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Open Call: Going Home. No fee. DL – 02/15/22

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      “Art is the only way to run away without leaving home” -Twyla Tharp
      Going Home
      An International Exhibition
      Presented by the Wilsonville Arts & Culture Council.  Wilsonville, Oregon, USA.
      Fritz von Uhde

      If you could embody your ideal vision of Nest, Habitat, or Home in a single artwork, what would it look like?

      The global pandemic has compelled many of us to become housebound for long periods of time.  It may have distanced us from family and friends, or from careers and colleagues.  It has put people out of work and exacerbated homelessness.  How have the last 20 months influenced your notions of home?

      ​What does the word “Home” mean to you?

      Is it a place?  A building?  A person?  A memory?  An object?  A story?  A feeling?  Perhaps it is a synthesis of all of these?

      Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and if they meet parameters of the Call for Art Submission Guidelines, will be presented to jurors for possible inclusion in a Virtual Exhibition.  Some submissions may be printed and displayed in-person as physical exhibition space allows.

      ​Guest jurors (TBD) will be professional artists.

      ​Submission Guidelines

      Read the guidelines and submission instructions carefully, and then submit a high quality jpeg image and required information.  No entry fee.

      ​Eligibility: International. Artists must be 18 or older.

      ​Round 1 Exhibition: February 2022

      Round 2 Exhibition: March 2022

      ​By submitting an image you grant unlimited and irrevocable license for WACC to display/reproduce/modify your image, declare that you are the sole creator and owner of the work, and acknowledge and agree that you will not be paid for this submission now or in the future.  You otherwise retain copyright of the image and may display it elsewhere freely.

      ​Source artwork may be 2d or 3d as long as it is appropriately represented in a high quality photograph.  International applicants welcome.  WACC reserves full discretion in acceptance of submissions.  Submission guidelines may be changed/adapted at any time and without notice.

      ​There are 2 deadlines:

      Round 1: Submissions must be received no later than midnight January 15, 2022 (PST)

      Round 2: Submissions must be received no later than midnight February 15, 2022 (PST)

      To submit an artwork for consideration include:

      Full name of the artist, location (city/state/nation), Date of completion (Day/Month/Year), and Title of the artwork.

      Jpeg as attachment: image of artwork, file named: lastname_firstname_title], file size 300dpi and at least 2mb.

      Image must be in sharp focus (unless soft focus is clearly used as an artistic element).

      If you have a website, please include that address as well.

      Send in a single email to: [email protected]

      ​    ***failure to follow these instructions may prevent your submission from being considered

      Due to time constraints, unrelated inquiries may not be answered.

      Image: “Going Home” by Fritz von Uhde ca. 1889.  Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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