Call for Art: Roots & Culture, Chicago, Illinois
Submissions for 2 person exhibitions (Double Exposure) for the spring 2017 season are due May 27th, 2016.
Proposals are accepted for single artists and two person shows for our Double Exposure series. Proposals are accepted on a rolling calendar and then reviewed twice yearly, once in early December and again in early June by a panel comprised of Roots & Culture’s Programming Committee including two members of the Chicago arts community from outside the organization.
Proposals are only accepted in electronic format, sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Single artist submissions are eligible for pairing by our Programming Committee and must include an artist statement not exceeding 300 words and a current CV. We also accept two person show proposals that should include an exhibition statement (statement of intent) not exceeding 300 words and current CVs. All submissions should include image lists and 15- 20 images organized in folders, zip files, or via a third party download/ hosting site (no Google Drive please) or 3-4 linked video clips (or a combination of images and videos). There is a $10 submission fee per proposal, payable by check or Paypal pay HERE. Mailing address is 1034 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60642. Do not expect a confirmation of receipt.
Double Exposure supports primarily Chicago- based artists, comprising at least 2/3 of the program.
Programming is organized 6- 9 months ahead of exhibition dates. Typical exhibitions run for 4-5 weeks. There is a five day installation period before the show. Accepted artists receive a $400 stipend. Roots & Culture also provides photo documentation of the installation. Some budget for shipping is available.