Outdoor art exhibition seeks proposals by GSU faculty, staff, and students.

Call for outdoor artwork by students, faculty, staff and alumni
for “Pollinators in the Garden: an Outdoor Art Exhibition”
In celebration of Earth Day 2017, April 14-April 21
Native Plant Botanical Garden
Georgia State University Perimeter College, Decatur

Perimeter College of Georgia State University Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni are invited to take part in a week long exhibition, opening Friday, April 14, 1-3 p.m., celebrating Earth Day at our Native Plant Botanical Garden. Submissions are requested for outdoor artwork that represents pollinators, beings or activities that spread a plants’ pollen. This could include bees, butterflies, birds, bats, bugs, wind and more.

The mission of the Native Plant Botanical Garden is to educate the public about native plants and temperate ferns by providing a teaching environment. We would like this exhibit to highlight how important our pollinators are.

Collaborative and site-specific work is encouraged. Art work must be able to withstand the elements for the entire week. Please contact Lisa Alembik from the Fine Arts Department (lalembik@gsu.edu) with a written proposal of what you would like to submit along with a jpg of your artwork or a proposal drawing by March 31. Be sure to include your contact information. The garden is open to the public.  Keep in mind that work cannot be insured, and will be kept outdoors and open to the public for the entire week.

Delivery of accepted submissions will be Thursday, April 13 by appointment (afternoon) or April 14 (morning). Details to follow if your proposal is excepted. Eligibility is limited to Perimeter College of Georgia State University students, faculty, staff and alumni. Artwork submitted should remain for the duration of the exhibition.

Questions? Contact lalembik@gsu.edu.