6 June 2010

The Myth of Power

The Myth of Power

Deadline: September 15, 2010

Open call for artists to submit non-returnable artwork that responds to the theme of POWER. All submissions will be exhibited in the The Myth of Power art Exhibition from October 16 – November 12, 2010 at 1310 Gallery, Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts, Ft Lauderdale, FL. Names of all participants and images of exceptional artworks will be featured in a catalogue. All media will be accepted including mixed media, Collage, Digital art, Painting, Printmaking,
and Photography. Collage and/or the use of imagery are encouraged. Artwork may
be up to any size up to 11” x 17” inches.

Prospective artists may explore and interpret individual conceptions of “power,” whether used for harm or for good; in regards to social doctrine, hierarchy, gender or racial inequity, or other forces of power, influence, or domination. Artists are
encouraged to demonstrate or explore imagery of physical strength, heroism,
idols, sovereigns, icons, etc.

Creations should be mailed to Lisa Rockford, 1310 SW 2nd Ct., Apt 301, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33312, United States of America. Entries must be received by September 15, 2010. International entries should be mailed by September 1, 2010 to be received by the deadline.

Questions can be sent to Lisa Rockford, nunsopink@yahoo.com

The Opening night of The Myth of Power exhibition on October 16, 2010, will be part of the First Annual ART FALLOUT art tour. ART FALLOUT is facilitated Girls Club Art Collection. Multiple venues in downtown will host their own new art exhibitions and events on the same night, and all participating venues downtown Fort Lauderdale will be cross-promoted on a printed map and flyer, and publicized in local newspapers.

1310 Gallery offers over 2400 square feet of exhibition space split into 3 levels, and housed within ArtSpace’s Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts, in downtown Ft Lauderdale. 1310 Gallery is an artist run collective that rotates art exhibitions monthly.

Lisa Rockford, Juror, and Administrator of The Myth of Power, received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Lisa is a resident artist at Sailboat Bend artist Lofts and founding member 1310 Gallery. Lisa began curating Contemporary art exhibitions in her position as Art Services Director of the Dittmar Gallery at Northwestern University in 2000. Lisa has participated in mail art calls both nationally and internationally.

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