Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Tennessee State University - Call for Nashville Area Artists/Curators

Tennessee State University - Call for Nashville Area Artists/Curators


Hiram Van Gordon Gallery

Recognizing the historic precedent set by the civil rights movement of working with immediate communities to affect positive change, the Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery invites Nashville-area artists, collectives and curators to submit curatorial proposals for summer exhibitions that support existing programming missions. The Hiram Van Gordon gallery encourages proposals from artists and curators with diverse backgrounds.

For more information on gallery vision/programming see: www.tnstate.edu/gallery

Application Deadlines for all proposals:

August 1, 2008 for SHIFT 2009
October 1, 2008 for PAUSE 2010
December 1, 2008 for PLAY 2011

Proposals Must Include:

• 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 each)
•10-20 images of recent work in digital form. Label images with name and number that corresponds to an image list with title, date, medium and brief description of work. CD should be labeled with artist contact and contain a PDF file that includes all images. Provide a paper copy of image list.
•SASE For return of materials (if requesting back)
•$10 processing fee (check made to TSU Foundation subject line Hiram Van Gordon Gallery)

Contact with any questions:

Jodi Hays, Curator, Hiram Van Gordon Gallery
Founding Director, Space for New Media
Elliot Hall/Women's Building
3500 John Merritt Blvd., PO Box 9562
Nashville, TN 37206
Phone: 615.963.1599

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