Apexart Open Call

Sept. 16, 2018

Apexart invites all curators, artists, writers and creatives to apply to participate in their 2019–20 exhibition season. International as well as New York-based exhibition proposals are accepted, and those chosen will be shown next year. The open call encourages creative freedom and originality and there are no prerequisites when it comes to an applicant’s experience, background or location. The exhibition proposal should be submitted online and expressed through a 500-word proposal, which will be anonymously assessed by a jury of 300 people.

Tahir Karmali, Stargazer, 2017, Apex 2018 open call exhibition // Courtesy of apex art

Exhibition proposals must include a selected location/venue with appropriate knowledge of logistics and must remain within an 8,000USD budget that covers all expenses, including curator travel, artwork shipping, artist and public program participant honorariums, equipment, installation and venue fees. An additional 2,000USD honorarium will be given to the selected applicants for coordinating their project. International venues can be rented within a 1,000USD budget provided by Apexart.

Apexart is a non-profit art organization based in lower Manhattan that offers opportunities to emerging and established artists through exhibitions, fellowships, publications and public programs. The upcoming exhibition season will show eight selected applicants: four internationally and four in New York.

Application Info

New York Proposal Deadline: Oct. 01–31, 2018
International Proposal Deadline: Feb. 01 – Mar. 01, 2019

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