Call For Entries: 23rd Annual NO DEAD ARTISTS

Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans hosts an annual call for artists for an International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art. The exhibition itself is installed in the gallery for the entire month of September, with an opening reception in conjunction with the Arts District New Orleans’ First Saturday Gallery Openings on September 7, 2019.

NO DEAD ARTISTS is an International open call for artists, open to living artists of all ages, emerging and established, working throughout the world. All mediums are accepted including, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, design, glass, metalwork, photography, video, performance, mixed media and installation art.

Each application must be accompanied by an ENTRY FEE of $35.00 made through Paypal once you have completed the submission process.

Each entrant is allotted up to five image/video submissions and three details for each. All images must be in .jpg format and videos in .mov format. All works must be for sale.

Any winning entry will be subject to a standard 50% gallery sales commission in the event that it is sold.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE June 17, 2019
FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENT July 20, 2019
EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION September 7, 2019
EXHIBITION CLOSES September 28, 2019
For more information: http://www.jonathanferraragallery.com/call-for-artists

Hispanic Artists~September 30

Dedans 2  by  Juan Downey

1964 / Color intaglio / 15 1/4”x13 3/4” / Edition of 40

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Ballerina  by  Priscilla Monge

2000 / Mixed media / 15 3/4”x9”x10 1/5” / Tate Gallery, London

Hispanic Artists~September 29

Mallasa  by  María Luisa Pacheco

1980 / Oil on canvas / 50”x39” / Museum of Republic Bank Art Collection, Bogota, Colombia

 

Corona de Espina  by
Rubén Ortiz Torres

1991 / Lithograph and Woodcut
/ 20 7/8”x14 3/4”
/ Edition of 40

Self Portraits~August 28

Self-Portrait Exaggerating My Negroid Features  by  Adrian Piper

1981 / Pencil on paper / 10”x8” / The Eileen Harris Norton Collection

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Self Portrait as a Heel  by  Jean-Michel Basquiat

1982–1982 / Acrylic and Oilstick on Canvas / 50”x40” / Private Collection

Pride Month~ June 30

 

Zanele Muholi (Born 1972)
South African artist and self-described visual activist
https://www.guggenheim.org/artwork/artist/zanele-muholi

Bester V (Mayotte) / 2015 / Silver Gelatin Print / Paper: 23 3/4″x20″

 

 

 

 

Kehinde Wiley (Born 1977)
Applies the visual vocabulary of heroic portraits to contemporary subjects
http://akkad-design.com/KehindeWiley/Gallery/index_Bio.html

Three Graces / 2005 / Oil and enamel on canvas / 72″x96″

March 29~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Judy Chicago (Born 1939)
American feminist artist, art educator, and writer known for large collaborative art installations
https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/chicago-judy

Female Rejection Drawing from the Rejection Quintet / 1974 / Colored pencil and graphite on paper / 40”x30”

 

Carrie Mae Weems (Born 1953)
African-American photographer, performance artist, activist, filmmaker, and videographer
http://carriemaeweems.net/bio.html

Untitled (Kitchen Table Series) / 1990 / Gelatin silver print / 27 1/4”x27”

February 23~ African-American visual artists

Senga Nengudi (Born 1943)
African-American artist combining sculpture, performance, and installation
https://www.nga.gov/features/exhibitions/outliers-and-american-vanguard-artist-biographies/senga-nengudi.html

Untitled / 1976 / Nylon, pantyhose, sand, and cardboard roll / 72”x53”x17″

 

Maren Hassinger (Born 1947)
African-American artist working in sculpture, installation, performance, and video
https://hammer.ucla.edu/now-dig-this/artists/maren-hassinger/

Wrenching News (detail) / 2008; Shredded, twisted, and wrapped New York Times newspapers / 12”x72”x72”