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Open Call: Portrait

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Open Call: Portrait

Li Tang Gallery is looking for artists who explore the realms of portraiture through both realistic and nonrealistic practices to evoke an emotional response regarding these contemporary issues. From paintings, to works on paper, to digital creations, there is no limitation on the media that can be submitted. Through the portraiture discipline, Li Tang Gallery is looking for artists who question our understanding of the world and our positions in it.

Artists at any stage of their career are invited to submit their work for consideration by our guest jury artists Philip A. Robinson Jr. and Jiannan Wu. The online group exhibition will be curated by the Li Tang team and promoted on Li Tang Gallery’s website, social media, and press coverage in both the United States and China.

Deadline  

October 14, 2022

Submission Fee

Free of charge

Guest Jury Judges

Philip A. Robinson Jr.

Jiannan Wu

Eligibility

Open to all artists 18 years and older from all over the world.

All visual art media will be considered.

Artwork must be original. We do not take responsibility for copyright violations.

Submit

  • Up to 5 images and/ or 1 video.
  • Brief bio/ artist statement 
  • CV
  • Portfolio website
  • Social media handles (if applicable)

Submitted images must be labeled as follows:

Firstname_Lastname_Title_Medium_Dimensions_Year. jpeg 

Jpeg files should not exceed 1MB. Selected artists will be contacted for high-resolution images. 

For video submission, we accept time-based artwork or kinetic works that need to be presented in videos. Video submissions should be limited to 2 min. For security reasons, we don’t open sites with passwords or download attachments from the web.

We do not accept submissions via emails.

Timeline

  • Submissions will be accepted until October 14, 2022 24:00 EST
  • Selected artists will be notified by October 28, 2022
  • Exhibition opens on November 7, 2022
  • Exhibition closes on January 22, 2023

Support

all America Chinese Youth federation

Art America China Project

Media Support

Los Angeles Post

About Jury

PHILIP A. ROBINSON JR.

PHILIP A. ROBINSON JR. is an award-winning multi-media sculptor and conceptual artist, who uses wood to symbolize temporality within natural cycles of time and geography to amplify the narrative of identity within popular and marginalized cultures. Robinson has exhibited throughout the tri-state area including, a solo exhibition at the High Line Nine, solo exhibition at the Untitled Space Gallery, Prizm Art Fair during Miami Art Basel, The Rush Arts Gallery, KL City Art Gallery in Malaysia, LuluLemon (Hudson Yards), The National Academy Museum and School, The Barrett Art Center, the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition, The Frances Young Tang Museum and Art Gallery, Art at the Caves, 14C Jersey City Art show & Juried Exhibition, The Bronx Art Space, The Novado Gallery, The Bridge Art Gallery, Akwaaba Gallery, The Alta Art Building, Art At The Cave, The BSB Gallery, The Conceptions Art Show (New York), Neumeraki, Pro Arts Jersey City, The Carrie Able Gallery, Grace Church School Benefit Auction, the Merseles Studios, 107 Bowers Gallery, the Distillery Gallery, the NEWYORKMINDED Gallery, 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, and SNEAKERROOM. He received his BFA in Studio Art from Skidmore College and his MFA in Sculpture from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers.

https://www.philiparobinsonjr.com

JIANNAN WU

Jiannan Wu (b.1990) is a China-born, New York based artist who creates sculptures and wall reliefs made from resin. He received his BFA Degree in Sculpture from China Academy of Art and his MFA Degree in Sculpture from New York Academy of Art.

Jiannan Wu is the recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant, winner of 2017 Dexter Jones Award presented by American National Sculpture Society,  winner of Compleat Sculptor Award, and other awards. He is selected as 2020 AACYF Top 30 Under 30 presented by All America Chinese Youth Federation. His work is recognized as The Best Original Sculpture in 2019 by Sculpture Magazine of China. His works have also been displayed on numerous exhibitions at renowned venues such as Accesso Gallery in Italy, Gallery Poulsen and Art Herning in Denmark, the Sotheby’s, Art Miami, and Southampton Arts Center in America, Bonner Kunstverein in Germany, Chongqing Contemporary Art Museum in China, etc. His works and art achievements have been published in The New York Times, The China Press, Metal Magazine, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, Hi-Fructose Magazine, Collections Magazine, T(here) Magazine, etc.

https://www.jiannanwu.com

(text&photo courtesy of the artists)

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the submission process, please reach out to info@litanggallery.com.

