Call For Artists

Submissions accepted at any time.

MoCADA is currently seeking submissions for the 2019 exhibition calendar. All artists who identify as being of African descent, working in any medium can now apply for consideration.


MoCADA is committed to giving emerging, mid-career and established artists the opportunity to expand their portfolios and develop a relationship with the museum. In over 10 years, MoCADA has collected hundreds of artist submissions from working artists throughout Africa and the Diaspora.


Artist submissions are cataloged digitally and kept on file at the museum. As curators are selected to develop projects for MoCADA’s Main Gallery and Satellite Exhibitions, they are invited to browse the artist submission files. If we are interested in including you in an exhibition, you will be contacted. We encourage you to submit regularly to keep you file up-to-date with new work.


Artist Submission Guidelines

Artists should thoroughly familiarize themselves with the museum’s mission before submitting.

Artists are encouraged to submit examples of work reflective of any artistic discipline, especially visual arts. MoCADA strongly prefers to accept applications electronically. Please visit: mocada.org/submit and click SUBMIT to fill out the submission form. If MoCADA is interested in exhibiting your work, you will be notified by email. Complete applications will be acknowledged by an email. Incomplete packages will not be reviewed. There are no deadlines. Submissions are accepted at any time.

NOTE: All submissions must adhere to the outlined requirements. Should you have any questions please email us at hello@mocada.org.


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