Monday, December 29, 2008

Torpedo Factory 2009 Open Exhibition

Deadline: February 2, 2009 (RECEIVE)

2009 Open Exhibition
Target Gallery

Torpedo Factory
Alexandria, VA
October 28-November 29, 2009

This is an annual exhibition opportunity for an artist to have a solo exhibition in the gallery. This is an Open Call for proposals for an exhibition in the fall of 2009. This call is open to all artists from North America working in all visual media. Proposals for exhibitions by both individuals and groups will be considered. The individual or group associated with the chosen proposal will receive a solo exhibition at the Target Gallery from October 28 - November 29, 2009.

Entry Fee: $40
Chosen artist will recieve a $500 stipend and a small catalog to accompany the exhibit.

Jury Process & Panel
A three part panel consisting of artists and art professionals not affiliated with the Torpedo Factory Art Center will review all applications. One non-voting representative from the Target Gallery will also be present during the final group review.

Lia Newman - Director of Programs and Exhibitions at Artspace in Raleigh, NC.

Paul So - Visionary founder for both the Hamiltonian Artists and the Hamiltonian Gallery.

Philippa Hughes - Founder of The Pink Line Project, an organization dedicated to building community and transformation through art.

Directions for Entry
Written proposals and CVs are to be submitted in hardcopy and digital Word Document format on CD. Please provide a clear and concise description of the work to be exhibited, outlining the main themes and ideas, and describing how the work will be installed in the gallery space.

Image entry will be PC compatible JPEG digital files only. Review will be by digital image only. We regret that we cannot review images via email. CDs must contain the artist’s name on both the actual CD and the case. JPEGs should be no larger than 300 dpi at approximately 4 by 6 inches. All digital files must be in JPEG format and must include the artist’s name and title of the submission (smithpainting5.jpg). Please do not use quotations or spaces in file names. (Artists may submit up to 30 images for consideration)

Video and time-based submissions should be both PC and Macintosh compatible. Files should be submitted in .MOV format. You may NOT submit VHS tapes. Website links will not be accepted as submissions.

Please download prospectus for complete guidelines and instructions on how to enter. Image entry will be by PC compatible JPEG digital files only. We no longer accept slides as a form of entry.

Download Prospectus: 2009OpenProspectus.pdf
(Online entry is not available for this exhibition)

For a hard copy of prospectus, send a SASE to:
Target Gallery
Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 North Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Call: 703-838-4565 ext. 4

Visit website for additional details: targetcallforentry