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“Consume” and “American Dream” sustainability art shows

Submissions are open to students, faculty, and staff for the “Consume” art show, curated by the Office of Sustainability and sponsored by the Green Fund. Submissions are also open to students for the “American Dream” art show.

Both shows will be in the gallery of the new Office of Sustainability, 108E Moran Commons, and open in Spring 2018.

For “Consume” show, the theme is “consumption as art and art as consumption.” Artists are invited to explore the power of consuming and the effect this has on our personal and global environments. Work is requested in several categories: Production, relating to the origin and the process of the products and goods we consume; Waste, relating to the outcome of our consumption habits and Self, our role in our contemporary patterns of consuming.

The submission deadlines are: Dec. 15 for Production, Jan. 12 for Waste and Feb. 6 for Self. Video performance and installation works are accepted as well as all two and three-dimensional works. Artists may submit up to three pieces. For more information contact acrafalo@uncg.edu with the subject line “Consume Submission. To submit, send low-resolution images, videos, and short artist statements.

For the “American Dream” show, all students are invited to submit work that reflects on the “American Dream” experience and differences in our lives as Americans relating to socioeconomic status, race, gender and sexuality. Visual art, writing, photography, design projects are all welcome. To submit work, send images to kgcarter@uncg.edu by Jan. 7, with the subject line, “American Dream Submission: ‘Full Name,’ ‘Class Year.”