2016 Sawtooth exhibition proposal CALLOUT

Interested in exhibiting at Sawtooth in 2016?
Download Application Form via the links below
Applications close: 16th October 2016. 

2016 SawtoothARI Exhibition Callout.pdf

2016 SawtoothARI Exhibition Callout.docx


CALL OUT FOR EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
FEBRUARY – DECEMBER 2016

Sawtooth ARI is an Artist Run Initiative based in Launceston, Tasmania committed to servicing our community through the provision of a quality exhibition program. We showcase contemporary and experimental art by local, interstate and international artists at various stages of their professional career.

SELECTION CRITERIA
• strength and innovation of the proposed exhibition/ project
• a demonstrated contemporary and experimental arts practice
• the promotion of national contemporary arts practice in the north of Tasmania

SAWTOOTH ENCOURAGES
• the promotion of emerging artists
• projects working closely with local communities
• group exhibitions and curatorial projects

GALLERY SPACES
Front Gallery $700                               Middle Gallery $500             @Sawtooth Pop-Up Space $200
Project Gallery $300                             New Media Gallery $400

GENERAL INFORMATION
• Exhibitions run for a three-week period with a one-week turn around.
• Proposed exhibitions can include more than one gallery space.
• Openings are concurrent; i.e. one opening will take place for all four gallery spaces.
• Exhibiting artists are required to sit the gallery on one Saturday or pay the one-off fee to cover a sitter.
• Commercial galleries and non ARI projects will be charged a higher rent fee.
• Sawtooth committee will arrange a bar on opening night.
• A non-refundable 30% deposit is required on return of signed contract to confirm your placement in the Sawtooth ARI 2016 artistic program. Balance of fee is due 14 days prior to exhibition opening.

APPLICATION CHECKLIST
• A completed application form
• A one page Artist CV OR one page Curator CV + brief bio per artist in proposed exhibition
• Exhibition proposal – please limit 300 words
• 6-10 images of artwork related to your submission (jpeg or PDF submitted on CD or via email - please limit to 1MB per image if submitted separately) Please state whether these images will be included in the proposed exhibition or are samples of similar works.

Applications must be e-mailed, hand delivered or postmarked on or before: Friday 16 October, 2015. Late submissions will not be considered. For ease of assessment it is preferable to submit applications and support material via email formatted into a single PDF.

Exhibition proposals are made to the Sawtooth Committee and are considered on their merit and availability of dates, in order to present a diverse gallery program of high standards.

 

EMAIL SUBMISSIONS
Email proposals to: sawtoothari@gmail.com 
clearly label all attachments preferably sent as 1 PDF, less than 4MB.
Subject: 2016 Artistic Program Proposal

HAND DELIVERED SUBMISSIONS
First Floor, 160 Cimitiere St, Launceston
12-5 Wed-Fri / 12-4 Sat

POSTAL SUBMISSIONS
PO Box 1614, Launceston TAS 7250

Any enquiries can be made to the Director, Patrick Sutczak via email sawtoothari@gmail.com

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