Connections Exhibition


Connections is accepting submissions for artwork until May 10th.

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center and Twin Cities JACL are hosting the digital exhibition Connections to capture an artistic profile of Minnesota’s Asian Pacific residents. Visual art and poetry will be considered.

To be eligible: any artistic mediums (including poetry) are accepted so long as they can be photographed. Applicants must be of Asian Pacific identity and reside for most of the year in the state of Minnesota. People of any age may apply and subject matter can be anything related to the artist’s identity, personal history, activism, or culture.

There is no submission fee. Artists may submit up to 3 pieces.

Three winners will be chosen by juror Emi Nijiya.

First prize: $200
Second prize: $100
Additional prize: tickets to the Heart Mountain pilgrimage 2022

Winners will be notified by May 25.

Apply Here!

If you have any questions, please email 

Original promotional graphic and program organization by Denallie Moore. Image from Okumoto Collection, Densho.