CALL FOR VISUAL ARTISTS
Call For Visual Artists
Diaspora Dreams: Celebrating Black and African Stories
Call for visual artists for an art exhibition celebrating Black History Month with the series Diaspora Dreams: Celebrating Black and African Stories in conjunction with the Selma Arts Center.
Diaspora Dreams is a first-of-its-kind series, featuring two plays - The Brothers Size and School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play - which involves an entire team of local Black performers and BIPOC designers.
Submit a piece inspired by the central themes of this series - “The Black Experience” “West African mythology” “Black Girl Magic” “Black Boy Joy”, to name a few - to be displayed in the lobby of the Selma Arts Center during the run of both shows - February 9th to March 2nd. All visual media forms will be accepted ranging from photography, sculpture, digital prints, paintings, and more. Let your creativity run free!
ALL SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31st.
To submit a visual art piece, complete the submission form and upload an image of the artwork. Selected submissions will be notified by Thursday, February 1st.
All accepted submissions will be displayed in the lobby and auditorium of the Selma Arts Center. Artists will receive a pair of complimentary tickets to each show to be used at any performance.
Artists will have the option to submit artwork for auction and retain 50% of the profit. All artwork will be displayed until the end of the run, March 2nd. Artists are invited to display artwork through March 31, 2024.
For more information, please email Nicolette Andersen at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 559-891-2238.
The Brothers Size plays February 9 - February 17, 2024 at the Selma Arts Center.
School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play plays February 23 - March 2, 2024 at the Selma Arts Center.