GENDERX:  VIRTUAL JURIED ART SHOW

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NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS

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EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 8, 2020

COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN TO ARTISTS FROM OUTSIDE THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES. 

NO LIMITATIONS ON SIZE.

​NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE:  9/21/2020

​ONLINE OPENING ONLINE RECEPTION:  10/31/2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Labyrinth is here to help spread the word about accessible resources to artists during the COVID19 Crisis:

 

ABOUT US:

Here at Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc., we’re committed to investing our expertise and resources in order to further achieve our cause. Since 2014, we’ve been supporting our community members in a variety of ways and measuring our success not by monetary size, but by more qualitative measurements such as the scale and effectiveness of our efforts. Just imagine what we can achieve together!

 

GENDER X: REGIONAL JURIED ART SHOW NYC:

GENDER X: SEARCHING INTO SOCIAL CONVENTIONS

VIRTUAL JURIED ART SHOW

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY: MIDNIGHT, SEPTEMBER 8, 2020

 

GENDER X: SEARCHING INTO SOCIAL CONVENTIONS

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ART SHOW WILL BE TRANSITIONED TO AN ONLINE PLATFORM DUE TO THE COVID-19 CRISES.

WHAT THIS MEANS:

EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM , TWITTER, AND ALL FACEBOOK PAGES

​EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN TO ARTISTS FROM OUTSIDE THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES. 

NO LIMITATIONS ON SIZE.

​NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE:   TBA

​OPENING ONLINE RECEPTION:  TBA.

MORE VIEWS, MORE OPPORTUNITIES!

Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. and Pride Center of Staten Island, are proud to announce their curatorial  collaboration for

GENDER X: SEARCHING INTO SOCIAL CONVENTIONS

along with Exhibition Chairs Elaine Mendez and Fritz Weiss.

Artist’s from  the Northeast Region of the United States (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Delaware, and Maryland.)  are invited to submit their work through

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As well as looking for skill in the use of a variety of materials, we look for how well that medium relates to the concept or movement, and how fully the artist’s intention or concept is presented and realized. The juror’s awards will reflect that artistic judgment. Accepted medium submissions may include: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Sculpture, Photography, Pastel, Drawing, Print, Mixed Media, plus Textile and Video when part of an installation. 

Show Details

GENDER X :  SEARCHING INTO SOCIAL CONVENTIONS. An artistic exploration of the meaning of gender encompassing all the possibilities, new ways of interpreting social norms, the freedom of choice and societal reactions . This juried show looks to explore the idea of gender roles, feminine and masculine archetypes and our preconceived social norms: Where did they come from? Why were they enforced? How did they affect our society? We respect all forms of artistic vision and perspectives

Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. is a recognized 501©3 non-for-profit an arts organization that promotes collaborative efforts amongst artist groups.  Labyrinth Arts Collective was founded on the principles of fair practices to enhance the presence of art programming in our communities far and wide and to promote emerging as well as established artists through diversity in their endeavors. 

Pride Center of Staten Island, whose mission  is  to provide a safe and welcoming space for all individuals who identify as LGBTQ to find support, educational tools, health and education resources, and social opportunities within a community of acceptance. The Pride Center's work is driven by the needs, wants, and interests of the LGBTQ community. While social stigma has isolated and silenced LGBTQ people, the Pride Center of Staten Island believes that together, a better future for everyone in the community can be created   

About the Juror…

We are privileged to have  featured Juror: Gena Mimoza

Gena Mimozo, Deputy Director and Grants Administrator, Staten Island Arts

Gena Mimozo is an arts advocate, warrior for cultural equity, and community organizer. Gena is also a filmmaker, poet, and event producer. 

A long-time resident of Staten Island, Gena has an enduring commitment to community engagement through the arts. As the former production manager for Snug Harbor Cultural Center's Performing Arts department, they helped produce more than 500 productions over three years while also managing Snug’s two theatres, including The Music Hall, which is the second oldest Music Hall on the East Coast. This position allowed them to work extensively with many local cultural and community groups. During their time at Snug Harbor, they also founded of The Snug Underground Theatre Festival, which featured off-off-Broadway productions, original work, and showcased local musicians.

