Calls for Submissions

Columbia College Library and the Aesthetics of Research are currently seeking submissions for our APOCALYPSE, U.S.A Exhibition on display March 1-May 15th.

 We are looking for both 2-D  and 3-D art , installations, text, and objects devoted to the subject of the apocalypse—serious and playful, reverent and irreverent.  
Accepted artists will also be offered the opportunity (optional) to join us for a panel discussion on Thursday, March 1st, 6-8pm, about their work, resources, inspirations, etc.

Deadline for submissions: Feb 17 , 2018
Drop-Off Delivery Dates :  Feb 18-24, 2018

Please send .jpeg of 3-5 pieces or media files to for consideration.

We welcome submissions from all members of the Columbia College and greater Chicago arts community.



The premiere issue of REALLY BAD IDEA is seeking submissions of writing and artwork from all corners of the Columbia College Chicago community. Visual art, fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, art commentary.  If you have it, we want to see it!

An initiative of the Aesthetics of Research, devoted to the role of resources in creative practice, REALLY BAD IDEA is a new zine project devoted to connecting and collaborating across majors, as well as showcasing the amazing creative work of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

To submit, please send 3-5 jpeg or .doc files to, as well as brief bio.
We welcome submissions from current and past Columbia students, staff, and faculty. 

Things we love:

Modes |

Public art shenanigans, social experiments, art conspiracies, conspiratorial art, found and stolen materials, old form/new technology mashups, where high art meets low art, where low art meets play. 

Subjects | 

Street art, zines, stickers, graffiti, lowriders, hoaxes/pranks, horror, sci fi, tattoos, junk art, tiki, aliens, taxidermy, paper and book arts, printmaking, comics, sideshows, scavenger hunts, cryptozoology, surrealism ( pop and otherwise), miniatures, the random weird.

No comments:

Post a Comment