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Deadline: Call for gallery exhibit proposals for 2016

Submit your proposals for works to be shown in the Open Space Visitor Center Gallery in 2016.

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 08, 2015
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Where

Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
505-897-8831

Description

Call for gallery exhibit proposals for 2016.

Submit your proposals by September 8th, 2015 for works to be shown in the Open Space Visitor Center Gallery in 2016.

Who: Visual Artists

What: Call for gallery exhibit proposals for 2016

Where: Open Space Visitor Center | 6500 Coors Blvd NW at the end of Bosque Meadows Rd. between Montaño and Paseo del Norte

Contact: (505) 897-8831

Open Space Background:

The purpose of the Open Space Division is to acquire, protect, maintain, and manage significant natural landscapes and cultural resources for present and future generations.

Major Public Open Space enhances the urban environment and provides wildlife habitat while offering opportunities for public enjoyment through outdoor education and low-impact recreation. The Visitor Center and Gallery act as a hub for the City’s many beautiful Open Space properties.

Gallery Mission:
"The mission of the Open Space Gallery is to inspire an exchange of ideas, solutions and interpretations as they relate to Open Space lands so as to deepen and enhance visitor understanding, appreciation and stewardship for Albuquerque’s unique natural and human community."

Application Procedure:

1. In a Word document, provide the following information:

Name/s of applicant/s:
Address:
Contact Person and Phone:
Artist/s Biography:

Then, include a two to four paragraph description of the proposed artwork and its use of the space. In the description, take care to embody aspects of the above mission statements. Group proposals are welcome.

2. Provide at least six professional-quality images of works that represent your proposal. Burn a disk with these images in jpeg format along with the Word document from step 1 and send to:

Open Space Division
Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 1293 Albuquerque, NM 87105

Submitted materials will be reviewed by an appointed committee. If the committee selects your proposal, a member will contact you via e-mail or phone.

For inquiries concerning the gallery or the application process, please call the Visitor Center at 505-897-8831 or write [email protected] or [email protected]