WEAD l Ecological Maintenance Art is a group exhibition comprised of artists who are members of the WEAD, Women Environmental Artists Directory, and whose work speaks to taking care of the planet and sustaining nature as a form of social justice.
The selected works will be presented June 15 – September 28, 2012 at the Marin Community Foundation (MCF) offices in Novato, California. An opening reception will be on June 28. Approximately 150-170 pieces will be selected with no more than three works per artist. 2D only from artists outside the Bay Area, and also 3D if the artist lives in the Bay Area and can deliver works. Entry Deadline is May 2nd. The show is open to all US based artists 18 yrs. and older who are currently members of WEAD–Women Environmental Artist Directory, or become members by May 2, 2012.
TO BECOME A WEAD MEMBER: email firstname.lastname@example.org with the exhibit name in the subject line, for complete information and instructions.
WEAD mission: Focusing on women’s unique perspectives we collaborate internationally to further the field and understanding of ecological and social justice art.
EVERYONE IS WELCOME AND INVITED TO JOIN WEAD AS A MEMBER
ACTIVIST ARTS PROFESSIONALS, NON ARTS PROFESSIONALS, ALL GENDERS
Susan Leibovitz Steinman – Artist and co-founder of WEAD (Oakland, CA)
Bonnie Sherk – Artist and Founder & Director of Life Frames, Inc. & A Living Library
(San Francisco, CA)
Gloria F. Orenstein – Professor of Comparative Literature and Gender Studies at USC
(Los Angeles, CA)
Randy Jayne Rosenberg – Curator for Art Works for Change (San Francisco, CA)
Patricia Watts – Founder/west coast curator of ecoartspace (CA)
AWARDS will be given for 1st ($500), 2nd ($300), and 3rd place ($100)
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