Sunday, February 11, 2007

Earlville Opera House Gallery 2007/2008 Exhibition Call for Artists

Deadline: February 28th, 2007

The Earlville Opera House Art Gallery invites artists to submit slides of recent work for review for 2007/2008 exhibition schedule. The EOH Art Galleries present 11 exhibitions annually of regional and national contemporary visual artists in all media.

High quality work by professional and emerging artists who live part-time or full-time in the Central New York region is given priority. Artists from greater New York or outside New York State are also considered. All media and styles are considered, as are installations and proposals by curators.

Located at 18 East Main Street in Earlville, NY, the Earlville Opera House Art Galleries are open year-round.

Earlville Opera House Art Galleries
Gallery Program Guidelines

When to Apply

For 2007-2008 submissions, please send by 2/28/07. After this date, submissions are reviewed on an on-going basis.

What to Send

There is no fee for submissions. Please do not e-mail submissions.

- Ten to twelve 2” x 2” paper- or plastic- mounted slides of recent work. If your slides do not represent the work that you want to show, please describe your concept in a cover letter or proposal. If you wish to submit two different kinds of work or mediums, please submit at least six slides of each, so the committee can make a judgment about each submission separately.

- Number slides and include a slide script with the number of the slide and the title, medium, date, and size of the work.

- New:In lieu of submitting 35mm slides, artists may submit 10 to 12 digital images of recent work on a CD, in accordance guidelines on the website.

- A resume or short description of your art background, including an exhibit history.

- A detailed proposal, if your work is of a conceptual nature; or, if you are a curator, a proposal describing the curatorial concept, accompanied by support materials (i.e., slides, resumes, etc.)

- A self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of your slides

The Selection Process

Work is juried by the Earlville Opera House Gallery Committee, a group of three to five visual arts professionals.

Artists whose work isn’t selected in a given year may reapply one year after notification.

Artists who have exhibited at the EOH Art Gallery can reapply after a two-year period.

What to Expect

If your work is chosen, you will be assigned dates for your show and opening reception.

We provide:

- Publicity: press releases, picture releases, arrangements for interviews, etc.

- Invitations: A black and white printed invitation in postcard format. Color postcards can be done by special arrangement. The invitations are sent to the EOH’s mailing list and up to 200 addresses from the artist’s mailing list.

- Reception: Light food and beverages are served.

- Artist Fee: EOH issues an honorarium to the artist for his/her participation.

- Catalog: A printed list of the work on exhibit, with price list and artists statement or resume.

- Insurance: Work at the EOH Gallery is insured.

- Sales: At work can be for sale or not. EOH collects sales tax and receives a commission of 25%.


By mail:
PO Box 111
Earlville, NY 13332

By UPS or FedEx:
18 East Main Street
Earlville, NY 13332