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Maafa Commemoration

Tekrema Center announces its 3rd open-call for local artists, ages 7 – 17, to submit

their work for a juried art exhibition commemorating The Maafa as part of its Black

History Celebration on Saturday, February 5, 2022. The works will be exhibited on

Saturday, February 5 from 10 AM to 2:00 PM at the Andrew “Pete” Sanchez Center,

1616 Caffin Avenue. 

The winning artist will receive a $200 monetary award, with the second and third

place artists receiving $100 and $50 respectively. 

There are ten categories to choose for submission. Please follow the simple but

ethical guidelines.

Exhibit Guidelines and Rules

An Original Work of Art must be the result of the submitting artist’s ORIGINAL

CONCEPT, DESIGN AND EFFORT; i.e., only the creating artist physically controls,

directs, and manipulates every element of his/her original concept & design.

COPIES of existing art or artwork made by using another artist’s concept and design

will not qualify or be considered for an award.

Category Descriptions

Category A: Oil/Acrylic

Category B: Watercolor/Acrylic

Category C: Pastels

Category D: Drawing

Category E: Mixed Media

Category F: Photography

Category G: Digital Art

Category H: Abstract/Experimental/Non-Objective

Category I: Sculpture

Category J: Studio Fine Crafts

To apply, email Please provide the artist’s name and

age, parent’s contact, and name and category of work. 

The deadline is January 31,


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