AAUW EOF Fellow, Dr. Jessica Pabon
We are so excited that our own AAUW EOF Fellow, Dr. Jessica Pabon will be participating in our AAUW NYS Convention at Honors Haven Resort in Ellenville, NY on April 25-27, 2014. Jessica will bring with her female artists, working in a street art/graffiti art aesthetic, to participate in a curated exposition to be held at our 2014 Convention.
Jessica was one of the Empire State Virtual Branch speakers during our teleconference calls in fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. As you may recall, Jessica Pabón talks about the transformative power of female graffiti artists. Pabón obtained a PhD in the Performance Studies Department at New York University and specializes in Transnational Feminisms, Latina/o and Africana Studies, Queer Studies, and Visual Art and Performance. For more information about Jessica, listen to her talk on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_4JOexUj0M
Call for Artists: Stimulating the Mind, Energizing the Body, Inspiring the Soul
Calling for female artists, working in a street art/graffiti art aesthetic, to participate in a curated exposition to be held at the 2014 convention for the American Association of University Women of New York State (www.aauw-nys.org). AAUW is an organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
Theme: A World of Wellness: Stimulating the Mind, Energizing the Body, Inspiring the Soul.
Exhibition Dates: April 25-27, 2014
Location: Honors Haven Resort in Ellenville, NY
The convention expects approximately 200 attendees.
The work submitted should be priced between $40 and $500, with a median around $200. 11×17 prints are encouraged!
International artists should consider sending a few limited edition prints since artists are expected to ship their work to and from the conference. (We are open to innovative ideas for exhibiting and selling via digital technologies).
Local artists are encouraged to submit works on canvas to be displayed on easels.
To Submit: Artists should send no more than 10 high res images (300dpi) as samples of the work they’d like to exhibit in relation to the theme: A World of Wellness: Stimulating the Mind, Energizing the Body, Inspiring the Soul. Please also send a 200-word biography including links to webpages or blogs, if available.
Due Date: January 31st, 2014
Email Submissions to jnp250 at nyu.edu with the subject line “Art Submission AAUW 2014.”
Dr. Jessica N. Pabón, Post Doctoral Associate, Theater Program; Office Tel (UAE): +971 2 628 5376; Mobile (UAE): +971 56 319 1157; Twitter | Blog | Facebook
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Recent Publication: “Be About It: Graffiteras Performing Feminist Community”
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