Force

Force

This Deadline Expired: Friday, January 15, 2021

IncuArts Gallery invites artists to submit work for the upcoming exhibition, Force.

Force explores ideas related to the forces that govern our lives, both seen and unseen. What influences your experiences- excessive or deadly force, judicial and social injustices, notions of cultural “norms”, gender, race or ethnicity, sexual orientation, or economic disparities? Are religious, spiritual, or political forces at work? How do you react to these forces? How do they influence your work?
Entry Deadline: January 15, 2021
Selections Announced- January 23, 2021
Exhibition Dates – February 1 – 28, 2021
Selected artists will have their work featured in the online exhibition and via social media platforms.
Artists of all media are encouraged to apply.
Women, people of color, LGBTQ+, and other community members are encouraged to apply.
Each artwork will be considered based upon the merit of individual images submitted by each artist.

*Entries will be reviewed on a weekly basis until the deadline. Artists are strongly advised to submit their entries early.*

Please see the Calls for Entries page for submission details:
https://www.incuarts.com/force

I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm creating both complex and compact environments that enliven personal residences, gallery walls, and city streets. In work ranging from large scale sculptural installations, and living compilations, to miniature assemblage and mixed media works on paper, nature is my rubric and my compass. This is the way I make connections between human interests and the environment that surrounds us. 

Simultaneously, nature is my metaphor and material. Grafting together a variety of flat and dimensional elements is not uncommon in my practice.
In different ways, I'll incorporate earth, vines, flowers, roots, seeds, pigment, and wax into sculpture, and mixed media works on paper, more akin to assemblage. Nature and plants frequently act as metaphors for our human experience as they are passively or overtly layered or stitched amidst found imagery, maps, photographs, and words.
Susan Benarcik
Susan Benarcik

I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm…

I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm creating both complex and compact environments that enliven personal residences,…

I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm creating both complex and compact environments that enliven personal residences, gallery walls, and…

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

Patricia Moss‑Vreeland
Patricia Moss‑Vreeland
Laura Petrovich-Cheney's work focuses on resurrecting debris found in the natural environment. Her autobiography and the environment inform her work as she documents place and experience.
Laura Petrovich-Cheney
Laura Petrovich-Cheney

Laura Petrovich-Cheney's work focuses on resurrecting debris found in the natural environment. Her autobiography and…

Laura Petrovich-Cheney's work focuses on resurrecting debris found in the natural environment. Her autobiography and the environment inform her work as she documents place and experience.…

Laura Petrovich-Cheney's work focuses on resurrecting debris found in the natural environment. Her autobiography and the environment inform her work as she documents place and experience.…

Clare Finin is an artist, researcher, and non-profit hustler currently based in Philadelphia, PA.
Clare Finin
Clare Finin

Clare Finin is an artist, researcher, and non-profit hustler currently based in Philadelphia, PA. …

Clare Finin is an artist, researcher, and non-profit hustler currently based in Philadelphia, PA. …

Clare Finin is an artist, researcher, and non-profit hustler currently based in Philadelphia, PA. …

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