PRIDE ART CALL

The Myrna Loy, Helena MT

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Sunday May 23, 2021

Email must be submitted to JanelleDeBray@gmail.com with the following:

SUBJECT: Pride Art Show

BODY: Minimum 50 words on the meaning of your work underscoring identity, lifestyle or diversification. How does your PRIDE and ART collide?

ATTACHMENT(S): 1-3 Images with frame.

PRIDE is a curated exhibition of visual art running from June 11 - August 13, 2021 by The Myrna Loy Jailhouse Gallery.  The exhibit is a precursor to Helena’s Pride celebrations held in July.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) artists are encouraged to present works that celebrate the unique sense of pride that this diverse community has.  The Jailhouse Gallery is seeking artwork that expresses authentic viewpoints of the LGBTQ experience.  Artists are encouraged to submit meaningful works underscoring identity, lifestyle and diversification. Show us what your Pride looks like.

 

PRIDE is an exhibit designed to celebrate LGBTQ artists in honor of National Pride Month.  If you do not self-identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer, we respectfully ask that you consider entering other Jailhouse Gallery shows for 2021. 

 

CATEGORIES ACCEPTED 

Fine Art: Painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book, ceramics, stoneware, stain glass and sculpture.  Oversized jewelry that can be defined as fine art is acceptable for this show.

 

This exhibition does not accept small jewelry, video, film, performance art, installation and works requiring an external electrical source. 

Submissions must be the artist’s original work.

MORE DETAILS:

EXHIBITION DATES 

June 11 - August 13, 2021

Artwork, including items sold, must remain on exhibit for the duration of the show.

 

OPENING RECEPTION 

Tentatively scheduled for July 9th at 6 PM 

 

APPROVAL COMMITTEE

A committee appointed by The Myrna Loy. 

 

ARTWORK PRESENTATION 

2-D artwork must arrive 'gallery ready' and 'ready to hang' and be presented professionally. 

 

ARTIST STATEMENT 

You will be asked to provide a statement about how your work relates to the title of the show.  There is a maximum of 1,000 character limit (including spaces).

 

HAND-DELIVERY OF ARTWORK 

TBD - Week of June 8th, 2021

 

PICK-UP OF ARTWORK 

TBD - Weekend of August 14-15, 2021

 

SALES OF ART 

25% to The Myrna 75% to the artist

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