Submissions are open for the 2023 Celia Center ARTS FEST Featuring:

 

FOSTER CARE AWARENESS MONTH … LIVE PERFORMANCES… utilizing the PERFORMING & EXPRESSIVE ARTS WITH LIVED EXPERIENCE IN FOSTER CARE…

  • “What does Foster Care mean to you….?”
  • “What image, word, or story do you want to make a statement with…?”
  • “If you wrote a poem… what would you say?”
  • “If you wrote a song… what would the lyrics be?”
  • “If you filmed something, could you make a collage of your foster journey OR could you film an expressive dance piece or theatrical piece?”

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“It’s not that you express, it’s that you explore the journey with your expression.”
~ Jeanette Yoffe, Former Foster Youth and Founder of Celia Center Arts Festival

We are Seeking Performers and Creative Artists with Foster Care Lived Experience
Ages 7+ – 107

We are looking for dancers, singers, actors, and visual artists such as painters, photographers, sculptors, filmmakers, poets, and any piece of art created by foster youth “showing the experience”.

Artists’ pieces will be displayed in the VIRTUAL exhibit at our LIVE EVENT on Saturday, May 20th, 2023 at Highways Performace Space in Santa Monica.

Along with the application below, please provide jpegs, mp3, mp4, and a website and photos of the piece(s) of art being submitted.

 

DEADLINE  TO APPLY: MARCH 30th, 2023.


 

PHYSICAL ART will be received.
We are not accepting digital submissions.

***You may submit it anonymously.
Please write Anonymous for your last name.

 

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    Please read these Exhibit Conditions of the Festival


    If you have a PDF of a performance to send, please send it via your local email program by clicking here. Everyone should please also continue with this online submission form. Enter the web address of a YouTube, Vimeo, or web page the clearly shows any work that you wish to submit for consideration. (optional)

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    Learn how to upload audio and video to YouTube here,
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    Briefly describe yourself, your area of art, and ask any questions you may have. (No links or HTML here, please. Use the URL boxes, above, to send links that show your work. Thanks!)

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