International Deadline: June 1, 2018 – We invite
artists to collaborate with scientists to create art for an exhibit that
explores the lives of wild animals in urban areas and the human
responses to this shared territory. Our goal is to encourage the viewing
public to take an active role in healthy co-existence with urban
Submitted artwork should reflect the artist’s effort to explore,
through a combination of independent research and collaboration with
scientific experts, the basic biology of their selected animal or
animals, its urban ecology, and the ways it interacts with humans.
The exhibit premieres at the Rhode Island School of Design ISB Gallery
from July 25 through August 22, 2018 and then moves to ArtProv Gallery
from October 3 through November 9, 2018. From there, it will travel to
other venues to be determined.
Open to all local, national and international artists working in any
media including animation, architecture, digital media, film video,
glass, illustration, mixed media, painting, photography, and sculpture.
The artwork could consider the following themes:
Visit us online or details of above theme categories.
Michele Aucoin, Gallery Director/ ArtProv Gallery, Charles Brown,
Biologist, RI Department of Environmental Management, Susan Doyle,
Associate Professor / Illustration Department Head / RISD, Traer Scott,
Photographer / Creature Conserve Board Member, and Dr. Lucy Spelman, Zoo
and Wildlife Veterinarian / Creature Conserve Founder.
$500 Jurors’ Choice, $250 Honorable Mention.
$10 is due for each submission. If you are unable to afford the fee,
Creature Conserve has a limited amount of funding it can use offset the
cost… see details
Read complete Prospectus and apply online.
Accepted artists notified June 10, 2018.
While at RISD, the works will not be for sale. At ArtProv, the commission is 50%.
June 1, 2018 Submission deadline
June 10, 2018 Accepted artists notified
July 1, 2018 Process materials due
July 10-15, 2018 Delivery to RISD
July 25-Aug 22, 2018 RISD ISB Gallery Exhibit
Oct 3-Nov 9, 2018 ArtProv Gallery Exhibit
Creature Conserve is a non-profit outreach organization dedicated to
bringing artists and scientists together to foster sustained and
informed support for animal conservation before it is too late.
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