The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs announced that it is seeking artists to exhibit at Gallery S.P.A.C.E. in 2009. Gallery S.P.A.C.E. serves the Savannah community with exhibitions and educational programming that strengthen awareness and stimulate dialogue through artistic expression.
The 1,700 square-foot gallery at S.P.A.C.E. (Savannah’s Place for Art, Cultural and Education) is a community venue for the promotion of and education about the visual arts, via the display of contemporary art, design and fine crafts by local and regional artists. A full year of exhibitions is augmented with lectures, gallery tours, workshops and other programs to enhance the educational experience.
Exhibiting at Gallery S.P.A.C.E. provides artists with an opportunity for a public reception, promotion and exhibition experience, as well as exposure to Savannah’s visual art community. In conjunction with an exhibition, artists are required to develop and present a learning opportunity to the public such as a workshop, lecture or demonstration.
All media will be considered for either solo or group exhibition, including video and installation pieces. Proposals should be professionally presented and should include a cover letter; a resume; an artist statement; a previous exhibition record; 10-12 digital images of work to be considered; and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
The deadline for submissions is Aug. 1 at 4 p.m. Proposals should be submitted to Debra Zumstein, Arts Programs Coordinator, City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 W. Henry St., Savannah, GA 31401. Proposal guidelines are available online at www.savannahga.gov/arts or by calling (912) 651-6783.
The Gallery S.P.A.C.E. 2008 exhibition schedule includes: The Links “New Beginnings” Youth Art Exhibition; the Society of North American Goldsmith’s “Surge” juried student exhibition; photographer Asa Chibas; Reincarnated: Art Featuring Reduce, Reuse & Recycle; sculptor Matt Toole; painter Curtis Bartone; ceramic artist David Petersen; and the 2nd Annual National Arts Program.
S.P.A.C.E. is Savannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education. For more information, visit www.savannahga.gov/arts.