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Call for Artists - Indiana Undocumented Youth Alliance Exhibition

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Call for Artists

Indiana Undocumented Youth Alliance presents:

Undocuchallenge Art Show – May 2016

UndocuChallenges (noun) 1. The varied challenges expereinced when on is undocumented: identity loss, family separation, employment exploitation, stereotypes, lack of drivers license, in-state tuition eligibility, health care ineligibility, language barriers and political oppression, etc.

Organization: Indiana Undocumented Youth Alliance

City: Indianapolis, IN

Indiana Interfaith Center 1100 W 42nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46208

May 6  – First Friday Opening Reception

The Indiana Undocumented Youth Alliance (IUYA) is proud to announce our first Undocu Challenges Art Show. IUYA is a non profit that aims to empower immigrants that want to achieve higher education. IUYA aims to support five undocumented students by providing scholarships to assist with tuition costs. The funds raised through the art show will go towards the scholarship fund. IUYA is seeking Hoosier artists, undocumented or documented, that have experienced undocuchallenges to donate art work (existing or proposed) for the Undocu Challenges Art Show which will be on display at the Center for Interfaith Cooperation. Artists will be able to share their thoughts and experiences about the challenges as an undocuhoosier or hoosier with a mixed status family or community. Recently, there has been much negativity directed towards the undocumented community and we feel it is very important to address these issues. Through art, artists will be able to portray the harsh reality of undocuchallenges while highlighting the community’s support.

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  •  Work will be selected based on quality and relevance to the theme of the show. 2D work must be framed, wired and ready to hang (if appropriate). No sawtooth hangers . Artists are required to attend the opening. *Please note works are exhibited at the artist’s own risk and pieces will not be insured individually.
  • Work must be delivered between April 15-17, 2016 to Luis’s Fresh Market 8170 E 21st Street, Inpls, IN 46219
  • Please note that this is a fundraising event. IUYA will take at least a 50% commission on all artwork sold in the gallery. However, artists should keep their prices at a consistent level based upon previous sales, not commission rates. The funds raised will go into a scholarship fund to benefit 5 undocumented students in Indiana who will apply to receive the scholarships.

If you are interested in participating please contact us at undocuchallenges@gmail.com with IUYA Art Show as subject line.

Please submit your intent to participate by April 8, 2016 at undocuchallenges@gmail.com .

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