13 Oct 2016

Call for Submissions VisArts’ Open Call for Curatorial Projects

VisArts at RockvilleRockville, Maryland, United States

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: December 9, 2016 – VisArts at Rockville is a dynamic, non-profit arts center dedicated to engaging the community in the arts and providing opportunities for artistic exploration, education and participation. Through educational programming, gallery exhibitions and a resident artist program, VisArts provides children, teens and adults with opportunities to express their creativity and enhance their awareness of the arts.

Independent curators or representatives of artist guilds or groups may submit unsolicited curatorial project proposals for exhibitions in the Gibbs Street, Kaplan and/or Common Ground Galleries. The proposal must be a clear, well-written description of the curatorial project including the artists that will be presented in the show.  Up to five images are required and may include proposed installation drawings.

Submissions will be reviewed every December. Curators or artist groups/guilds who have organized an exhibition at VisArts within the past two years are not eligible to submit a curatorial proposal.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Application Form
  • Images Submit 5 – 10 images of work produced during the past 3 years. Work samples can be a combination of high resolution photos and time-based media.
  • Media Requirements: Images must be in .jpg, .jpeg, .png, or .gif file format. Minimum image resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Maximum file size 5MB per image. 2 minutes of video, film, sound or performance documentation = one work. Up to 10 minutes total.
  • List of Works Form
  • Artist Statement (1 page maximum)
  • Artist Biography (1 page maximum)
  • Exhibition Proposal: Briefly describe the exhibition, installation or project for the gallery space.
  • Resume/CV

APPLICATION FEE
$15.00
– online application will require payment by credit card or Pay Pal

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Complete the online application and submit all images and required documents on the VisArts website

Please keep in mind that submission does not guarantee acceptance. Exhibition plans are made 2 years in advance. Incomplete submission packages will not be reviewed.

Questions
Please send any questions via email with “VisArts Open Call” in the subject line to Susan Main, Exhibitions Coordinator at: smain@visartscenter.org

Gallery Floorplan (pdf)


About:
VisArts at Rockville is a dynamic, non-profit arts center dedicated to engaging the community in the arts and providing opportunities for artistic exploration, education and participation. Through educational programming, gallery exhibitions and a resident artist program, VisArts provides children, teens and adults with opportunities to express their creativity and enhance their awareness of the arts.

VisArts at Rockville
155 Gibbs Street
Rockville, MD 20850
P: 301-315-8200


Opp Categories: + Curatorial and + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Call for Submissions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 11 Nov thru Dec and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: Exhibition – Group and Exhibition – Solo. Opportunity expires in 1 day.

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