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Call for Art

Deadline to submit: March 31, 2021

In addition to featuring the paintings, drawings, photography, film and writings from artists from the professional artist community and W.H.O. artist Isabelle Waschmuth the Exposition curators are inviting any interested individual from the Middle Tennessee community to enter their own healing work for consideration.

Are you using your creativity to cope with how your world has changed since covid-19?  Has your creative expression helped you to deal with the physical and emotional tolls of the last year?  Or maybe you've been using your art as a way to express your thoughts and feelings and dreams long before March 2020.  Regardless of when or why you create, we hope you will consider submitting your original art for inclusion in the Art of Healing.


  • All members of the greater Nashville community, regardless of age, race, sex, gender or other identifying characteristics are welcome to submit work for consideration

  • Work from professional and non-professional artists is sought

  • Selected pieces may be displayed from 3 to 18 months, depending on physical limitations of the display sites

  • There are no monetary prizes awarded


  • All entries must be your original work

  • Painting, writing, drawing, poetry, photography, fiber arts, sculpture and film works can be submitted  (for other mediums send an inquiry before submitting to )

  • No work should be larger than exceed 36 inches by 36 inches

  • A maximum of 3 pieces can be submitted by any individual

  • Up to 4 images for each piece can be submitted to depict the work from multiple angles or provide greater details


All works must be submitted through  by March 31, 2021If you are unable to submit your work electronically please contact  for assistance.


  • In May an Art of Healing Selection Committee will determine which pieces will be included in the Exposition

  • All applicants will be notified of the selection committee's decision(s) by June 5, 2021

  • Selected works will need to be delivered to The Curb Center @ Vanderbilt by June 30, 2021. To do so, you can:

    • Arrange delivery or pick up with Art of Healing staff after being notified of selection

  • Artists will be asked to complete an online Artist Release  agreement as part of having their work physically and/or virtually displayed .


Each artist can determine if their work is available to purchase.

  • The Curb Center will not be directly involved in any financial transactions between artists and/or buyers.

  • The show curators will connect the prospective buyer and artist through email

  • Sold artwork must remain on display for the duration of the exhibit

  • Artists will pick up their work after the exhibition is over. 

  • The Curb Center will not be responsible for delivering purchased art to its buyer


Please contact for any questions you have about submitting your work for the show.



Wendi Powers

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