International Mail Art Ex...
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Exhibition: November 17, 2011 – January 8, 2012
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2011 (postmark deadline)

Artists from all over the world are invited to contribute their work for the Richmond Art Gallery’s Mail Art Exhibition and Swap. This exhibition is intended to be a cultural exchange, where artists exhibit their works and receive new works as part of a swap. This shared enterprise is free from the rules of the art market, and yet we ask artists to respond to the theme of “economy” in all its forms.

Mail Art (aka Postal Art) is an art form where artists exchange artworks and correspondence through the mail to one another. To continue on in the tradition of this democratic art form, all entries received that follow the guidelines on the entry form will be exhibited.

Theme: Economy

Technique: OPEN

Size: 5” x 5” (120 mm x 120 mm) – only works of this size will be accepted

Include: Full name, Address, Country, Title of work, Medium, Year, E-mail address

Enclose: $3 CDN (or equivalent) and envelope for return postage, or SASE from Canada

Deadline: October 1, 2011

Exhibition: November 17, 2011 – January 8, 2012

All works will also be exhibited online for one year.

Address entries to:

Mail Art Exhibition, Richmond Art Gallery, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC V6Y 1R9 Canada

More information at: http://www.richmondartgallery.org/mail-art-2011.php

Gallery website: www.richmondartgallery.org

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