Sky Gallery Call for Artists: La Cultura: A Celebration of Latin American Culture

Sky Gallery Call

“La Cultura: A Celebration of Latin American Culture” will be a visual journey to Mexico through local, regional, and international art. On display from August 20, 2018 through November 12, 2018 at The Sky Gallery at the Springfield-Branson Regional Airport. This first of its kind show will celebrate our connection with Tlaquepaque, Springfield’s Sister City famous for its pottery, blown glass, mariachi bands, and monarch butterflies.

To be considered for this exhibit, please submit a piece of two-dimensional art that celebrates Latin American culture following the guidelines below. Selected works will be on display alongside original art from artists in our sister city, Tlaquepaque, as well as textiles from the region.

Artists who are interested in participating should do the following:

  • Submit up to 5 jpg images of your FINISHED work intended for the show to skygallery.sgf@gmail.com by Thursday, August 2nd.

  • Include a brief artist statement, contact information, dimensions of piece, and medium of piece in the email.

  • Preference will be given to works with a minimum of at least 36” on one side. Smaller works will be considered.

A jury will select pieces for display, and all artists will be notified via email by Friday, August 10th. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Johnson at 417-837-ARTS or at rachel@springfieldarts.org.

To learn more about the region, and what Peace Through People accomplishes with our sister cities, visit their website at peacethroughpeople.org.

Show opens August 20th and runs through November 12th, 2018.

{Photo by Ulises Baga on Unsplash}

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