They are a founding member of SIcoLab (Staten Island Collaboration), a collective set up to help artists network, brainstorm and collaborate. SIcoLab worked in coordination with the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) to produce Van Duzer Days, an outdoor music and arts festival that was part of the DOT Weekend Walks program from 2009-2013. From 2013-2015, they sat as the Entertainment Chair for the organizing committee of Pride Center of Staten Island’s Pridefest, an annual LGBTQ Pride celebration.

Gena started work with Staten Island Arts in 2010 as the organization’s Arts Education Program Officer, eventually moving to Grants Administration in 2012. In 2017, they were promoted to Deputy Director of the organization. Under their management, the Staten Island Arts Regrant program has grown to distribute more than $260,000 in funding for artists – the largest in the organization’s history. Through the arts council, they participate in many citywide community engagement opportunities such as the Art Advisory Committee for NYC Department of Transportation and the Percent for Art Committee for NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. 

Gena as an artist has worked in the entertainment industry in multiple capacities (director, assistant director, stage manager, production coordinator, production assistant) and for many types of projects (theatre, concerts, festivals, television, commercials, film) throughout New York City.

They served as the 2019 Grand Marshal for SI Pridefest and they are members of the 2019 artEquity National cohort as well as the 2019 NYC Department of Cultural Affairs #createNYC Leadership cohort.

Gena holds a B.A. in Design, Technology, and Management (DTM) from Wagner College where their concentration was Stage Management. They also hold a certification in Filmmaking from New York Film Academy.

ONLINE Exhibition Dates:  TBA

$1000  in Cash Awards

​BEST of SHOW GOLD: $500  at the Opening Reception, the artist whose work is juried as ‘Best of Show’ by juror will receive a         cash prize.

BEST of SHOW SILVER: $ 300 at the Opening Reception, the artist whose work is juried ‘Best of Show Silver’ juror will receive a       cash prize

CERTIFICATES of ACHIEVEMENT: During  at the opening reception, $100  for each of 3 winners will be awarded.  All above selections will be made by our juror.

CURATOR’S CHOICE: $100 awarded at the Opening Reception to one artist whose work is chosen for excellence by the Curators for GENDER X,  Elaine Mendez and  Fritz Weiss.


ELIGIBILITY: This call for submission is open to  residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists over the age of 18, working in traditional and non‐traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation. 

All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution.  Note: Crafts, kit work or reproductions of original works in other media (such as giclee reproductions of oil paintings), unless used as part of a mixed media work, will not be considered.

JUDGING: All judging to enter this competition will be on‐line. Entries that differ significantly from their digital images may be rejected. Decision of the juror is final.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES: Only original works may be submitted (limited edition prints are OK). Works may be submitted in one or multiple media: $45  for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.  

All entry fees are non‐refundable.

DIRECTIONS FOR ONLINE SUBMISSION:

1. Click on  https://client.smarterentry.com/labyrinthartscollective

Follow the directions on the Site Login Page to create a new profile. You will need to create a new profile, unless you have previously applied to juried shows or to another competition that licensed the Smarter Entry system after August 27, 2012 ‐ you then can just login).  Your username is your email address.

2. Click on GENDER X to register. (It’s under the heading AVAILABLE SHOWS). You will be taken to a secure site where you can pay your application fee.

3. Once you have paid your application fee, you can upload your images. Submit your images as JPG, TIFF, or PNG files with the longest side being 1,280 pixels for best presentation.  Your files can be up to 4MB.

Click on the Choose File button to browse for the file you want to upload.  The actual file name is the image file title you see in a directory / folder. File names cannot have special characters as they present security risks or are not compatible with programming. When you browse your folder to select your file and then it inserts into the SmarterEntry system, you may see something like this: c:\my_harddrive%5\filename.jpg. The c:\my_harddrive%5\ is the computer’s path to the file. It can/will have special characters, and that is ok. It is only the filename.jpg part that cannot have special characters.

4. Upload your image as directed. Please note that all fields marked with an asterisk are required.   Selling price and year created will not be a factor in the juror’s selection.  Use the Additional Notes box for information you would like the juror to consider.   These notes may be used as part of the exhibition.

5. Click Add Image to upload it to the show. While the image is uploading, do not press the back button or otherwise interfere with the upload process. When the image appears below, it has been submitted to the competition.  You will receive no additional confirmation of receipt. You may have to scroll down to see all images.

