The Femme Abstract


Open Call

The Femme Abstract is an exhibition opening at 1300 E. 5th this November, featuring over 30 local female abstract artists. We are accepting submissions from July 9th through August 27th.

This project includes the following events:

Opening reception - November 9th from 7 to 10pm

Open gallery hours during the EAST Austin Studio Tour - November 10th, 11th, 16th and 17th from 11am to 6pm

Artist panel + talk - November 17th at 12pm

Featured artists include Stella Alesi, Caitlin G McCollom, Rebecca Bennett, Cherie Weaver, Vy Ngo, Terra Goolsby, and Brooke Gassiot. The exhibition will take place in a 20,000 sf warehouse just blocks from downtown Austin and will be featured during the EAST Austin Studio Tour. 

The show is curated by local artist and gallerist, Moya McIntyre. McIntyre plans to select works from over 30 local artists of various mediums including painting, sculpture, and installation. She is the co-curator of Dimension Gallery and has curated and/or produced 10 major shows since 2015 in local art spaces.

Submissions are being accepted during the open call from July 9th - August 27th. To apply for submission of a piece(s), please email to

- Your most recent CV + artist statement
- 1 to 3 images of the proposed work
- Year made, medium, and dimensions of the proposed work

All chosen works must be physically dropped off and picked up (if not sold) at the E. 5th site. We will not be accepting art shipments via mail nor shipping pieces back, so please only apply if you can drop the work and pick it up (or have somebody do that for you.) We are accepting original artworks only, no prints or reproductions please.

All proposed submissions must be submitted via email by midnight on August 27th.