Note

The Li Tang Gallery team does not involve in any sales related to Portrait International Juried Exhibition. All sales inquiries will be redirected to the selected artists. However, the Li Tang Gallery team will require permission from the selected artists to the usage of their artwork images for promotional purposes.

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Open Call Past

Open Call: The Next

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Open Call: The Next

The Li Tang Gallery is currently accepting submissions for its first online group show, The Next. In preparation for an era newly-shaped by a global pandemic, we are keen to present a platform for artists working across disciplines to share their evolving visions of our ongoing confrontation with The Spectacle. Subjects might include – but are not limited to – the ecosystem, social justice, decolonization, climate change, immigration, lifestyle, under-represented communities, and sustainability.

Artists at any stage of their career are invited to submit their work for consideration by our guest jury artist, Sizhu Li. The online group exhibition will be curated by the Li Tang team and promoted on Li Tang Gallery’s website, social media, and press coverage in both the United States and China.

Deadline  

December 19, 2021

Submission Fee

Free of charge

Eligibility

Open to all artists 18 years and older.

All visual art media will be considered.

Submit

  • Up to 5 images and/ or 1 video.
  • Brief bio/ artist statement 
  • CV
  • Portfolio website
  • Social media handles (if applicable)

Submitted images must be labeled as follows:

Firstname_Lastname_Title_Medium_Dimensions_Year. jpeg 

Jpeg files should not exceed 1MB. Selected artists will be contacted for high resolution images. 

For video submission, we accept time-based artwork or kinetic works that need to be presented in videos. Video submissions should be limited to 2 min. For security reasons, we don’t open sites with passwords or download attachments from the web.

Timeline

  • Submissions will be accepted until December 19, 2021
  • Selected artists will be notified by December 30, 2021
  • Exhibition opens January 8, 2022
  • Exhibition closes March 5, 2022

About Jury Sizhu Li

Sizhu Li is a Chinese-born multi-disciplinary artist based in New York. She holds BFA in China Central Academy of Fine Art, and later MFA in Maryland Institute College of Art with Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship, a prestigious annual national award. Lived and worked on two different continents, Li developed a unique visual language of immersive kinetic installations to illustrate her understanding of nature and human. Li’s works have exhibited at Spring/Break, Flux Factory, Governor’s Island Art Fair & Public Art Project, Chashama Gallery, Baltimore–Washington International Airport, Anderson Ranch Arts Center and so on. Since 2020, her pandemic-inspired touring project Moonment has been well received at Attleboro Arts Museum, Missouri State University, and Maryland Howard County Art Council, and will exhibit at Alabama Contemporary Art Center (2022), and Amerasia Bank Art Gallery (2022). Li currently teaches at Pratt Institute and Montclair State University.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the submission process, please reach out to info@litanggallery.com.

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Current Open Call

Open Call: Fiction Beyond Nonfiction

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Open Call: Fiction Beyond Nonfiction

The Li Tang Gallery is currently accepting submissions for an online group show – Fiction Beyond Nonfiction. We are keen to present a platform for artists working across disciplines to share their evolving visions of how digital and technology impact their practice. Subjects might include – but are not limited to – the ecosystem, social justice, decolonization, climate change, immigration, lifestyle, under-represented communities, and sustainability.

Artists at any stage of their career are invited to submit their work for consideration by our guest jury judge panel. The online group exhibition will be curated by the Li Tang team and promoted on Li Tang Gallery’s website, social media, and press coverage in both the United States and China.

Deadline  

May 8, 2022

Submission Fee

Free of charge

Eligibility

Open to all artists 18 years and older from all over the world.

All visual art media will be considered.

Artwork must be original. We do not take responsibility for copyright violations.

Submit

  • Up to 5 images and/ or 1 video.
  • Brief bio/ artist statement 
  • CV
  • Portfolio website
  • Social media handles (if applicable)

Submitted images must be labeled as follows:

Firstname_Lastname_Title_Medium_Dimensions_Year. jpeg 

Jpeg files should not exceed 1MB. Selected artists will be contacted for high resolution images. 

For video submission, we accept time-based artwork or kinetic works that need to be presented in videos. Video submissions should be limited to 2 min. For security reasons, we don’t open sites with passwords or download attachments from the web.

We do not accept submissions via emails.

