2017 July - December  Sawtooth exhibition proposal CALL OUT

Interested in exhibiting at Sawtooth in between July and December 2017?
Download Application Form via the links below.

2017 CALLOUT.pdf

2017 CALLOUT.docx


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

Sawtooth encourages emerging artists, group exhibitions and curatorial projects, and projects working closely with local communities.

SELECTION CRITERIA • strength and innovation of the proposed exhibition/ project • a demonstrated contemporary and experimental arts practice • relevance to Sawtooth’s community of practitioners and audience members

GALLERY SPACES (see floor plan below)

Front Gallery $750

Middle Gallery $550

Dark Space $500

Gate Space $300

Project Gallery $300                           

GENERAL INFORMATION • Exhibitions run for a three-week period with a one-week turn around.

  • Proposed exhibitions can include more than one gallery space.
  • Exhibiting artists are required to sit the gallery on one Saturday or pay the one-off fee of $60 to cover a sitter.
  • Secondary students are not eligible for this call out, but are invited to become involved in the Threshold program. Artists currently enrolled in an undergraduate tertiary arts degree are only eligible to apply for the Project Gallery.
  • Commercial galleries and non ARI projects will be charged a higher rent fee.
  • Sawtooth membership is included in rent fee.
  • Openings are concurrent; i.e. one shared opening will take place for all gallery spaces.
  • Sawtooth committee and volunteers will operate a bar on opening night.

EQUIPMENT HIRE for the length of the exhibition (subject to availability)

  • Projector x 2 $50 ea
  • Plasma TV x2 $30 ea
  • 42” Ultra HD TV x 4 $40 ea
  • DVD x 5 $10

APPLICATION CHECKLIST • A completed application form • A one page Artist CV OR one page Curator CV + brief bio per artist in proposed exhibition • Project proposal – please limit to 1 page • 4-6 images of artwork (jpeg or PDF submitted on CD or via email - please limit to 1MB per image if submitted separately)

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 Board 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: 2017 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