In partnership with the Women’s March on Washington, we are creating an open call for art to arm those gathered with visual messaging to amplify the voice of this monumental grassroots movement.
Artwork Distribution: A minimum of 30,000 posters and nine large-scale banners will be produced from this public call. Posters and banners will be made available free of charge to participants in the march in Washington, DC. Distribution points will be set up around the city with this free artwork, information to follow in early January.
Submission Details: Artists should submit artwork that can be used as a hand-held banner and/or poster, see dimension details below. All artwork should be inspired by the mission and values detailed by the WMW manifesto attached.
Who Can Apply: This submission process is open to all female-identifying artists located within the United States. Please note that you do not need to be a United States citizen to apply. The panel administering the selection process is committed to ensuring that the artwork reflects women and femme expressive people of all backgrounds.
Deadline for Submission: 2PM on January 8th, 2017
Selection Process: Artwork will be chosen by January 10, 2017 from an intersectional group of judges including Carmen Perez and Paola Mendoza from the WMW, Cleo Barnett from the Amplifier Foundation, independent artist Swoon, and Jess X. Snow and Favianna Rodriguezfrom Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative.
What We Need:
Poster Dimensions: 18in wide x 24in high
Banner Dimensions: 16ft wide x 4ft high
Formatting: Please note that each individual submission must be under 5MB and we will ask for high resolution images if chosen. All art should be created as layered files if possible for printing purposes.
Compensation: For each artwork chosen the artist will receive a $500 grant.