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Artist Call: Vulva - Deconstructing Femininity


Femininity is identified as a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with girls and women. Femininity is constructed and can be both biological and socially defined. 

Feminity is distinct from the definition of biological sex, as both men and women can exhibit feminine traits/behaviors. 

Vulva intends to spotlight all biological and socially defined attributes, behavior and roles, associated with feminity, while also using the vulva as a symbol for physical and non-physical representation. 

We are looking for work that exemplifies and explores a more modern and conceptual deconstruction of femininity. Work that pushes the envelope and widens the intellectual, visual, and simplistic perception of what it means to be feminine. 

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Call Type: Month Long Exhibition 

Deadline: June 20, 2021, 11:59 PM EST

Open to: Local, Regional, National & International Artists

State/City: Tampa, Florida

Entry Fee: $35.00 for a maximum of 10 Entries

Eligibility:  Open to all 2D & 3D Mediums of visual art with the exception of video & installation art. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Final work must not exceed 40x40 inches.

Important Dates:

  • Call Announcement: May 19, 2021
  • Final Submission Deadline: June 20, 2021, 11:59 PM EST
  • Curation/Finalization of work: June 21, 2021
  • Artist Bio/Conceptual Statements Due: June 25, 2021
  • Work drop off: July 12 - July 14, 2021, 12:00-5:00 PM EST
  • Shipped work: Must arrive by July 14, 2021, 9:00 PM EST
  • Opening Reception: July 17, 2021, 6:00-9:00 PM EST
  • Exhibition Duration: July 17- August 15, 2021 
  • Work pick-up: August 16 - August 18, 2021, 12:00-5:00 PM EST 


Image Use / Copyrights:

The artist retains all copyrights to submitted images and represented artwork. Digital images submitted with the artist's entry are for exhibition selection only. Artists selected to exhibit grant House of Shadows Creative Gallery & Market the right to use the selected image(s) on printed materials and the gallery website for promotional purposes only. House of Shadows retains no copyrights to the artist's work. 

Commissions & Sales: 

House of Shadows will retain a 30% commission on sold work. 

Shipped Artwork:

The artist is responsible for insuring and properly packaging their work. A return shipping label must be pre-purchased and provided to us. 

About the Gallery: 

House of Shadows is an art gallery in Tampa, Florida focused on showcasing a unique, curated blend of local, national, and international visual and performance art. Our main gallery includes two minor galleries and our House of Shadows Market - a collection of locally-produced art products chosen for their creativity, quality, and cohesion with our Shadow culture. Our space is a haven for personal and creative expression.

Location & Contact:

2101 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: (813) 773-4111

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Sun, Jun 20

Artist Call: Vulva - Deconstructing Femininity

Date and Time

Sunday, June 20

From 12:00 AM to 6/21/2021 12:00 AM

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Jose Gomez

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