Think Outside the Walls

open i art space

Entry Deadline: Feb. 27

513 Garden St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Guidelines & conditions for the FREE application: This online exhibition is open to all local, national and international artists. Mediums may include Acrylic, Assemblage, Watercolor, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings,  Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), Printmaking, Sculpture, and Video.

Ongoing deadlines, duration of the online project is from February 14 – December 21, 2021
Applicants must be 21+
Art must be unique and original
Must have a website (Please also provide an Instagram handle if you have one, not required.)

Submit a short story about your work (day/night job) and art, how your job and your art interact, influence, and balance one another. In other words, tell us about your hustle as a working artist: How do you make it all happen, and what drives you? Additionally, if you lost your job during Covid-19 please let us know how that affected your art.

Please list your job title and the field you work in outside of your art so we can verify your employment.
Every 3 weeks, the ‘Think Outside the Walls’ series will feature one working artist.

All chosen applicants should be willing to speak in front of a camera. Aside from your story being featured and promoted on the website and social media, the project’s end goal is to be translated into a documentary feature. The application is posted on our website.

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