CALL TO ARTISTS: Parallels Art show

CALL TO ARTISTS: Parallels Art show

July 20th- August 10th 2013

Parallels: Art + Performance + Community Outreach

Presented by: Niki Lopez of By Niki Art Studio & at 1310 Gallery

Deadline for entry: June 14, 2013
Installation dates: July 15-18, 2013
Opening night: Saturday July 20, 2013
Location: 1310 Gallery, Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts

Open to:  all mediums. Paintings, Sculpture, Installation art, Video art, Mixed media.

Submitted artwork should be fit or compliment the theme “Parallels” which can be either conceptual or literal in context :

Some examples:

– A parallel universe or alternative reality is a hypothetical or fictional self-contained separate reality coexisting with one’s own.

-Parallel (n.): A person or thing that is similar or analogous to another

-Parallel (v.): Be side by side with (something extending in a line), always keeping the same distance.

– Parellel lines: two lines in the same plane that, no matter how far they extend, do not intersect with each other.

Submission donation of $25 for up to 10 pieces, payable through paypal (

100% of any artwork sales goes to artist.


Up to -ten pieces $25  DONATE HERE

For consideration, email images (no larger than 2mb) to  Niki Lopez (

Include on the subject line “Parallels Submissions

-Name each JPG with your first initial, your last name and image number. (Example: JSmith1.jpg, JSmith2.jpg, JSmith3.jpg).

If you need to make special accommodations for submission of your work, please email

All work must be original artwork – ready to hang or be displayed.


Want to help with this event?  Click here

About the producer: Niki Lopez is a multi-disciplined Visual Artist, an independent Graphic Designer, and resident member of the Sailboat Bend Artist Community. Graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.

Affiliations include: Spoken Soul Festival Alumna.

For more info click here

About 1310 Gallery: A 37 unit live/work art community housing multi-disciplinary visual & performing artist.  The Sailboat Bend Artists Lofts hosts monthly shows every third Saturday of the month since 2008.




Niki Lopez

Niki Lopez Afro-Latina, Queer, interdisciplinary Visual Artist, Curator, Social Practioner, Cultural Programer, award-winning Graphic Designer and Mom. Lopez is best known for her masks and a collection of works dealing with some of her trauma and healing through the arts which inspired her to create What’s Your Elephant ®. Lopez produces “The Circle”, a bi-weekly Facebook/Youtube live-video podcast sharing stories of our creative community, activists & social entrepreneurs. Niki’s advocacy includes mental health, self-care, and diversity in swimming. Lopez is one of the founding members of the Sailboat Artist Lofts.

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