Call for Submissions – San Jose’s Works Gallery Fall Show – Queer Response to Recession Survival

 

CALL FOR ART WORKS:

The South Bay Queer Arts Project (SBQAP) and Works/San Jose Gallery present “That’s So Gay!” A Juried exhibition that is a queer, comical response to the economic downturn in San Jose and the South Bay-
.

WHAT IS THIS SHOW:

“That’s So Gay” is both a funny and cutting response to the dire straits that individuals and organizations are experiencing in the current recession. The show is a humorous-light-hearted- comic look at survival in tough times. Laughter brings together community and community creates sustainability. Join Us for two great gay weeks of art, comedy and music.

“That’s So Gay” will benefit Works/San Jose and the Billy De Frank
Community Center.

OPEN TO ALL MEDIA:

Up to 5 submissions/images in jpeg format, **ENTRY FEE $25.**
Guarantee of at least one work accepted (provided the work addresses the theme of the show).

DEADLINE:

September 10th 2009 7 p.m. PST

HOW TO SUBMIT WORKS OF ART:

1) up to 5 jpeg images no larger than 1200 x1200 pixels, 72 dpi with written slide list description of media, size and year made.
2) brief statement describing how the work relates to the theme of the show.
3) contact information
4) Entry fee
(make checks or money orders payable to Works/San José)
5) mail or drop off submission at
WORKS/San Jose
451 South First St.
San Jose, CA
95113
email: sbqap@yahoo.com
or
gallery@workssanjose.org

WHEN WOULD I BE NOTIFIED:

Artists will be notified of accepted work by Sept. 12th, noon(PST).

All work selected needs to arrive at the gallery by Sept. 17th, 2009.

WHO ARE WE:

The SBQAP’s mission is to create opportunities for Queer artists in the South Bay. The SBQAP is made up of queer artists, educators, non-profit professionals and activists who live and work in the South Bay. Join Us for two great gay weeks of art, comedy and music.

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