Smack Mellon call for proposals, artist & curators


Call for Proposals:

EMERGING ARTISTS and EMERGING CURATORS
Deadline: January 15, 2011

Interior Space 1
Note: Applications will only be accepted through an online process starting

December 1, 2010.  Deadline is 11:59pm, January 15, 2011

Proposals are accepted annually from Emerging Artists and Emerging Curators for Smack Mellon’s Summer Show. The selected Emerging Curator will review submissions from the Emerging Artists.  The Curator will be expected to select half of the exhibiting artists from these submissions.

The exhibition will be presented June 18 – July 31, 2011.

An Emerging Artist is considered to be an artist without commercial representation who shows significant potential; has some evidence of professional achievement but not a substantial record of accomplishment; and is recognized as emerging by other artists, curators, producers, critics, and arts administrators.

An Emerging Curator is defined as an independent curator who is beginning his or her career as a curator. Emerging Curator proposals must show history of at least 3 examples of prior curatorial projects successfully presented to a public audience.

Emerging Artist guidelines are here and Emerging Curator guidelines are here.

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