Call for Entries for Displacement & Migration

St. Louis Artists' Guild

Entry Deadline: Feb. 17

12 North Jackson Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone (314) 727-6266

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild has extended the entry deadline for Displacement & Migration: a national juried exhibit that investigates the current or historic forced or voluntary relocation of individuals or groups of people who no longer inhabit their place of origin. Artists are encouraged to explore the complexities of this theme today and throughout history from a personal perspective. Areas to be considered include slavery, apartheid, war, homelessness, and diaspora/relocation motivated by culture, politics, religion, finance, and climate. Other expressions that expand this theme are welcome.

Displacement & Migration
Extended Entry Deadline: February 17, 2017; 11:59pm
Jurors: Anita Fields and Basil Kincaid
Exhibition Dates: April 21 – May 20, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, April 21, 2017; 5pm – 8pm

About the Jurors:
Anita Fields is a Native American artist from the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Although her artistic career began later in her life, Fields is nationally recognized for her unique rendering of cultural items in clay. Fields specialize’s in ceramics, non-functional earthenware, and traditional Osage ribbon work. Some of the museums that have collected Fields’ work include The Heard Museum, the Cowboy and Western Heritage Center, and the Museum of Art and Design. Her work has also been included in exhibitions such as the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian titled “Who
Stole the Tepee,” and the “Legacy of the Generations: American Indian Women Potters” at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

Basil Kincaid is a renown African American Visual Artist and activist from St. Louis. His artwork addresses concepts of identity, place, race and environmentalism, with a focus on issues facing the poor and people of color. He seeks to shine light on these communities by bringing attention to abandoned spaces, decaying neighborhoods, and the people that live in them. His work is site-specific and comprised of found, discarded, or donated materials with relevance to the place of cultivation. This methodology is an investigation of how waste is a reflection of lived experience.

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild inspires art experiences through
extraordinary exhibitions, interactive, art education, outreach to diverse audiences, and by fostering creativity throughout the community. Since 1886, we’ve proudly served our community and members including emerging artists, commercial artists, architects, photographers, artisans, art educators, art lovers, and professional collectors. The St. Louis Artists’ Guild is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that provides a space for regional and national artists to exhibit their work in our 5,000 sq. ft. gallery space centrally located in the greater St. Louis region. We offer an opportunity for artists to display their work in a professional gallery while achieving our mission in raising awareness of artistic expression through exhibitions, programs, art making classes, gallery talks, and

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