Un-Expectations: Exploring Female Roles and Voice

An Invitation To Contribute
This juried show, on display Sept 8 – 29, brings together women from all different walks of life. It is an exploration of the often conflicting expectations placed on women in our culture and what they mean to many of us individually. The show will explore expectations, roles, and the many masks that we put on throughout the course of our lives. Participants are encouraged to explore this theme in whatever way feels relevant to them, and in any medium.


Who is invited to contribute? Anyone who identifies or has previously identified as a woman - or feels a personal connection to that gender role

What to create? A piece (or pieces) that communicate how the gender role of “woman” has impacted you - in positive or negative ways - conflicted or not

How to Enter?  1) Sign up via email below.  2) Visit Whitman Works Company by August 15, 2018 to drop off your work and pay the $35 entry fee. 3) Enter an many as four pieces.**

Where to submit works? Whitman Works Company, 1826 Penfield Road, Penfield, NY

When to submit by? August 15th, 2018 - Acceptance notifications will be emailed by August 30, 2018.

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If you are interested in signing up or learning more, please sign up here or or by emailing us at hello@whitmanworks.com.

Un-Expectations Registration Fee

Exhibition Fee for the Un-Expectations Exhibit in September 2018.

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**Whitman Works Company reserves the right to accept or reject any work submitted for this exhibition. All works are held on consignment and the entry fee will be deducted from any sales made during the show. If no items are selected, the entry fee will be returned. Entry fee covers up to four pieces entered. Whitman Works Company reserves the right to use an image of any work submitted for promotional materials.