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Persisters: Radical Self Love

Show date: Friday, March 1 and all month at the JACC
Submission deadline: Friday, February 15*

Representation is radical.

Women are underrepresented in the art world, in leadership and other important areas. To take our rightful place is radical. To see our own worth and to love ourselves is radical. One way we can demonstrate this radical self love is to represent ourselves on our own terms through art.

This show will feature self portraits from Persisters artists. There are no limitations on size, medium or style.

Online submissions are due on Friday, Feb. 15, by midnight. Art drop-off date and location TBA.

Artists should be residents of Alaska, and identify as female.**
Artists must submit new, original works, not previously shown elsewhere.

*This is a soft deadline and artists who can demonstrate substantial progress on their submission will not be disqualified from showing.

** See FAQ

If not for sale, fill in NFS.
Wall mounted pieces must be ready to hang (framed or otherwise equipped for hanging — we're not duct taping it to the wall).

Persisters: Performer Showcase

Show date: POSTPONED
Application deadline: CONTINUING
This is the first Persisters Performer Showcase, to support women performers in Juneau.
Performers are encouraged to draw inspiration from the Persisters vision and values.
Performers are encouraged to prepare one to five songs, poems or other performance pieces, and submit performer information and a description of the pieces.
Performers should be residents of Alaska, and identify as female.
Performers may submit new, original works or covers.
Submissions, including performer info and descriptions of pieces may be submitted until further notice. Performer bio and photo and description of pieces may be submitted via webform at

The Performers Showcase has been postponed. Please follow us on social media or join our mailing list to get updates on this endeavor.


Persisters: Call for Volunteers

Persisters is seeking volunteers for the following activities:

  • Art show set-up and lighting: room prep, art hanging, lighting set-up
  • Art show support: greet guests, collect contact information, run merch table, collect donations for non-profit
  • Clean-up crew: art show take-down
  • Showcase set-up and lighting: room prep, soundboard, lighting set-up
  • Showcase support: take pay-as-you-can cover, collect donations and tips, manage stage
  • Photography: Take photos at art show and/or performer showcase
  • On-call for general support

Persisters: Call for Donations

Persisters is seeking the following materials and services:

  • Overhead lighting for art show
  • Printing of promotional materials and programs
  • Art hanging materials
  • Radio advertising or underwriting credit
  • Print advertising space in local publications