CALL FOR ENTRIES: FALL SOLOS 2017 & SPRING SOLOS 2018
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, March 13, 2017, 11:59pm
NOTIFICATION DATE: late-April
WHAT ARE THE SOLOS?
Each year, Arlington Arts Center selects approximately 14 artists from across the Mid-Atlantic region for solo exhibitions in AAC’s seven separate gallery spaces or outside on the grounds. Proposals that specifically consider AAC’s space, layout, and surrounding environs are encouraged. Floor plans are available on our website.
Please visit our website for more details on participation.
This year's jurors will include: Kate Haw, Director of the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art, and Mika Yoshitake, Assistant Curator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
WHEN ARE THE SOLOS?
Fall SOLOS will open October 14 and run through December 17, 2017. Spring SOLOS will open April 14 and run through June 3, 2018.
WHO CAN SUBMIT?
Artists who produce cutting-edge contemporary art in any and all media, and who live or work in Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, or Pennsylvania may submit exhibition proposals. Any existing works must have been completed within the last 3 years in order to be considered.
WHAT MATERIALS SHOULD I SEND?
1. Artist’s Statement. 1 page, max.
2. CV/Resume. 3 pages, max.
3. Exhibition Proposal. 2 pages, max. Describe what you plan to do, how you will do it, and what you hope to accomplish with the show. Include information in your proposal about how this project or body of work is well-suited to the galleries at AAC.
4. Work Samples. Submit either 12 images; 4 minutes of recorded materials; or 2 minutes of recorded material and 6 images.
5. Work Sample Index. List of the samples submitted, including the title, dimensions, medium, price or insurance value, and year of creation for each piece.
There is a $35 fee for non-members and a $25 fee for members. For those who would like to join, it's $45 and your application fee is included.