DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCT. 7!!!!
FFOYA House is seeking visual artists and writers interested in sharing their work as part of the Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The work will be showcased during the DVAM 2017 art+literature+music show on Oct. 13 for the BG Gallery Hop to raise food and personal care donations for the Barren River Area Safe Space (BRASS), the regional domestic violence shelter.
Artists' work should relate to the theme of domestic violence awareness month -- “mourning those who have died because of domestic violence, celebrating those who have survived, and connecting those who work to end violence” – and related ideas such as empowerment, healing, recovery, self-reliance, independence and healthy families. To be considered for the show, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with "DVAM Art" in the subject line no later than Oct. 7. Send jpg images of completed work or work in progress along with the following information: name, medium/materials, size, price or NFS, whether prints are available, special hanging/display instructions and a description of how the work relates to the theme. FFOYA House seeks to help working class artists make a living from their work, so we welcome artists to make and sell prints or other items to sell along with the original work. Art must be ready to be displayed by Oct. 10 and available to remain on display for the rest of the month.
Writers interested in sharing their poetry or prose during the literary reading on Oct. 13 should send a note of interest to email@example.com with DVAM Lit in the subject line. While we encourage writers to share work related to the theme during the reading, all original work is welcome as part of the reading.
The gallery show will also include visual art produced by survivors in FFOYA House workshops with BRASS and Hope Harbor Inc. Two bands, Chew of Atlanta and Wet Eyed Liars, will play on the porch at 8 p.m. as part of the show.