Vermont Arts Council

Call for Art – Queering Democracy: Art, Identity, and Politics in 2024

Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo) and ImageOut Art seek artist submissions for a juried exhibition opening in Rochester, NY in October 2024. Queer art has achieved greater prominence in recent years, yet the LGBTQIA+ community’s struggle for freedom and equality persists. We hope this exhibition will serve as a reflection of our current moment, and as a poignant response to the alarming rise of anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation sweeping the nation.

Artist submissions are due on June 15, 2024 by 5pm. We welcome 2D, 3D, and electronic media that showcases experiences, emotions, and thoughts on the evolving struggle for LGBTQIA+ rights and representation. Artists located in the United States of all backgrounds, identities, and those exploring all narratives of genderqueerness are invited to apply.

Accepted artists will receive a stipend to help offset the cost of production or transport of their work. This exhibition will be juried by a diverse panel of arts professionals who identify as LGBTQIA+. The exhibition is a project of the ImageOut Art Committee in partnership with Rochester Contemporary Art Center.

More information, dates, and the link to apply can be found here: