30th SOLO MUJERES OPEN CALL TO ARTISTS

In commemoration of International Women’s Day the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts is having its 30th Solo Mujeres exhibition.

Solo Mujeres

Deadline to send entries:

* February 16, 2016 * Selected artists will be notified by:
February 18, 2016
* Installation starts: February 23, 2016
* Opening reception: March 9, 2016
* Work retrieval period: April 18, 2016- April 23, 2016

War, Woes, and Transformations
March 9, 2016- April 16, 2016

MCCLA’s Gallery Department is seeking women artists who will voice valor, intellect, trauma, survival, or forced migration as a consequence of war. MCCLA has a marvelous history working towards the promotion of Latina/o art & culture, but also welcomes any artists that are non-Latino/a. Be a part of our history by contributing your artistic vision. Past shows have displayed traditional work as well as contemporary media such as installation and video. MCCLA welcomes any scope of work that encompasses the theme. If you are interested in participating please contact our Gallery Coordinator at gallery@missionculturalcenter.org

Entries should submit the following

* Bio
* Contact information
* 3 images of most current work
* Images of the work you want to show. Format .jpeg or sketches of intended work
* All images of artwork should include title, medium, dimensions, and value
* Artist statement including how the work is related to the theme of the show
* Entry fee: $15 in form of a check or money order made payable to:
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts Gallery 2nd floor 2868 Mission ST. San Francisco, CA 94110. (415) 643-2775

*Note: Web links preferred for viewing bio, CV, or current work. No Facebook links. Any submission missing any required elements will be disqualified and will not be reviewed.

Entries must be submitted by February 16 by 5pm by email gallery@missionculturalcenter.org or in person to Angelica at: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts Gallery 2nd floor 2868 Mission ST. San Francisco, CA 94110.

Ongoing exhibition:
“Mexicanos al Grito de Guerra: We didn’t cross the borders, the borders crossed us”

Mexicanos Al Grito

January 16, 2016- February 13, 2016
Opening reception: January 16, 2016. 6pm-10pm.
Gallery hours 2nd floor: Tuesday- Saturday 10am-5pm

Entrada a la Galeria el dia de la recepcion (GRATIS)
$2 - precio de entrada a la Galeria - cualquier otro dia

“Mexicanos al Grito de Guerra: We didn’t cross the borders, the borders crossed us” poses a bilateral reflection within groups of graphic artists, creators, and activists on both sides of the border between Mexico and U.S.A. The group of artists simultaneously launched this initiative in San Francisco and Mexico by Talleres Populares 28 de Julio, and Escuela de Cultura Popular aAMartires del ’68.

Individual artists and graphic art collectives who the majority are immersed in social movements will present works of diverse formats and techniques such as; etching, silk screening, painting, etc.… Some collectives participating are ECPM68, TP28J, Sublevarte, Justseeds, Coryceps, Negro Semilla, Rexiste, Tinta Negra, Dignidad Rebelde, Political Grdilock, TANA, Art Hazelwood, and others.