Call for Artists – Yonkers: Nuestra Comunidad (Yonkers, Our Community)

Call for Artists – Yonkers: Nuestra Comunidad (Yonkers, Our Community)

This Deadline Expired: Monday, August 28, 2017

The Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board is accepting submissions from artists for an exhibit at the Yonkers Riverfront Library during National Hispanic Heritage Month. The theme of the exhibit is Yonkers: Nuestra Comunidad (Yonkers: Our Community).

The artwork should connect to some aspect of the Latino community in the City of Yonkers and while also representing and honoring Latino culture in a positive way. The event at which the artwork will be displayed is geared to create a community awareness of our rich Hispanic culture and unity amongst all communities in Yonkers in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

The art will be displayed at The Riverfront Library of the Yonkers Public Library at 1 Larkin Plaza, which overlooks the Hudson River and the stunning Yonkers Downtown Waterfront (http://yonkersdowntown.com), starting on September 7, 2017. The artwork will remain on display until September 27, 2017 (subject to change).

APPLICATION:

The application is by email submission only to haifabintkadi@gmail.com of the following:

  • Submission in 300 dpi jpgs only (no tiffs, pdfs, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Corresponding image list (all jpg image(s) and titles should correspond in entry form)
  • Single-page artist statement and single-page paragraph describing submitted work
  • Image Identification Sheet attached to email containing:
    1. Your name
    2. Number of each digital image (from 1-3)
    3. Title of work (please indicate whether digital image is a detail)
    4. Medium
    5. Dimensions
    6. Date of work
    7. Price, if artwork is for sale
  • Completed waiver form on the day of drop-off
  •  All work must be wired, NO saw tooth hangers. Any work not wired will be rejected. Only New work created after 2016.

    SUBMISSIONS:
    All submissions should be emailed to Edgar Santana edgar@edgarsantana.com.

Rachel Bomze

Bomze sees painting as mark making, where drawings become meshed into paintings.…

Bomze sees painting as mark making, where drawings become meshed into paintings.…

Bomze sees painting as mark making, where drawings become meshed into paintings.…

Wendy Raskas Greenberg

Wendy is a Self-taught Collage Artist. The main focus of her Mixed Media Collage Work is to intermingle the old with the…

Wendy is a Self-taught Collage Artist. The main focus of her Mixed Media Collage Work is to intermingle the old with the new. I push boundaries to create & discover different processes in which to incorporate…

Wendy is a Self-taught Collage Artist. The main focus of her Mixed Media Collage Work is to intermingle the old with the new. I push boundaries to create & discover different processes in which to incorporate images of older,…

DeMelas / Checchia

DeMelas/Checchia the collaborative work of InLiquid artist members Pete Checchia and Anthony DeMelas.…

DeMelas/Checchia the collaborative work of InLiquid artist members Pete Checchia and Anthony DeMelas.…

DeMelas/Checchia the collaborative work of InLiquid artist members Pete Checchia and Anthony DeMelas.…

Ellen Lana Abraham

My art is a hybrid of the figurative and the abstract.The satire and cartoon imagery of my youthful artwork began to evolve…

My art is a hybrid of the figurative and the abstract.The satire and cartoon imagery of my youthful artwork began to evolve as I grew more familiar with German Expressionism, American Social Realism and…

My art is a hybrid of the figurative and the abstract.The satire and cartoon imagery of my youthful artwork began to evolve as I grew more familiar with German Expressionism, American Social Realism and Abstract Expressionism.…

Joe Vescovich

Joe Vescovich's pieces are full of texture, layers and depth that can and need to be walked around and viewed form different…

Joe Vescovich's pieces are full of texture, layers and depth that can and need to be walked around and viewed form different points and perspectives. He engages the viewer to be active in the experience…

Joe Vescovich's pieces are full of texture, layers and depth that can and need to be walked around and viewed form different points and perspectives. He engages the viewer to be active in the experience by encouraging interaction…

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