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Creative Native FAQ 2021
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Creative Native Frequently Asked Questions 

Q. Who can submit artwork?  

  1. Artists who:

Q. What are the rules and guidelines for submission? 

  1. Click here to view the Creative Native Rules & Guidelines.

Q. What are the submission specifications?  

  1. Submissions must meet all the following specifications:

Q. Where can I submit my work? 

  1. Artists may only submit their work electronically, through the 2021 Creative Native Call for Art Contest Entry Form.  

Q. Do I need guardian consent?  

  1. If you are an artist under the age of 18, you must have a parent, guardian or legal representative provide their electronic signature in the “Acknowledgement of Terms” section at the end of the 2021 Creative Native Call for Art Contest Entry Form.   

Q. What kind of artwork is accepted? 

  1. Each submitted artwork must be artist’s own, original work and may not infringe on the rights of another person. Non-original computer-generated images and traced images will not be judged. The 2021 Creative Native Call for Art will accept high resolution images of contemporary and traditional arts that answer the prompt:  futurism.  What are your hopes for the future? What is the future of your culture, your people, your community, and yourself? Examples of submissions include, but are not limited to images of artwork in the following mediums: painting, drawing, pottery, photography, sculpture, and traditional works such as beadwork, jewelry, regalia, silversmithing, carvings, etc.    

Q. How many pieces of artwork can I submit? 

  1. You may submit up to three (3) images of one (1) piece of artwork in any of the following mediums: painting, drawing, pottery, photography, sculpture, and traditional works such as beadwork, jewelry, regalia, silversmithing, carvings, etc.  

Q. When is the deadline? 

  1. The extended deadline to submit is 11:59 PM Eastern Time on November 11, 2021.  Late entries will not be judged.

Q.  What is Generation Indigenous? 

  1. Launched in 2014 by the Obama White House, Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) is an initiative focused on removing the barriers that stand between Native American youth and their opportunity to succeed. By taking the Gen-I Challenge Native youth pledge to spark positive change in their communities, and join the National Native Youth Network, which recognizes their leadership and connects them to opportunities and one another. Artists who submit an entry to the Creative Native Call for Art will have their submissions counted as Gen-I Challenge activity. Eligible artists (those whom are 14 and older) will also be recognized as Gen-I Ambassadors, and will receive ongoing leadership opportunities through the Center for Native American Youth and its partners.   

 

Q. What if I have questions about the Creative Native Call for Art Contest? 

  1. Please contact Senior Program Associate Jen Peacock at jennifer.peacock@aspeninstitute.org.