Black Joy: Just Being Art Exhibit - February 1. 2024 - March 30, 2024 - Submission Guidelines - CLOSED
Black Joy: Just Being Art Exhibit - February 1. 2024 - March 30, 2024
As Black History Month approaches, Express Yourself Studios is excited to announce an upcoming art exhibition that aims to celebrate the essence of Black joy. We are seeking submissions from talented local artists to showcase the vibrant and nuanced experiences of Black life in everyday settings.
Our theme, “Black Joy: Just Being,” encourages artists to capture the beauty and happiness found in the simplicity of everyday life, highlighting the diverse range of emotions, activities, and connections within the Black community.
We encourage you to submit pieces that depict authentic and uplifting representations of Black people in various natural and urban settings, reflecting the essence of joy in their daily lives. Art has the power to inspire and uplift, fostering a deeper appreciation for the richness of Black culture and experiences.
Please submit images of your artwork (paintings, mixed media, photographs and/or drawings only) to firstname.lastname@example.org. A minimum of 3 images and a maximum of 5 images please. Along with a brief artist statement and any relevant background information by January 15. A tight schedule, I know…we can do this artists!
Original pieces must be a minimum size 10x10 - maximum size of 30 x 48 and ready to hang.
Selections will be made and selected artists notified by January 22. The selected pieces will be hung January 25 - 30 and showcased in our studio February 1 - March 30.
We hope “Black Joy: Just Being,” will provide a platform for local talent to shine and contribute to a meaningful celebration of Black joy.
If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at email@example.com.
We look forward to receiving your inspiring submissions and working together to honor the spirit of Black joy during this special month!