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Roots: A Black Literary Art Show (Virtual)

January 18, 2021 -
February 26, 2021
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Price: FREE
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Amador County Arts Council
229 New York Ranch Road
Jackson, CA 95642
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Contact Information:
Event ID: 194433
Phone: 209.256.8166

Call for Artists

Deadline: 1/31/2021

Show dates: 2/8-3/31/2021

The Poetry Out Loud curriculum that AmadorArts is required to provide to all high schoolers in our county, coincides with Black History Month. Thus, AmadorArts is proud to present “ROOTS: A Black Literary Art Show”. Running online from February 8 through March 31, Roots will feature the very best of Black Poetry from all over the world. Using the Poetry Out Loud anthology for inspiration, Artists of all visual media are invited to submit visual art that honor, showcase, and uplift the works of Black Literary Artists throughout world history. Works will be presented in our online gallery.

Artists may include artist bio and statement, maximum 200 characters. Works may be for sale. If sold, 30% of sales price is a contribution to Amador County Arts Council. Image of artwork and complete Poetry Out Loud Entry Form ( must be submitted by January 31st, no later than 11:59pm. No fee to enter show. This is part of the Poetry Out Loud Competition. Best in show will be awarded a $100 prize and the official Poetry Out Loud sweatshirt. For more details about the Poetry Out Loud Amador extravaganza visit: .

Questions can be directed to Program Coordinator, Alyssa Vargas at (If you have already submitted your form, no need to complete the new Entry Form or change anything). This show is made possible by the Amador County Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Poetry Foundation, and the California Arts Council, a state agency.
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