Deadline: Nov. 15, 2015 – Call for Exhibition Proposals for Winter 2016

Propose an exhibition for Winter 2016 at Gallery 263! Our Curatorial Proposal Series provides the opportunity for artists of all media and experience levels to experiment with the organization and presentation of contemporary art, with guidance and support from the 263 team. Open to solo and group proposals. Online submissions only, see prospectus for details. New England artists eligible: MA, NH, CT, RI, VT, ME. For group proposals, at least 50% of the group must be from New England. At least 50% of the proposed work must be created within the last 2 years.

Deadline to Apply: Sunday November 15, 11:59pm

Two Fall Exhibition Options:

In your application you may state a preference, but your proposal will be automatically considered for both. We will choose two exhibitions.

  1. December 27, 2015 – January 30, 2016
  2. March 6 – April 2, 2016

Notification: November 23

Application Fee: $30

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Deadline: Nov. 22 – Juried Exhibition Opportunity – WOOD | Cambridge, MA

Call For Art!
Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA, USA

Theme: WOOD
Exhibition Dates: December 2013
Guest juror: Katherine French

The traditional fifth anniversary gift is WOOD, and to kickoff the celebration of Gallery 263’s fifth anniversary year, we ask you show us your wood! Made of WOOD. Made with WOOD. Made on WOOD. Made about WOOD. We are talking wood in the literal sense here. Please show us your WOOD.

Open to all residents of the United States. Submitted work must be created within the last 5 years and complete.

Online submissions only. Please see How To Apply for direct link to the application form. Artists may submit up to 6 works. Work in all media is encouraged.
2D (painting, drawing, photography, etc.) : May not exceed 60” in width, 108” in height (40 lbs. max).
3D (sculpture, installation) : MUST be self-supportive or mountable; may not exceed 108″H x 30″W x 30″D. Installations must be simple to assemble or installed by artist.
Time Media (video, audio) : No length restrictions. To submit, provide link(s) to stream or send DVD with files to Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street, Cambridge, MA 02139. Note: All A/V equipment must be provided by the artist. Please see FAQ for restrictions.

Submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22. No late submissions accepted.

Entrants will be notified of their status by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday November 27, 2013.

Payment of $25 for 1-3, $40 for 4-6. Payment must be received by the November 22 submission deadline.

How To Apply? Click Here.

For questions, please see FAQ. For other questions, please email NO PHONE CALLS, EMAILS ONLY.

Guest juror, Katherine French

Katherine French is currently the Executive Director of the Danforth Museum of Art, in Framingham, MA where she has curated numerous exhibitions focused on historical and contemporary expressionism. In 2007 she received an award for curatorial excellence from the New England chapter of the International Association of Art Critics, and was named Best Curator of Locally Made Art at the 2010 Boston Art Awards. She was also recognized as a 2010 Distinguished Alumna by Boston University, and named one of Ten to Watch in 2011 by the Worcester Business Journal. Under her direction, the Danforth Museum of Art has been named an Outstanding Cultural Organization by the Massachusetts Arts Education Collaborative.

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