Call for Submissions Target Gallery’ In My Head, In My Body
U.S. National Deadline: July 7, 2020 – The Target Gallery, national exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, promotes high standards of art by continuously exploring new ideas through the visual media in a schedule of national and international exhibitions.
In this all – media group exhibition, the artwork delves into the human psyche to explore themes surrounding mental health and its relationship to your physical heath. This exhibition will challenge common misconceptions the topic as well as allow space for the selected artists to express their experiences, struggles, and triumphs through their work.
On display October 31 – December 13, 2020.
Shanti Norris is chief curator for the Integrated Arts and Healing program at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute in Fairfax, VA. The project includes a permanent art collection of over 500 works of art, an onsite permanent art gallery and an artist-in-residence program with 16 artists working with patients on a daily basis.
Shanti is Co-Founder and Executive Director emeritus of Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, where she founded the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, one of the first of its kind in the country. She initiated Smith Center’s hospital Artist-in-Residence programs at area hospitals and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
A non-refundable $35 entry fee includes submission for 3 pieces of artwork—each work may include one image along with only one detail image per work.
Artists are responsible for shipping their work to the gallery in sturdy, reusable boxes. Return shipping must be prepaid and enclosed with artwork.
A commission of 40% will be taken on all works sold as a result of this exhibition.
Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314