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CALL FOR ARTISTS – exhibition entitled “Violent Devotion”

January 17 - March 14
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Hamilton Street Gallery has invited Christy E. O’Connor to be the guest curator for this exhibition, which describes a prevalent topic that has effected all of us. We are honored and thrilled to work with her. From religious fanaticism, to celebrity and hero worship, to personal relationships, what will some do to prove their faith and belief system to an individual or a cause?  What drives one's devotion to the point of violence?  Is it love? A need for power?  Fear? Anger? Hatred? Manipulation? Violent Devotion seeks to uncover what drives one to extreme acts to prove their love or devotion to a person or a cause?  Who has influenced acts of extremism?  What institutions have nourished and cultivated these excessive belief systems, and why? How many acts of violence have been committed in the name of love or hate? Eligibility 1. Exhibition is open to residents 18 years or older, living in NY, NJ and PA. 2. All media will be considered and must be original and by the artist. 3. We prefer that work be hand delivered to the gallery, but will accept pre-paid shipment of work preferably through the Post Office with return packaging to and from

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