The Pride Report

Calling All Artists – Pride Week Art Show

Moose Jaw Pride is seeking submissions for our Pride Week Art Show, being held on Friday, May 5 from 7pm – 9pm at Tourism Moose Jaw.

Submissions of artwork are encouraged from LGBTQ+ artists as well as our allies in the local community. We will gladly accept statements of interest from artists outside of Moose Jaw, however we may not have funds to cover transportation costs. From first-time artists to professionals, all levels of artists are welcome to contribute artwork into the show.

A modest honorarium of $30 will be offered to the first 10 artists whose Statements of Interest are approved by Moose Jaw Pride. Statements of Interest will be considered on a rolling basis until all honorariums have been disbursed.

Our 2017 theme for Moose Jaw Pride is “Love is Love.” We welcome art work relating to this theme, as well as more general artwork.

We are accepting visual art of many different kinds including: paintings, screen prints, sculpture (including lego), photography and others.

Deadline to Apply: Friday, April 21, 2017 @ 12pm

Please include the following information in your Statement of Interest:
• Name
• Artist bio (50-100 words to tell us a little about yourself)
• Brief description of the art work you plan to submit (100 – 200 words to describe your project)
• Number of pieces of artwork & relative sizes (if known) of artwork to be submitted
• Format (sculpture, canvas, prints, photography, etc.)
• Photos are welcome if available

Please send your statements of interest to:

Artists have 3 options for their submissions:

• Display Only: You are welcome to submit your art for display only and can pick it up after the show.
• Sell Your Art: We are happy to put your art on display and make it available for purchase to the guests of the art show.
• Donations: We welcome donations of art that we can raffle, sell or distribute at this event or at future Pride events.

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