Gawker Artists: Open Call For Artists and Exhibitors


Ever wonder who is behind those Gawker Artists banners? Are you a creative type curious about how to get your work featured on Gawker Media sites? Come on in and learn all the ways you can contribute to the Gawker Artists community. [Art by Dawn Dudek]

Submit Your Art

Gawker Artists is a curated online art community and exhibition program promoting the works of artists in all media. Participating artists receive free profile pages and are eligible to have their work featured on Gawker Media sites and included in Gawker Artists exhibitions. Interested in getting your art the exposure it deserves? Submit your work to our curatorial team here.

Be An Exhibitor

But what’s that you say? You’re not an artist, yet you want your personal site to look as pretty as ours? By becoming an exhibitor, fans can show Gawker Artists’ images on their own sites. All participating exhibitors are listed on Gawker Artists and are eligible to have their news published in the Gawker Artists Newsletter. Click here to submit your site, and we’ll walk you through the process of becoming a Gawker exhibitor.

Learn About Our Exhibits

What’s more, the Art@Gawker rotating series takes work from some of our favorite Gawker Artists and hangs it right on the walls of Gawker HQ. Our current exhibit …In With the New, examines the evolution of communication via appropriated images, refigured media personalities (Gawker Overlord, Nick Denton, certainly isn’t safe, nor are any of the 50 news anchors highlighted in Richard Blakeley’s O-Face video) and takes a lighthearted look at what goes on in a world full of retumbld, tweetable, viral imagery.

Learn How Gawker Artists Gives Back

And as if that’s wasn’t enough to convince you, rest assured that we are also dedicated to giving back to New York’s cultural community. Most recently, Gawker Artists, The Eames Foundation, Eames Office and Herman Miller have teamed up with the Public Works Department of New York to present an online auction featuring a unique collection of iconic Eames® Molded Plywood Chairs as re-imagined by some of today’s most celebrated graffiti and street artists. As of yesterday, the limited edition “Eames Inspiration” collection will be on display in the windows of Barneys New York and auctioned online to benefit OPERATION DESIGN, a creative mentorship program that organizes architects, artists and related professionals to work with New York City public school students to create motivating and inspiring projects.

Click here to find out more about Gawker Artists!

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