Juror: Ian Alden Russell, Ph.D., Curator of
David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University
Concept: Intolerance is itself, a form of violence…and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit. -Mahatma Gandhi
We are living in a time of heightened intolerance, anger and hardened frontiers. How can creative discourse open up a diverse, respectful dialogue? Can art melt the hardened confines of convictions, broaden the perimeters of comfort and bigotry, free us of our self-imposed boxed-in existences, and allow us to see beyond our own, familiar perspectives? The proposed exhibition gives a forum to creative voices of tolerance that search to reach beyond limitations and to speak to all of humanity in a world of radical and profound divisiveness.
Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2018.
Exhibition Dates: Saturday, April 7 – Saturday April 28, 2018.
Entry Fee: Each artist may submit 3 entries for $30. Judging will be done from digital files. Fees are non-refundable.
Eligibility: Open to works of any medium including performance and installation. 3D limited to 100 lbs and must fit through a 5’10” x 6’8” door. 2D must fit through said door.
Guidelines: Work should be submitted either electronically via email to [email protected] with “Intolerance as Violence” in the subject line or by mail on a CD or USB thumb drive.
Files should contain jpeg images of work; an image list that contains artist name, address, phone numbers, email, title of work, year completed, medium, dimension (h x w x d) and price.
Jpegs must be 300 dpi and maximum 1024 pixels on the longest side. Video Submissions MUST be in either low resolution or H.264 format.
Extra detail images will NOT be sent to the juror. One image per submission.
Image Name: TitleofWork_WxHxD (dimensions) e.g: Untitled_5x7x1.jpg
Notification of Acceptance: Hera Gallery will contact artists by Wednesday, March 1st regarding the inclusion of their artwork in Intolerance as Violence.
Artwork Delivery: Local delivery instructions will be sent to all accepted artists.
Return Shipping: Artist is responsible for all shipping costs and shipping containers. Artist must include prepaid return shipping label.
Sales Commission: Hera Gallery retains a 30% sales commission.
Insurance: Although the utmost care will be taken in handling your work, Hera Gallery assumes no responsibility for damage, loss, or theft. Artists are responsible for their own insurance.
Photography/Publicity: Hera Gallery reserves the right to photograph work for publicity. By entering this exhibition, you agree to the use of your name, likeness, certain personal information, and artwork in any publicity material or documentation developed for the exhibition.
Digital Submission to:
Subject Title: Intolerance as Violence
Please allow 72 HOURS for processing.
Online Payment: Visit heragallery.org and use the PayPal “Donate” Button
Send Check and/or CD Submission to:
Hera Gallery, PO Box 336
Wakefield, RI 02880 Attn: Intolerance as Violence