Wednesday, August 15, 2007

One way to get your foot in the door

Lawndale Art Center is actively seeking proposals from artists for exhibitions and performances. Lawndale is centrally located at 4912 Main Street in the Museum District. Its continuing mission is to present work by both emerging and established Houston artists. Lawndale seeks to sponsor forums and dialogue which address the relationship between art and society.

Here's how it works: Pick a room. Click on it. Think about it.
Submit a proposal by September 15.
Absolutely Free.

O'Quinn Gallery (1st Floor)

Cavnar Gallery (1st Floor)

Mezzanine (2nd Floor)

Project Space (3rd Floor)

The Programming Committee encourages proposals that are:

* Original, Innovative and Contemporary
* Non-Commercial
* Difficult to show elsewhere
* Feasible based on project description and demonstrated ability
* More than one artist's work and that are thematically coherent
* Submitted by one artist or collaborative team and are site specific
* Work that has not been previously shown in Houston

Up to 15 digital images of work may be submitted on CD. Images must be in jpeg format, no larger than 1024x768 at 72 dpi. Please provide a list of images in a text file, PDF or Word document.
Video on DVD or CD. Video must be able to play on a computer using Media Player or QuickTime.

Resume, C.V. in electronic form in a text file, PDF or Word document.

Proposal: one page text, PDF or Word document including:
* Name and contact info
* Title, Concept and description of exhibition
* Special needs/equipment needs
* Specify space or gallery

***Make sure your shit opens! Check it after you burn the CD dudes!!!***