More than 30,000 people are killed with guns each year in our country. Americans are 25 times more likely to be murdered with a gun than people in other developed countries. Firearms are the second leading cause of death for American children and teens. In the past year we have suffered over 200 mass shootings. Nearly two thirds of gun deaths are suicides.
Gun violence is an epidemic and a public health crisis, yet as a country we cannot agree on any solutions. As we debate, more guns are made, sold and used, and people continue to perish. The emotional toll on our society is strong and finds its way into the works of artists trying to grapple with the issues surrounding gun violence. Trigger Warning seeks works from artists that tackle the complex relationship America has with its guns and the destruction left in its wake.
Entry deadline: February 20, 2020
Notification date: February 29, 2020
Exhibition dates: May 1 - June 6, 2020
Submission fee: $25 for 3 works
Open to all US artists.
Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
Open to all 2D and 3D media. Video and other new media contact gallery manager for specifications.
TO SUBMIT: Complete the form below and upload your images as .jpgs and your image list as a PDF.
You must name your images as:
Your Initials_Entry Number_Title of Work. Example: (JM_1_Stadia II.jpg; JM_2_Zero Canyon.jpg; etc.)
On your image list include:
Your Name, Entry Number, Title of Work, Media, Size of Work, and Price.
You will be redirected to paypal for payment after you click submit.