Friday, May 15, 2009

Plains Art Museum: The ArtView Program

Deadline: Ongoing

Exhibition Proposals
Plains Art Museum

The ArtView Program
Fargo, ND

The ArtView Program is an opportunity for local and regional artists to show a selection of their work in the adjunct galleries of the Museum. The program is a significant and highly successful exhibition series designed for both new and established artists to gain public exposure in a museum environment. The ArtView Program is announced in the Museum’s newsletter and website. The exhibition period is generally 10-12 weeks.

Currently, the ArtView Program does not offer receptions or educational programs.


Serkland Law Firm and Xcel Energy Hallway Galleries
Located on second floor, 12-15 works; 5-7 small sculptures

Cafè Muse (first floor)
ArtView: Café Muse is an opportunity for local artists / art educators to exhibit a small number of works in conjunction with offering educational programs at the Museum. If interested in showing in the Café Muse and inspiring Museum constituents with pertinent art experiences (classes, workshops, lectures, or demonstrations). Contact Andy Maus, Curator of Public Programming.

Located on first floor, accommodates about 4 two-dimensional works; does not accommodate sculpture

ArtView Requirements for Proposal: (truncated)
CD of up to 20 images (300dpi .jpg or .tif)
Resume (including exhibition history).
Artist statement
Exhibition Theme/Proposal

Selection Criteria:
ArtView is open to all artists who are residents of ND, SD, MN, MT, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.
Artistic merit
Demonstrated professional recognition (e.g. exhibitions, juried shows, student shows)

Selection Team:
Plains Art Museum curatorial and educational staff

Regarding sales, the Museum cannot act as sales agent for artists. Works will not be offered for sale, however the Museum will facilitate individuals who wish to contact the artist regarding purchase of the work. The Museum will forward the name of the interested party to the artist.

Please contact Rusty Freeman regarding questions on the main ArtView exhibits. Contact Andy Maus ( regarding Café Muse Exhibitions and related Programming.

Visit website for complete details:

Plains Art Museum
704 First Avenue North
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
Phone: 701.232.3821
Fax: 701.293.1082