Skip to main content
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Open Call for VET_ART initiative

December 10, 2019

VET_ART is a website and virtual curatorial space that presents visual and literary arts made by veterans. This project is a free digital platform that will connect veteran artists and share their work globally. Artists are encouraged to submit work from any medium.

This project is curated by Minoo Emami and Emily Hobgood Thomas, two MFA Studio Art candidates at UNC-Chapel Hill. Emami works in themes related to war and its consequences and has worked with veterans through various organizations since beginning her studies in the United States in 2015. Thomas grew up near Ft. Bragg and is married to a service member. Their artist websites can be found here:;

Please submit work for launch event by December 10, 2019

The launch event will be held at the Steel String Brewery, 106 Greensboro Street, Carrboro on Dec. 11th. at 6.30 pm.


Three submissions per artist

Please send a 300dpi image of your works

Must send a short artist bio- 3-5 sentences

If you know of anyone, please share this information with veteran artists by forwarding this to them. For anyone interested in a feature or website interview, simply email and

Good luck.


December 10, 2019
Event Category: