Space 42 is currently running an OPEN CALL and up to $5000 Grant for Main Gallery exhibition proposals, with the aim of enabling local, national, and international visual artists to experiment with new ideas and media. We encourage artists to propose site-specific projects that are engaging and risk-taking that extend your practice in concept, scale, and/or scope. We encourage artists from all backgrounds and working in any medium to apply. Proposals should include an overall vision for the Main Gallery. Collectives and artist collaborations are encouraged to apply as long as the work is presented as a singular vision. There is a $25 entry fee to cover cost.
MAIN GALLERY OPPORTUNITY
Solo exhibition of new work created specifically for Space 42’s Main Space (approx. 11,000 square feet)
Community engagement with the public through an activation (i.e. conversation, collaboration, performance)
MAIN GALLERY SUPPORT INCLUDES
Up to $5000 Project Budget (may include but is not limited to: production/fabrication, equipment rental, materials, professional/technical support, installation/construction labor, assistants, shipping, de-installation) Budget determined based upon dates, scope and scale of project, feasibility, and total number of applications.
Basic infrastructure provided by Space 42 includes access to existing tool and av equipment inventory, up to 20 hours preparator labor/assistance, signage, installation documentation, and promotional support.
THE SELECTION PROCESS
The proposals are reviewed by a committee that includes Space 42 curators and artists that have previously exhibited at Space 42 in the Main Gallery. The committee rotates on a regular basis.
The following criteria will be used during the review process:
Conceptual strength of the proposal
Strength of past work
Unique or innovative approach
Feasibility of proposed project
We do not host traveling exhibitions, retrospectives, or group shows. We are not a commercial gallery, we do not offer artist representation.
ABOUT SPACE 42
Space 42 is a four year old gallery in North Florida that has hosted over 20 shows which have brought in 10s of thousands of visitors. In 2019 we were voted Best Gallery in North Florida and our show Burn After Reading was voted Best Art Show. Please use the form below to apply and if you have any questions feel free to reach out to us using the Chat on this page or email us at [email protected]
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