SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery

Entry Deadline: Oct. 29

547 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001

Call For Proposals APPLY NOW! OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS / FREE EXHIBITION Deadline for Submissions: Saturday October 29th SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery is now accepting proposals for an exhibition to be held January 3 – January 28, 2012. Artists and curators are invited to submit ideas for exhibitions on any theme, concept, or interest. ABOUT: One proposal will be selected by P.P.O.W. gallery director Jamie Sterns and by the SOHO20 board based on the quality of artists to be exhibited as well as the originality and contemporary relevance of the curatorial concept. The exhibition will take place January 3 – January 28, 2012 at SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery utilizing all three exhibition spaces at the gallery. The gallery features more than 1,200 sq. ft of exhibition space and more than 200 feet of running wall space. SOHO20 Chelsea will pay for the printing of up to 1000 showcard invitations as well as an opening reception that will take place on January 5th, 6-8pm. The applicant for the selected proposal is responsible for the delivery and pick up of all artwork during the specified times as well as the installation and deinstallation of art work. SOHO20 Chelsea will be able to provide 2-3 volunteers for assistance with installation and/or deinstallation if necessary. Proposals may include changes to the gallery space, i.e. painting walls, physical modifications etc. with the understanding that the gallery must be returned to its original state within 12 hours of the end of the exhibition. SOHO20 has a very limited amount of hardware and supplies so curators must provide any tools, hardware or special equipment needed for installation. SOHO20 Chelsea is able to store most packing materials for the duration of the exhibition. Any packing material that will not fit into gallery storage is the responsibility of the curator and must be dealt with accordingly. SOHO20 is not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged artwork or packaging/crates. ELIGIBILITY: Open to any artist or curator’s proposal for exhibition. Both men and women are encouraged to apply. At least half of exhibiting artists should be women. Must include a minimum of three artists. TO APPLY: Please include a written proposal that details the concept and/or theme of your proposal. Please include the names and a brief bio of artists to be exhibited. Applicants should include up to 6 images as samples of work to be exhibited. There is a $35 application fee. Deadline is October 29th at midnight. A winner will be announced within 2 weeks of the deadline. Email notifications will be sent out to all applicants.

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