The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) is seeking submissions for:
In/Out – Light/Dark: Women in the Heights and Art in Our Time
This year’s exhibition will be presented online. In these unprecedented times of political turmoil and a worldwide pandemic, women artists continue to lead the way by shedding light on important issues, building bridges, questioning boundaries, and envisioning a better world. Artists are invited to submit works on the theme: In/Out, Dark/Light (All media will be reviewed, and theme interpretation is up to the artist.)
Curated by Andrea Arroyo
Eligibility: Open to self-identified women artists working or residing in El Barrio, Inwood, Washington Heights or Harlem. Above 110th Street on the West Side (west of 5th Ave) and above 96th Street on the East Side (east of 5th Ave).
Visual artworks in all fine art media will be considered. All images submitted must be ready for inclusion in the online gallery. Please check that the images are cropped, color corrected, not blurry and contain no text (other than text that is part of the artwork). For assistance, review NoMAA’s Practical Steps for Digital Image Preparation with Patricia Miranda on our YouTube channel HERE
Please submit up to 2 jpg or png images (100 dpi, max 800px x 800px, sized less than 1mb)
Label images as follows:
Last Name_First Name_Title_Media_Size_Year_Price.jpg
(e.g.: Smith_Maria_Woman in Blue_Acrylic on canvas_12x12in_2020_100.jpg)
Be sure to not use special characters in your file name, such as $ <> ? / \ ” * : + =
Use only letters, numbers and hyphens ( – ) or underscores ( _ )
Spoken word work
Spoken word works must be submitted by video, maximum 3 minutes. Cell phone quality video is sufficient. Upload to Vimeo as a public video, and submit the link (example: https://vimeo.com/419780487). Vimeo tutorial “How to make a video on your phone” HERE
Submission Deadline: February 28, 2021
March 15- exhibition is live online
March 18, 7:30 pm – online opening reception
April 1, 7:30 pm – online artist talk
Sales of artworks are not conducted by NoMAA. However, a price list will be available. NoMAA will forward any inquiries directly to the artist to handle the sale. We suggest a donation to NoMAA of 15% of the sales price.
Images of the artwork may be used by NoMAA for promotion of the exhibit (for non-commercial purposes only).
If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org