Gustave Courbet (French, 1819–1877). The Desperate Man, 1844–45.
Oil on canvas; 17 3/4 x 21 5/8 in. (45 x 55 cm). Private Collection.
CALL FOR ARTISTS
Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery at the University of Nevada, Reno
A call for submissions for a group exhibition with catalogue entitled MYSELF. Deadline for received submissions in office is Monday August 9, 2010.
THEME and EXHIBITION DETAILS: This exhibition will explore the widest possible definition of the term “self-portrait” as it applies to all forms of contemporary art and experimental media. The exhibition will be curated and organized by Gallery Director Marjorie Vecchio, while catalogue co-essayists in conversation include Joy Garnett and Mira Schor. Chelsea Otakan will design the catalogue.
EXHIBITION DATES: January 18 – February 18, 2011, opening lecture and reception January 20, 2011 (dates subject to change). All exhibiting artists are invited to the opening lecture and reception, however, depending on funding, only a few artists will be chosen to receive transportation and hotel stipends.
GALLERY INFORMATION: Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery of the University of Nevada, Reno is a 2,000 sq foot contemporary art gallery dedicated to supporting regional, national and international emerging and mid-career artists. Located in Northern Nevada’s high desert within an hour of both Lake Tahoe and Pyramid Lake, the Reno area has a rich culture and vibrant art community. The University of Nevada, Reno Art Department includes over 900 thoughtful and inspiring art students per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including BA, BFA and MFA programs. Collaborations with our music, theater, dance or other departments are welcome from applicants as well. Please email any questions to [email protected]
ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to all visual/multi-media artists, preferably without gallery representation (though those with representation will be considered) working in any 2D, 3D and 4D media including painting, mixed-media, drawing, printmaking, fiber, textiles, photography, sculpture, text, video, ceramics, film, graphics, sound, music, installation, performance, etc. All works submitted must be available for the duration of the show. Some projectors, monitors, and other technical equipment are available, please include in your submission which equipment you can provide or which you require. Artists must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: All completed submissions must be received in the gallery office by Monday August 9, 2010.
FEE: There is no submission fee.
SUBMISSION FORM [PDF]: Download CALL FOR ARTISTS Portrait