Call for Entries

25 11 2010

Women: Relationship and Identity

Women are generally viewed as the more relational gender. At times, a woman’s identity appears to be defined through her relationships. Family, child, spouse, partner, employer, self… Whether implicit or explicit, self-imposed or from society, what characteristics make these and other relationships unique? In what way do they contribute to a sense of identity? Women artists are invited to explore their idea of relationship through any media (3-D space limited but available).

Send up to five images, image list (title, medium, date, sales price), artist statement, resume and contact info to Sarah Rust Sampedro .

Exhibition dates: January 14-30, 2011

Deadline for application: December 10

Results announced: December 20 (via email)

Delivery of accepted work: January 11 (5:00-9:00 pm) & 12 (1:00-6:00 pm)

Opening reception: January 14, 6:00-9:00 pm

Release of work: January 30 & 31

(Shipped work must arrive with prepaid return shipping and will be packaged using original shipping materials. Return shipping will occur February 1.)

Artist receives 100% of sale price. Homewood Studios does not take commission on art sales.

  • Juror: Rachel Epp Buller
    Rachel Epp Buller, Ph.D., is a feminist-art historian-printmaker-mama of three whose art and scholarship investigate this balancing act. Her prints have been exhibited in solo and group shows in Kansas City, Chicago, New York City and elsewhere, and she lectures and publishes widely on issues of motherhood and the maternal body in contemporary art. Her art writing and criticism appear in journals such as Review, Woman’s Art Journal, German Studies Review and the Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, in essay collections such as Mothering in the Third Wave (2008), the forthcoming Mothers Creating / Writings Lives: Motherhood Memoirs and Being and Thinking as an Academic Mother, and in her own forthcoming book, Reconciling Art and Motherhood. She has worked for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Spencer Museum of Art, and currently teaches at Bethel College in Kansas.
  • Curator: Sarah Rust Sampedro
    Identity and the way it manifests itself is central to the work of Minneapolis based photographer, Sarah Rust Sampedro. Throughout the year 2010, Sarah photographed Art and Motherhood, a daily practice exploring the relationships and struggles of dual existence as an artist and mother. Sarah is committed to community involvement in Minneapolis as a member of the Minneapolis Arts Commission and the Shows and Exhibitions Committee of the Northside Arts Collective.

For online entry details, go to http://www.homewoodstudios.com/shows/women-relationship-identity.html

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