Call for Artists Submission for “Square Foot of War “Open Exhibition February 8th 2013-March 8th 201 | Arts & Culture
OXFORD, OH (FOX19) - The Oxford Community Art Center (OCAC) is seeking submissions for “SQUARE FOOT OF WAR” from local and regional artists. All entry forms must be submitted no later than January 11th, 2013.
Inspired by the book, Shade It Black: Death and After in Iraq by Jess Goodell with John Hearn, the Oxford Community Arts Center is accepting entries for an open exhibition, Square Foot of War. Shade It Black is a haunting book by former marine Jess Goodell and describes her service in Iraq with the Mortuary Affairs Unit. Her absorbing account raises issues of evolving perspectives regarding gender relations, service, violence, courage, loss and strength. The OCAC is seeking entries that relate to these issues and the multi-faceted, traumatic effect of war… not just the war in Iraq.”
Any medium, genre and style may be submitted. All artworks must be 12” x 12” or sculpture may be 1 cubic foot. Entry forms are available in the OCAC office, at www.Oxarts.org , or by emailing email@example.com . There is no submission fee required.
The exhibition will run from February 8th through March 1st, 2013 and be open to the public.
The Oxford Community Art Center is a not for profit arts center that serves the Oxford community with art exhibitions, theater productions, concerts, ballroom dance lessons, children’s after school and summer education programs, adult education programs and workshops , artist studios, and a summer gardening program and many other events. It is housed in the historic building which used to be the Oxford College for Women and has undergone extensive renovation.
The Oxford Community Arts Center is located at 10 S. College Avenue, in Oxford, Ohio. For additional information contact the offices at 513-524-8506, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the website at www.oxarts.org. Office hours are Monday – Friday 10am-6pm and Saturdays from 10am-2pm.