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Submission Process & Guidelines

Artists that have work or projects that consider water’s political and poetic quality are encouraged to apply. Submissions should be made via email to by October 20th, 2019. All media will be considered.

• For 3-D or 2-D works, please provide up to 3 images of the piece/s with the file names as follows:


The images should be formatted as .JPG files at 300ppi and approximately 1,800 pixels on the longest side.

• For time-based works (sound, performance, video etc.) please send a link to view the file online.

• Please provide a short description (300 word maximum) of the work in the submission email as well, to provide any extra contextual information describing the work/s.

• In the submission email, please include your name, the size of the work, media, and date. All pieces must be ready for display upon submission.

Dates & Deadlines

• Call Opens October 2nd

• Call Closes October 20th

• Notifications of works accepted/declined by October 28th

• All works must arrive (digitally or physically) by November 8th

• Exhibition November 22nd- December 2nd 2019 The exhibition is held in Spark Lab which is a traditional gallery space for emerging curatorial projects within the Fed Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan

• Return of all artwork (December 6th-13th) *Applications will be accepted until Midnight on October 20th, 2019 and there is no submission fee

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