A Call for Artists

In celebration of their 40th anniversary, and in response to the devastating impact of Covid-19 on the immigrant and arts communities, International House of Charlotte presents: The Journey: Art Competition and Exhibit. Immigrant artists are invited to submit an art piece that represents their journey to the United States. Ten of the artists will be chosen by a community committee to participate in an exhibit hosted by Charlotte Art League where the public will be invited to show their support by donating to vote on their favorite art piece. The winning artist, whose artwork raises the most, will receive $4,000 and be chosen to paint a large, canvas mural that will be showcased at International House. Submit a digital image, JPGs should be approximately 18x36, minimum of 2500 x 3750 pixels, the best quality will be approximately 6000 x 9000 pixels. Artists should name the JPG with their first initial, last name. Along with the JPG, complete and submit the application form to identify the title, media, and a narrative for the art piece. Applications can be completed at Form.jotform.com/210844906147154. Contact swilliams@ihclt.org, for any questions. Submissions: Open Through June 4, 2021.