Pinoy Words Expressed Kultura Arts (PWEKA) is curating the Pagdiriwang Filipino American Art display at the Seattle Center Armory Building on June 8 to June 9. They are looking for submissions. The theme this year is “Through Our Eyes.” Filipino American artists are invited to submit files of their original artwork, up to 5 pieces, in all mediums by April 19, 2013. The art show will feature a companion poetry slam “Through Our Souls” inspired by some of the pieces.
PWEKA’s mission is to promote Filipino American arts, culture, and heritage to enhance identity, pride, understanding, and community.
In addition, International District Engaged in the Arts (IDEA) Odyssey, an Associate Program of Shunpike, is organizing a mid-June to July 31 art exhibit at Tougo Coffee Inc. in the Central District. The theme is “History X, Contemporary Y.” Mark Takamichi Miller, painter and owner of The Miller School of Art in Georgetown, is the guest juror. IDEA Odyssey invites contemporary visual arts working in mediums including painting, drawing, photography, video, and mixed-media to submit work for consideration for the upcoming exhibition. The deadline for submission is April 22, 2013. The art exhibit is funded by the Washington State Arts Commission. (end)
For more information about upcoming events, visit www.ideaodysseygallery.com.