CALL OUT FOR EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
FEBRUARY – DECEMBER 2015

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2015 Sawtooth ARI Exhibition Callout INFORMATION.pdf

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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
• Demonstrates 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
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 board will organise and manage 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 2015 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 31 October, 2014.

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: 2015 Artistic Program Proposal

HAND DELIVERED SUBMISSIONS
First Floor, 160 Cimitiere St, Launceston 12-5 Wed-Fri / 10-2 Sat

POSTAL SUBMISSIONS
PO Box 1614, Launceston TAS 7250

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


FRONT GALLERY




MIDDLE GALLERY


PROJECT GALLERY


NEW MEDIA GALLERY


@SAWTOOTH POP-UP


FLOOR PLAN