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In Motion

Open Call for IN MOTION Exhibition Ends Soon...

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Open Call:


Art of the Motorcycle

Submission Deadline: 11:59pm EST, July 20, 2023
Exhibition on view: August 3 - Sept 10

Opening reception: August 5, 3pm-9pm, in partnership with Rubber Culture’s Kulture Fest 2023 - The Blue Collar Invitational motorcycle festival.

We are excited to announce an open call for our upcoming art exhibition, "IN MOTION - Art of the Motorcycle" This exhibition will showcase the vibrant and dynamic world of motorcycles as art, featuring works of all mediums of art that explore machines with two wheels and a motor.

Eight custom hand-built motorcycles will be included as art and put on display in the gallery accompanying the fine art.

All mediums welcomed: Painting, photography, installation, sculpture, video. 

The theme is motorcycles! Sculptures can be abstract but made from motorcycle parts, or let your imagination run. Art depicting Electric Bikes are welcomed.

The opening reception on August 5th will run concurrently with the Kulture Fest 2023 - The Blue Collar Invitational. This bike festival and competition will include cash prizes for best bike and take place outside in the Culture Lab LIC parking lot music venue. Music and vendors will be included all day and evening ensuring a big crowd.

We invite artists of all backgrounds to submit their motorcycle inspired art for consideration. We are looking for bold, original, high quality fine art works.

We can't wait to see the amazing creations that artists will bring to this exhibition. Join us in celebrating the vibrant world of motorcycles as art!

All work must be ready to hang or be installed. We cannot accept work otherwise. Sculptures must be freestanding on the floor, plinths or wall hung.

Delivery of art:
Thur-Fri, July 27 -28, 5pm-9pm
Sat-Sun, July 29-30, 2pm-9pm
Mon, July 31, 10am-12noon

All work must be hand delivered to the gallery. We cannot accept shipped works. Instructions and details for artwork delivery will be included in applicant's acceptance notification.

This open call is now closed. Thanks for your submissions!

Questions? Contact us at 


Rubber Culture Official Site:
To learn more about Culture Lab LIC, visit


Culture Lab LIC is a 501(c)(3) formed to bring accessible high quality art of all genres to our community, and to support local artists by providing rehearsal, performance, exhibition space, as well as a robust residency program. Culture Lab LIC is dedicated to upholding, equity, diversity and inclusion across all our platforms. Operating out of a 12,000 square foot art center, Culture Lab LIC hosts two fine art galleries, a 90 seat theatre, classroom space, and an 18,000 square foot outdoor venue, made possible by the generous donation of space from Plaxall Inc.

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