Here at Southwest Contemporary, we provide a number of ways to connect with the arts in New Mexico and the greater Southwest. Join us by staying in touch, submitting work, and contributing to our community conversations.
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Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor providing commentary on or raising issues relevant to the NM arts community or responding to Southwest Contemporary’s content are welcome. Letters may be published online and in our weekly newsletters. Letters may be edited for length and clarity. Please address letters to Lauren Tresp at email@example.com.
Want to contribute? Submit a pitch, writing samples, and bio on our submission page.
We would love to take a look at your work, see what you have been up to, or be tipped off about your upcoming exhibitions or projects. Submissions must include (1) at least 2-3 images, (2) a bio and/or artist statement, and (3) your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. While we review everything that is submitted, we receive a high volume of emails and submissions and may not be able to respond. If your work is a good fit for coverage, we will be in touch.
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For consideration for editorial illustration or design, submit a link to your website portfolio or an attachment of 2-3 pieces along with your contact information to email@example.com.
We regularly publish excerpted photography portfolios. For consideration, submit a link to or attachment of several examples from a single body of work to firstname.lastname@example.org.
> In all cases, images must be submitted as JPG email attachments. Dropbox/Hightail/Wetransfer or similar file delivery links will NOT be opened or accepted. Compressed/zipped folders of images will not be downloaded. Resize images for email attachments accordingly. High-res files will be requested as needed.
> Please do not mail hard copies of portfolios or pitches. Mailed materials will not be returned to the sender.