Monday, December 16, 2019

AmadorArts: Artists' Deadline Extended to Jan. 5 for ROOTS Art Show

Intent to Enter Show: Now – January 5, 2020
Exhibition: Jan. 24 – Mar. 13, 2020. Mon-Fri. 2-6 pm. FREE.
Public Reception: Jan. 31, 2020, 4-7 pm. FREE.
LOCATION: Amador Arts Center, 617 South Hwy 49 [in the Mother Lode Plaza] Jackson, CA.

Free and open to artists from everywhere of all ages, all disciplines, and skills to submit works to “ROOTS: A Black Heritage Art Show" opening in January in Jackson CA.

To celebrate February’s  Black History Month, AmadorArts invites all artists to help foster a better understanding of African American culture by submitting artwork to "ROOTS: A Black Heritage Art Show.” The deadline to indicate intent has been extended to Sunday, January 5 by midnight, 2020. The show will run from January 24 to March 13, 2020. 

AmadorArts is seeking artists who have an appreciation for, and ability to creatively express, the contribution of Blacks throughout history to our culture and our country. Whether you have yourself contributed as a Black American; if you participated in Civil Rights march or other activities; experienced the impact of Black art, music or poetry; have Black ancestry; lived in a Black community; taught a predominantly Black school; or taught Black history or art as a teacher in any of our schools AmadorArts is looking for you!
There are no fees associated with this exhibition, and all entries will be accepted including: two-dimensional art or photography, jewelry, small sculpture, and printed poetry or songs. To learn more, go to and click on Call for Artists. To indicate intent, and to discuss submissions and guidelines, contact Cynthia at Amador County Arts Council at 209-256-8166 or

This show is made possible by the Amador County Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the California Arts Council, a state agency.

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