15 Mar 2017

Call for Submissions 621 Gallery 2017-18 Season

621 GalleryTallahassee, Florida, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline April 9, 2017 – 621 Gallery Exhibition Committee reviews all applications submitted for exhibition. The committee meets once a year in the spring to select artists for the next year’s exhibition season. The season will run September 2017 – June 2018.

THE VENUE
621 Gallery exhibition space consists of a large room (77’x 30′) with a (12′ x 12′) free standing wall dividing the space into two main gallery spaces. The building is part of a World War II era lumber mill warehouse. The ceiling air-space is very open with original architecture exposed — wooden support beams, a metal roof, and skylights allow some Florida sunshine into the space. Track lighting is attached to suspended steel frames in the front and back main galleries. The floors are raw, industrial cement and are a testament to the history of the building. The white walls are finished sheet rock up to 12′ height. The back wall of the main gallery has plywood under the sheet rock. The space is 2300 square feet in area. The adjoining Nan Boynton Memorial Gallery provides a more intimate, climate controlled (325 square ft) exhibition space with track lighting. The Nan Boynton Memorial Gallery is wonderful for solo or small group exhibitions or immersive installations!

Download the main gallery floor plan

Please note: the main gallery has a distinct, historical beauty, but is not climate controlled. We take specific precautions to ensure that no damage occurs; however, some non-traditional art materials do not stand up well to our Florida heat and humidity range.

SUBMISSION
Artists interested in exhibiting at 621 Gallery must submit the following materials as a single .PDF via email:

  1. A a brief, clear, and concise proposal for your exhibition
  2. Up to 15 images with title, material, and size information indicated on each image page
  3. Resume or CV
  4. Artist Statement
  5. Application fee of $20 as a paypal payment (via the link on our proposal page)

Please submit all materials in PDF format (i.e. Lane_Jane.PDF) to: 621gallerysubmit@gmail.com

When applying for an exhibition, please let us know if you have any material concerns.


About:
621 Gallery is a nonprofit arts exhibition and programs space located in Railroad Square Art Park in a former 1940’s lumber warehouse. The original gallery space was established in 1981, was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1989, and has existed through the directorship and management of volunteers and interns. The 621 Gallery complex is one of the oldest and contemporary arts centers in the region!

621 Gallery presents the work of 150-250 incredible local and national artists annually in a variety of formats, including solo and group exhibits (2-4 exhibits per month), from September through June each year. We do our best to share the work of artists at any stage in their career — from student to established!

621 Gallery
Railroad Square
621 Industrial Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310


Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Call for Submissions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April and Open to U.S. Artists Only. Income: Exhibition – Group and Exhibition – Solo. Opportunity expires in 13 days.

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