DWELL - Call for Submissions

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DWELL - Call for Submissions

Time: April 11, 2011 at 6pm to May 1, 2011 at 7pm
Location: Troy Ny, CAC Woodside
Street: 71 Mil street
City/Town: troy NY
Website or Map: http://www.cactroy.org/call_f…
Event Country: usa
Organized By: Hezzie Phillips
Latest Activity: Apr 25, 2011

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http://www.cactroy.org

Dwell: Call for Art - $2,000 -$5,000 available for projects
Contemporary Artists Center
(Troy NY)

The Contemporary Artists Center is a multi-purpose art organization originally founded in Massachusetts, and now operating in Troy, NY. For the last 20 years the CAC has presented and procured artists who want to produce, explore, test new concepts and expand the current debates and ideas in today’s art and culture.

Through its artists' residencies, art studios, workshops, lectures, innovative exhibitions and performances the CAC has fostered the creation and appreciation of insightful and engaging contemporary art.


Exhibition Details and Deadlines

Working title: Dwell
Deadline: May 1st
Notification of selected artists: June 1
Curators: Michael Oatman & Leah Rico
Exhibition opening: Three consecutive openings on August 6th, September 3rd, October 8th.
Exhibition length: TBD with individual artists based on material of piece- ranging from 2 months to permanent
Entry fee: There is a suggested entry fee of $15. All funds will go directly back to artists selected for the exhibition.
Location: Troy, NY

Premise:
Dwell seeks to blur the boundary between sculpture and the built environment. The Contemporary Artists Center, Woodside will accept a wide-range of related and minimally tangential entries including but not at all limited to themes as diverse as politics of housing, formal aesthetics, architecture, sustainability and ‘shelters’ for site specific performative happenings. Three to six artists will be selected for the duration of the series.

    * Entries may be either existing artwork or proposals for commissions
    * All artwork will be installed in an exterior location (both woodland and lawn space are available.), and subject to the elements.
    * 2-D, 3-D and 4-D work accepted
    * A budget of $2,000-5,000 is available for project based proposals. Artist must be available to build at least some portion of a ‘proposed project’ on site. Budget includes up to 30 days of housing at the Artists Center and access to CAC Woodside tools and installation staff.

More information and online application available at: http://www.cactroy.org/galleriesandevents.php

 

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