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Okotoks Art Gallery Call for Exhibit Proposals

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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES | 2015

Artists and curators are invited to submit proposals for the Okotoks Art Gallery 2015 Exhibition Program. Submissions must be received no later than Thursday, May 1, 2014. 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. 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 copy of your CV or resume, and a complete listing of exhibition history. This should not exceed 2 pages.

A maximum of 10 Images on CD ROM or memory stick
Include a maximum of 10 images on either a CD ROM or a memory stick. It is recommended that the application include two or three, 8″x10″ colour photocopies of the strongest works.

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 or placed in three-ring binders are difficult to handle.

Please address the exhibition proposal to:

Okotoks Art Gallery | At the Station
ATTENTION: 2015 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 2014. Successful applicants will be contacted in July 2014.

For full details go to our website:
http://www.okotoks.ca/culture/default.aspx?cid=2206&lang=1

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