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CALL for ENTRIES: The Path of Winged Souls

2017 September 10

Learn more about The Path of Winged Souls exhibit from the Bath House Cultural Center!MUNCHABLE muse

Fall is just around the corner and potted mums in gorgeous yellows, golds, and umbers abound.  But, I am on the hunt for marigolds that haven’t been sprayed with insecticide to add to our Fall menu.  Yes, I like to eat flowers, and yes, I recommend you try both chrysanthemums and marigolds.  If you’ve eaten broccoli or cauliflower, you’ve eaten already eaten flowers.  Marigolds are, in fact, one-half of the curatorial theme for this next Call as well.  Take a look…

Check out this Call for Entries from The Bath House Cultural Center (Dallas, TX) for Día de los Muertos: The Path of Winged Souls, celebrating, exploring & honoring people, things & ideas that have “passed on.”  No entry fee…

Learn more about The Path of Winged Souls exhibit from the Bath House Cultural Center!CALL for ENTRIES: 
Día de los Muertos:
The Path of Winged Souls

from Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all artists 18+

MEDIA: Open to all media

THEME:  Marigolds & Monarchs. “A belief held by people from ancient Mesoamerican cultures (and some people today) is that, during the celebrations of the Day of the Dead, the spirits of the departed are given permission to return to the world of the living to visit their families. . . To aid the spirits, paths are marked with the brightly colored petals of marigold flowers so that they can create a path of light that shows the departed souls the way to the altars and their loved ones. The monarch butterflies, migrating back in large numbers to Mexico during the festivities of the Day of the Dead, have a symbolic significance as well because they are perceived as the spirits of returning loved ones making their way back home.”

DEADLINE:  September 17, 2017 (Mountain Time)

NOTIFICATION:  The list of selected artists will be posted on the Bath House Cultural Center’s online News Center at http://www.bathhousemedia.com.  The document will be available after 6 PM on Thursday, September 21, 2017.  Artists are solely responsible for reviewing this list.  The curator will not send acceptance notifications to each individual artist by phone, e-mail, or otherwise. (Note:  I know how many of you dislike this lack of active notification, but it is happening more and more often.  Try to remember that in this case, there is NO ENTRY FEE; so in this case, I encourage tolerance.  Just don’t forget to put a reminder on your calendar or in your phone so you don’t forget to check.)

ENTRY FEE:  None

CURATOR:  Enrique Fernández Cervantes

SALES:  The Bath House Cultural Center Advisory Council requests a voluntary donation (14% of the sale value) from artists who sell artwork during the exhibition.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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