Enriching the Arts

The Alberta Society of Artists invites all artists (over 18) residing in Alberta to participate in the exhibition, “Race, Ethnicity & Belonging” that addresses issues relating to racism in Alberta.

OVERVIEW

The purpose of this exhibition is to enhance understanding of racism in our community.

The Alberta Foundation A sense of belonging refers to one’s sense of being accepted, valued, included and encouraged by others. In contrast, Racism takes many forms and can happen in many places. It includes prejudice, discrimination or hatred directed at someone because of his or her colour ethnicity or national origin. Racism can be explicit or implicit.

 

Participants are encouraged to create artwork that addresses, challenges or brings awareness to racism in Alberta. It is open to your interpretation of the theme. Two Dimensional artworks up to 40″ in any one direction (including frame) photography, painting, drawing, printmaking, digital illustrations, etc.

 

EXHIBITION VENUES

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital (Edmonton)  January 2020

Fish Creek Library (Calgary)  June 2020

Other Venues TBD

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline for Submissions:  September 30, 2019 ONLINE ONLY

Notification of Results: 14 October, 2019

 

Artwork Delivery and Set-up:  January 6, 2020 (Tentative date)
Opening Reception Date:  TBD

 

SUBMISSION FEES (two artworks maximum)  

No Fee- Juried/Life & current Student Members

No Fee Associate member (Not a member yet? become an associate member today.)

No Fee Non-member

 

CLICK HERE to download the Prospectus

CLICK HERE to apply

 

 

 

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