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Open Call to Student Artists – The New Academy: WAH Bridges Student Artists

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The WAH Center presents “THE NEW ACADEMY: WAH BRIDGES STUDENT ARTISTS” – a multi- media group exhibition dedicated to presenting the work of students pursuing their undergraduate or Masters degrees in the arts. Based on the Bridge Concept envisioned by WAH Center Founder & Artistic Director, Yuko Nii, the aim is to create a bridge between the WAH Center’s historical landmark building and a new generation of outstanding young artists, as well as a bridge between academic styles, understood in this context as a temporal artistic style that describes the work of a student. Artists are encouraged to submit artworks in the medium of their choosing.

We are now accepting submissions for “THE NEW ACADEMY: WAH BRIDGES STUDENT ARTISTS” Eligibility: Artists enrolled in undergraduate and Masters degree programs in the arts
Deadline: Monday, September 22, 2014
Submission Fee: $15 for one artwork submission, $5 for each additional submission. Limit 3 submissions. Can be paid by cash or check (payable to WAH Center: 135 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Submissions must be sent via e-mail to: and must include the following information:

  1. A completed entry form (click here)
  2. Image files (jpeg, png, or tiff files, at least 72 dpi) of artwork submissions titled with the appropriateinformation as follows: “ArtistName_Submission#_ArtworkTitle_Medium_Dimensions_Date_Edition#”

    Please note: High-resolution files may be shared via Google Docs

  3. Artist statement (limit 1 page), CV (limit 2 pages), and a brief biography paragraph including the schoolyou currently attend, your major, expected degree and graduation year
  4. Note of how submission fee has been/will be paidSubmissions will not be considered until all of the above has been received.

Please direct any questions or concerns to Rebecca Cuomo by calling 718-486-7372 or e-mailing Please visit our website,, for more information about the WAH Center.

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