CALL FOR ART! "theNeuwPolitic: Artists Explore." Juried Regional Competition. AWARDS AVAILABLE FOR WINNERS: 1st place: $1,500 2nd place: $750 3rd place: $500 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 23 at 5pm. More information and Artwork Submission at PetalumaArtsCenter.org Central and Northern California artists are invited to submit work that explores the current political climate as each artist envisions it. Interpretations can include any subject matter which the artist believes to be relevant. The art can be abstract or representational, functional, or non-functional. Jurors: Richard Polsky (Author and Art Dealer), Paul Mähder (Paul Mähder Gallery), and Susan Larson (Art Consultant) Now is the time for a much-needed dialogue surrounding politics, and artistic expression provides us with a unique platform to share that dialogue. Art gives us a voice, it unites, and tells unique stories. In times of great change and turmoil, art can provide a solace, a human connection across the time spectrum. Can art help these conversations and facilitate the connections that are so needed now?