Thursday, February 10, 2011

Empowered Women International / Call to Artists

Empowered Women International ( is issuing a call for an exhibit entitled: “Muslim Women Speak.”
Deadline: April 1, 2011

Empowered Women International is looking for paintings, photographs, sculptural work and art installations by Muslim or Arab women in the Washington DC Metro Area or by artists depicting the lives, stories and cultures of Muslim and Arab women.

The exhibit will take place at the Takoma Park Community Center, May 28-June 25, 2011.  A day long series of events (readings, performances, Middle Eastern food etc.) will take place on June 11, from 10:30-4, followed by a reception for the artists from 5-7:30 pm.

Please send lo-res jpeg images or a website URL to the curator, Tom Block, at thomasablock[at], by April 1.  All decisions of included work will be made by May first. 

There is no fee to enter; however, there will be a $35 fee for non-members of EWI who are accepted into the show.  This fee will include a one-year membership in EWI.

Tom Block is the Author of Shalom/Salaam: A Story of a Mystical Fraternity
"Block's evident enthusiasm for the revelation of these common roots as a way forward for Muslim-Jewish relations propels this great read." Publishers Weekly, 10/27/10

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