Friday, March 14, 2008

Hybrids and Other Sorts

Deadline: May 5, 2008 (RECEIVE)

Hybrids and Other Sorts

Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art (BECA) Gallery
New Orleans, LA
June 7 – July 20, 2008

Call to US based artists: a call for 2D and 3D submissions from US based artists for group exhibition. One artist from 3 finalists will be awarded a solo show to open October 4, 2008 during Arts for Arts Sake, one of the most popular art walk nights in New Orleans.

The world is full of hybridized peoples, cultures, places, ideas and things. We’re interested in viewing your personal expression of these.

“Hybrids and Other Sorts” will be juried and curated by gallery directors, Melissa Roberts and Kurt Schlough. EXHIBITION DATES - June 7 – July 20, 2008. (One artist from 3 selected finalists will be awarded a solo exhibit to take place in October 2008.)

This call is open to all US based visual artists without representation in New Orleans, Louisiana working in 2-D and 3-D mediums including painting, sculpture, mixed-media, drawing, printmaking, fiber, textiles, photography, digital art, graphics, etc. Sculpture, photographs and digital prints must be 1 of 1 or in limited editions of 25 or less. All works submitted must be for sale and available for the duration of the exhibit. We are currently unable to accept the mediums of performance art, film or video.

Artists must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Submitted 2D works of art may have a maximum height of 7’ (84 inches) and a maximum width of 4’ (48 inches). Submitted 3D works of art suspended vertically or floor based may have maximum dimensions of 7’ (84 inches)H x 4’ (48 inches)W x 4’ (48 inches)D. If suspended horizontally, 3D works may have maximum dimensions of 3’ (36 inches)H x 7’ (84 inches)W x 3’ (36 inches)D. All works may have a maximum weight of 100 pounds. Artwork previously exhibited at BECA gallery is not eligible.

Please feel free to email us at should you have any questions.

FEES - You may submit up to 3 artwork images or written statements about your artwork for a fee of $25. If you wish to submit more than a total of 3 please include $5 for each additional image or written statement. Fee payment should be made by check or money order in US funds payable to ‘BECA gallery’ and included with your submission.

IMAGE SUBMISSION - Images of artwork being submitted for consideration must be in CD format with jpegs sized at 10 inches in either height or width and should be at 72dpi.

NOTIFICATION - All artists, including the 3 solo show award finalists, will be notified of the selection results via email on May 12, 2008. The solo show award winner will be announced to the public on opening day of the exhibit, June 7th.

Visit the website for complete details:

Download the prospectus: Call_to_Artists_Hybrids.pdf

Contact Info:
BECA Gallery
527 St. Joseph Street
New Orleans, LA 70130