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Woman Made Gallery, Chicago – Last Call for 20th International Open show

Woman Made Gallery logo, chicago, ILCALL FOR ART

20th International Open
Sept. 22 – Oct. 20, 2017 | Opening Reception: Sept. 22, 2017 | 6-8pm
Entry Deadline: July 15, 2017
Juror: Sharmyn Cruz RIvera


Invitation to all female identified artists worldwide to submit artwork for this open exhibition. All themes, styles, and media will be considered. Artwork that explores or challenges conceptual and material boundaries is encouraged.

The application fee for our juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver: [email protected] All applicants should submit an artist’s statement about their body of work. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.About the Juror: Sharmyn Cruz Rivera

Sharmyn Cruz Rivera is a Puerto Rican curator based in Chicago whose practice examines the intermedial qualities of sound art, contemporary dance, installation, and performance art. Her interest and research depart from meditations on human geography, radical manifestations of identity and methodologies of collaboration. She holds an MA in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a dual BA in Art History and Modern Languages from the University of Puerto Rico. Cruz Rivera has held positions at El Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, (San Juan, PR), THE MISSION (Chicago, IL) and Lampo (Chicago, IL) and currently works as an independent curator. Recent projects include INSIDE VOICE: a sound art program at Threewalls and La Vista: mamihlapinatapai at The Franklin. She was a 2015-2016 HATCH Projects Curatorial Resident at the Chicago Artists Coalition where she curated for no space, Exhaustion and Exuberance and Fiction Within. She is a recipient of the 2017 Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation Curatorial Fellowship. For more information visit

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