WNY Urban Arts Collective : Call For Artists

Call For Artists :

Wall 2 Wall Exhibit A One of A Kind Showcase Of Art in Buffalo!

A Wall to Wall Exhibit is a unique artist showcase that provides viewers an opportunity to take a sneak peek at a wall from inside an artists studio.

The opportunity is open to all WNY Urban Arts Collective members and is also open to those interested in joining the organization and participating in this show. Selection Process: 1-Studio visits, portfolios and previously viewed works 2-Medium size artwork 3-up to 4 pieces of artwork 4-All mediums are eligible 5-Contact John Baker for studio visit request 6-Deadlines are final Important dates: Selection of artist & artwork (May 1st to May 19th) Deliver artwork to gallery (June 2nd….11am to 1pm) Closing Date: July 6 5pm.

•Pick up artwork 11:00a.m. -1:00pm (July 7th) Fees charged for late pick up or Contact if you need to make arrangement for different time: (716 )885-2251

•All artwork must be properly framed, wired and ready for hanging . •Information: John Baker jonbak112@yahoo.com •

The Exhibition will take place June 2 through July 6, 2018 •Location: Artists Group Gallery, One Linwood Ave . Curators of the Wall 2 Wall Exhibition are WNY Urban Arts Collective founder and artist John Baker and Don Siuta . Find more info about the WNY- Urban Arts Collective On Facebook


Open Call For Art :

WNY-Urban Arts Collective Inc. and Juneteenth Sankofa First of its kind art show for Buffalo Juneteenth Sankofa! An Open Call for Art and All Are Welcome To Submit.

Theme: Preparing to Receive the Generational Torch! Seeking art that represents and reminds us reflect on our past to envision, find or fetch what is needed to move forward. Inspire FORWARD PROGRESS by any means and in spite of any obstacles before us.

*Sankofa: African word from the Akan tribe in Ghana meaning “it is not taboo to fetch what is at risk of being left behind.” It is our past that serves as a guide for planning our future.

Art Selection Committee: John Baker, Ras Jomo, James Cooper III and Lodina Clyburn


1-Artwork reflective of Juneteenth Sankofa

2-Medium size artwork

3- Submit up-to 3 pieces of artwork

4-All medium are eligible

5-Limited space available

6-Deadlines are final

Important dates: Deliver artwork to gallery

June 1 Selection of artwork (June 1st to June 6th) Show

Closing: June 12 Pick up artwork July 13 All artwork must be properly prepared and ready for hanging

For More Information: contact John Baker at jonbak112@yahoo.com

The Exhibition will take place June 6 – June 12,2018 Reception: June 8, 2018 from 6-10pm

Location: Main Street