Gallery Submissions

Xchanges is now accepting submissions for our 2017–2018 Gallery Programming.
DEADLINE FEBRUARY 3rd, 2017.

Artists, curators, and performers from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands are invited to submit proposals for Xchanges’ next Gallery season. Xchanges programming supports visual art mediums with a particular interest in exhibiting a diversity of artists and art practices at the early stages of their career and those who have taken a new departure with their work.

Submissions should include the following 8 items:

  1. COVER LETTER (1 page max.)
    (including artist’s information: name, email address, tel/cel phone number, and mailing address).
  2. PROPOSAL SUMMARY (50 words max.)
  3. CURRICULUM VITAE (2 pages max.)
  4. ARTIST’S STATEMENT (1 page max.)
  5. EXHIBITION/PERFORMANCE PROPOSAL (1 page max., including any special requirements)
  6. ARTIST’S BIO (150 words max.)
  7. 15 JPEGS (or audio /visual performances)
    (Format Requirements: 500KB–1MB, 72 dpi, 1024 x 768)
    *Label JPEGS using the following sequence:
    #, First Initial, Last Name; Title; Year Produced (Example: 1KSmith-Title-2016
  8. IMAGE LIST
    (Including: SEQUENCE#; FIRST INITIAL, LAST NAME; TITLE; DIMENSIONS; MEDIUM; YEAR)

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Selected artists are expected to install their own work and sit the Gallery for the three weekends of their show;
  • Artists who have participated in an exhibition at Xchanges during the 2016-2017 season are not eligible to apply for the 2017-2018 call for submissions;
  • The gallery floor space is used for other purposes during times when exhibitions are not open to the public. Please note that anything that is not fixed to the walls should be easily movable;
  • Xchanges Gallery offers a small honorarium per exhibition.
  • Xchanges does not return submissions and will dispose of material appropriately.
  • The gallery committee will review all proposals submitted, however, additional material will not be reviewed.
  • Only email applications will be accepted.
  • Only complete email applications will be accepted; please review the above checklist, prior to submission.

PLEASE SEND COMPLETE PROPOSALS VIA EMAIL to:

gallerycoordinator@gmail.com

with the SUBJECT HEADING: Xchanges Gallery Exhibition Proposal 2017/18
 

Any inquiries may be made to our gallery coördinator.


Gallery Floor Plan (South at Top).