CALL FOR ARTWORK FOR BIONEER’S CONFERENCE, DEADLINE OCTOBER 1, 2015
WEAD-sponsored Bioneers Exhibition
GENERATION TO GENERATON
Student and young artists inspired by pioneers of the EcoArt Movement
October 16, 17, 18 2015
Bioneers’ Conference. Showcase Gallery, Exhibition Hall
Marin Civic Center, Marin, California
This exhibition is open to young ecoartists and students whose work has been informed by research about and inspired by an ecoart pioneer from the environmental and social justice art movements. Submissions should be accompanied by a small photographic image and short researched biography of the inspirational pioneer artist.
All Two dimensional media, or relief sculpture that hangs on the wall, photographic documentation, Xeroxes of installations are acceptable.
Up to 24”x36” ready to hang.
Interested artists, please email your name, short bio and contact info, with
IMAGES OF WORK AND PIONEER ARTIST: DUE SEPTEMBER 13, 2015
Including a photograph and short bio of the pioneer artist who inspired it,
to WEAD JURORS:
Sharon Siskin, sharonsiskin@att. net and
Andrée Thompson, email@example.com
Susan Steinman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Selected work should be mailed or hand delivered by appointment.
BY OCTOBER 5, 2015 to:
1809 Short Street
Berkeley, California 94702
Packet should include:
Artist’s work (up to 3 entrees per artist) C.18”x24”
Photograph of Pioneer’s work: 11×17
Short bio of Bioneer’s work: importance, influence, issue
Artist’s statement: Name, title, media, statement about work and choice of pioneer
Return postage, if you want it returned.
Please note: As there is no insurance for this show, xerox copies are recommended. If works are for sale, interested parties will contact you directly.
This exhibition will expose Bioneer audiences to the importance and contributions of important pioneer ecoartists, and witness an inspirational trajectory of creative, innovative and educational work about environmental/social justice issues that is being passed on to the next generation of ecoartists and environmental activists.
Artists in the environmental and social justice art movement, as the artists in this exhibition, are testaments to the power of art to create change, to heal damaged environments and communities, to give voice to the silenced and oppressed, and to educate, advocate and provide hope for a healthy survival.
For information, please email or call
Andrée Thompson: 510 841 0588 or Sharon Siskin: 510 486 8118