Femina Potens Gallery (San Francisco)’s call for 2010 submissions

2010 Visual Arts Exhibition season.


Femina Potens is a non-profit community art gallery and performance space dedicated to the advancement of women and transgendered artists located in the heart of San Francisco’s Castro District.  We are looking for art works in all mediums painting, photography, mixed media, sculpture (although small sculptures and wall mounted sculpture is best due to space restriction), performance artists, video artists, installation and new media.

All submitted art works would be considered for group shows or window instilations. If your work doesn’t fit into one of these shows please still submit works as these are only suggestions, and are subject to change.

2010 Potential themes:

    * Some like it Hot! Artist’s relationship with fire arts.
    * Love and Lace. Pin- up inspired artworks.   
    * Foodies; An artistic exploration of Women’s relationship with food, and food          related artwork  
    * Found – Artwork on recycled and found items.   
    * The Power of One; art works exploring the importance and pleasure of masturbation for National Masturbation Month.   
    * National Queer Arts Festival; Our Queer History; Examining Queer Heroes through artistic expression   
    * Our Queer Bodies; where science meets art.
    * The White and Black Show; Artists investigation of binary systems and our many shades of grey
    * Breaking the Silence; Artists speaking up against sexual abuse.
    * Egoless- a group collaborative shows,that allows you to work in a group of artists to create work you all have a hand in (multi media show)

Femina Potens is also looking for works that relate to the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health of the queer community as well as site-specific installation artists that can create works for a commission around such subject matter for our window displays.

Submission deadlines are September 1st 2009. 
Please send all proposals to Femina Potens Visual Art Submissions Attn Michelle Rothman c/o Femina Potens 2199 Market Street SF CA 94114.

For more information, and the online application. Please visit here.

Please make sure the below materials are included in your proposal package:

    * A filled out artists application(downloaded from our web site)
    * A check made out to Femina Potens for$20.00 for our curatorial review fee. (Packages sent with out the $20.00 reviewfee will not be considered)
    * An introductory letter of interest,
    * Artist resume, bio, statement
    * 10 images of on cd and printed forreview by our curatorial staff




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