mnartists.org and Minneapolis Public Library are excited to announce a call for submissions for the 2009 ARTmn exhibition program. Artists will be selected by an established a panel of regional curators, artists and critics to participate in a group exhibition at the Minneapolis Public Library’s Cargill gallery opening in the fall of 2009.
Eligibility: Open to all Minnesota residents working in any visual art medium.
Application Process and Materials: Submissions will be accepted via email only. No slides, photos or other physical documentation will be accepted. Questions or problems regarding the submission process or guidelines should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Every attempt will be made to assist artists in the application process.
The following materials must be emailed with the subject line “ARTmn Submission” to email@example.com by February 13th, 2009 to be considered.
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae saved as a Word document (.doc)
- 6 Images (images should be JPG format with a max resolution of 1024×768, 72dpi) . Images should be labeled in the preferred viewing order with the artist’s last name. For example smith1, smith2, smith3 etc. Submitted work samples should represent the artists work, but will not necessarily be the pieces selected for the exhibition.
- Image list saved as a Word document (.doc). The image list should contain the relevant information for each submitted image including date, medium, dimensions and title. It may also include an optional short (2-3 sentence) description of the concept or context of the documented piece.
- DEADLINE: All Applications must be received by February 13th , 2009
Review Process: The scope and theme of the exhibition will be established by the jurors from the pool of submissions. Artists will be notified by mid-March after the panel has selected the winning artists. Selected artists will have the opportunity to participate in studio visits, critiques and panel discussions leading up and during the exhibition. A public reception will take place at the opening of the exhibition. An extended gallery guide will be produced with essays by the curators in conjunction with the exhibition.
mnartists.org is a joint project of the Walker Art Center and the McKnight Foundation.