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Andjela Kovacevic

ROOTS - Art Inspired by Ethnic Origins

ROOTS, Art Show

Arts Alive with Studio 659 of Whiting, IN, is hosting a new show inspired by your ethnical background.

With this Art Sow (Roots), we want to present your unique vision of your ethnical background. Show us the beautiful tapestry that mixes different cultures that makes you unique. We are looking for artists that will present their vision of their Ethnical Roots. “Paint us a picture” that will be an homage to your roots - to all the people who make you uniquely you, the ones who came before you, show us all the grace and beauty, pain, and fight that your roots did… so you would be you.

Submissions can be paintings, drawings, photography, graphic design, sculptures, fabric work, jewelry (metalwork), etc. You chose the medium that best presents who you are. We welcome all creative artists, new and old, beginners and veterans alike.

Every artist can submit four pieces. All visual work must be ready to hang if possible. We do have easels and pedestals for articles as well.

No cost to submit your art for approval for the show.

The deadline to submit images of your work is Friday, July 1, 2022.

You can email it to

Exhibition Dates will be Friday, July 8 - Saturday, August 13.

You will be notified of drop-off dates or shipping information once approved.

The opening reception is Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Studio 659, 1413 119th St. Whaiting IN.

Studio 659 is located 20 minutes from Chicago, in Whiting, IN. We are a non-profit art organization whose mission is to cultivate art within the community to inspire the creative spirit, whether in local school art programs, music education, theatre, or events.

Show Curator: Andjela Kovacevic, passionate about the beautiful and unique, with a flair for the drama, is looking forward to presenting your work to the public and introducing your vision of your ethnical background that celebrates your special mix. Andjela is an active member of Art Alive.

Deadline: 07.01.2022
Name: Andjela Kovacevic
Address: 1413 119th ST. Whiting IN, 46394
Phone: 219-659-8828