The Art Gallery of Windsor is looking for submissions of creative work from members of the disability community across Windsor-Essex for our upcoming community exhibition: Disability (r)evolution. Members of the disability community of all ages and artistic experiences are welcome to participate. All who submit artwork will receive 2 passes for admission to the Art Gallery of Windsor!
Themes of Submissions
Please submit work that falls into one – or both – of the following themes:
Theme 1: Time Capsule
If you could create a time capsule filled with artifacts for a future that you want to see for people with disabilities, what would you include?
Theme 2: Exhibition Response
Choose an artist or an artwork from Crip Ecologies: Vulnerable Bodies in a Toxic Landscape and create a response to it. Check out our Critique the Collection series for ideas!
What types of work can I submit?
If you are nervous about the prospect of submitting creative work, this opportunity is for you – we are accepting many different types of work! If artwork such as paintings, sculptures, or drawings are not in your wheelhouse, we suggest the following options:
Letters/Emails: Write to your future self, an artist, or someone else!
Photography: Photos taken with a physical camera or a cell phone camera are welcome.
Objects: Submit an object from your own collection for the length of the exhibition.
To submit your work:
Drop your artwork off in person to our Visitor Services & Membership Officers at the main desk at the entrance to the AGW during our regular operating hours.
OR Send your work by mail to 401 Riverside Drive West, Windsor ON N9A 7J1.
OR Send a photo/scan of your work by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline to submit work is March 11th, 2022
If you require help/accommodations to submit your work, please email Abbey Lee Hallett at email@example.com.
What do you need to submit?
IN PERSON: Your work, with your name and the title of the work signed on the back (city and year of creation optional). Drop off your submission to an AGW team member at the desk located at the Main Entrance during regular operating hours.
BY MAIL: Your work, with your name and the title of the work signed on the back (city and year of creation optional). Send to 401 Riverside Dr W, Windsor, ON N9A 7J1
BY EMAIL: A high-resolution digital image (JPEG) with your name and the title of the work (city and year of creation optional)
Picking up artwork
An AGW staff member will get in touch with you once the exhibition has concluded about picking up your artwork. If you need any special accommodations when it comes to picking up your artwork, please email Abbey Lee Hallett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Art Gallery of Windsor reserves the right to photograph this exhibition for promotional purposes.
The Art Gallery of Windsor is not liable for any possible damages when handling and exhibiting artwork.
Those who submit artwork will not receive exhibition fees.