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2nd Annual Telling Our Stories: Veteran Artists in Our Community Open Call for Artwork

October 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm


The WMAI invites all active duty or retired service members, veterans, and reservists to submit art to the upcoming exhibition at the Workhouse Arts Center. The show will feature works representing personal identities of each veteran expressed through their artworks and art pursuits in whatever form that takes. WMAI would like to challenge general assumptions about what a veteran is by opening the conversation about who they are, or what interests them within and beyond that title. The purpose of the show is to create a space for expression and reflection for veterans while sharing and engaging with the campus and larger community. The exhibit will include a variety of media and original artwork. A short bio will be included with the artwork  highlighting the Veterans military and artistic background. We open this exhibition on Veterans Day to raise awareness to the fact that Veterans are contributing members of society and of the artistic community.


Only original artwork from active duty or retired service members, veterans, and reservists will be considered.

3D work can not exceed a 15″ foot print. If work is fragile student may be asked to provide a case.

Only one work can be submitted per person.

Every submission must include this completed and signed submission form, an image of the work to be displayed and a short bio about the artist including Military background.
Forms, Bios and Images (Hi-RES, 300 dpi or greater) must be digitally sent to registrar@workhousearts.org no later then Friday November 1st.

Artwork should be framed and ready to hang  and/or display. No saw-tooth hangers. Each framed work should come with hanging wire properly installed on the rear of the frame.

ALL Work must be delivered to the Workhouse Arts Center by Thursday, November 7th. Show is Installed on November 8th. Exhibition opens in building 9A on Saturday November 9th during our Veterans Day Open House from 12pm -6pm.

Work will be on view from November 9th, 2019 through January 5th, 2020 in building 9A. Limited viewing hours of exhibition space will include: Weds – Sat, 10am -4pm.

Unsold artwork must be picked up by Jan 10th.

2nd Annual Telling Our Stories Open Call – CLICK LINK to Download PDF Prospectus


October 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am
November 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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