Sunday, November 16, 2008

Girl Friends

Count on me.

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Larry Caveney said...

2009 Open Exhibition
Show Dates: October 28-November 29
Artist's Reception & Gallery Talk: November 12, 6-8pm; Gallery talk at 7pm
Deadline for Entries: February 2, 2009
Chosen artist will recieve a $500 stipend and a small catalog to accompany the exhibit.

This is an annual exhibition opportunity for an artist to have a solo exhibition in the gallery. This is an Open Call for proposals for an exhibition in the fall of 2009. This call is open to all artists from North America working in all visual media. Proposals for exhibitions by both individuals and groups will be considered. The individual or group associated with the chosen proposal will receive a solo exhibition at the Target Gallery from October 28 - November 29, 2009.

Jury Process & Panel
A three part panel consisting of artists and art professionals not affiliated with the Torpedo Factory Art Center will review all applications. One non-voting representative from the Target Gallery will also be present during the final group review.

Lia Newman - Director of Programs and Exhibitions at Artspace in Raleigh, NC. There she is responsible for organizing more than thirty exhibitions per year as well as maintaining and initiating educational programs for both youths and adults. Newman has served as a juror or panelist for several arts organizations and colleges in the southeast.

Paul So - Visionary founder for both the Hamiltonian Artists and the Hamiltonian Gallery. He is a painter and a physics professor at George Mason University. The Hamiltonian Artists and the Hamiltonian Gallery were founded to create a new institutional structure in Washington DC to support emerging artists, broaden cultural dialogue within the community and make visual art accessible to a diverse audience.

Philippa Hughes - Founder of The Pink Line Project, an organization dedicated to building community and transformation through art. Pink Line creates alternative art experiences that are provocative, accessible, and fun. Philippa has been a longtime art collector and recent arts activist. Her blog was named as the best arts and culture blog in DC by DC Modern Luxury and the Washington Post recently included her on its list of young and influential people in the DC art scene.

Directions for Entry
Written proposals and CVs are to be submitted in hardcopy and digital Word Document format on CD. Please provide a clear and concise description of the work to be exhibited, outlining the main themes and ideas, and describing how the work will be installed in the gallery space.

Image entry will be PC compatible JPEG digital files only. Review will be by digital image only. We regret that we cannot review images via email. CDs must contain the artist’s name on both the actual CD and the case. JPEGs should be no larger than 300 dpi at approximately 4 by 6 inches. All digital files must be in JPEG format and must include the artist’s name and title of the submission (smithpainting5.jpg). Please do not use quotations or spaces in file names. (Artists may submit up to 30 images for consideration)
Video and time-based submissions should be both PC and Macintosh compatible. Files should be submitted in .MOV format. You may NOT submit VHS tapes. Website links will not be accepted as submissions.

Please download prospectus for complete guidelines and instructions on how to enter. Image entry will be by PC compatible JPEG digital files only. We no longer accept slides as a form of entry.

Download Prospectus (Online entry is not available for this exhibition)

For a hard copy of prospectus, send a SASE to:
Target Gallery
Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 North Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Call: 703-838-4565 x 4