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7 Mar 2020

Art Calls 621 Gallery 2020/2021 Exhibition Season

621 Gallery Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: April 5, 2020 – 621 Gallery is excited to welcome proposals for our new exhibition season.

We are eager to reach out beyond Tallahassee to creatives in our surrounding areas in the hopes of finding artists who will add breadth to our upcoming exhibition season. We urge emerging and established artists to apply with no limitations on medium or style. The gallery offers a main space that can be sectioned into two separate exhibition spaces (if needed) and the Nan Boynton Memorial Gallery that can be utilized for one-person shows or smaller group exhibitions.

621 Gallery invites US-based and international artists to submit to our call for proposals! We are accepting solo, duo, collectives, and curatorial proposals.

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

Application fee ($35.00) as a check, money order, or paypal payment

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 2020 – June 2021.

Artists interested in exhibiting at 621 Gallery must submit the following materials as a single .PDF via email OR by mailed hard copy via USB drive:

  1. A one page cover letter containing a clear and concise proposal for your exhibition.
  2. 15 to 20 images (no less than 72dpi and 1200px at longest dimension) with title, material, and size information indicated on each image page.
  3. Resume or CV
  4. Artist Statement

For email submissions, please submit all materials in PDF format (i.e. Lane_Jane.PDF) to:

For hard copy mailed submissions, please submit all materials to:

621 Gallery
Exhibition Committee
621 Industrial Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310

If you would like your hardcopy submissions returned, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope!

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
Exhibition Committee
621 Industrial Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310

Opportunity Categories: + Open to All Media. Opportunity Types: Art Calls. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April and Open to Artists Worldwide. Benefits: Exhibition - Group and Exhibition - Solo.

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