Beyond, Behind, Beneath ... The Self-Portrait

A Narrative Self-Portrait Exhibition
National Juried Show


May 22–July 18, 2020


Entry deadline Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 11:59 pm (MT) at

Click HERE for more information and to apply.

The South Haven Center for the Arts is seeking submissions of 2-D narrative self-portraits.

This exhibition will run in conjunction with the SHCA Summer 2020 exhibit, Frida Kahlo’s Garden—a National Endowment for the Humanities traveling exhibit that presents an intimate look at how nature and culture nourished Kahlo's creativity and informed the narrative in her art.
"I paint self-portraits because I am the person I know best. I paint my own reality. The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to and I paint whatever passes through my head without any consideration."  ~Frida Kahlo

Juror Alan Larkin of South Bend, IN, taught printmaking and drawing at Indiana University South Bend for nearly forty years. An artist himself, Larkin works in drawing, painting and printmaking, incorporating a taste for realism that guides his narrative work.

This exhibition is made possible by the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs.


Entry deadline: Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 11:59 pm (MT) at
Notifications emailed by: Saturday, April 25, 2020
Delivery of accepted work: May 5–16, 2020 
Shipped work to arrive by: Friday, May 15, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, May 22, 2020
Pick-up artwork: July 21–25, 2020 

Artwork by Alan Larkin

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