Now accepting proposals from Emerging Curators!
DEADLINE: September 1, 2016
Emerging Artist Exhibition, Of the people, curated by Erin Donnelly on view
Wed-Sun, 12-6pm, until July 31, 2016.
Proposals are accepted annually from Emerging Curators for the Emerging Artists Summer Exhibition. The Emerging Artists Summer Exhibition will be curated by a selected Emerging Curator and will be made up of Emerging Artists. An Emerging Curator is defined as an independent curator who is beginning their career as a curator. Proposal must show history of at least 3 prior curatorial projects successfully presented to a public audience.
The selected curator's exhibition theme will be announced in the open call process for the emerging artists program. The theme should be relevant to political, social or environmental issues. Curators must select 50% of their artists from the pool of emerging artists. The exhibitions must include at least 60% women artists, as part of Smack Mellon's mission to support women artists.
Smack Mellon provides curators a stipend and a budget for artists' stipends. The curator is encouraged to stop by the gallery during gallery hours to look at the space in order to tailor their proposal to the space.
Smack Mellon can provide audio and visual equipment such as projectors and flat screen monitors as well as technical support for installing complex projects.
TO BEGIN THE APPLICATION PROCESS CLICK HERE.
(You are not required to finish your application in one session.)