Call for Submissions Juxtaposed
International Deadline: June 10, 2018 – Target Gallery invites artists to submit work to Juxtaposed, a group exhibition focusing on the contradictory or conflicting. Whether it be through the use of mixed media or the themes represented, the work itself should be at odds with two or more juxtaposing concepts.
Megan Rook-Koepsel is an independent curator working in the greater Washington, DC area. She has served as a curatorial intern at the Rose Art Museum and at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Graduate Coordinator for the Stamp Gallery and mentor to the Contemporary Art Purchasing Program at the University of Maryland, and as Exhibitions Manager for Arlington Arts Center. Rook-Koepsel has curated and organized numerous exhibitions in the area including “Disidentifications” (2009) at the Stamp Gallery; “Constructed Place” (2010) at Annemarie Garden Sculpture Park and Art Center; “WPA SELECT” (2014); “Homeward Bound” (2015) and “King of the Forest: Adventures in Bioperversity” (2016) at Arlington Arts Center; and “Performing the Border” (2017) for the Alper Initiative for Washington Art at the American University Museum. Recently, Rook-Koepsel was asked to identify women artists in the DC/Baltimore region for consideration in the upcoming exhibition Women to Watch 2018 at the National Museum for Women in the Arts. Rook-Koepsel holds a BA in Art History from Brandeis University and an MA in Art History with a focus on Contemporary Art and Theory from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Work should be less than 15 feet overall (height + width + length). With no one dimension measuring more than 7 feet.
All entries must have been conceived and created by the artist submitting the work and must have been created within the last 5 years. All work selected must be ready for exhibit: 2D work must be framed with secure hanging devices; 3D work must be suitably prepared with instructions for installation.
A non-refundable $35 entry fee includes submission for 3 pieces of artwork – each work may include one image along with only one detail image per work.
Visit Target Gallery for complete Prospectus and online Entry. The application materials must be received in the Target Gallery no later than11:59pm E.S.T. on Sunday, June 10, 2018.
Whether your piece has been selected by the juror or not, notification will be sent to you via email.
A commission of 40% will be taken on all works sold.
Entry deadline June 10, 2018
Artists notified June 29, 2018
Accepted work due in the gallery August 31 – September 4, 2018
Exhibition dates September 8 – October 21, 2018
The Target Gallery, national exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, promotes high standards of art by continuously exploring new ideas through the visual media in a schedule of national and international exhibitions. Torpedo Factory Art Center, is located on the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria, VA.
The gallery’s schedule of exhibitions invites artists from across the country and around the world to participate in shows that have far reaching themes. The themes often focus on the current trends in the art world. The exhibitions challenge our perspective and stir dialogue with our viewers.
Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314