Maake Magazine Issue 7 Open Call

DEADLINE: February 13, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST

Curated by Tiger Strikes Asteroid

We are excited to announce our OPEN CALL for Issue 7 of Maake Magazine, curated by Tiger Strikes Asteroid. Artists will be selected by curators from each of the TSA locations across the US: New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago and Los Angeles.

We are looking for contemporary artists working in all media. Artists from any location are eligible to apply.

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About Tiger Strikes Asteroid
Tiger Strikes Asteroid is a network of artist-run spaces with locations in Philadelphia, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Each space is independently operated and focuses on presenting a varied program of emerging and mid-career artists. TSA's goal is to collectively bring people together, expand connections and build community through artist-initiated exhibitions, projects, and curatorial opportunities. They seek to further empower the artist’s role beyond that of studio practitioner to include the roles of curator, critic, and community developer; and to act as an alternate model to the conventions of the current commercial art market.

TSA’s exhibitions and projects have been featured in numerous print and online publications including The New York TimesThe Chicago TimesThe Philadelphia InquirerHyperallergicArt F City, The Huffington PostL MagazineWhitehot MagazineTwo Coats of PaintArtinfoArtnet NewsBeautiful Decay, and the artblog.

For more information about TSA visit the website.

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About the Curators

Meg Duguid / Chicago
Meg Duguid believes that documentation is paramount to her art making  and is invested in the ways that documentation and art can be inttegrated in a single practice. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA from Bard College. She has performed and exhibited nationally and internationally. From 2009 to 2011 she ran Clutch Gallery, a 25-square-inch white cube located in the heart of her purse; since then, she lends her purse to others to curate and carry. Duguid lives and works in Chicago with her husband, her son, and three cats.

Kayla Romberger / Philly
An artist and arts organizer, Kayla Romberger has lived in New York, Ann Arbor, Missoula, Mumbai, Beijing, and now, Philadelphia. Her work has been shown at Satellite Projects (Miami), the 4th Gwangju Design Biennale (Gwangju, S. Korea), BASE Beijing (China), MOCAD (Detroit), and the NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 (New York). She received her MFA in Art & Design and Museum Studies from the University of Michigan and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also co-founder of the bookshop and exhibition space Ulises.

Stacy Wendt / LA
Stacy Wendt is an artist making energetic, gestural abstract paintings. Saturated with color, pattern and lively brushstrokes, her works confront you with their attitude and play. Wendt received her MFA in 2015 from Claremont Graduate University. She lives and works in Los Angeles and is a community artist in residence at Eastside International and co-curator at Class Projects LA.

Matt Phillips / NY
Matt Phillips is a Brooklyn based painter. Recent solo exhibitions include Comfort Inn at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, Yard Sale at Devening Projects and Editions, and Piano, Piano at Studio d’Arte Raffaelli. Matt has done residencies at both The MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. He is a professor of art at FIT in New York City.

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Submission Guidelines

Artists creating work in all media are encouraged to submit. This includes but is not limited to 2D and 3d work, video, performance and installation work. 

Published Artists receive the following

Work featured in Issue 7
One complimentary copy of Maake Magazine (US Only)
Visibility through Maake's social media outlets, website and blog
Online Artist Interview and accompanying gallery of work
Future consideration for upcoming exhibitions and projects

Eligibility & Terms
Artists may submit up to 5 works
Artists working in all media are welcome to apply
Artists working in the United States and abroad are eligible to submit
Artists must be 18 years old or older to apply

Submission Fee $20

Submission Requirements
Contact Info
• 5 images:
–At least 150 DPI, Approximately 1200 px on the longest side, under 5MB
–Accepted artists will be asked to send high resolution images

• CV or Resume
• Short statement (optional)
• Short bio
• Social Media info


Questions?
Email us at info@maake.org

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About Maake
Maake Magazine is an independent, artist-run organization that was created to support contemporary artists and other artist-run projects. It is our mission to provide exhibition opportunities as well as both online and print publishing opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists. Through collaborations with artists, curators, artist-run groups, galleries and more, we facilitate projects that support dialogue and community and increase the visibility of the arts while defying geographic boundaries. For more information about our current projects and to read interviews with all of our featured artists, artist-run organizations, and more, visit www.maakemagazine.com.