Galería Galou
237 Kent Ave. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 Tel: 718-486-3730 Cel: 917-407-2029

III Juried Show Past Exhibitions
Artists

 

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS
Galer’a Galou

III Annual Juried Show
June 4 - June 26, 2005

Galer’a Galou was created in 2003 as an exhibition space showing cutting edge contemporary art, with the primary goal of supporting local and international emerging artists. Multiculturalism and attention to diverse media are quintessential elements in the work exhibited by the artists represented by the gallery.
The Annual Juried Show gives artists the opportunity to display their work in a public space in Williamsburg, one of New Yorkâs up and coming international art scenarios.

Jurors

Thierry Alet, Director of Exhibitions of Frere Independent (Pool & DIVA Art Fair)

Thiery Alet is one of the founder and the Director of Exhibitions of Frere Independent a non-profit porganization that aims to provide widespeard visibility to challeging and talented artists as well as to promote brotherhood in the arts.
They implement their mission with two annual art fairs: PooL and DIVA. PooL takes place in may and it is dedicaded to artists with no gallery representation. DIVA happens in March and it is dedicated to video and digital arts.

Dean Daderko, Curator (ãCan I Get a Witnessä, Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx, NY)

Dean Daderko is a curator based in New York. His most recent group exhibition, Can I Get A Witness, is on view at Longwood Art Project in the Bronx through May 18th. From 2000-2005 he programmed Parlour Projects, a non-commercial exhibition space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which presented solo exhibitions of artists work in all media, with particular attention given to works that were performative,experimental and interactive. He has also curated exhibitions at Art in General and Artists' Space in New York, the Center for Contemporary Art in Vilnius, Lithuania, and Vox Populi in Philadelphia. In addition, he has provided content for publications by The Studio Museum in Harlem and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, and has lectured for classes at Tyler School of Art, Yale University, and M.I.T.

Susan Hoeltzel, Director of Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY

Susan Hoeltzel is Director of Lehman College Art Gallery. Specializing in contemporary art, she develops exhibitions, education programs, and new media projects including Bronx Public Art, an On-line guide to public art in the Bronx. Ms. Hoeltzel co-curated Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape with Nina Sundell, LCAG, 2004; co-curated with Patricia Cazorla, Intricate Subtleties, 2004; Elba Damast: Memories of Things to Come, 2004; Bronx Public Art: The Spotlight Series, LCAG, 2003; and De lo que soy/Of what I am: An exhibition of self-portraits by women from Latin America and the Caribbean, LCAG, 2003, among many others.

Eligibility

Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply. Artists who submit work with special installation requirements should be available during installation time.

Entry Guidelines

A non-refundable entry fee of $20 made payable in the form of check or money order to Galer’a Galou should accompany your submission.
Artists may submit up to FIVE (5) works in the form of 35 mm slides or digital images (CD) properly labeled with name of artist, title, date, media, and ãtopä of image. Please send ONE image per work. If you wish to enter additional images, include $5 for each additional work. There is a limit of seven images per artist. Video artists may send a copy of up to FIVE minutes of video in a VSH or DVD. Please do not send original material.
Artists should also send an image list, resume and statement.
All work must be for sale. Galer’a Galou applies a 40% sales commission to all works sold.
Note: There is no application form. A SASE with sufficient postal stamps to insure return of application material must be included.

Awards

TEN (10) artists will be selected for a group show at the gallery from June 4th through June 25, 2005.
From the 10 artists selected for the group show, jurors will choose a winner, who will be featured in the gallery booth at the Affordable Art Fair on October 2005, New York City.M

Deadlines and Announcements

Submission Deadline: Friday, May 20th, 2005.
Notification to the selected artists via e-mail: Monday, May 23rd, 2005.
Delivery of selected works to the Gallery: Friday, May 27th - Saturday, May 28th from 1pm to 6pm, and Sunday, May 29th from 1pm to 6pm.
Opening night and announcement of awarded work: Saturday, June 4th, 2005.
Pickup of works by artists: Sunday, June 26th, 2005.

Liability

Shipping and or delivery and insurance of work to, from and during the exhibition is the responsibility of the winning artists. Although all reasonable care will be exercised, Galer’a Galou cannot be responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged artwork.

ALL WORKS SHOULD BE PROPERLY LABELED WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION

Name:
Titled:
Year:
Address:
Media:
Tel:
E-mail:
Price:
Notes: