Call for Gallery 2 Applications

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Wangaratta Art Gallery - Gallery 2 Exhibitions Program 2022-2023

 

Gallery 2 is a curated exhibition space at Wangaratta Art Gallery that is available to exhibit.
The space gives exhibition opportunities for artists and curators living and working in particular the North east of Victoria, but applications are encouraged and welcomed from across the nation.

Applications for 2022-23 have now closed.
We will advertise for new applications for 2023-24 in August 2022.

 

Wangaratta Art Gallery is inviting artists and curators to apply for solo or group exhibitions to be held between 2022 and 2023. Applications are online only.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Application open Monday 2 August 2021 – close Monday 27 September 2021 (midnight EST)
  • Applicants will be notified in October 2021
  • Applications may include work in any medium.
  • Artists planning to show multimedia work are advised to discuss supply of AV equipment needs with Gallery staff
  • All artworks: must be new work , not previously exhibited  and can be for sale.
  • Wangaratta Art Gallery takes a 20% commission plus GST on all sales.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Complete applications must be lodged before deadline. Late applications will not be considered.

(Please note: Gallery2 is not climate controlled.)

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ASSESSMENT PROCESS

A panel consisting of Wangaratta Art Gallery Director, key staff and a member of the Wangaratta Art Gallery Acquisitions Committee will assess all applications received. The panel will ensure all proposals are: 

  • suitable for the space (please ensure you have studied the floorplan dimensions and have sufficient work to deliver the exhibition. Also take note of limitations due to heritage nature of the building)
  • provide a diverse array of exhibitions for visitors to enjoy
  • explore new ideas, new visual arts practice methods and different ways of thinking.

The panel have the right to reject a proposal if it is not considered to meet the criteria. 

KEY DATES

Application Opens: Monday 2 August 2021 (9am EST)
Proposals deadline: Monday 27 September, 2021 ( midnight EST)
Applicants notified: ……. October 2021

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE:

  • Your contact details, including email and phone
  • Exhibition title
  • Exhibition proposal that outlines the concepts/themes explored in the proposed exhibition. (no more than 300 words)
  • Brief Artist Biography/CV (one page)
  • 6 images of works or web links to video works that will be included in your exhibition or that are indicative of the work you will make for your exhibition.

 

If you have further queries please contact Exhibitions Officer
PH: (03) 5722 0865 or E: exhibitionsofficer@wangaratta.vic.gov.au

 

 

 

 

Image: Melanie Irwin, Abdominal Envelope Performance, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Gallery 2, Saturday 14 September 2019.