This is an open call for artwork for the upcoming themed gallery show entitled “Desire & Design”.
This show seeks to explore the the interplay of the elements of desire and design, ultimately suggesting God’s desire(s) through His design and grand meta-narrative.
Submission protocols — which must be adhered to — can be found on our Gallery section of HopeArts.org.
Written and Digital Photographic Submissions (poetry, flash-fiction, essay/reflection) for our in-house art magazine (i.e. not as part of the hung gallery show) must still fill out the form before sending — the form provides / enables contact options.
FORM DEADLINE: MAY 21ST, NOON. (Pieces must be delivered to Hope Chapel’s pastor office/Debbie Bjork by Noon, May 28th.)
ll artists are encouraged to attend the catered gallery reception, Saturday June 1st, from 6:30 P.M. until 9:00 P.M.
Show Details : These “desires” may include (but aren’t limited to): those desires for His Son, to see Jesus exalted; Our desire(s) for security, safety, freedom, connection, rest, community, being heard and seen; God’s desire to see Humanity redeemed (or what redemption may “look like”); His and / or our desires for social justice; for fruit of the Spirit to be made manifest (fruit of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, self-control); desires for the meek to inherit the earth, for the merciful to be shown mercy; His desires for the hearts of fathers and sons to be turned towards one another; desires for Holiness and a Holy People of every tongue, tribe, nation; His desires for complete unity of faith, hope, love.
The design(s) can include (but aren’t limited to) : examples from biology, science, linguistics, mathematics, geometry; graphic and computer design; architecture.
A good source text from scripture to consider would be the New Testament book of Hebrews, for instance.
Entry form – Fill out the form below, scroll to the bottom and click “Submit”