CALL FOR TWO SPIRIT BLANKET ARTIST!

February 08, 2018 1 Comment

After receiving nearly 70 responses in our initial round of community feedback and meeting with members of the Two Spirit community here in Seattle to get this blanket development process started, Eighth Generation is looking for a community-based Two Spirit artist to design our next wool blanket!

How to apply

Please send the following to info@eighthgeneration.com:

  • Statement of interest that includes information about your community involvement (300 words or less)
  • 3-5 images of your work
    • All submissions must be the sole original work of the submitting artist
    • Images should be .jpg file type, no more than 2MB in size
  • Tribal affiliation, website and social media links
  • Deadline: February 19th, 2018

Compensation

Negotiable compensation options available.

Other considerations

  • We are looking to work with an existing design, so choose artwork that you feel would work well on a wool blanket!
  • Questions? Please email info@eighthgeneration.com

We look forward to seeing your submissions! Please feel free to share with the Two Spirit artists in your life.




1 Response

Sandra Laframboise
Sandra Laframboise

February 13, 2018

I am looking forward to see the project. As a Two Spirit ceremonial leader i think this is great.

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