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Materia – Call for Submissions

 Artist center and exhibition place focused on the diffusion, Materia is dedicated to showcasing current fine crafts. Aiming for excellence, Materia’s exhibitions present creation artworks that stem from significant research and offers for sale high-quality utility pieces.

Content of the proposal for Artists/Craftspersons

  • Artistic approach (250 words max.)
  • Project description (500 words max.)
  • Technical plan (exhibition room: 162 m2 / plan: http://centremateria.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Plan-sans-tubulure-SM.pdf)
  • 5 to 10 good-quality photographs of recent works: present one image per page and include its description at the bottom of the page (title, date, material, dimensions, photo credit)
  • Recent resume (3 pages max.)
  • Any other relevant document (examples: sketch, press review)

 

Content of the proposal for Exhibition curators/Organisations

  • Project description (500 words max.)
  • Technical plan (exhibition room: 162 m2 / plan: http://centremateria.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Plan-sans-tubulure-SM.pdf)
  • 2 or 3 good-quality photographs of recent works by each artist: present one image per page and include its description at the bottom of the page (artist’s name, title, date, material, dimensions, photo credit)
  • Resume of the curator or the organisation (3 pages max.)
  • Resume of the artists/craftspersons (3 pages max. each)
  • Any other relevant document (examples: sketch, press review)

 

General Information

Gather all documents in one pdf file, in the order listed above, and clearly identify the category in which you belong on the first page: emerging artist, mid-career artist, established artist, exhibition curator or organisation. Proposals including a cultural mediation component will be privileged.

Artists who will be selected to exhibit at Materia must be members. The cost of membership is Can$20.00.

Send your proposal by email no later than October 15, 2018 at info@centremateria.com. You will receive an email confirming that your proposal has been successfully submitted. Incomplete proposals or submissions after the deadline will be discarded.

Materia pays artist fees and honoraria based on CARFAC fee schedule.

 

Selection criteria

  • Technical mastery
  • Innovation
  • Artistic approach
  • Project originality
  • Project relevance

For more informaition visit centremateria.com or call Ève Préfontaine, Coordinator, 418 524 0354 ext. 249

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