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Visual Art ,
submitted by
Jeane Uqdah

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Nobody's Free Until Everybody's Free

Submission Deadline: 10 AM on Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Exhibition Dates: June 14th - August 9th, 2024

About the Exhibition: In celebration of Juneteenth, we invite artists to participate in an exhibition dedicated to the unification of all BIPOC movements for freedom around the world. We will not rest for one instant until everyone, everywhere is free from bondage. As the great civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer once noted, “Nobody's free until everybody's free” or as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. put it: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.“ It is with this sentiment that we approach our next exhibition. We seek to amplify voices, share stories, and showcase the solidarity among diverse movements advocating for justice, equality, and love.

Theme & Purpose:

This exhibition aims to create a space that fosters acceptance and unity among all people. We welcome artworks that highlight and support various movements for freedom, including but not limited to:

  • Free Palestine
  • Free Sudan
  • Free Congo
  • LGBTQ+ equality
  • Indigenous rights
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Anti-racism movements worldwide

Through this collective narrative, we hope to emphasize that true freedom is universal and interconnected.

All visual art mediums are welcome, including but not limited to painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, mixed media, digital art, and installations. We encourage artists to unleash their creativity and experiment with innovative techniques to convey their message effectively.

Key Dates:

  • Submission Deadline: 10 AM on Monday, June 3rd, 2024
  • Acceptance Communication: Monday, June 3rd, 2024
  • Artwork Drop-off:
    • Friday, June 7th, 4 pm - 6 pm
    • Sunday, June 9th, 1 pm - 3 pm
  • Exhibition Installation: Monday, June 10th, from 10 am onwards (Artwork not received by this time will not be included)
  • Opening Reception: Saturday, June 15th, from 3 pm to 5 pm

Submission Guidelines:

  • Artists are invited to submit original artwork that aligns with the theme. All mediums and styles are welcome, including but not limited to painting, sculpture, photography, digital art, and mixed media.
  • Submit up to three high-resolution images of your artwork along with a brief artist statement (max. 250 words) explaining how your work relates to the theme.
  • Artwork should be professionally presented and ready for display. This means it is wired and ready to hang. Any work dropped off but not ready to hang may be removed from the exhibition.
  • Sculptural and 3D works must be stable and safe for public viewing.
  • Artists are responsible for transporting their artwork to and from the exhibition venue.
  • Artists are highly encouraged to create a free Profile when applying to the exhibition.

Sales: Artists have the option to list their artwork for sale during the exhibition. The gallery will take 20% commission from sales.

Acceptance Notification: Artists whose work is selected for the exhibition will be notified via email on Monday, June 3rd, 2024.

We eagerly anticipate your submissions. For inquiries and further information, please contact

Join us in this powerful exhibition to honor Juneteenth and stand in solidarity with BIPOC movements for freedom across the globe. Together, let's celebrate acceptance, love, and the unyielding spirit of unity.

"Nobody's Free Until Everybody's Free" – because our freedom is intertwined, and our strength lies in solidarity.

Deadline: 06.02.2024
Name: Kayla Jeane
Address: 1706 South Halsted Street
Phone: 7084669042