Minnesota Black Fine Art Show


Obsidian Art, Inc invites local artists of African descent who create exceptional handmade craftworks, photographs, sculptures, drawings, digital images, and multi-media works to submit proposals for a traveling exhibit, Minnesota Black Fine Art Show.  Minnesota-based established and emerging artists are encouraged to apply. Works in all media will be considered.

The the show tours five Minnesota cities from January 7, 2019 to December 31, 2020. Accepted work will travel throughout Minnesota including: Austin Area Arts, Duluth Art Institute, Paramount Center of the Arts in St. Cloud, Twin Rivers Council for the Arts in Mankato and Minneapolis. 

The selection panel will consider artist’s submissions based on consistent quality; intention and content; excellence of craftsmanship; facility with media; excellence in the use of design elements; and professional presentation.

Apply here. Submission deadline is midnight Thursday November 29, 2018 

Submission instructions: Please submit up to 15 images. Five of the images must be of current completed individual works available to travel during the exhibition period. These five pieces must be delivered to Austin, MN by January 7, 2019. Submit an image list with medium, price, dimensions, approximate weight, and year created. Submit a resume and an artist statement. Please note, selected artists will be notified via email by midnight December 14, 2018.

Please contact obsidianartcenter@gmail.com with questions.