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Visual Art ,
submitted by
Chris Jackson

THE FUNK MACHINE, Group Exhibition

Jackson Junge Gallery is immediately seeking artists' submissions for their upcoming exhibition THE FUNK MACHINE, opening on Friday, March 6, 2020 and running through Sunday, May 3, 2020. Artists are encouraged to submit artwork that is revolving around the theme of Steampunk.

Submissions for the exhibition are free.

Victorian fashion industrialized with grit and mechanical aspects, THE FUNK MACHINE takes viewers into the world of steampunk. Post-apocalyptic at its finest, this exhibition is a throwback to steam powered machinery, British Victorian era and the American wild west.

Artists in all media are encouraged to submit work that pays homage to this once sub-culture that has flourished into its own pop-culture ideology. Literature, film, music, architecture, fashion and fine art have all been influenced by steampunk since the 70’s. Adopting the past in order to create a new dystopian future, steampunk romanticizes the grit of history while re-imagining these times with sleek sci-fi elements.

All submitted work MUST conceptualize the theme above. Priority and preference will be given to new works of art. Artworks must be original, professionally presented and ready for installation.


Please list the following information:


Address (Including City, State and Zip Code)

Phone Number


Instagram Handle

The following information must be included for each submission of art:




Year Created

Retail Price (Including the frame if it is/needs one)

Brief description of how it relates to the exhibit

Send jpegs as attachments to with the file name as “artwork title _ artist’s last name”

No more than 8 pieces may be submitted.

The deadline for submissions is Sunday, January 26, 2020. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

The jury selection begins Thursday, January 30, 2020. Artist notifications will be sent out by Monday, February 3, 2020. If selected, artwork must be received no later than Sunday, March 1, 2020.

Deadline: 02.08.2020
Name: Kaitlyn Miller
Address: 1389 North Milwaukee Avenue
Phone: 7732277900