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Deadline: March 21, 2018, 11:59pm

About Project Curate
Project Curate is a program of NURTUREart in partnership with Juan Morel Campos High School where students learn the entire curatorial process: from experiencing contemporary art firsthand, to conceptualizing a curatorial theme, selecting artwork, and organizing an exhibition.

Call to Artists:

New Notification: All That Glitters Is Not Gold!
An exhibition of professional artists curated by students of Juan Morel Campos

The students of Juan Morel Campos High School are looking for artists to submit work for the upcoming exhibition, (Social) STATUS UPDATE. Artwork should be visual and can take the form of objects, audio or video. This exhibition will explore inequality created by social status: by which we, the students mean the differences in views and opinions that have been created by everyone and are now considered to be the norm. We want to leave an impact on our viewers and inspire them to break the boundaries between social classes. It’s time for an update!

To submit
Artists submit through an open call process. Please include up to 3 images or links of your work of any size or medium as well as the following:

Optional, short description of the work
***Images should be jpegs and saved as Last Name_First Name_#.jpg. Audio and video should be hosted on third party websites (i.e. Vimeo, Youtube, etc.), and a link should be provided.

Important Dates
Submission Deadline: March 21, 2018, 11:59pm
Artist Notification: Late- April, 2018

If Selected:
Artwork Delivery: Drop off at NURTUREart on or before May 4, 2018
Opening Reception: May 18, 2018, 6-9pm
Exhibition Dates: May 18 - June 10, 2018 at NURTUREart

We are a high school art class in Williamsburg, Brooklyn that is focusing on portfolio development. We believe art has the power to change a mindset or point of view, inspire others, convey personal stories, and connect people. We explore art in many different media, but want to expand to more than just making art. We seek to think of art conceptually and look at the active part of art. We view curating as our chance to communicate with our community and neighborhood and get a feel of what it is like to be on the curating side of the profession.

Digital Images
Before uploading files to the Online Application Form, you must save them on your computer in the following format: LastName-FirstName-#.jpg. For collaboratives, use the primary contact Last Name and First Name.

For example:

  • Submit up to three (3) images.
  • Files must be saved as jpegs, 800 pixels in the longest dimension, at 72 dpi.
  • Each image filename must be saved as LastName-FirstName-#.jpg.
  • During the selection process, images will be projected and viewed one at a time.
  • Captions should include: Title, Year, Medium, Dimensions.
  • Prints, slides, catalogs, original artwork, and other materials will not be accepted.

Provide weblink addresses to video or audio clips hosted by a third party (i.e. Vimeo, YouTube, etc.). Be sure that weblinks are active for at least four months after the deadline. Provide passwords for password-protected videos. Each clip will be reviewed up to three (3) minutes by the jury.

  • Submit up to three (3) video/audio clips.
  • Indicate the cue time if your video is over three (3) minutes long (i.e. start at 0:00 or 1:30).
  • Start times for each clip should begin a segment that best represents your work.
  • During the selection process, videos will be projected.
  • Provide passwords to password-protected videos if applicable.
  • Captions should include: Title, Year, Original Format, Original Running Time.

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