Call to Artist

GRIOT

All art tells stories. This exhibition looks into the history of telling and sharing stories in African and Black culture.

VISUAL ARTIST
Visual artists are asked to submit work based on stories and poetry you love. Fact or fiction, stories handed down from your mother or uncle. Stores from your favorite authors or stories from our history.  

POETS AND STORYTELLERS
We want you to share your stories. Original stories, stories that you love, or excerpts. Your work can be provided in a video presentation or in written format and will be incorporated into the exhibition.

Artwork will be displayed at the Norwest Gallery of Art in Detroit, Michigan, and online. This call is open to all artists at any stage of their career.

  • SUBMISSION DATES: Open Now Wednesday, January 27, 2021

  • DEADLINE: Monday, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Closes at 11:59 p.m. (EST).

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS OF FINALISTS: Friday, January 29, 2021

  • ART DROP OFF: February 6-8, 2021

  • EXHIBITION OPENING: Saturday, February 13, 2021

NOTE: Due to COVID dates and deadlines are tentative.

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NINA

Call for artwork inspired by the artist and activist NINA SIMONE. Painting, Sculptor, Mixed Media, Graphic Design, Photography.

  • SUBMISSION DATES: Open Now until Monday, March 1, 2021

  • DEADLINE: Monday, March 1, 2021 | Closes at 11:59 p.m. (EST).

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS OF FINALISTS: Saturday, March 6, 2020

  • ART DROPOFF: Tuesday, March 16 - Wednesday, March 17

  • EXHIBITION OPENING: Saturday, March 20, 2021

Artwork will be displayed at the Norwest Gallery of Art in Detroit, Michigan, and online. This call is open to all artists at any stage of their career.

NOTE: Due to COVID dates and deadlines are tentative.

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT

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