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V Juried Show Past Exhibitions
OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS
V Annual Juried Show
October 19 - 21, 2007
Galería 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. This year’s V edition of our well-established Juried Show will bring the opportunity to the 25 awarded artists to exhibit at ARWI International Art Fair in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Marco Antonini, writer, independent curator, and art consultant.
Marco Antonini was born in Pescara, (Italy) and moved to New York in 2003. He is an active writer, independent curator, and art consultant. As of now, he has curated more than 20 projects, scattered between the US, Italy and China. He recently curated a screening of Japanese animation art for the “Japan Cuts” movie festival at Japan Society, New York and a collective exhibit featuring works by Shana Moulton, Michael Bell Smith, Damien Roach, Tim Hull and Tobias Collier for Galleria Pianissimo, Milan. He is one of the winners of the 2007 PEC (Emerging Curators Project) of the ISE Foundation, New York, and the recipient of a Connor Fellowship from the City College of New York (CUNY) for 2007 and 2008. Upcoming projects include shows for both ISE and for the Elizabeth Foundation, New York.
His articles, essays and interviews have been featured on the pages of Flash Art, Arte & Critica, Inguine, NY Arts Magazine, Design)Radar, Coolissimo. Currently, he is a contributor to the London-based art magazine Contemporary, the fashion magazine BMM, and the weekly D (La Repubblica delle Donne), one of the highest circulating magazines in Italy. He lives in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Fort Greene.
E. Carmen Ramos, Assistant Curator for Cultural Engagement, The Newark Museum
For the past five years, E. Carmen Ramos has been Assistant Curator for Cultural Engagement at The Newark Museum where she has organized numerous exhibitions and public art projects including The Caribbean Abroad, When Hens Pee: A Public Art Project by Miguel Luciano, America’s Pastime, a solo exhibition featuring the work of Freddy Rodriguez., Drawing Stage (at City without Walls in Newark, New Jersey), Mexican Vogue: Discovering Mexican Popular Arts, 1919-1950 and A Mexican Museum of Modern Art: A Project by Franco Mondini-Ruiz, a companion exhibition presented at Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, New Jersey in the Spring of 2007. Most recently, she co-curated The S-Files Biennial 2007 with Elvis Fuentes at El Museo del Barrio, New York, New York. Ms. Ramos is also a Ph.D. candidate in Art History at the University of Chicago.
Laura Turegano, Associate Director, KJC of New York University, New York
Laura Turégano is the Associate Director of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center of New York University. Ms. Turégano has nine years of experience in philanthropy and public affairs, with specific expertise in the areas of arts and culture and international relations. She received a Master in Arts Administration from New York University (NYU) and a Masters in European Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. A native of Madrid, Spain.
Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply. Selected artists should agree to create a special exhibition piece in a 12 x 12 inch format * depth should not exceed 4 inches. These measurements do not apply to video art.
A non-refundable entry fee of $20 made payable in the form of check or money order to Galería Galou should accompany your submission.
Artists may submit up to three (3) works in the form of digital images (CD not returnable) properly labeled with name of artist, title, date, media, and “top” 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 DVD format. Please do not send original material.
Artists should also send an image list, together with their resume and statement. Note: There is no application form.
Please send materials to:
237 Kent Avenue
Williamsburg-Brooklyn, New York 11211
Applications sent via FEDEX, UPS OR CERTIFIED MAIL PLEASE SUBMIT TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
230 East 52nd Street Suite 1C, New York, NY 10022
Twenty-five artists will be selected to be part of ARWI International Art Fair in San Juan, Puerto Rico from October 19 – 21, 2007.
Deadlines and Announcements
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, September 19th, 2007.
Notification to the selected artists via e-mail: Monday, September 24th, 2007.
Delivery of works to the Gallery: Saturday October 13th and Sunday, October 14th
from 1pm to 3pm.
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 CDs SHOULD BE PROPERLY LABELED WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
• The three pieces that will be submitted may be separate from the one that is going to be shown in the Puerto Rico Art Fair. If you are chosen, the special piece that you will submit cannot be bigger than 12x12x3 in dimension.