Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Kean University: Exhibition Proposals

Deadline: (ONGOING)

Exhibition Proposals
Kean University
Burger Gallery

Union, New Jersey

Exhibitions are considered based on criteria relating to the mission of Kean University and the various disciplines of the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Proposals should address issues within the broad areas of fine art, design and culture.

Step I - Preliminary Application

A simple proposal should be submitted to the Director of University Galleries as a 1-2 page hard copy document. The concept and purpose of the exhibition should be clearly outlined. The applicant will be contacted if the proposed exhibition supports the mission of the specific gallery. All preliminary proposals will be reviewed.

Proposals for the Karl and Helen Burger Gallery and the James Howe Gallery require the following additional steps:

Step II - Planning

A more detailed proposal with accompanying images will be submitted for secondary review. Specific plans, funding sources and intended research should be clearly identified. Proposed objects for exhibition and explanatory text should be outlined. A tentative date may be discussed at this time for the James Howe Gallery.

Step III - Research

A specific timeline and checklist of artworks for the exhibition is submitted with completed scholarly research, along with finished essays and professional photographs. A competitive exhibition will be placed on the schedule after the prospectus and calendar of events have been finalized.

Karl and Helen Burger Gallery

Shows for the Karl and Helen Burger Gallery are placed on the exhibition schedule only after all research is complete, loans are secured, essays written and the show has been approved by the Dean. Kean University Galleries will not produce exhibitions for guest curators. Traveling exhibitions are often scheduled at the Karl and Helen Burger Gallery.

Human Rights Institute Gallery

Extending a call for exhibition proposals at The Human Rights Institute Gallery at Kean University in Union, New Jersey. Shows in this new 2000 square foot gallery must highlight universal issues, related to human rights violations and victories around the world. Subject matter may range from woman’s rights, human trafficking, civil rights, holocaust etc. Inspiring group and solo exhibition proposals are being considered.

Full details available on the website:

Neil Tetkowski
Director of University Galleries
Kean University
Burger Gallery
1000 Morris Avenue
Union, New Jersey 07083