No fee to apply. The Offsite Gallery takes no commission:

Open to all, 18 years or older, residing in the United States. Artists are required to submit 5-10 images and a written proposal for committee review. No fee to apply. Proposed exhibitions may be solo or group and are open to all visual arts media. Gallery will hang artwork unless unusual hanging requirements are necessary. Items over 50lbs are discouraged as are small items requiring a pedestal. All items must be gallery ready with hanging wire attached, no damaged frames, etc. Any expenses regarding installation and removal determined by Norfolk Arts to be out of the ordinary will be the responsibility of the artist. Norfolk Arts will host an opening reception and create all material used for advertising on social media, etc. Artists are responsible for delivery and pick up of artwork and for any shipping costs. Norfolk Arts takes no commission. Norfolk Arts will consider the diversity of beliefs and values and general standards of decency of the citizens of Norfolk.

DEADLINE: July 15, 2020

Submit in a single email to publicart@norfolk.gov by July 15, 2020
NOTE: Materials submitted via Dropbox will not be accepted.

Proposals must include:
1) Artist statement and curriculum vitae or resume
2) Information about the subject of the work and intent of your exhibition
3) An image list to include titles, medium, dimensions and year work was completed
4) Idea for a community engagement component to your exhibition
5) Name, address, phone, email and dates preferred from Exhibition Schedule below
6) 5-10 JPEG images that accurately represent a cohesiveness of work to be exhibited

Exhibition Schedule (subject to change):
2021
January 15 – March 5
May 14 – July 2
July 9 – August 20
August 27 – October 8
October 15 – December 3
December 10 – January 28, 2022
2022
February 4 – March 18
March 25 – May 13
May 20 – July 1
July 8 – August 26
September 2 – October 14
October 21 – December 2
December 9 – January 22, 2023

Questions email: publicart@norfolk.gov
In the event your proposal is accepted, you will be contacted by August 31,2020.

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