Minnesota Black Fine Arts Show

January 7, 2019 - December 31, 2020

Austin | Duluth | St. Cloud | Mankato | Minneapolis

Obsidian Art, Inc invites local artists of African descent who create exceptional handmade craftworks, photographs, sculptures, drawings, digital images, and multi-media works to submit for inclusion in a traveling exhibit, Minnesota Black Fine Art Show.

  1. Accepted work will travel throughout Minnesota including: Austin Area Arts, Duluth Art Institute, Paramount Center of the Arts in St. Cloud, Twin Rivers Council for the Arts in Mankato and Minneapolis.  
  2. Minnesota-based established and emerging artists are encouraged to apply. Works in all media will be considered.  
    The selection panel will consider artist submissions based on consistent quality; intention and content; excellence of craftsmanship; facility with media; excellence in the use of design elements; and professional presentation.  
  3. To Apply:  
  4. Please submit up to 15 images.  Five of the images must be of current completed individual works available to travel during the exhibition period. These five pieces must be delivered to Austin, MN by January 7th. Submit an image list with medium, price, dimensions, approximate weight, and year created.  Submit a resume and an artist statement 
  5. Submission deadline is midnight Thursday November 29, 2018.  
  6. Please contact with questions.  
  7. Please note, selected artists will be notified via email by midnight December 14, 2018.

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528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402, United States Ste. 701

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