For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Matthew Bizoe
Marketing & Events Manager
269.983.0271
marketing@krasl.org
KRASL ART CENTER CALL FOR ARTISTS
JUNE 8, 2020. ST. JOSEPH, MICH - Krasl Art Center seeks to showcase select regional artist projects that have been created as a result of the 2020 executive orders for shelter-in-place. Projects will be displayed in KAC’s art lab gallery as part of an intimate group exhibition. The art lab is a 367 square foot venue dedicated to experimentation, installation and contemporary art. 

Artist projects must be the result of the recent shelter-in-place executive orders. 

Projects may refelct:  
  • Innovations in materials due to limited access to supplies
  • Shifts in content or concepts as a direct result of shelter-in-place
  • An increase in time available to devote to artistic practice, resulting in new work

What is allowed?
  • Original artworks & artist projects
  • Individual and collaborative projects 
  • All media  
  • Suggested limitation of 1-3 artworks per artist/art collaborative

To have your artwork or project considered, please submit the following:
  • Brief description of the artwork(s) or project proposed for display
  • Digital images of the proposed work (informal photographs are ok)
  • Brief artist statement or link to artist website

Timeline:
  • Entry Deadline: July 6, 2020
  • Artists Notified By: July 20, 2020
  • Artwork Delivered Onsite By: August 24, 2020
  • Exhibition Dates: September 4 - November 29, 2020

For more information and specific details on the art lab gallery and additional opportunities for artists, visit https://krasl.org/art/artist-opportunities/
The art lab is KAC's experimental gallery space. You will often see it change dramatically when you visit. It was painted lavender for 2019 exhibitions Resiliency and the 2019 Members' Exhibition: Resiliency (shown above). Photography by Jordon Makela.
Artist Norwood Vivano combined glass blowing, population shift data, and vinyl in the art lab during his exhibition: Manufacturing Cities in summer 2019.
Ongoing Matter transformed the art lab into an experimental graphic design exhibition. Black walls were the background to protest-inspired posters that provided a visual narrative to the Muller Report, Part 1. Photography by Jordon Makela.
About Krasl Art Center:
Krasl Art Center is a nonprofit art museum and learning center that enriches the lives of people living in or visiting Southwest Michigan by delivering enlightening art experiences through diverse education opportunities, meaningful events, and high quality exhibits and collections. KAC’s mission is to inspire meaningful change and strengthen community through the visual arts. To learn more, visit krasl.org.
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