Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Modus Union 2010

2nd Annual MODUS UNION 2010
Presented by Labels For Love

MODUS UNION: An exclusive evening of Fashion, Art and Philanthropy!

Labels for Love founder Mary Amons created “Modus Union”, a unique event to collaborate our active philanthropic, political, and artistic communities within the Nation's Capital. Modus Union was formed from two words that represent unification with positive intent. The Washington, DC area is the leading world capital and we are seeing the combination of artistic talent and a youthful energy not seen since the Kennedy era. The time has come to collaborate with these disparate groups of influence to showcase opportunities in an effort to make a positive social and philanthropic impact by maximizing our impact on the Nation's Capital and its global influence. Labels For Love beneficiary partner this year is Fran Drescher, actress, uterine cancer survivor, and advocate, and her Cancer Schmancer Foundation. Cancer Schmancer is dedicated to saving women's lives through early detection and prevention of cancer.  Fran and her Foundation are continuing to make a major global impact, through sharing her personal story as well as educating women on the causes of cancers and the importance and methods of early detection

Venue: The Lumber Shed in SW DC

Event Date: November 4, 2010 6:00pm- 10:00pm

Submissions Deadline: October 10, 2010
Mail: Attention: Steph Holland – 272 M Street, SW – Washington, DC 20024

Artist Announced: October 15, 2010

Installation of art: November 3, 2010

Eligibility: Open to all artists. 18yrs +, nationwide with special attention given to artists from the Washington DC metropolitan area. Accepting original works in 2-D, 3-D & photography including prints, drawings, mixed media compositions, paintings, photographs, and moveable sculptures, which depict the Spirit of Women in fashion, the female form, preventative health or aid.

Objective: To exhibit a small but cohesive selection of work reflecting the concepts listed above (4-6 pieces depending on size) Work can be purchased the night of the event and the week leading up to the event through a website.

Requirements: Artists are asked to submit a portfolio off 8-10 samples of existing work, artist vitae and/or website. If your existing work does not reflect the theme of the show please also submit up to 4 proposed pieces or concepts for the event.

Labels for Love and its representatives as the jurors reserve the right not to display all work submitted.

Fees: Free to submit

Filmed: The show will be filmed for a major TV network

Commission/ Donation: Portion of all sales will go to Labels for Love / Cancer Schmancer

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