Open Call: Tectonic – deadline 19 June 2009

Open Call – Arts Guild of Rahway
Curated by Evonne M. Davis
Sept. 11 – Oct. 10, 2009
Deadline: June 19th, 2009


Artists working in any and all media are invited to submit existing work, or propose new work, in response to the following:


How do we create and recreate ourselves around our spaces and environments? Does the shape of our internal lives reflect the shape of the structures that surround us? How does the health of the environment affect the emotional and spiritual health of our communities? Has the wealth of technological advancements of the last 50 years changed how we organically process thought and emotion?

tectonic |tek?tänik|

adjective: 1) Geology of or relating to the structure of the earth’s crust and the large-scale processes that take place within it. 2) of or relating to building or construction.


DEADLINE JUNE 19th, 2009 5:00 pm (This is not a postmark deadline.)

Where to Submit:
tectonic.exhibit [at] or
Evonne M. Davis
c/o Tectonic Exhibit
248 Sherman Avenue #43
New York, NY 10034

How to Submit:
To apply please send the following material:

Up to 10 images.
Image list with titles, dimensions, media, year and price.
An artist statement.

Please make sure your name is on all of your material, including CD’s and DVD’s.

If you would like your material returned to you please include a SASE, otherwise we will keep your material on file for future consideration.

The Arts Guild of Rahway

The Arts Guild of Rahway is a non-profit center for the arts located at 1670 Irving St. at Seminary Avenue in the Downtown Arts District of the City of Rahway.

The art exhibits at the Guild focus primarily on the presentation of works by notable emerging New Jersey area artists. Our exhibits aim to present an overview of current or enduring trends and directions in contemporary art.

Evonne M. Davis

Evonne M. Davis is cofounder of Gallery Aferro and Gallery Director of City Without Walls, both in Newark, NJ. Evonne has curated over 30 affiliated and independent exhibit in the past 10 years. Most recently as a participant on the curatorial committee of the Peekskill Project at the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art in Peekskill N.Y. Evonne is also a practicing artist.

Important Notes:

Artists will be notified by: July 13, 2009

Artists will be solely responsible for drop off and pick up of art .

All exhibited art works fully insured.

For more information please email questions to:

tectonic.exhibit [at]