Folklife Last Call to Artists:  March 18, 2012
Posted 03.16.2012

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Northwest Folklife is excited to announce a call to teen and young adult artists for a collaborative show during the Northwest Folklife Festival, (May 25th-28th) at Ver(A)rt Gallery. This year, Folklife celebrates Seattle Center’s “The Next 50” as part of the cultural focus - calling for the Northwest communities to celebrate and contemplate what the next fifty years have in store.  Our focus for this show incorporates a youth perspective of the coming fifty years under the theme of Sustainability. We are looking for artists of all mediums that can show work that engages and pulls the viewer into their unique perspective.


CALL TO ARTISTS

RECONSTRUCTING TOMORROW
Northwest Youth Perspectives
2012 Northwest Folklife                                                  

Northwest Folklife is excited to announce a call to teen and young adult artists for a collaborative show during the Northwest Folklife Festival, (May 25th-28th) at Ver(A)rt Gallery. This year, Folklife celebrates Seattle Center’s “The Next 50” as part of the cultural focus - calling for the Northwest communities to celebrate and contemplate what the next fifty years have in store.  Our focus for this show incorporates a youth perspective of the coming fifty years under the theme of Sustainability. We are looking for artists of all mediums that can show work that engages and pulls the viewer into their unique perspective.

FOCUS TOPICS:

- Recycled Materials/Found Art       - Hybridity       - Convergence of Past and Future

DEADLINE: March 18th
If interested in applying but have issues with the deadline please contact : .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

About this exhibit and Folklife: Visit NWfolklife

About the Ver(A)rt Gallery: Visit Ver[A]rt Gallery

THINGS TO KNOW:
In order to participate in this show, you will need to be present Thursday, May 24th to load in and Tuesday, May 29th 2pm-5pm for additional load out time.
There is a closing reception Monday, May 28th which is not mandatory but preferred.
Artists will only have 1 day to install their work.
Ver(A)rt Gallery has limited space and there will be a high volume of foot traffic, so bulky or particularly delicate work may not be suitable.


APPLICATION CHECKLIST:
Your full name, email, and phone number
3 – 10 images of your work (Images should be less than 3MB in size). Please label these in the format of title_image number (e.g. Bridge_01 or Untitled_03), and be sure to include dimensions.
Video must be iTunes compatible.
Include the name of the artwork, the date of its creation, and the media used.
An artist biography or artist statement that gives some insight into your background and art experience.
A brief piece of writing that explains your perspective or the perspective of the work you are submitting.  Also include in this how your art will engage viewers, and make them participants within the story.

SEND APPLICATIONS TO: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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