UICA | Call for Artists


General Call for Proposals – Fall 2013 Exhibition

UICA is seeking proposals for work that address contemporary issues and concerns, and/or work that pushes traditional boundaries in its treatment of materials or subject.

Exhibitions spaces available include site-specific locations, areas for large suspended work, and a dedicated sound/video gallery. Proposals for individual work as well as group exhibitions will be considered. Diagrams of exhibition spaces can be found here.

UICA’s Fall 2013 Exhibition coincides with ArtPrize, the world’s largest art competition, in downtown Grand RapidsSeptember 18 to October 6. UICA will work with artists accepted for a Fall Exhibition to get them registered for this art festival where $560,000 in prize money is awarded, including juried Awards in the following categories: 2-D, 3-D, Urban Space, and Time/Performance. In 2012, UICA was the venue for the 3-D and Time/Performance award winners. Visit artprize.org for more information.

Eligibility: Must be 18 years or older, exhibition opportunities are for emerging, mid-career, and established artists.

UICA strongly encourages artists review gallery specifications available on the website, and to include a site-specific diagram with their proposal. Please contact Elizabeth Goddard, Director of Exhibitions and Interpretation at elizabeth@uica.org with questions or to arrange a site visit.

Submission Deadline: 11:59PM EST May 26, 2013.

For more information and to complete an application, visit: uica.slideroom.com.

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