EARTH ACTION ART SHOW
Raw climate data can be overwhelming and difficult to internalize. We believe art can provide a valuable perspective to help us connect with climate change. If you have climate or environmentally themed art, we would love to showcase it!
The focus of Earth Action Initiative is direct action, consequently we conceived the art show as an opportunity to raise funds for mini action grants. Following the art show these mini action grants will be awarded in our local community through a proposal process decided upon by the Earth Action Initiative Organizing Committee.
In addition to many more works from local artists, we are pleased to announce the 2020 Earth Action Art Show will also feature an interactive ocean plastics piece by Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang. The Langs have been huge supporters of our conference and mission since its inception, we are truly grateful for their continued participation in and advocacy for environmental justice.
Richard and Judith have been collecting bits of plastic from Kehoe Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore in Northern California, since 1999. They have rambled 1000 meters of tideline of this one beach hundreds of times to gather plastic debris washing out of the Pacific Ocean and from this one beach have collected over two tons of material. By carefully collecting and "curating" the bits of plastic, they fashion it into works of art that matter-of-factly show, with minimal artifice, the material as it is.
To learn more about their work, please visit their website.
The submission Form is Now Open.
1. Open to all artists in north america
2. original artwork only
3. FREE to enter!
Framed work must be wired and ready to hang.
Submissions of all art forms will be considered, including performance arts, films, audio, etc..
Use this form for ONE piece of art only. If you would like to submit multiple pieces for considered, please submit a new form for each piece.
File name format: LastName_Title.jpg. Maximum file size is 2 MB. If you cannot fulfill the size requirements, please email us the relevant files or links for the work.
Accepted submissions must be hand-delivered or shipped at cost to artist, unfortunately we cannot cover shipping costs, however we intend on having an online exhibit where your work will be featured and available for purchase.
Art work sales, choose one of three options: donate all proceeds to EAI, 60/40 split, or not for sale.
Entries Due ———————————————————— March 6, 2020
Notice Of Acceptance ——————————————— March 16, 2020
Drop Off ————————————— March 30 - April 3, 2020
Postage Deadline ————————————————— March 31, 2020
Exhibition Date ————————————————————April 12, 2020
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