Friday, August 01, 2008

BECA Gallery: 2nd Annual Gulf-South Regional Contemporary Art Exhibition

Two Deadlines:
November 10, 2008 (Email)
November 14, 2008 (RECEIVE)

2nd Annual Gulf-South Regional Contemporary Art Exhibition

BECA gallery - Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art
New Orleans, LA
January 3 – February 28, 2009

BECA gallery presents the 2nd Annual Gulf South Regional Contemporary Art Exhibition. This exhibition will open Jan. 3, 2009 during the upcoming biennial, Prospect 1: New Orleans, "the largest biennial of contemporary art ever organized in the United States" which runs from Nov. 1, '08 – Jan. 18, '09. Our gallery location is directly across the street from the primary Prospect 1 biennial venue.

The purpose of the annual 'Gulf South Regional Contemporary Art Exhibition' is to discover and highlight new emerging Gulf South contemporary artists, their current work and the ideas that are motivating their creative processes. The exhibition is juried by the gallery's Co-Directors who are seeking the most engaging and innovative works to feature during this group exhibition.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to all visual artists, without representation in New Orleans, residing in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida and working in 2-D and 3-D mediums including, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, mixed-media, drawing, printmaking, fiber, textiles and photography. We are currently unable to accept the mediums of performance art, film or video. All works submitted must have been created within the last 2 years and must be original works or limited editions of no more than 10. Artwork submitted must be for sale and not previously exhibited at BECA gallery. All selected works must be made available for the duration of the exhibition.

Complete information and submission guidelines may be downloaded from

Melissa Roberts, co-director
Kurt Schlough, co-director
BECA gallery - Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art
527 St. Joseph Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 566-8999