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Teen Curator Exhibitions 2021

What Does Gender Mean to You?

April 24–May 24, 2021
Rifle Public Library

Calling Roaring Fork Valley artists and non-artists of all ages!

Aspen Art Museum Teen Curator Lily McCann-Klausz invites you to explore your own unique relationship to gender through the creative medium of your choice for the exhibition: What Does Gender Mean to You?

This exhibition aims to initiate a conversation surrounding the issue of gender and how we each experience it.

Participants are encouraged to submit a doodle, writing, or artwork made in immediate response to the theme, or, a pre-made/found/manufactured object that represents their feelings toward gender. Participants can choose to remain anonymous.

Submission Requirements:

Open to people of all ages living in Pitkin, Eagle, and Garfield counties
Two-dimensional pieces should be no larger than 9 x 12 inches

The exhibition will open on April 24, but participants can submit work throughout its run through May 24, 2021.

Please drop off your piece at one of the following locations, and don’t forget to fill out the submission form found here.

Community Drop off: Rifle Public Library
Rifle High School Student Drop off: RHS Art Room (Mrs. Willard)

Everybody Has a Story to Tell

May 10–14, 2021
Glenwood Springs High School Library

Calling Glenwood Springs High School artists from advanced level classes!

Aspen Art Museum Teen Curator Annika Bucchin invites you to submit an artwork in the medium of your choice that explores themes of personal growth and change during the COVID-19 pandemic for the exhibition: Everybody Has a Story to Tell

Created between March 2020 and May 2021 that best represents an experience, change, or outcome inspired by the past year of life during the pandemic. Artists can respond through any artistic medium, including the written word.

Submissions are due by Monday, May 3, 5 PM (No late submissions will be accepted.)

Please complete the form found here to submit artwork.