhibiting must be
available for purchase.
Cora Ramirez-Vasquez (562) 225-8517
Ray Vasquez (562) 225-8535
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