Vermont Arts Council

Call to artists: An Assemblage of Breaths

an assemblage of breaths | May 12-June 17, 2023 | Carter-Kelsey Gallery | AVA’s 3rd Annual Exhibition and Event inspired by Mental Health Awareness Month, in collaboration with West Central Behavioral Health. Artist reception: Saturday, May 20, 5-6PM followed by a performance in the West Gallery by Los Lorcas: Art, Music- and Breath!

Theme summary: When we are faced with stress, anxiety, sadness, or pain we are told to breathe— in deeply and exhale. The action of our own breath is comforting. As is community– or an assemblage, just knowing that we are not alone, is somehow calming. Submissions which articulate ideas which convey healing, comfort, togetherness, community, as well as works which encourage us to pause and reflect— to breathe. Deadline: 4/17; notice: 4/24; delivery: 5/9.

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