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218 E. 6th Street, Tucson, AZ  85705

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Raices Taller 222 Art Gallery & Workshop

"Carnaval"

February 1, 2020 – February 29, 2020

Opening Celebration: Saturday, February 1, 2020 6:00 - 9:00 pm

 

CALL TO ARTISTS

 

Carnaval in Latin America and the Caribbean is a time of celebration.  Though Carnaval began in acknowledgement of a religious event, the celebration now incorporates traditional festivities related to the seasonal transition from winter to spring, and invites all ages and social classes to take part.  Whether rich or poor, old or young, Carnaval is a time for everyone in the community to let loose by joining in various forms of ritual, play and masquerade.  By wearing outrageous disguises, playing rowdy games and engaging in all-out revelry, communities bond through the shared sense of exhilaration and renewal that the Carnaval experience inspires.  These celebrations are the subject of our upcoming exhibition "Carnaval".

 
You are encouraged to submit paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture & mixed media artwork reflecting the spirit of Carnaval - masquerade, play, masks, circus, tarot, magic, ritual & renewal.

ARTWORK GUIDELINES

1. All 2 dimensional artwork must be complete and ready for installation with appropriate hanging hardware, wires, and/or frames.

2. All 3 dimensional artwork must be complete and ready for installation.  Sculpture consideration includes size, suitability for the display environment, and safety.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

1. To submit electronically, email jpeg images of your work to be reviewed to RaicesTaller222@aol.com by end of day Saturday, January 25, 2020.  In your email, please include your name and telephone number as well as the name of each piece, dimensions, medium and price.  Entries not containing this information will not be considered.

2. To submit in person, bring in your work to be reviewed to the gallery on Monday January 27, 2020 or Tuesday January 28, 2020 from 4 - 7 pm.

3. When pricing your work, please keep in mind that the gallery percentage is 30% of the total sale price.

NOTE:  If your submission is accepted, a suggested donation of $30 helps us to recover the costs associated with representing and marketing your artwork.  However, as a 501(C)(3) educational nonprofit, any amount you are able to donate is appreciated and benefits our organization, our mission and our work in the community.  We are a 100% volunteer-run organization so 100% of your donations helps to keep us going!

 

Muchas gracias and we look forward to your submissions and participation!

 

RAICES TALLER 222 ART GALLERY & WORKSHOP

218 E. 6th Street

Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 881-5335

 

Raices Taller 222 Art Gallery & Workshop is Tucson's only Latino based nonprofit cooperative contemporary art gallery and is located in the Historic Warehouse District

 

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