June 13, 2020. Silicon Valley, California.
Submit. v. tr. 3. To present (something) to the consideration of judgement of another.
Most of the other definitions involve demeaning oneself. Not something I cotton to.
But that is the word used when one enters work into a juried exhibition and so that’s what I spent the better part of the past two days working on: selecting the works that I felt best represented the theme, on the edge, getting the opinions of the Muse and a very good friend who has been an art curator for years, whittling sixteen selections down to two, fine-tuning one of the images and, uh, submitting them.
On July 31 I’ll find out if my work will be part of a special exhibition of Bay Area artists at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco.
Being a fan of both low-key and high-key, I put forth one of each. Long-time visitors have seen them before. The jury hasn’t.
We shall see…