Opening: June 13, 2019, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Exhibit: June 10 - July 19, 2019
Christ Church Cathedral, Cloister Gallery
1117 Texas Ave., Houston, TX, 77002

The intensity of a burning fire in the sky, the relief at dusk, the renewal of each dawn. Light at the height of summer is strong, can make us wince and give us sunburns. The heat makes tomato plants go dormant, makes us lethargic, can kill us. This same light is essential to us, our sense of wellbeing, and our circadian rhythms. We go to the beach, play ball games, and enjoy BBQs in this light.  In the heat of the summer, we sit outside, under a tree, watch the light play on the leaves while we sip cold drinks and doze. What is the light doing in your own midsummer memories, fantasies and dreams? We want to see your experience, your imagination, your vision at work. Show us!

WiVLA members are invited to submit one or more pieces of 2D visual art that interprets the theme “MIDSUMMER LIGHT”. Due to the setting for this show, no nudity or political work will be considered. This is a juried show, with Valentina Atkinson of Serrano Art Gallery as our Juror.

  • 2D artwork: Including photography, watercolor, oil, or acrylic painting; drawing; pastels; mixed media; any other 2D work that represents or reflects the theme “MIDSUMMER LIGHT”
  • ELIGIBILITY: An applicant must be a current member of WIVLA (registration or renewal of membership by April 21, 2019).

The opening reception will be held from 5:30 – 7:30pm, Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Christ Church Cathedral, Cloister Gallery.

Submissions Due May 12
Delivery of Work June 3 - 4, time and place TBA
Opening Reception June 13, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Pick Up Work July 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

"It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else."
Erma Bombeck

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