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Guest Curators
Due Jun 15 2021

Stove Works and a panel of outside Jurors select three Guest Curators to curate shows in the main gallery space for their 2022 - 2023 season. The Guest Curators will be provided a Curator’s Fee, an exhibition budget, and support from Stove Works staff.

APPLICATION

Applications will be open to the public from May 15, 2021, until June 15 at 11:59 PM EST. Pay close attention to our tiered application fee:

$10 - May 15 - May 31, 11:59 PM EST (First two weeks)
$20 - June 1 - June 7th, 11:59 PM EST (Third week)
$30 - June 8 - June 15, 11:59 PM (Last week)

REVIEW PANEL

Jordan Amirkhani, Jamie Steele, Rachel Reese, April Childers, Sean Fader

BUDGET BREAKDOWN

$2,500 Curators Fee

$7,000 Exhibition budget (including artist fees, shipping, etc)

$1,000 Programming budget

WHAT IS EXPECTED (THE BASICS):

• Follow all schedules provided by Stove Works within the Exhibition Timeline.

• Provide Stove Works with a fully developed curatorial statement/Exhibition narrative.

• Follow W.A.G.E Floor fees

• Available to attend opening reception event, speak with the press, and participate in regular Exhibition planning meetings—by phone, Zoom, or in person.

• For open call submissions, the curator is responsible for providing additional application questions and reviewing all applications.

• Select no more than (15) Artists for the Exhibition, unless otherwise agreed upon with Stove Works.

• Make every attempt to ensure equitable representation of Artists across demographics and geographies, specifically the inclusion of one artist within the Thrive Regional Partnership’s covered counties.

• Available to work with Stove Works staff to design exhibition layout, limited to additional 60 feet of wall space, as required and indicated in the Exhibition Timeline.

• Provide content for any Stove Works approved artwork labels and the exhibition booklet

• Agree to participate in at least one public program, such as an Exhibition walk-through or Artist panel, in coordination with Stove Works’ Programs Director.

• Initiate conversation about shipping/transportation of artwork with each Artist. Artists are responsible for getting their work to the Exhibition. Stove Works will be responsible for returning the artwork.

For more information and link to application visit:

https://www.stoveworks.org/guest-curators

For questions email: exhibitions@stoveworks.org