TERRAIN Reclaiming Territory: Artists Needed

Terrain announces its 2010 call for artist’s submissions

Spokane, Washington - August 25, 2010 — Last year 3100 people piled into Spokane’s Music City building to view an exhibition of over 30 emerging local artists — some of whom had never shown in a gallery, coffee shop or public setting of any kind. In one night they gained the kind of exposure that takes years to achieve. 

For Terrain 2010, organizers are reasserting their commitment to highlighting this bubbling undercurrent of emerging local talent. We’d like to invite the region’s emerging artists to submit their latest work. 

In our two years of existence, Terrain has shown works of visual art, sculpture, fiber art, photography, graffiti, film and installation pieces ranging from trash mosaics to mini suspended aquaria with live goldfish. We’ve showcased pop bands, dance troupes and poets. We make no distinction between high art and low art — we simply want to showcase emerging artists with talent and fresh perspectives.

Please submit online at www.terrainspokane.com

Submissions are due to the website by September 10 at midnight. Artists selected will by notified by September 17. We will be jurying specific pieces of art, so please only submit pieces that are available for the event.

Terrain 2010 will take place at the Music City Building (1011 W. First Ave., Spokane) on Friday, October 1 beginning at 5 pm and ending at 1:30 am.

ABOUT TERRAIN: Terrain was conceived in 2008 by a group of young organizers obsessed with helping their peers get noticed by the art establishment. Their idea was to host a juried exhibition (which would carry credibility with the establishment) with the atmosphere of a pop concert (the event had an emcee and a half dozen local and regional bands and artists), with the intent of giving all ages of people, regardless of taste in art or music, an excuse to come together, make contact and facilitate art that stretches across traditional boundaries.

Terrain 2010 is going to be an incredible night of art, rock and community. Join us.

For more information or to schedule interviews, contact Luke Baumgarten at lukebaumgarten@gmail.com.