A Somewhat Secret Call For Artists And Writers

Portland, Oregon; September 25th 2010

Submissions will be accepted for A SOMEWHAT SECRET PLACE: DISABILITY AND ART beginning October 15, 2010 through January 14, 2011. Applications from the following categories will be considered for inclusion in an art exhibition and fine art book: dance, drawing, essay, fictional narrative, small-scale installation art, painting, performance art, photography, poetry, printmaking, sculpture, theater and video/film. $100 stipends will be awarded to 12 fine artists, 4 performing artists, and 12 writers selected for inclusion in the exhibition and book.

The A SOMEWHAT SECRET PLACE: DISABILITY AND ART exhibition will open July 2, 2011 and run through July 30, 2011. It will investigate the intersection of contemporary art and disability in Oregon and demonstrate that the relationship of contemporary fine art to disability is valid and accessible to people with and without disabilities.

Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications received after the January 14, 2011 deadline will not be reviewed. Application materials will not be returned. Please make sure you have duplicate copies.

Application Assistance is available for all artists who are unable to organize application materials independently. The deadline for Application Assistance requests is December 10, 2010. The early Application Assistance deadline ensures that all artists using the service will have their application submitted by the January 14, 2011 deadline.

Applicants must be 18 years or older and live in Oregon. No formal art or literary education is necessary. Applications may be organized by a second party. Collaborative applications will be accepted. Only complete applications received by the January 14, 2011 due date will be considered. Applicants must agree to the Terms of Application go to:

Apply to A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability and Art


Go to:

Apply to A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability and Art

To request a hard copy of the application, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 1040 NW 10th Avenue Portland, OR 97209. Postage must be $0.88. Please indicate if you need enlarged print.


If you have questions or comments, please contact Catherine J. H. Miller at asomewhatsecretinfo@gmail.com

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