CALL FOR ART - 'INDIGENIZE'
THE 2nd ANNUAL STUDENT SHOW WILL BE IN APRIL 2023
THEME: "Indigenize". Depict how you would indigenize modern/contemporary ways of life, articles, technology, etc. Work must include a written statement on how your piece fulfills this theme.
•Be a Native American as defined by the Indian Arts & Crafts Act (Federal or State regognized tribal member, or certification from such tribe), indigenous Latin or Canadian.
•Be enrolled in a Northeast Kansas public, private or homeschool, or tribal school located in Northeast Kansas (preschool through college).
•Drawings and paintings must be hangable (framed, or hanging attachment on back).
•3-D items are welcomed (clay, basketry, weaving, beadwork, textiles, etc.).
•You may enter one item of each medium you work in.
WE ARE OFFERING:
•Showing of students' work in an art gallery setting
•Promotion through social media and contacting regular media
•Opening reception First Friday, April 2023
•Juried show; winner will have art on gallery poster (collectible)
•A brief bio, copy of tribal membership, CDIB or certification, statement on piece of work and how it illustrates 'Indigenizing in a modern world' and photos of artwork may be emailed to 785arts (at) gmail no later than Monday, February 28, 2023
•Jury selections made and announced by Monday, March 14, 2023
•Winner will be presented award at opening reception
COST TO ENTRANTS: None
America Meredith (Cherokee Nation) is the
publishing editor of First American Art Magazine
and a writer, art critic, visual artist, and independent
curator. Based in Norman, Oklahoma, she earned her
MFA degree from the San Francisco Art Institute
and has taught Native art history at colleges and in
Past Show Jurors
2022 - Gary 'Litefoot' Davis