Garfield Park Arts Center Seeks Artwork for Sci-FI and Fantasy Exhibition

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Garfield Park Arts Center Seeks Artwork for Sci-FI and Fantasy Exhibition


ENCOUNTER: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Art Exhibition


Call For Artists

ENCOUNTER: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Art Exhibition

July 2, 2016—July 30, 2016

Zounds! Bzzt! Woomp! Back for its fifth year at the Garfield Park Arts Center, ENCOUNTER will feature science fiction and fantasy themed artworks from local artists. With a focus on space travel, the exhibition will feature images from NASA’s “Visions of the Future” series. The exhibit will be on display July 2-30, 2016.Artists are invited to create and submit 3-4 works of original art for this exhibition.  There is no cost to submit. 


  • Original works must be ready to hang or install.
  • Please indicate your desire to participate in the show by emailing Elsy Benitez at by June 4, 2016 or mail a portfolio to The Garfield Park Arts Center. Please include your name, email, a brief description of your work and/or a short bio. Please also include the samples of your work you intend to submit for the exhibition, either attached to the email or on a CD.
  • Artists will be notified of all decisions no later than Saturday, June 11, 2016.
  • All works must be delivered to the arts center no later than Saturday, June  25, 2016 at 4pm.
  • The arts center is a family friendly venue so all artwork must be venue appropriate.
  •  The opening reception  will be held Saturday, July 2 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM.


Questions? Please contact:

Elsy Benitez, GPAC Gallery Manager



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