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Okotoks Art Gallery 2017 Exhibition Program

posted: April 25, 2016

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES | 2017 SEASON 

Artists and curators are invited to submit proposals for the Okotoks Art Gallery 2017 Exhibition Program.  Submissions must be received no later than Friday, April 29, 2016.  Exhibition proposals must contain the following: 

Cover Letter

This letter of introduction contains current contact information including, mailing address, email and telephone.  The cover letter should contain a brief (1 paragraph) summary artist/project statement.

Artist/Project Statement

The artist/project statement should indicate the media, technique, theme and/or context of the artwork and title of the proposed exhibit. It should also address any specific technical or spatial requirements regarding the installation of the work. Please limit this to 1-2 pages. 

Current Curriculum Vitae

Include a current CV or resume, and a complete listing of exhibition history. This should not exceed 2 pages. 

A maximum of 10 Images

Include a maximum of 10 images on either a CD ROM, a memory stick or via email. 

Corresponding Image List

Include a corresponding list of images, indicating title, medium, dimensions and year of execution.


Relevant Support Material

If relevant, please include a selection of support material, such as copies of recent reviews or publications featuring the art work.


S.A.S.E with proper return postage 
If you require your submission to be returned, please include an appropriately sized self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient return postage.

Note: Please use standard white paper. Do not send original artwork. Please use presentation folders, as proposals that are bound, stapled or placed in three-ring binders are difficult to handle. 


Please address the exhibition proposal to:

Okotoks Art Gallery | At the Station

ATTENTION: 2016 Exhibit Submission

PO Box 20, Station Main

Okotoks, AB T1S 1K1

 

Proposals may also be emailed to culture@okotoks.ca. All attachments must be downloadable. 


Note: As per standard art gallery practice, The Okotoks Art Gallery’s exhibition schedule is programmed a full year in advance. This enables The Okotoks Art Gallery to fulfill provincial and federal government funding requirements and provide adequate planning time to mount significant exhibitions that are supported through educational programs and public relations.

 

Submissions will be reviewed by a jury comprised of art professionals in May 2016. Successful applicants will be contacted in July 2016.