Call for Artists: Design Institute Program Cover

In collaboration with the UCSB site committee, MALCS seeks artwork for the Summer Institute’s promotional materials that reflects the values of MALCS and this year conference’s theme, “Todos somos Arizona: Confronting the Attack on Difference.”   MALCS invites self-identified Women of Color/Indigenous artists, and/or art collectives to submit an original design . The chosen work will be used for the Summer Institutes’ program cover, as well as additional promotional materials for the conference. Please submit all designs by Monday, May 21 to  Include your name, address, email, phone number, short bio (200 words max), title of design (if applicable), and artwork (must be at least 300 dpi).

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Monday, May 21, 2012

The national anti-immigrant and anti-Chicana/o Latina/o legislation speaks to the continued fear of difference within the United States. Difference across race, genders, sexualities, abilities, religions, national origins, languages, and other social identities continues to draw attacks against our communities. The institute’s theme is inspired by organizations such as “Todos Somos Arizona,” a solidarity group that seeks to counter Arizona’s oppressive legislation.

MALCS is a national organization of Chicanas/Latinas and Native American women working in academia and in community settings with a common goal: to work toward the support, education and dissemination of Chicana/Latina and Native American women’s issues.  This year’s Summer Institute will be hosted at the University of California Santa Barbara, July 18-21, 2012.

For more information visit the MALCS website at or email


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