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Exhibition Proposals 20222023 The Appalachian Center for Craft

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We’re inter­ested in culti­vat­ing and show­cas­ing work that strength­ens the role of craft in contem­po­rary culture. We exhibit tradi­tional and contem­po­rary fine craft by emerg­ing, mid-career, and estab­lished craft artists.

The Appalachian Center for Craft (ACC) is pleased to receive submis­sion propos­als from artists/​craftspeople and cura­tors for exhi­bi­tions for 2022 and 2023.

We’re inter­ested in culti­vat­ing and show­cas­ing work that strength­ens the role of craft in contem­po­rary culture. We exhibit tradi­tional and contem­po­rary fine craft by emerg­ing, mid-career, and estab­lished craft artists. We are seeking work that high­lights mastery in crafts­man­ship, cele­brates craft, and/​or pushes the bound­aries of craft. Exhi­bi­tions can be indi­vid­ual or group shows.

The selec­tion commit­tee will be looking for bodies of work/​installations that are cohe­sive, well-consid­ered, infor­ma­tive, and which promote craft and contem­po­rary craft prac­tices. Exhi­bi­tions are two months in dura­tion and a $200 hono­rar­ium per exhi­bi­tion is offered to help support shipping/​delivery of artwork. Artwork is insured while on the premises.

APPLI­CA­TION REQUIRE­MENTS: Submis­sions must include the following:

Letter of Intent/​Proposal:

A clear descrip­tion of theme/​concept and the type of work defined by medium, tech­nique, or func­tion (maximum of 500 words). Please describe your current artis­tic prac­tice, the proposed body of work, instal­la­tion, and overall intent or concept of the exhi­bi­tion. The proposed or working title of the exhi­bi­tion, and a list of artist/​s and justi­fi­ca­tion for their inclu­sion if the proposal is cura­to­r­ial or a group exhi­bi­tion. Please also note the 3 differ­ent gallery space layouts shown here with dimen­sions, and note any pref­er­ence as to the gallery space chosen for your proposal.

Support Mate­r­ial:

A list of works to be exhib­ited (include artist, title, medium, dimen­sions, date of work) or if not yet created, a list of what is planned for inclu­sion. Support mate­r­ial that can include any mate­ri­als rele­vant to the appli­ca­tion, images (maximum of 20), promo­tional mate­ri­als, reviews, and cata­logs. Image require­ments are as follows: JPEG format, maximum of 1024 x 768 reso­lu­tion. A list of the support mate­r­ial provided includ­ing the title, medium, dimen­sions, and date. A curricu­lum vitae of the prin­ci­pal organizer/​curator or artist In prepa­ra­tion for the appli­ca­tion we suggest that you have a CV that reflects: previ­ous exhi­bi­tions, educa­tional back­ground, honors & awards, perma­nent collec­tions & commis­sions, and residencies.

Appli­ca­tions will only be accepted by email or through www​.WeTrans​fer​.com. Propos­als for this call will be accepted until midnight, Tuesday, August 312021.

Ques­tions?:

Please contact:

Email: accexhibits@​tntech.​edu

Phone: 931 – 372-3051

Submit your proposal to:

Email: accexhibits@​tntech.​edu

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