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For Immediate Release: September 30, 2011

“Call for Artists” for 2012-2014 City of Alexandria Gallery Program

The Alexandria Office of the Arts and Alexandria Commission for the Arts invite artists to submit proposals for two and three dimensional, original exhibits to be shown in one of fifteen gallery spaces during 2012-2014. Individual artists or consortia of artists, who work, study or live in the City of Alexandria are eligible. There is no entry fee to apply but a 10 percent commission will apply to all artwork sold. Each of the exhibitions will run for six months.

To be considered, each proposal must consist of:

  • Completed application form; a resume;
  • PC-compatible CD or a DVD with a maximum of 12 number images representing the work, each labeled with artist’s name and the title of the work; and
  • An artist’s statement of no more than one page containing a description of the artist(s), consortium, or organizations involved in the exhibition.

Proposals (solo exhibition, consortium, or organization) must be received by Wednesday, November 1, 2011 at 5 p.m by the Durant Arts Center at 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA 22314, with attention to: Call for Entries 2012-2014.

Artists selected are required to sign a Loan Agreement and will be responsible for the shipping/delivery, pick-up, preparation, and installation of works to be exhibited.

For additional information, visit http://alexandriava.gov/arts or contact the Office of the Arts at 703.746.5588 or by e-mail at aca@alexandriava.gov. In the subject line, please mention “Call for Entries 2012-2014.”

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City's Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Cheryl Anne Colton of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.746.5565 (TTY 703.838.4902) or e-mail cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov.

 

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