Artwork by Amy Peters Wood Photo by Amy Peters Wood

HALLOWELL — The Harlow is seeking art for its upcoming exhibition “Women. Respond!” — an open call juried show which will be on view Aug. 2 through Sept. 7 at the gallery, 100 Water St.

The deadline for entries is 11:59 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Entries will be juried by a curatorial committee comprised of Deb Fahy, and Amy Peters Wood, and fine art and museum consultant Daphne Anderson Deeds, according to a news release from the gallery.

Body image, male sexual misconduct, discrimination, gender identity, likeability are just a few of many issues women are faced with on a daily basis, according to a news release from the gallery.

As a woman, how do you respond artistically to current events? If you are a person who does not identify as a woman — what attributes do you think are essential for defining female-ness in today’s world? Is it a fluid line? Grab your glue guns, knitting needles, chisels, brushes, cameras, or other medium or choice. With a broad brush and open mind answer to the call: Women. Respond! Some restrictions may apply. Hazardous materials and open flames not accepted. All artists are welcome to submit, regardless of gender identity.

To learn more and submit artwork, visit harlowgallery.org or call 622-3813.

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