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Call For


Visual Art ,
submitted by
Jeane Uqdah

Everything We Love Comes From Black People

Submission Deadline: Midnight on Friday, February 2nd, 2024

Exhibition Dates: February 23rd - April 26th, 2024

Location: HAZ Cooperative Studios, 1706 S. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60608

Artists of all mediums, raise your voices!

We invite you to join us in a vibrant, joyous exhibition celebrating how everything we love comes from black people. Open your hearts and share your artistic vision for a show that explodes with the brilliance, rhythm, and love that defines Black America.

What We're Looking For:

  • Art that sings praises: From soulful paintings to electrifying installations, express the depth and diversity of Black joy. Show us the vibrancy of love for community, the resilience of spirit, and the contagious laughter that fuels our lives. Celebrate the self-love that shines bright against adversity.
  • Unheard, unseen, untold: Give voice to the stories often silenced. Honor the contributions of Black inventors, trailblazers, and everyday heroes who shaped our culture. Share the legacy of Black resistance and the unwavering fight for justice.
  • Innovation and inspiration: Push the boundaries of creativity. Embrace traditional and contemporary forms, from digital art to sculpture. Let your vision redefine what "Black art" can be.


  • This is a space for Black voices to be heard. We actively encourage submissions from Black artists.
  • Let your art be a bridge, sparking conversations and fostering understanding.

Join us in amplifying the beauty, brilliance, and love that resides within Black communities. Let's paint a picture of America richer, deeper, and infinitely more joyful because of Black lives.

Spread the word! Share this call to your networks and let's celebrate Black art in all its glory!

Key Dates:

  • Submission Deadline: Midnight on Friday, February 2nd, 2024
  • Acceptance Communication: Monday, February 5th, 2024
  • Artwork Drop-off:
    • Monday, February 12th, 10 am - 8 pm
    • Friday, February 16th, 10 am - 4 pm
  • Exhibition Installation: Monday, February 19th, from 10am onward
  • Opening Reception: Friday, February 23rd, from 7 pm - 9 pm

Submission Guidelines

  • Submit work through our Google Form
  • Artists are invited to submit original artwork that aligns with the theme. All mediums and styles are welcome, including but not limited to paintings, sculptures, photography, performance art, spoken word, music, and beyond.
  • Visual Artists: Submit up to three high-resolution images of your artwork. These pictures may be used for marketing purposes.
  • Music/Performance Artists: Submit up to three examples (videos, audio files, etc.) of your work
  • Filmmakers: Submit up to three trailers for the film(s) you'd like to show
  • Artwork should be professionally presented, wired, and ready to hang.
  • 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 must have a free Profile to apply 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, February 5th, 2024.

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

Deadline: 02.01.2024
Name: Kayla Jeane
Address: 1706 S Halsted St.
Phone: 3123431904