CALL FOR ARTWORK SUBMISSIONS
Art and Sustainable Social Change
Open to: Student and professional artists based in Katarokwi-Kingston
Deadline: May 25, 2022
Exhibition Dates: July 7–23, 2022
CALL FOR ARTWORK
Union Gallery and Queen’s Global Summer invite artists and collectives to submit works in any medium for a community exhibition on the theme of Art and Sustainable Social Change. Informed by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), Queen’s Global Summer aims to raise awareness and promote conversations about global challenges. This exhibition asks: what roles can art and artists play in addressing issues of global concern and in creating positive social change?
Artists are invited to submit up to two works in any variety of mediums and techniques, including but not limited to: painting, drawing, print, sculpture, photography, mixed media, video, sound, performance, and installation. Artwork submissions should aim to speak to any one of the UNSDGs or engage with the theme of global problems and challenges broadly.
Student and professional artists of all levels of experience are invited to submit. This is a community exhibition and there are no artist fees included. Works must be ready for display and completed within the last two years. Artists may submit a maxiumum of two works. Artists must be located in the Katarokwi-Kingston and surrounding area. Shipping is not available; artworks will need to be dropped off and picked up at Union Gallery (101 Union St, First Floor Stauffer Library, Queen's University, Kingston ON K7L 5C4).
Curator: Akosua Adasi
Jurors: Akosua Adasi, Jen Kennedy, Sunny Kerr, Carina Magazzeni
Deadline for online submission: May 25, 2022
Notification to selected artists: June 5, 2022
Artwork drop-off dates: June 28-29, 11am-4:30pm
Exhibition: July 7–23, 2022
If you have any questions, or require accommodations during the submission process, please reach out: Akosua Adasi, Curator, exhibition.QGS@gmail.com / Union Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org