Open Call

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 WE RISE OPEN CALL WINNERS!

You submitted your most creative visual artworks to spark engagement and response surrounding our WE RISE themes. We were humbled by the response and excited to announce our winners. Below are the five works that were hung in the WE RISE gallery along with ten additional honorees that were featured in our online gallery. We are most grateful to the support provided by  our panel of esteemed judges; Agnes Gund, Bobby Hundreds, Common, Darren Walker, Evan Pricco, Favianna Rodriguez, Jesse Williams, Jonathan E. Sherin, Kehlani, Michelle Alexander, Shepard Fairey, Yara Shahidi.

Thank you for your submissions and continued support.

Open Call Winners

Open Call Runners-up

Open Call Selection Jury

Darren Walker

President, Ford Foundation

Agnes Gund

Philanthropist, Founder, Arts For Justice Fund

Jesse Williams

Actor

Shepard Fairey

Artist

Jonathan E. Sherin, M.D., Ph.D

Director, Department of Mental Health Service, Los Angeles County

Michelle Alexander

Author, “The New Jim Crow"

Evan Pricco

Editor-In-Chief, Juxtapoz

Favianna Rodriguez

Executive Director, Culture Strike

Bobby Hundreds

Founder, The Hundreds

Kehlani

Musician

Common

Musician

Yara Shahidi

Actor