Co-Lab Projects' SUMMERSCOOL
DEADLINE: MARCH 30TH, 2014
Call for submissions: Do you want to know what it takes to fully realize your ideas as an exhibition?
Enroll in Co-Lab Projects’ SUMMERSCOOL to develop, install, and celebrate your exhibition at the Project Space this July. Artists or curators may submit a proposal for a solo or group exhibition. Ideal candidates are between the ages of 18-25 who are seeking the experience of fully realizing an exhibition. No prior exhibition experience required, we just ask that you are dedicated to working ambitiously and collaboratively. Co-Lab will select two candidates, each with one-week installation periods culminating in an opening reception.
Exhibition one: one-week install from July 7-11 with an opening reception on July 12
Exhibition two: one-week install from July 21-25 with an opening reception on July 26
Selected candidates must be available for meetings leading up to the exhibition, including a studio visit and planning session with Co-Lab staff. SUMMERSCOOL commitments will begin late May, culminating with the July exhibition.
18-25 years of age
An artist seeking a solo exhibition
An artist/curator who presents his/her own work along with other works
A curator who selects work
A collaborative group presenting an exhibition
2 meetings in June prior to install week
1 meeting at Co-Lab Project Space
1 meeting at artist’s creative spot
1-week install leading up to the exhibition reception
Opening reception and one-week long exhibition run
OPEN HOUSE INFORMATION SESSION: Date T.B.A.
WHAT ACCEPTED CANDIDATES GET:
An exhibition space
Documentation of process leading up to exhibition with additional documentation of finished exhibition and opening reception
Opening reception with refreshments, pool, and more
Publicize exhibition and corresponding events
Spot in 2014 catalog
Opportunity to show a body of work
Experience completing an exhibition from start-finish including writing an artist statement, exhibition design, lighting, hanging, website and promotional tools.
Support in the form of expertise of staff, access to tools, meetings, Co-Lab’s audience and surrounding community
WHAT YOU DON'T GET:
This is not a residency and there is not a stipend
WHAT CO-LAB GETS:
Fill a professional development gap for aspiring exhibiting artists
Two dynamic exhibitions
Work with enthusiastic young artists
Extend experimental attitude and thought process to new demographic
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