Open Door 9

Rosalux Gallery

Entry Deadline: Oct. 25

Van Buren Building Suite #195, 1400 Van Buren St. NE
Minneapols, MN 55413

OPEN DOOR 9 (DEC 7th – DEC 29th)
Rosalux Gallery (Minneapolis, MN) announces a national call for entries for it’s 9th annual Open Door juried group exhibition. Open to all US residents working in any 2D/ 3D media except video. Only works completed within the past two years are eligible.

Rosalux is a cooperative art gallery that was founded in Minneapolis in 2002. The gallery is home to twenty artists whose work is well known both nationally and internationally, featured in various major collections, and who have individually received numerous prestigious awards and grant recognitions. The gallery is located in the Van Buren Building in the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District.
Open Door is an exciting opportunity for non-member artists to showcase their work in the gallery. Typically the Open Door exhibition is reviewed and receives extensive press coverage.

Elizabeth Neilson Armstrong
Curator of Contemporary Art/Director of the Center for Alternative Museum Practice (CAMP)

Elizabeth Armstrong joined the staff at the Minneapolis Institute of Art in 2008. In addition to overseeing the MIA’s first contemporary art program, she founded and directs the museum’s Center for Alternative Museum Practice (CAMP), an in-house think tank that engages new approaches to the display and interpretation of the museum’s collections. Recognized for her long record of innovative exhibitions and publications, Armstrong is a leader in shaping the museum’s 21st century identity as an institution of dynamism and exchange.

Prior to her MIA post, she served as Deputy Director for Programs and Chief Curator at the Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach, California. She also worked as a curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (1996-2000) and at the Walker Art Center (1983-1996). Armstrong earned an M.A. in the History of Art from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a B.A. in American Studies from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Submission Deadline Oct 25th

Artists Notification Nov 12th

Deadline for Receipt Shipped (Nov 29th)
of Work for Exhibition Hand delivered (Nov 30th)

Opening Reception Dec 7th

Work Returned Jan 3-6th
Exhibition opens December 7th and closes December 30th. An opening reception will be held Saturday December 7th from 6pm – 10pm. All artists and their guests are welcome.

Entries must be submitted online no later than midnight October 25th. Late applications will not be considered. Please attach all application materials in an email to [email protected]. In the email subject line write OPEN DOOR, then your first and last name (example: OPEN DOOR, John Doe).

Required Application Materials: (all below written materials should be in Word or PDF format)

Artist Statement, brief (no more than 1 page)
Resume, (no more than 1 page)
Three images of works completed within the past two years. Save images as JPEG files, 72dpi in size, longest dimension less than 2000 pixels. Save images with your first initial, last name, and image number as it appears on your corresponding image list (Example: JDoe01.jpg).
Image list. Title of work, medium, dimensions (L” x W” x H”), date of completion, price of piece if for sale. For installations and performance works, please list a short description of the wall, floor, ceiling space required as well as the tools, outlets, etc. required for the display of your piece(s).

$25 entry fee. Payable online through paypal.

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