The St. Louis Artists’ Guild is accepting entries for RECLAIM. This Midwest regional (IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI) all media juried exhibition seeks artists with a sincere concern for the environment. We encourage artists who make work from repurposed and recycled material that confronts mass consumerism to enter. This type of artwork is rooted in the tradition of found object and assemblage projects, but also includes self-reliant individuals who see multiple uses for items and materials. By using materials in a new and fresh way, artists are a mirror for society’s use of short-lived and disposable products.
enter here: https://tinyurl.com/yba2abjg
Exhibit Dates: November 17, 2017 through December 30, 2017
October 14, 2017; 11:59 pm: Submissions Due
October 19, 2017: Juror’s Decision
October 20, 2017: Artists’ Notification
November 10, 2017: Artwork must be delivered by this date.
November 17, 2017: Exhibit Opens
December 6, 2017; 7 pm: Gallery Talk
December 30, 2017: Exhibit closes
January 3, 2018: Begin artwork pickup.
JUROR: Galen Gondolfi
Galen is founder and president of Fort Gondo, Inc., a non-profit arts organization that operated the now defunct Cherokee Street galleries Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts and Beverly. Galen now manages Fort Gondo Inc’s new project G-CADD, the Granite City Art and Design District in Granite City, Illinois which features a city block campus that includes indoor and outdoor exhibition spaces. As a microfinance practitioner, Galen is Chief Communications Officer with the St. Louis based non-profit Justine PETERSEN, which seeks to advance asset development among the underbanked.