Saturday, February 28, 2009

Call for Art: Lesbian Alliance Art Show

The 3rd Annual Lesbian Alliance Art Show
Mother Earth in Daily Life
Lesbian Alliance Education Fund
315 West Court Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212


Exhibit will run May 23, 2009 through July 17, 2009.

Reception with refreshments will be held May 23, 2009 5-8pm.  

In 2009 Lesbian Alliance and The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center will cosponsor a women’s art exhibition focused on Mother Earth in daily life. In many cultures there are evocations of mother earth
including, Gaia, in greek mythology; Matka Ziemia, in Slavonic mythology; and Shakti in Hindism.  In today’s world with environmental concerns rising and resources becoming limited how do we both take car of ourselves and our earth. Any woman of the LGBT community and allies is welcome to submit work.

All work must be finished and made of quality materials.
Two-dimensional art must be framed or stretched canvas with a hanging wire.
Stands, hangers, or a means of displaying three-dimensional pieces must be provided by the artist. Artwork depicting graphic violence or sex cannot be accepted.

Please submit digital images of artwork via email to
Include your name, address, media type, work dimensions, minimum bid (including 40% percent commission) and artist’s statement with your submission. All works sold will
have a 40% commission to cover the costs of the exhibit. If you do not wish to sell your piece, but wish to exhibit it, you may submit it as not for sale.

Deadline for submissions is March 21, 2009. Artists whose work is accepted will be notified via email by April 4, 2009. Pieces must be received no later than May 6, 2009, any late arrivals will be returned without hanging at the owner’s expense. If your work does not sell and you would like to have it returned to you please send a check, made out to the Lesbian Alliance Education Fund for the amount it will cost to send the piece back.  Items without payment for return shipment will become property of the curator.

The opening reception will be on Saturday, May 23, 2009 from 5 to 8pm at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, 315 West Court Street, Milwaukee, WI. Refreshments will be served. The reception is free and open to the public. Items sold may be picked up July 18, 2009.

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