Open Call – How It Works

WE RISE will be accepting submissions, via this website, between April 27th, 2019 (12:01 am) and May 10th, 2019 (11:59 pm). You can submit any kind of visual art: painting, illustration, sculpture, collage, photography, digital/video works — 2D or 3D. We ask you submit works that will inspire visitors to think deeply about one of the WE RISE THEMES. We don’t expect all art to be literal nor to fit perfectly within these suggested thematic prompts, but our panel of judges will be looking for works that spark engagement and evoke response.

Once the Open Call submission deadline is over, the entrants works will be reviewed for eligibility then judged on three criteria: Overall Impact (Thematic), Originality, and Artistic Merit. Five (5) selected artworks will be shipped to Los Angeles and display alongside participating artists from May 18th – May 27th, 2019. Ten (10) selected artworks will be added to the WE RISE online art gallery. Art work must be completed, packaged and ready to be shipped to the WE RISE gallery by May 13th, 2019. All residents of the United States (50 states and the District of Columbia) are welcome to submit art.

Please read the Guidelines and Rules & Regulations for full details.