6. Repeat this process for all your images.  You can click "Return to Account" on the left hand bar at any time, then return later to submit more images. You can delete and resubmit a new image at no additional cost. You can edit the information submitted up to the deadline.  Please write down and keep for your files the sizes and prices of the submitted work. Once the final deadline has passed, you will no longer have access to this information.

NOTIFICATION:   As a result of the COVID-19 Crises, a notification date will be set after the rolling submission process is complete. We will be updating this site weekly.

SALES, COMMISSIONS AND DELIVERY:  Labyrinth Arts Collective will retain a 25% commission on all exhibition sales. The price represented on the artist entry form will be the sale price. No changes will be allowed.  Sale of any work that has been posted as apart of this online exhibition must be processed through Labyrinth Arts Collective upon buyer's inquiry during the show and for a period not to exceed 30 days afterwards . All arrangements for shipping of works to buyers will be the sole responsibility of the artist. 

LIABILITY:  Pride Center of Staten Island  and Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc  are not responsible for copyright infringements. 

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for marketing and promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include publication in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions prior to receiving your Notification Letter to labyrinthartscollective@gmail.com

If accepted your Acceptance Letter will direct you to contact  GENDER X Curators for further information.

ENTRY AGREEMENT:  With the submission of artwork into the GENDER X  Regional Juried Show , the artist agrees to all the terms and conditions set forth in this prospectus as set forth by Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. and Pride Center of Staten Island.

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ARTBUILT MOBILE WORKSHOPS THIS SUMMER

THIS SUMMER WE ARE PLEASED TO BRING THE FOLLWING FREE ART WORKSHOPS TO THE STAPLETON WATERFRONT PARK. ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! 

DAYS OF OPERATION: FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, 10-3 PM

WORKSHOPS  EACH DAY 

Walk This Way: Imagine My Staten Island is brought to you in partnership with ArtBuilt, NYC Parks, Queens Museum, Staten Island Arts, Staten Island Urban Center, Canvas/Island Voice, and YouthBuild Staten Island/JMT Media. Support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Surdna Foundation, and The New York Community Trust.

 STUDIO TOUR DAY:  FRIDAY, JULY 5TH, 11-2PM

IMAGINE MY STATEN ISLAND DROP IN ART  CENTER OPENS!

IMAGINE MY NEIGHBORHOOD ART WORKSHOPS : COLLAGE, PLEIN AIRE, INKSCAPES.

EVERY FRIDAY (7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/28, 8/2)

TIME: 11-2PM

 

FREE, ALL AGES

WINDMILLS, WINDMILLS, WINDMILLS!

WHEN: SATURDAY, JULY 6TH, 11-1:00 : OUR DROP IN ART STUDIO WORKSHOP IS BEING LED BY THE VERY TALENTED HIROKO OTANI. MS. OTANI WILL BE TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN ABOUT WINDMILLS AND HOW THEY CAN MAKE ONE TO TAKE HOME! FREE; AGES 2 AND UP.

Life Stories: Come Tell Your Story at our Artbuilt Mobile Studio 

JULY 6TH & JULY 27TH: 1-2pm

Created and Produced by local playwright, Lawrence F. Schwabacher with  Labyrinth Arts Collective has the pleasure of continuing to co-producing this video series as part of  our latest project: "Walk This Way: Imagine My Staten Island. 

Click the Youtube link below for the first series video: Life Stories

WORKSHOP LED BY TEACHING ARTIST ELIZABETH SOLLAZZO 

DATES: JULY 19, 20TH, 21ST

TIME: 11 - 2PM

COME MAKE ECOART USING LOCALLY PRODUCED WAX FROM BEES AND LEAF PRINTS .

COLORFUL AND EASY MINI SELF PORTRAIT WORKSHOP:

AUGUST 3RD, 11-2PM

FREE, ALL AGES!

LABYRINTH ARTS COLLECTIVE AT A GLANCE

We are a recognized 501c3 arts organization that promotes collaborative efforts among artist groups. Labyrinth Arts Collective was founded on the principles of fair practices to enhance the presence of art programming in our communities far and wide. We welcome your participation and reach out to all of those interested in making an impact in their community through the arts.

