FW: CALL for VIETNAMESE WOMEN ARTISTS!!!
From: Wei Ming Dariotis <dariotis@...>
Date: Mon, 03 May 2004 09:37:53 -0700
Subject: Fwd: CALL for VIETNAMESE WOMEN ARTISTS!!!
Can you guys forward this to KSW artists?
>OPEN CALL FOR VIETNAMESE WOMEN ARTISTS OR WOMEN ARTISTS WITH WORK ABOUTWei Ming Dariotis
>Cô VN (Creating Opportunities in Vietnam) is a new non-profit organization
>with a mission of improving the quality of life of disadvantaged women in
>Vietnam. Cô VN encourages, teaches and fosters entrepreneurship with a
>goal of reducing poverty, raising income, and generating self-reliance
>among women in Vietnam. Our services consist of three components: (i)
>training and mentoring; (ii) information; and (iii) funding.
>Cô VN selects recipients who demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit,
>capability and strong ethics, who have difficulty obtaining access to
>capital. Recipients will receive training, coaching, mentoring,
>information and funding to start or expand their businesses. In turn, the
>recipients trained by Cô VN are encouraged to share their success with
>others, thereby perpetuating the Cô VN model.
>For our inaugural event, we are hosting an art exhibit on Saturday, August
>7th, 2004 at Stanford University. The exhibit will include visual arts for
>display with performance arts interspersed throughout the event. We are
>looking to build support for our cause and also help promote existing and
>We are seeking submissions of finished, original artwork by Vietnamese
>American women or women who have created artwork about Vietnam. Visual,
>literary, performance (expressive) artists are invited. Visual art can be
>2D or 3D, but must be suitable for a gallery event.
>Works in the exhibition will be sold by arrangement with Cô VN. Future
>plans include promoting the works for sale on a continuous basis in
>locations throughout the Silicon Valley. Visual and literary artists will
>have their work printed and sold by independent and local bookstore retailers.
>There is no exhibition fee. Submission (postmark) deadline is May 15th, 2004.
>You can submit your work via the following methods:
>- Send digital photos or electronic copy of your work to info@....
>- Mail photos, copies, tapes of work to:
>CôVN Artist Open Call
>3641 South Court
>Palo Alto, CA 94306
>Include a SASE if you would like your submission materials returned.
>Submissions should include a project information sheet including:
>- Artists name, phone, and email contact information
>- Title and date of work, type of media
>- Dimensions of work
>- Description of work (up to 250 words)
>More info on Cô VN, please email info@...
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