OUR MISSION IS TO EXHIBIT SOCIALLY-ENGAGED ART AND LITERATURE,
FOSTER DIALOGUE AND POLLINATE CREATIVITY. JOIN US!
Home Stories: A Celebration of Community & Identity
Presented by the Young Women of GirlForward + Austin Bat Cave
This summer, Austin Bat Cave volunteers led a week-long photography and writing workshop with students from GirlForward, a nonprofit that works with girls ages 14-21 who identify as refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers. The participants were taught about lighting, framing, exposure, and other elements that are important to consider when taking a photo. All the girls were given cameras to use during the week to document their homes, families, friends, and neighbors. Then, they wrote about these photographs as a way to explore their homes and communities—here and afar. The resulting exhibition, Home Stories: A Celebration of Community & Identity, highlights the visions, voices, and identities of these young artists. Their photographs and personal narratives tell many stories. They also offer a chance to step inside the diverse communities that make up our vibrant city.
The opening reception for Home Stories: A Celebration of Community & Identity will be on Saturday, August 3rd, from 5:30-7:30pm. The exhibit will go through Saturday, August 31st. After the opening, it can be seen during gallery hours on Saturdays August 10th, 17th and 24th from 12pm to 5pm or by appointment.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: ATTENTION ALL FARMER-ARTISTS!
This September, Prizer will host the 7th Annual Farmer as Artist show, an exhibition that explores connections between farming and creativity.
We are currently looking for submissions from artists who also work in agriculture. If you are a farmer and an artist, we want you to submit! All mediums considered - photography, video, painting, sculpture, mixed media, poetry/writing, fibers, metals, woodworking, and more.
Please email an image of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org and include dimensions. Also include the farm where you work.
Deadline for Submissions: Friday, August 9th
Questions? Email us at email@example.com
Please share this information with any farmer-artists you know!
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