Carolina Brown from I.M Brown & The Transcendents at #BAM2017

Carolina Brown from I.M Brown & The Transcendents at #BAM2017

Call for emerging Latin American Artists: 

Showcase Your Art @ #BAM2018

Brindis, Arte, Música |  Sept. 16th - 22nd, 2018 |  Artscape Youngplace Gallery, Toronto

Applying to Exhibit Art @ #BAM2018

#BAM2018 is a great exhibition for artists with Latin American heritage and  passionate about the power of art to build awareness and bring people together on key issues for the Latin American community.

This year’s BAM exhibition will be showcased in the full length of the second floor gallery Artscape Youngplace (click here to see venue layout/dimensions ) in downtown Toronto from September 16th – September 22nd.

Approximately 12 artists will be featured this year, with works of art and performances that connect with the three #BAM2018 themes: 

  • Gender Freedom
  • Solidarity
  • Roots Revival

These three themes are deeply relevant to people with Latin American heritage. We encourage emerging Latinx artists to share their insight and vision through their art to build greater understanding and empowerment. 

Artists that are selected for this year’s exhibition will receive:

  • 100% revenue from any purchase made of their artwork at #BAM2018
  • Presentation of their work at an established, professional art gallery for one week
  • Promotion of the artist and their work through our organization, through the art gallery’s exhibition information, and through additional partners and supporters of #BAM2018
  • $100 honorarium

Eligibility for Artists at #BAM2018:

  • Between 16 – 29 years of age
  • Latin American Heritage
  • Original work(s) of art produced by the artist applying to exhibit their work
  • Availability of their selected art to be exhibited at the gallery from September 16 -  September 22, 2018 plus four business days prior and after the exhibition for preparing the exhibition and arranging for the return (or sale) of artwork(s).

How to Apply:

June 28, 2018 at 11:00 pm EST is the deadline for artists to apply for their art to be exhibited at #BAM2018.

Application Process:

Complete the BAM Call for Artists Form before the deadline.  

Click here for the Call for Artists Application Form for #BAM2018

The form includes upload(s) for up to 5 pieces of art.

Applicants should use their Gmail email account to complete the form, or simply set up a free Gmail email account.

All submitted works will be juried by a selection committee comprised of qualified people with experience in art, global and Latinx issues and Latin American heritage. 

Decisions will be based on digital images submitted to a blind jury. The jury’s decision is final.

Casa – Pueblito reserves the right to use submitted artwork for publicity (promotional brochure and web site) and reference purposes. Images of submitted work will not be changed or distorted by Casa – Pueblito and full credit to the artist will be provided.

All applicants will be contacted by email between July 9 – July 12, 2018