Call for submissions for Shades of Strength and Beauty: An Homage to Women of Color 2020 Exhibition

2020 Women’s Exhibition at The Kansas African American Museum

The Kansas African American Museum is soliciting submission for inclusion in their spring 2020 exhibit Shades of Strength and Beauty: An Homage to Women of Color which will take place from March 7, 2020, through May 30, 2020.  Female Artists of Color  who currently live in or have a Kansas connection, and are 14 years of age and older are invited to submit artwork to be considered for this commemorative museum-quality exhibition.

Submissions are being accepted through Fri., Dec. 6, 11:59 p.m. at  A committee of the TKAAM curator and staff will select works for the exhibition

Each artist may submit digital images of up to 3 two-dimensional or three-dimensional works of art completed during within the past three years that pay homage to the character demonstrated by women of color. Artists must submit a brief artist statement with their work in the forum space provided (250 words max). There is no submission fee.

Selected artists will be notified via email no later than Mon. Dec. 16.  Instructions for delivery of the selected work will be provided no later than Dec. 20.  TKAAM will mat and frame all works selected for display if necessary, and the works will be returned after the exhibition closes.

Questions?  Contact Paris Cunningham at or call 316-262-7651.

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