Artists are invited to submit original works of art that meet the following requirements: wall-hanging; related to the theme (more on theme below); finished and ready to hang; and demonstrates your unique voice.

Photo courtesy of Dorri Thyden

Kinship and the Politics of Healthcare
Friday, November 16, 2018
6:00 – 10:00 pm

Puerta’s Gallery
Dorri Thyden, Artist and Owner
1619 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85006

Healing Art Curator
Lisa Godo, Artist and Owner
480-319-4463 cell/text

Entry Fee: $0
Limit: 3 pieces per artist.
Accepted Mediums: Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Assemblage, Collage, Mixed Media, Fiber Art, Wood (2-D only, no 3-D, sculpture, video, film, performance art, or installations).
Length of Show: Opening and artists’ reception on  Friday 11/16, show comes down on Saturday 12/8.
Method of Entry: Read following conditions of entry and submit the form at the bottom of this page.

Theme: Kinship and the Politics of Healthcare

I’m looking for artwork expressing your experiences and ideas around topics like: illness and disease; caring for loved ones; access to resources; communities and civics; miraculous recoveries; medical professionals; technology; self-care; nature as medicine; research & development; advocacy; aging and society; etc.

Artwork doesn’t need to be figurative or to have a literal or obvious visual connection to the theme of the show. Artists will be asked to comment on how their piece(s) relate to the theme of the show. Artist comments will be shared with viewers at the show.

Kinship: the state or fact of being of kin; family relationship.
Related Words: affinity, lineage, clan, family, flesh, kindred, blood, tribe, folk, kin, relations
Politics: exercising or seeking power in the governmental or public affairs of a state, municipality, etc.
Related Words: civic, constitutional, economical, official, legislative, bureaucratic

Timeline & Deadlines

10/29/18   Deadline for entry
11/03/18   Notification of Acceptance (by email)
11/10/18   Deadline for delivery/receipt of artwork, hours TBD
11/16/18   Opening Reception from 6pm to 10pm
11/19/18   In-person pick up of unsold works, hours TBD
11/21/18   Unsold artwork packing and shipping drop-off begins

Photo courtesy of Dorri Thyden

Terms & Conditions

Artist receives 50% of retail price of each Artwork sold in $US within thirty days of the exhibition.

Packing and shipping charges, insurance costs, other handling expenses, and risk of loss or damage incurred in the delivery of artworks to Curator, shall be the responsibility of the Artist. Artist is responsible for delivery and pick-up of artworks.

Photography, filming, and videography of the Exhibition, including television coverage, may be permitted for documentary, educational, or publicity purposes and used in perpetuity with no further consent needed. Artists will receive marketing materials to use in promoting the show and access to event photographs after the show for their own promotional use. Artist reserves all rights to the reproduction of the artworks.

All artwork, whether shipped or picked up directly, comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Once a piece is in the Buyer’s possession, they will have 7 days to examine it. If they wish to return the art, they may do so for a full refund of the purchase price. Please note shipping fees charged are non-refundable, and Buyer is responsible for the return shipment of artwork.

The Host will be responsible for the security and safety of the Works while they are on-site, via reasonably expected methods such as locked doors, alarm set and no public access without a representative of the Host or Curator on site. Artwork is handled with care and with reasonable safety measures, thus, Curator and Host are not held liable for damages, theft or acts of God (such as, but not limited to, fires, explosions, earthquakes, drought, tidal waves and floods). Artist agrees to indemnify and hold Host and Curator harmless from any personal injury or property damage claim that may occur as a result of the exhibition. Except with respect to claims arising from a Party’s separate negligence or willful acts, which shall remain that Party’s personal obligation, each Party agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the other Party and its team with respect to a claim arising from the Party’s actual or alleged act, failure to act, error, or omission in the performance of their obligations under this Agreement or any governing law or regulation.

More Artists!

If you know anyone who might be interested in submitting their work please send them to this page.

Art Show Entry Form

Fill out this form to submit art for consideration in a Healing Art Curator show. There is no entry fee. Limit of three pieces per artist, per show. 
  • Please provide your mailing address for payment and accounting purposes upon sale of your artwork(s). Your address will not be shared, sold, or used for anything other than this. :)
  • A general introduction to your work, a body of work, or a specific project.
  • Fill out one row of information for each art piece you are entering, maximum 3 pieces. Click the + to add a new row.
  • How does your artwork relate to the theme of this show? What does it mean to you, or what were you inspired by?
  • Limit 3 art pieces per artist, per show; 3 images per artwork. If you don’t have a picture of the piece(s) you’re submitting, please upload pics of your other works so I can get an idea of your style.
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    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf.
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