CALL FOR ART: Making HerStory 7 – journey of creative spirits

Making HerStory 7: journey of creative spirits”
Washington, DC

The Center for Green Urbanism Tubman-Mahan Gallery is excited to partner again with Michelle D. Parrish of The ThickArt Collaborative for Making HerStory 7: journey of creative spirits.” in a continuation of  the Making HerStory Art Series.

Making HerStory celebrates the vast and diverse forms of creativity offered by women artists. This year’s focus celebrates the journey women artist travel in their quest to explore their inner creativity.  HerStory 7 continues to encourage collaboration, growth, and sustainability among women artist.  2011 marked the beginning of a new decade which we coined  “the era of our dreams.”  As we carry on through this new era in 2012, we continue to travel the journey of creative spirits.  In the spirit of collaboration, the Making HerStory series is proud to come together again with the Center for Green Urbanism in co-curating this exhibit.

We are seeking submissions of two-dimensional original artwork in any medium that embodies the artist’s reflection on the theme, “journey of creative spirits.” All artwork should be no larger than 30″W x 30″H in size and must be properly wired and ready to hang.  Larger works may be considered on a case by case basis. No saw-toothed hangers or hooks will be accepted.  Unframed works should be properly wired and have neatly finished edges.  In addition, there is limited space for small sculptured media.


Important Exhibition Dates

  • entry deadline: February 13, 2012
  • selected artists notifed no later than February 19, 2012
  • Exhibition dates are March 1 – 31, 2012.
  • Grand Opening Reception: Friday, March 2, 2012, at the Center for Green Urbanism Tubman-Mahan Gallery
  • Installation is scheduled for February 25 & 26, 2012
  • De-Installation: April 1, 2012

Entry Details

Interested participants shall submit an expression of interest of up to three (3) JPEGs (a resolution of at least 300 dpi preferred) of artwork you propose to include in Making HerStory to



Expressions of interest must be received by February 13, 2012 to be considered.  However, early entry is encouraged.



Artists selected to exhibit will be notified no later than February 19, 2012; however, notification may be provided on a rolling basis from the issuance of this call.  There will be a $25 hanging fee for selected artists to reserve their place. Installation is scheduled for February 25 & 26, 2012.  Instructions for delivery of work shall be included in notification.


Artwork is to be for sale at prices established by the artist. Artist will retain 70 percent of all sales.


For Additional Information:

Contact Michelle d. Parrish at

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