Alternator accepting submissions for artists co-op

The Alternator, an artist-run gallery, is accepting applications to participate in its Artist Co-op program.

Call for Submissions – Alternator Artist Co-op

When?    Accepting apps until noon May 30.

Where?    Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art which is in the Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave. in Kelowna.

The Alternator is currently accepting applications to participate in our new Artist Co-op program.

If you require a studio space to work in and are interested in developing new ways to engage the community, we want to hear from you!

The Artist Co-op program is  designed to allow access to a dedicated studio space for emerging artists, designers and makers interested in a concentrated period of community-focused arts practice. Space is available for periods from one to three months depending on proposal.

Successful applicants will share the costs of hosting the co-op and will be responsible for contributing $250/month towards the program costs. Your proposals should include details on how the use of Alterantor Artist Co-op studio space will impact your professional practice and a summary of ways the you would like to engage the public as part of the program. This may be as part of a community art project, public art project, the inclusion of open studio days or artists talks which will contribute to the Alternator programming.

To apply for the Alternator Artist Co-op, please submit the following:

A brief description (maximum 500 words) clearly outlining how the use of Alterantor Artist Co-op studio space will impact your professional practice and a summary of ways the you would like to engage the public as part of the program

Artist statement (maximum 200 words)

Curriculum vitae

Five to seven images with an image list detailing medium and size

Please submit images in jpeg format. Label jpeg images with number and title, for example: 01_title.jpg, 02_title.jpg etc. Jpeg images must be 72 dpi, maximum 1024 x 768 pixels. 500 KB (0.5MB)

Submissions for the Alternator Artist Co-op are accepted online only. Please email your submission to info@alternatorgallery.com with ‘Artist Co-op Proposal’ in the subject line.

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