Call for Artists/Proposals
SHIFT PAUSE PLAY
Recognizing the historical precedence of working with immediate communities to affect positive change (e.g. the civil rights movement) the Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery invites Nashville-area artists, collectives and curators to submit curatorial proposals for summer exhibitions (June-July) that support existing programming missions. In keeping with the mission, the Hiram Van Gordon gallery encourages proposals from artists and curators with diverse backgrounds.
In 2009 the theme is SHIFT, all proposals must include a written statement detailing how the proposed exhibition supports the existing programming vision. Please read information provided on the TSU Gallery web site before you organize and exhibition:
http://www.tnstate.edu/gallery/newmedia.html. Artists (2-3 person), collectives or curators interested in exhibiting in the Hiram Van Gordon at
• one page proposal detailing exhibition and how it supports the existing programming (for 2009: SHIFT for 2010: PAUSE for 2011: PLAY)
• resume, statement, and bio (all limited to one page)
•10-20 images of recent work in slide or digital format
-Slides should be labeled with name and number that corresponds to an image list with title, date, medium and if brief description of work (if applicable)
-CD should contain a pdf file that includes all images. Provide a paper copy of image list.
•SASE For return of materials (if requesting materials back)
•$10 processing fee
• Deadline is August 1, 2008 for 2009 consideration
Submit materials and questions to:
Jodi Hays, Director/
Department of Art,