Timeline

  • Submissions will be accepted until May 8, 2022 24:00 EST
  • Selected artists will be notified by May 20, 2022
  • Exhibition opens May 23, 2022
  • Exhibition closes July 31, 2022

About Jury

JENNY GUO

Jenny Guo is an Emmy award-winning creative producer, XR and NFT arts patron, and co-founder of LumiereVR and Highstreet. She has been named on Forbes 30 under 30 in 2018 and AACYF 30 under 30 in 2020. She was also recognized as the top 10 Asian American entrepreneurs in 2021. 

The VR projects she had worked on have also won multiple awards in both Asia and the U.S. She has produced and distributed multiple VR art installations, including renowned artist Rachel Maclean’s I’m Terribly Sorry with KWM Art Center, Wang Xin’s Maybe it’s Time to Refresh the Art World a Little Bit at K11 art mall in Hong Kong, and Tian Zhuo Chen’s Trance. Her producing work Living Distance with artist Xin Liu has been selected into multiple renowned film festivals, including Sundance, SXSW, Beijing Film Festival, and it’s the first Chinese immersive project that Sundance New Frontier Lab has taken on. Her latest VR artwork Devil’s Ivy with artist Liu Wa was shown at Busan Biennale and Sandbox Immersive Festival. This film has won the young creative award from International Emmys. Ms. Guo is passionate about conservation and Climate change projects. She has a new VR film on Glacier conservation coming out this year.  

Ms. Guo double majored in Electronic Art and Political Studies at Bard College and later studied Creative Producing at Columbia University. She had extensive experience in auction houses and art dealing between China and the U.S. 

Ms. Guo is also a Sundance fellow and researcher at Harvard Visualization Lab. She has spoken at multiple conferences, including Harvard Graduate School of Design, SXSW, Wharton School of Business, J.P Morgan, TEDxBohaibay, and Christie’s.

NIX LIU XIN

Nix Liu Xin is a mixed-reality director and designer. He works on various mediums such as filmmaking, motion visual arts, spatial design, XR experiences, and volumetric photography (3D scan). His practice centers around the connections of digital and physical realities, merging architecture, form, movement, visual effects, color, and sound.

As the founder and creative director of the studio Play.Work, Nix has collaborated with Burberry, Bosie, Chris Lee (Li Yuchun), London Fashion Week, Microsoft, Miss Grit, NYLON, Polestar Cars, SCI-Arc Robot Lab, Victor Ma (Ma Boqian), Wallpaper, WhatWorld Club, etc., to create bespoke films and music videos fusing CGI virtual and live-action real worlds.

Nix is currently a Master in Design Studies (Media/Technology) candidate at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He holds an M.Arch 2 degree from SCI-Arc; and a B.A. in Architecture with an Honors degree from the University of Liverpool where his graduation project was awarded the Sheppard Robson Jicwood Prize.

Nix was endowed with numerous awards. To name a few: he won the first prize of the prestigious CGarchitect 3D Awards 2020 and was nominated in 2019; he was selected as one of 12 artists to hold solo exhibitions at Lianzhou Foto Festival in 2019. Recently, Nix co-curated the international New Digital Design Forum, and invited world-renowned artists, designers, and professors to bridge the communication of Post-Digital culture between west and east. Nix has been invited to give guest lectures and speakings at UCL Bartlett School of Architecture, Tongji University, Gensler SF, etc. Additionally, his works have been exhibited at World Trade Center in New York City, Los Angeles, Liverpool, Beijing, Suzhou, Shanghai, and so on.

CURRY SICONG TIAN

Started as a Student Academy Award Gold Winner, US-China based multidisciplinary filmmaker Curry Sicong Tian has held various roles including director, concept/digital artist, 3d mographer, fashion photographer, creative director at studios internationally. 

Born and raised in China, she is aiming to bridge the gap between eastern and western culture, video art and film, expanding beyond into 3d motion graphic and alternative modes of storytelling. She has established an unparalleled trust with the clients like Mercedes Benz, Apple BEATS, Canon; and the most respected artists in the world.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the submission process, please reach out to info@litanggallery.com.

Note

The Li Tang Gallery team does not involve in any sales related to Fiction Beyond Nonfiction International Juried Exhibition. All sales inquiries will be redirected to the selected artists. However, the Li Tang Gallery team will require permission from the selected artists to the usage of their artwork images for promotional purposes.