We are currently looking for complimentary artwork to feature in the gallery for the duration of the SUPAFRIK pop-up shop. We are interested in all genres (realistic to abstract) and mediums of art (digital to traditional media, installations, paint, mixed media are all welcome). The creative criteria we look for is that there be a contemporary element of African inspiration. Please include a brief note to explain your inspiration if you do not think it is immediately apparent. Artwork selected will be featured in the gallery from October 18 – 21, 2012 and will be available for sale to the public.
Now in its fourth installation, SUPAFRIK will double as a space for programmed interactive events. We will feature the works of artists and designers that take inspiration from the African continent. It is curated around the theme of “Urban Contemporary Africana” and will showcase artwork and design that re-contextualize African aesthetics and traditions within a modern framework.
Format: Please submit a pdf or jpeg of your artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org. Preference will go to artists that reside in the DC/Marlyand/Virginia area. Limit of three pieces per artist.
In the email please include the following:
1.) Brief artist bio (50 words)
2.) A price list of each piece
3.) Dimensions of each piece(s)
4.) (optional) A brief note about the inspiration behind the art
5.) Contact information
Deadline (Extended) for Submission: Friday October 12th
Announcement of participants: Sunday October 14th
Gallery show: October 18 – 21, 2012