Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower
A CONCERT PERFORMANCE
THANK YOU FOR THE SUBMISSIONS!
Congratulations to the winner, Stephen Gordon!
This artwork will be featured on the Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre marquee as well as the lobby of the Emerson/Paramount Center during the run of Parable of the Sower.
CALL FOR ART
ArtsEmerson seeks original artwork to be used as companion promotional art for the upcoming theatrical concert performance Octavia E. Butler’s PARABLE OF THE SOWER, based on the Afrofuturist novel of the same name. This call is open to all genres, although works of illustration are preferred. Artists may submit up to 3 separate designs.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED
Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 11:59PM
Artwork should be 11” wide x 17” high.
Email to: Octavia@ArtsEmerson.org
Use subject line: PARABLE ART
Attach artwork as .JPG file (please include artist name as part of the file name) Include within the body of your email the following information about the artist: first/last name, snail mail address, email address, phone number, medium/media used
One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a $150 American Express Gift Card; six (6) complimentary tickets to attend the opening night performance of Octavia E. Butler’s PARABLE OF THE SOWER: The Concert Experience on opening night, Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:30PM, followed by a meet-and-greet with writer/performer Toshi Reagon following the performance. The grand prize artwork will be featured in multiple advertising channels, including (but not limited to) exposure on the Emerson Paramount Center’s digital marquee, and on ArtsEmerson’s website, blog, and multiple social media channels. The Grand Prize winning art will also be highlighted as part of a lobby exhibition at the Emerson Paramount Center during the run of PARABLE OF THE SOWER, March 23 through 26, 2017. The Grand Prize winner will also receive six (6) complimentary tickets to attend any remaining ArtsEmerson 16/17 stage or screen production through June 2017. For a full list of performances visit ArtsEmerson.org.
Up to twenty (20) Runner-Up Prize winners will each receive two (2) complimentary tickets to attend the opening night performance of Octavia E. Butler’s PARABLE OF THE SOWER: The Concert Experience on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:30PM. Runner-Up Prize winners will have their artwork included in a lobby exhibition at the Emerson Paramount Center during the run of the show, as well as in an on-line gallery on the ArtsEmerson website. Artist will be credited wherever artwork is shared.
Winners will be contacted by both phone and email on or before March 3, 2017.