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Call for Art From LGBTQIA Latine/x/o/a Artists!

Call for Art From LGBTQIA Latine/x/o/a Artists Living in Iowa!

RVAP is hosting an art show centered on the experiences of Iowa based LGBTQIA Latine/x/o/a survivors. Any medium is acceptable. Artists should chose one or more of the following topics to focus on:

Healing Spaces:

Share with us a representation of a healing space or healing spaces in your life. In the description of your piece please address:

  • What is it about the space that is healing for you?
  • What barriers (if any) keep you from accessing these spaces?

Experience going through/accessing RVAP services:

Share with us a representation of what the Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) means to you/your community.  In the description of your piece please address:

  • What allows it to be/not be a healing space for you/your community?
  • What changes need to be made to make it a more healing space for you/your community?

Sexual Harm in their community:  (*prevention)

Share with us a representation of the impact of sexual harm on you/your community.  In the description of your piece please address:

  • How is sexual harm defined and responded to?
  • What is believed to cause sexual harm?

*Participants will be given the option to choose one of the categories.

Please include a narrative with your art.

Deadline for submission is August 30th, 2021. The first 10 artists to submit will receive a $100 gift card of their choice. There are three ways to submit:

  1. via email at rvap@uiowa.edu
  2. by mail to 108 River St, Iowa City, IA 52246
  3. or by having RVAP staff come pick it up from a location of your choosing. To arrange pickup, call us at 319-335-6001