05.31.2004

Marketsites — Open Call for Proposals

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Date/Time: 31/05/2004 12:00 am


Open Call for Proposals:
The In Practice program supports artists in creating new work for exhibition at SculptureCenter. We invite artists to submit proposals for projects and installations to be presented during the Fall/Winter 2004-2005 exhibition season. All of the lower-level project spaces, the exterior courtyard, the building exterior, the reception area, and stairway are available for In Practice projects.
Artists are encouraged to visit SculptureCenter during gallery hours (Thursday – Monday, 11-6). Please note: SculptureCenter will be closed for installation April 12 – 21 and April 26 – May 15th. Building images and floorplans may be viewed and downloaded by clicking the download link above. Questions may be sent to inpractice@sculpture-center.org and will be compiled into an FAQ page as needed.
Artists selected for the In Practice program will receive a $250 honoraria and up to $1000 in production support.
Work in all media will be considered and artists are encouraged to experiment with the parameters of traditional display and exhibition formats. There are no geographic eligibility requirements, but please be aware that SculptureCenter cannot provide housing or accommodations.
Proposals will be reviewed by a panel of artists and curators and artists will be notified by mid-July. Please do not call SculptureCenter before this date.
To be considered, please mail or hand-deliver the following to SculptureCenter, IN PRACTICE, 44-19 Purves Street, Long Island City, NY 11101. Please note we are not accepting submissions by email (CD or DVD-ROMs are fine).
Proposal for installation or work to be created. In your proposal, please describe how the images you are submitting relate to the proposed project (i.e. related prior work, work in progress, etc.)
Images. You may include up to 20 images (slides, photocopies, etc.) and/or DVDs, CDs, and video or audio tapes. If submitting video, please consolidate onto no more than two cassettes. Work samples may be of the work proposed or of prior work that relates to the proposal.
A brief artist statement.
Slide script providing title, date, media, dimensions, and any relevant descriptive information.
Resume including name, address, phone number, email address.
Preliminary project budget. This may be preliminary but must be realistic.
SASE. Material will not be returned unless a self-addressed stamped envelope is provided.
IMPORTANT: Your application must be in the office by May 31st, 2004.
The first group of In Practice projects was presented in June 2003, with ongoing presentations throughout the 2003 – 2004 exhibition season.

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