OPEN CALL FOR CURATORS

EMERGING BRONX VOICES

DEADLINE EXTENDED

DUE JAN 8 midnight EST

Exhibition Dates: June 5 - July 20, 2019

BronxArtSpace (BAS) invites applicants with a strong affiliation to the Bronx to submit proposals for a thematic group exhibition to be presented at BAS. The exhibition will be on view June 5 - July 20, 2019. Applicants should be from, currently live or work in the Bronx.

BAS encourages applications that contribute to the gallery’s commitment to diversity. Proposals will be judged on merit and adherence to guidelines. Half of the exhibiting artists in the proposal should be affiliated with the Bronx. Curators may not include their own work in the exhibition. Extra consideration will be given to those in the beginning stages of their curatorial careers.

Curators will receive a $200 honorarium and there is a budget of $500 to split between the artists. BAS will cover costs of postcards and vinyl, and provide an installer for 2 days.

How To Apply

Applications can be emailed to art@bronxartspace.com with the subject line Emerging Bronx Voices and must include a dropbox link to your curatorial proposal, checklist, up to 15 work samples, and applicant’s CV. Once submitted it will be considered final. Incomplete or duplicate applications will be disqualified. All questions can be directed to art@bronxartspace.com.

Curatorial Proposal (500-1000 words, pdf)

Please share with us your conceptual and physical vision of the exhibition including any public programs, summary of the artists’ work, and your professional experience. Your proposal should outline both a detailed plan and background of the exhibition.

Checklist (pdf)

A detailed work sample list formatted as follows:

- Filename (eg. ARTISTLASTNAME_1.jpg or URL if VIDEO/AUDIO)

- Artist Name, Artwork Title, year, medium, dimensions/duration

- Any additional info as needed

Work Samples

15 IMAGES and/or VIDEO total

IMAGES should be JPG or PNG and no larger than 2MB with file names formatted as such: ARTISTLASTNAME_1.jpeg. Submit at least one image per artist.

VIDEO/AUDIO should be submitted as URL links. Vimeo is preferred for video. Soundcloud is preferred for audio. Please note that samples exceeding 3 minutes may not be viewed in their entirety. For longer pieces we recommend creating an excerpt or providing a cue point in the notes.

Include the following information:

- URL

- Password (if applicable)

Curatorial CV (1-2 pages)