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 Programmes are open to emerging and established artists, curators, and researchers across a wide range of artistic practices.


artist open calls/ opportunities 



International Call for Artists - Traveling Exhibition 


Open Call 

Closes: May 1st at 11:59 pm EST, 2023

Selected by June 1st, 2023

Call for Artists: Artwork related to extraction and impact on surrounding communities and the environment.  

MINE: What is Ours in the Wake of Extraction, an interdisciplinary multimedia experience bridging art and science to address climate and environmental justice issues by amplifying the voices of Indigenous and underrepresented communities impacted by extraction.

MINE draws parallels between geographic locations with a shared extractive impact. 

Honorarium: Selected artists will receive $500 and reimbursement for shipping costs. Additional honorarium may be awarded at the discretion of the selection committee.

All Media Accepted:  Each applicant can submit up to three works of art and one film. All works must be original and created by the submitting artist. No prints of original art will be accepted. 


Exhibition Opening:
University of Delaware, Mechanical Hall Gallery
September 4th, 2024 - December 13,  2024  

*Accepted original artwork must be shipped no later than June 1st, 2024


Selection Committee:  

Amanda Zehnder, Chief Curator and Head, Special Collections and Museums, University of Delaware

Patsy Craig, founder/director of AWA in Cusco, Peru

Maisie McNeice, founder of Studio Verde, Italy

Jon Cox, Associate Professor, Department of Art & Design, University of Delaware




Travelling Exhibition: Artwork must be available for up to 5 years (June 2024 - June 2029)


A collaboration between the University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press, Delaware Environmental Institute, Studio Verde, Amazon Aid, Awa Galleria and the ACEER Foundation.


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