Create! Magazine is pleased to announce an international open call for women artists. We are passionate about highlighting work by contemporary female (identifying as female) creatives and are dedicating the spring 2020 edition to this group.
GUEST CURATOR: LIEZEL STRAUSS | FOUNDER OF ART GIRL RISING AND CO-FOUNDER OF SUBJECT MATTER ART
South African-born Liezel Strauss is passionate about addressing the under-representation of women artists across the art world and in 2018 the idea for Art Girl Rising sparked. Her creative endeavours span four continents over a decade and she has spoken widely on the positive value of art around the world.
Liezel is also the co-founder and director of Subject Matter and in 2019 was named one of UN Women’s top 100 female innovators worldwide, as part of their She Innovates Global programme.
ABOUT CREATE! MAGAZINE
We connect our artists to a larger audience by featuring work in international print issues, our website and social media platforms.Create! Magazine promotes fresh, unique contemporary art from around the world. Each issue is filled with vibrant art, craft, design, and inspiring stories of the makers behind it.
ELIGIBILITY: All international artists 18 and older who are female or identify as a female are welcome to apply with works in any medium: painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, mixed media, installation and more. A university degree is not required to participate in our open call.
SUBMISSION FEE: $35 for 3 individual artwork images
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 3+ jpeg images of individual artworks, a text (word or text) document with a bio and artist statement, website or social media link, and your email address. Please see our Submittable form for further details.
SELECTED ARTISTS: If your work is selected by our guest juror, you will receive a custom designed two-page spread in both the print and digital versions of the magazine that will include your artist biography, website, and two images. Published artists will be sent a complimentary digital issue and will be listed as a participating artist in your issue on both our website and social media. We also promote artists individually via blog and social media posts that reach over 125,000 total followers worldwide. All featured artists will automatically be considered for any upcoming curatorial projects, not limited to art fairs, exhibitions, and gallery projects organized by our team.
WHERE TO FIND: Print copies of Create! Magazine are available in our online shop and at several global retail locations in London, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Ft. Lauderdale, Wilmington (DE), and more. Digital issues can always be purchased on our website.
DEADLINE: February 2, 2020 (Midnight EST)
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