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Call For


Visual Art ,
submitted by
ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation Iris Goldstein


Let’s have fun!

Frustrated? “GO MAKE A THING!”

Tired of stores not having what you need? “GO MAKE A THING!”

Tired of being alone? “GO MAKE A THING!”

Too many shipping boxes? “GO MAKE A THING!”

Tired of the news? “GO MAKE A THING!”

Sick of Zoom? “GO MAKE A THING!”


Tired of being dressed only from the waist up? “GO MAKE A THING!” 

Drinking too much wine? “GO MAKE A THING!”

Want a break from your spouse? “GO MAKE A THING!”

Kids driving you crazy? Tell them to “GO MAKE A THING!”


Free exploration often opens doors to imagination. With tongue in cheek, we’re interested in play to overcome stress and frustration! So, have fun and…“GO MAKE A THING!” And send the images to us and apply to this show!! 

‘Things’ in ALL media are welcome, including video, performance, sound, 2D and 3D work; and all artists’ work will be considered. The exhibition will run from Oct 29 - Dec 18, 2021. This time frame is equal to two ARC Gallery exhibition months - so more opportunity for your work to be viewed!

Entry fee: $40 for one to three images. $10 for each additional image (High school or college students can pay a reduced fee of $25 per 3 entries with $10 per additional entry (Please include copy of Student ID)). Apply here:

ABOUT THE JUROR: Jessica Gondek is an artist/teacher living in the Chicago area. She received her M.F.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, and her B.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is an Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Loyola University Chicago and teaches drawing and painting in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts.

Ms. Gondek has received a number of prestigious awards recognizing her creative work over the years. Notable are the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artist Grant, a Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Grant, and a Mid-America Arts Alliance National Endowment for the Arts Grant. Jessica has exhibited her work nationally and internationally and is represented in many public collections. Ms. Gondek is a member of ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation and Woman Made Gallery in Chicago.

Deadline: 09.18.2021
Name: Monica Brown
Address: 1463 W Chicago Ave
Phone: 312-877-5760