Esther Rolle Call to Artists

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Esther Rolle Call to Artists



The City of Pompano Beach is inviting artists nationwide to submit original artworks to commemorate the life and legacy of celebrated actress and activist Esther Rolle. Born in Pompano Beach, Fla., Rolle is best known for her role as Florida Evans on the CBS television sitcom, Maude and its spin-off series Good Times. Selected artworks will be exhibited at the Ali Cultural Arts Center from October 30, 2020 through February 21, 2021 as part of a series of celebrations marking what would have been her 100th birthday on November 8, 2020.

Submit up to ten (10) digital files via Notifications are sent via email. Artists selected will be given sufficient time to prepare their work and make shipping or delivery arrangements prior to their artwork intake deadline. Artists will receive a 70% commission on artwork sold.


  • A submission fee of $15 for up to 10 images submitted into
  • Upload up to 10 images per artist should be submitted in the following format:
    – JPG, no larger than 5MB
    – Name each file with your name and the title, for example: smith_jane_title.jpg
    – Deadline for Submission: July 30, 2020, 11:59pm.

Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last ten (10) years. Work must not exceed 50” in any dimensions. All two-dimensional work must ready-to-hang. No substitution, exchange, modification, or withdrawal of works is permitted after they are accepted for the exhibition. Should any piece of art differ significantly from the original image entry, the piece will be disqualified from the exhibition.


Submission Deadline: EXTENDED TO AUGUST 16th
Notification of Acceptance: October 2, 2020

Shipping/Delivery Deadline: October 24, 2020
Exhibition Dates: October 30, 2020 – February 11, 2021