Call For Entries

In This Time

Gordon Parks, Untitled (Harlem, NY), 1963

© Gordon Parks Foundation 

Dates of the Exhibition: October 14, 2020 through January 17, 2021


Entry Deadline: September 20, 2020 by 5 PM


In This Time is a juried exhibition that seeks to explore creative responses to the current state of our communities, our nation and our world. Throughout history, artists have confronted, examined and responded to the issues of their moment. Today, the crises that are actively defining this time – from quarantine to climate change, from social justice to economic uncertainty— fundamentally impact our lives. This moment calls out for artists to help us collectively make sense of who and where we are. In This Time we rely on our creative community to explore the issues we confront. Through the arts we have opportunities to connect, heal, share diverse perspectives, and envision possibilities for change. Art can be witness, art can be a call to action, art can invite dialog. Above all, art creates community & nurtures social imagination. In this way the exhibition will support the Carnegie Arts Center’s mission to be the community’s resource for discovering and learning through the arts. 


See the complete rules and entry information included in the prospectus here.


Stella Bertalis, Modesto Poet Laureate & author of Alkali Sink: Poems

Lisa McDermott, Director, Carnegie Arts Center

Media Accepted

Oils and Acrylics, Photography and Digital Media, Prints, Drawings, Watercolors, Collage and Mixed Media, Textiles, Ceramics, Sculpture, Decorative Arts


Grand Prize: $400

Award of Merit (2): $100

Honorable Mention (4): $50


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