​Please check out our Gofund me page : https://www.gofundme.com/4aee8cw#

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ART EXHIBITONS

Seasonal exhibits/workshops

 

FACE2FACE:REDUX HAS MOVED!

NOW ONLINE FOR YOUR

PERMANENT ENJOYMENT.

WE ASK FOR YOUR PATIENCE AS WE ADD ARTIST BIOS FOR EACH PIECE.

ART FOR A LIFETIME: SPRING INTO ART

May 12, 2018

Port Richmond Library

75 Bennett Street SINY 10302

11:00 - 2:00 PM . Ends 5/30/2018

We are so excited that the Senior's art class in Port Richmond was such a success! The students have produced a phenomenal exhibit and everyone is invited to the Opening Reception! In view are acrylic and mixed media paintings, monoprints, collages on canvas and paper and more! We even made robotic art! Classes taught by Elaine Mendez. Monoprint class donated by Guest Artist Dennis Green. Classroom and supplies were donated by Lynette Ford of the Port Richmond NYPL. Thank you to Hiroko Otani for bringing her CYO Seniors to this class! This event is free and open to the public. Ends 05/30/2018.

 

**This class was included as part of the project, "Walk This Way: Port Richmond Artscapes Series" which is made possible by a DCA Premier Grant from Staten Island Arts and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

 

Join us on June 16th for the Opening Reception of "Face to Face Redux: A Portrait Exhibit" at the Artlab School of Fine Arts, located at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Building H. Previously held during the OpenhouseGI Series on Governor's Island last summer, we invite the public once again to this exhibition where we ask artists and the public to share how they see themselves and others. in our community.

 

 

On June 21st, we will be having an intimate exhibition at Project Hospitality, 350 Port Richmond Avenue, from 6:30-8:30 pm. We invite the public to learn more about our art programming initiatives in the Port Richmond community entitled "Walk This Way: Port Richmond Artscapes Series." This event is made possible by a DCA Premier Grant from Staten Island Arts and the Department of Cultural Affairs for New York City. Our hope is to partner with the merchants and residents during 2018 to bring diversified artistic disciplines to Port Richmond and share our artist culture.

 

At Labyrinth Arts Collective, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts to provide arts programming in our communities. Through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.

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SUPPORT

Reinforcing our Commitment

With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for both artists and the community. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.

Such an amazing show! To be done again!!!

ADVOCACY

Helping The Community

With our organization’s collaborative  mission of uniting artists in every discipline  in mind, we strive to find new strategies for bringing awareness to the needs of our communities.  Advocacy is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact.
Exhibits and events  such as "Everybody Loves the Summer" where we took a stand against the issue of bullying, "Green Dreams", a campaign for recycling, "The HeArt of Art" remembering our senior citizens, Fund raising for Hurricane Maria Victims, Breast Cancer Awareness, and  Lupus are just some of what our organization has done to advocate for many issues.

KEY PEOPLE

Committed to the Cause

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc.. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.

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ELAINE MENDEZ

President and Director of Operations

Elaine Mendez is one of the co-founders of Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. and loves what she does! To her it's all about achieving opportunities for engagement in the arts and establishing networks to build up alliances between artists,and neighborhoods.

ELIZABETH MAROTTI

Vice President and Director of Communications and Press Relations

With us since our founding, Morgan James is one of our veteran team members. She brings  years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed. Liz is also an awesome artist and her art can be found on lizmarotti.com or intuitiveartistscollective.com

STEVEN "FRITZ" WEISS

Curator and Event Photographer

Steven Weiss joined Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. with the vision and drive to improve upon our Arts Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity. An internationally acclaimed photographer, he is also a leading member of the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists (BWAC)  and involved in past and upcoming international Biennials.

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"

LABYRINTH ARTS COLLECTIVE, INC.

Get in touch with Labyrinth arts collective to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

EMAIL:

PHONE:

(718) 698-1386 (954) 328-5949

MAKE A DONATION

Help Us Soar

Please check out our Gofund me page : https://www.gofundme.com/4aee8cw#
Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. an even better Arts Organization than it already is. We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.

PARTNER WITH US

Show Your Support

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Partner with Us and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.

VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME

Make A True Change

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc.. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.

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