Call For Artists: Black Artstory Month 2022 | The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership is excited to launch the 10th anniversary of Black Artstory Month in February 2022, with the release of a call for artists!
UnJaded Curations and the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnerships seek artists to feature in the 2022 Black Artstory Month program in 2022. This year’s theme, Reframing Democracy: (Re) Imagining the Position and Voice of American Democracy, honors the trailblazing power of Black womxn’s intersecting identities.

This year’s theme will invite viewers and participants to answer the following questions:

How have Black womxn challenged democracy as an American principle?
How does nationalizing Black womxn’s humanity reimagine and reconstruct American democracy?
Selected artists will install murals on or display finished works in storefront windows and will receive an honorarium for their work. Artists able to complete large scale mural work and those with influences of anime’ style illustrations will be strongly considered.

Artists who identify with all gender constructs and non- gender conforming artists are encouraged to apply.

All applications are due October 8, 2021 at 11:59pm. Please be sure to complete the application in its entirety.

About Black Artstory Month
Black Artstory Month is an annual series that celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made and are making within the visual and performing arts world. Coinciding with Black History Month, the annual month-long arts program will feature window murals and events in Fort Greene & Clinton Hill.

“Reframing Democracy: (Re) Imagining the Position and Voice of American Democracy” theme created by curator Bre’lynn Lombard of UnJaded Curations.

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