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Call for Artists: March 2024

Call For Artists

Our monthly round of opportunities includes an open call for performances at a festival in West Nashville, a biennial showcasing emerging talent from the South in Charlotte, and applications for restorative visioning retreats to local BIPOC artists and culture bearers in New Orleans.

Jack Whitten: An Artist’s Life

Art21 x Burnaway

“I can build anything I want to build. I’m not a narrative painter. I don’t do the idea or the painting being the illustration of an idea, I don’t do that. It’s all about the materiality of the paint,” notes the late Jack Whitten. In February’s Art21 x Burnaway feature, we pay homage to the Alabama-born artist’s fifty-year career and ingenuity for invention.

Call for Artists: February 2024

Call For Artists

Our monthly round of opportunities includes an open call for digital commissions based out of Miami, a visual arts prize for work rooted in the American South, and a grant fund for black women photographers.

Tommy Kha’s Bits & Pieces

Art21 x Burnaway

Portraying everything from the pop culture iconography and generational revere of Elvis via young and old tribute artists, along with documenting his Chinese family and their domestic existence in the American South, Tommy Kha’s photography analyzes the multifaceted ways one can be seen in the kick-off Art21 x Burnaway feature of 2024.