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ALMAAHH Call For Latinx Art 2022

Latinx Artists For ALMAAHH

We Are Houston

Juried Show

Exhibition, Fundraiser, and Auction

Advocates of a Latino Museum of Cultural and Visual Arts & Archive Complex in Houston, Harris County (ALMAAHH) is a new organization dedicated to the creation of a Houston-area cultural and visual arts complex that will showcase, preserve, and expand Latino arts. Approaching its second anniversary of being founded, ALMAAHH operates as a sponsored organization under the 501c3 umbrella of Greater Houston Community Foundation.

ALMAAHH is organizing a juried exhibition highlighting artists living and working in the Greater Houston Area who self-identify as Latinx or of Latin American heritage.

Scheduled for November 12th to December 2nd, the show will culminate with an auction in partnership with Artsy. The auction will be a 50-50 split with the artist and ALMAAHH.

Eligibility: Latinx artists who live and work in the Greater Houston Area.

To Apply:

Fees: There is no application fee


  • Submission deadline: September 3rd
  • Artwork drop-off: October 7th and October 10th
  • Soft Opening: November 9th – November 11th
  • Exhibition dates: November 12th to December 2nd, 2022
  • Auction: Ongoing online from November 21st to December 5th.
  • Live Auction: December 2nd at the ALMAAHH Art Auction and Latinx Gastronomy Night


Artwork may be created in any media, including video, installation, performance, and new media. Two-dimensional works must be suitably framed or edge finished. Artwork and wall sculptures must be wired and ready to hang with appropriate hardware. A diptych or triptych is considered a single work. Finished works only. If you are a student, you must disclose it and be declared Art Major at an accredited university in the Greater Houston Area.

Submission requirements: 

Please send the following in one email:

  • Contact information.
  • Resume: up to 5 years.
  • Artist statement.
  • Bio: Up to 100 words.
  • A brief statement explaining the artist’s ties to Latin American culture, as well as its impact on their work.
  • Up to three pieces per artist.
  • A brief statement of each piece.
  • If submitting a sculpture, please include side view images.
  • If submitting a video, please send a 5 min excerpt.
  • If submitting an installation, please send images or a proposal description.
  • If submitting a new media art piece, please include images if available or a description of the project.
  • Cataloging information for each piece: title, year, media, dimensions (framed and unframed if applicable), and suggested value.
  • One to two digital images for each piece sent in JPEG format. If available, 2000px on the long edge.
  • File names should be: “LastName_FirstName_jpg”, “LastName_FirstName _Entry2_Title.jpg”, etc. Please note that images information cannot be changed after submission.


  • Maria C. Gaztambide, PhD, Executive Director, and Chief Curator of Public Art at University of Houston.
  • Gilbert Vicario, The Selig Family Chief Curator at the Phoenix Art Museum.

Auction Manager: Annalise Palmieri.

Questions: Please direct questions and submission materials to


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