The East Hawaii Cultural Council issues a international open call for visual works and critical essays that engage a delineation of queer and response to the unsustainable resurgence of global conservative
agenda. The presentation is organized in support of the UH Hilo LGBTQ+ Center and Hawaii Island Pride community. Identification as queer is not a requirement for entry. Visual works and critical essays
are not limited to issues related to gender identity or sexual orientation. Works will be curated by a panel of four (4) Hawaii based visual artists/scholars, and selected for presentation in the main exhibition
galleries through the month of May 2017.
No fee will be required to submit work(s) for review.
Essays limited to 1000 words; all forms of visual media welcome.
Open call is for one to three (1-3) original works utilizing any visual media, and
Essays and artist statements limited to 1000 words or less and submitted as a digital document file
Submission of jpeg images required for visual review and selection must be sized to
1920 pixels for the longest dimension (3mb maximum file size)
A pre-paid return shipping label must accompany all art works sent for this exhibition
April 3 digital review of art works and critical essays begins
April 10 notification of selection
April 26 selected works must arrive by this date to EHCC
May 5 through May 27 exhibition dates (galleries closed Sunday and Monday)
June 7 exhibited works will be return shipped by this date
East Hawaii Cultural Council DQ_ed.17 Exhibition
141 Kalakaua St.
Hilo, HI 96720
DISCLAIMER: The East Hawaii Cultural Council will exercise every precaution in the handling and exhibition of work. Participants waive liability in the event of accidental damage or loss.