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The Solo Exhibition Open Call provides emerging and under-recognized artists the necessary time and resources to present an exhibition at CUE in 2018. The selected artists will receive valuable mentor support from one established curator on the selection panel including a studio visit and installation guidance in preparation for the exhibition, in addition to a $5,000 honorarium, and an accompanying exhibition catalogue with an essay written by a participant in CUE’s Art Critic Mentoring Program.
ELIGIBILITY FOR UNDER-RECOGNIZED ARTISTS CUE solo exhibition opportunities are for artists who: • Have not had a solo show in a commercial NYC gallery in five years • Do not have current, consistent commercial representation in the United States • Are not currently enrolled in a degree program • Have a demonstrated, consistent studio practice outside an academic setting for three or more years • Can be of any nationality, but must currently reside in the United States
GUIDELINES • The exhibition program is open to artists working in any discipline • Extra consideration will be given to artists who present ideas or topics that are not well-represented in the commercial sector • CUE strongly encourages applications that contribute to our ongoing commitment to diversity
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS • Resume / CV • Narrative Bio – up to 200 words • Artist statement – up to 500 words • Short synopsis of exhibition – up to 60 words • Detailed exhibition proposal that outlines both the background and plan for the exhibition, and the relationship of the support materials to your proposal – up to 1000 words • A completed Budget Worksheet form • Work samples
Application materials must be submitted online; mail or email submissions will not be accepted. Apply online at: http://cueartfoundation.org/open-call. For more information and application resources, please visit their website or contact Eva Elmore, Programs Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org.