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Celebrate Pride: Love, Diversity and Equality Art Show

The FXBG Visitor Center is excited to announce a call for artists to celebrate Pride Month 2023. The power of art can inspire change, foster dialogue, and celebrate diversity. We invite you to participate in this opportunity to showcase your talent and contribute to a meaningful celebration of LGBTQ+ pride.

Theme: The theme for this call is “Celebrating Pride: Love, Diversity, and Equality.” We encourage you to share artworks that reflect the vibrant spirit of the LGBTQ+ community, highlighting the triumphs, struggles, and resilience of individuals within the community. Your artwork should convey messages of love, unity, diversity, and acceptance.

Medium: We welcome submissions in various artistic mediums. Mediums accepted are: pen/pencil, crayon/pastels, paint, marker, mixed media, digital, photography, collage, screen printing, Please note: we cannot accept 3-D/sculpture pieces.

Artwork: Each medium must be mounted on poster board, construction paper, foam/matte board or a frame. The maximum size is 16′ x 20″. Framed art pieces must have a hanging bracket on the back of the frame.

Submission Guidelines/Process:

  • The art exhibition is at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center auditorium located at 706 Caroline Street.
  • The art exhibition is FREE to enter.
  • Artists of all backgrounds, orientations and identities are encouraged to apply.
  • Artists may submit more that one art piece. Each art piece must have its own submission.
  • This is a family-friendly art show, and we kindly request that all submission adhere to appropriate content to ensure inclusivity and accessibility for all attendees of all ages.
  • Fill out the form below to submit your art piece.
  • Email a photo of your art piece to [email protected] with the subject line: “Pride Art Show Submission”. In the body of the email include a description/artist statement for your attached art piece.

Important Dates:

  • Submission Deadline: Entries will be taken until the show is full.
  • Art Drop off Deadline: We will contact you about drop off times.
  • Exhibition Opening: Friday, June 2, 5pm
  • Exhibition Duration: Friday, June 2 – Sunday, June 25
  • Art Pick up: Monday, June 26 – Thursday, June June 29

Call for Artists Pride Month Submission Form

Please fill out the form below and then email the image of your artwork to [email protected] The art exhibition is free to enter.