To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Equality Virginia is currently
accepting submissions for an Art Show and Auction Benefit. The
application deadline is February 27, 2009. Selected artists will be
showcased at the GCCR Gallery March 13 through April 2, 2009. All works
will be auctioned at the Equality Virginia Commonwealth Dinner April 4,
Virginia is a statewide, non-partisan lobbying, outreach and education
organization seeking equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual and
transgender Virginians. We work to help protect families, end
discrimination and build safe communities. Your donation of art will
help Equality Virginia achieve these goals. For more information, go to Equality Virginia’s website.
2009 Commonwealth Dinner
than 1000 GLBT and allied people are expected to attend the dinner this
year. The evening will include recognition of twenty OUTstanding
Virginians (historical and living). Emmy award winning actor, Leslie
Jordan will provide the evening’s entertainment. For more information,
visit Equality Virginia’s Commonwealth Dinner page.
Art Show and Auction Benefit
The application deadline is February 27, 2009. Selected artists
will be showcased at the GCCR Gallery March 13 through April 2, 2009.
All works accepted will be auctioned at the Equality Virginia
Commonwealth Dinner April 4, 2009. Submit JPEGs to
prizes totaling $1250 will be awarded. All selected pieces become the
property of Equality Virginia and will be included in the auction.
Artists have the option of retaining up to 25% of final auction sale.
Eligibility and deadlines
works in all mediums considered. Pieces should have a minimum value of
$250 and be easily transportable. Submissions should be made to
in JPEG format by February 27, 2009. in JPEG format by February 27,
2009. Images must be less than two megabytes in size and submissions
should include a brief description of the work and the artist.
About the Juror
F. Goodwin: Born and raised in Norfolk, Norman Goodwin was educated at
Cooper Union, Columbia University and the London School of
Conservation. His paintings are widely collected by both individuals
and museums, including MOMA, the Chrysler Museum, Art Institute of
Chicago and the Nasher Museum at Duke University. Norman is a certified
fine arts appraiser and conservator.