Artist Opportunties

Call to Visual and Performance Artists
Solo and Annual Thematic Group Exhibitions

Alwun House is a transformative urban arts pioneer, entering its 43rd year as a multidisciplinary collaborative arts crucible, in downtown Phoenix. Today, local, regional and national artists thrive, as the fire in their belly is given opportunity to define and refine their passions in Alwun’s multi-use space.

Alwun House provides an intentional aesthetic gathering place, space with green lush gardens, gallery and stage open to total immersion in installations, dance and theatre; from sacred to profane. That is the deep-rooted purpose envisioned by our prescient cultural arts incubator.

The House welcomes experimental collaborations. Multicultural inclusiveness nurtures native people’s stories into contemporary dialog. Artists invited to spark the imaginations of tomorrow’s creatives.

logoOctober through Halloween Oct 26
16th Monsters Menagerie
Pre-Reg, Sept 1; Registration & Delivery, Oct 1-2, 12pm-6pm.
Exhibit: Oct 7-29, 2016
Expose unworldly, noir fantasies, blood-curdling creations screaming for attention, sardonic political sarcasm, sacred and profane, Dia de las Muertos. Open to all media. artists interested in exhibiting should check back in summer 2016 for registration information. This being an election year, political themes encouraged. Artists interested in exhibiting may download a Registration Form here.

Lighthouse – December

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Exhibit: Dec 2, 2016 – Jan 6, 2017
Pre-Reg, Friday Nov 11 – $10 saves $10; Registration & Delivery, Nov. 26-27, 12pm-6pm. $20
All works are self-illuminated, displayed with gallery lights off. Examples include: light boxes, shrines, shadow boxes, sculpture, lamps and furniture; using florescence, black light, LED, neon, video, fire.. ASU Neon Club demonstrates neon-bending outside. Exhibit Curator, Landy Headley, artist and popular art lighting designer. Vending items accepted.

Saturday, Dec 3, Concert Opening featuring “TBA”
Performance artists; stage, walk-about performance illuminating interludes — click here! Artists interested in exhibiting may download a Registration Form here.

Exotic Art Show – around Feb 14, Valentines Day

Exhibit: Feb 10 – Mar 17;

Pre-Reg, Friday, January 20, 2017 – $15 (Saves $10); Registration & Delivery, Sat-Sun, Jan 28-29, 2017
Exotic, “out the ordinary” art, provocative, playful, sensual or audacious. Uninhibited passions push the envelope, in a variety of media. Longest running exhibit of erotic and exotic art in the country.
Feb 10, 2017 Friday, Phantasmagorical Spectacular Performance: Overall, a total sensory eye-poppin’, heart-thumpin’ Valentine experience. Two stages available for tribal-fusion dance, eclectic, bizarre, circus sideshow, and provocative cabaret acts. Performance Interest — click here!
Artists interested in exhibiting may download a Registration Form here.

Feb 21, Fri, Erotic Poetry & Music Festivus
The broadest range of off the wall, scintillating performances of romantic/tragic/comic lust-filled poetry, song, vaudeville variety acts, spoken word, improv and music.

Pond Works
Alwun House is seeking sculptors to create splashing water or kinetic sculpture for two of our larger ponds. We will consider applying for matching funds for high-quality proposals.

One Response to Artist Opportunties

  1. Roman Orona’s Native American Prophecy production last night, inspired/moved our audience of just under 100, to chant call and response, to dancing, blessing our mother Earth. Thanks in good part to the collaborative synergy by artists Dashmesh Khalsa didgeridoo, and Mark Hughes’ interactive projections, and Roman’s father with son and daughter team.

    Dana Lee at Alwun House.
    November 20 at 8:24pm · Instagram

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