Saturday, March 20, 2010

Call for Proposals / 39th Street Gallery and Project Space

Call for Proposals
39th Street Gallery and Project Space
At the Gateway Arts Center @ Brentwood

The 39th Street Gallery at the Gateway Arts Center at Brentwood is currently seeking proposals from artists and curators nationwide for an exhibition to take place May 10-June 25, 2010. Proposals may be for a self-curated solo show or a curated group exhibition. All original artwork in any media, including installations, will be considered.

Application deadline: Friday, April 2, 2010 - 5:00pm


  • Exhibition duration: May 10 - June 25, 2010
  • Application deadline: Friday, April 2, 2010. Applications must be received by 5:00pm at the Gateway CDC office, address below.
  • Notification: By April 10, 2010 via email. Materials will be returned at the artist's or curator's request if SASE provided.
  • Reception: To be arranged according to needs of the exhibition.

About the Center

The Gateway Arts Center at Brentwood (GAC@B) is a multi-faceted facility dedicated to the production, exhibition and programming of visual art. The GAC@B serves as a dynamic resource for artists and a vibrant, creative social experience reflecting and engaging a diverse community.
The GAC@B houses the 39th Street Gallery and Project Space, twelve artist studios, the Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center, and The Brentwood Art Exchange operated by the Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission. The GAC@B is a place for people of all ages to meet, engage and learn about art.
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About the 39th Street Gallery and Project Space

The 39th Street Gallery is dedicated to fostering innovative, creative exhibitions and projects that engage artists, curators, critics and the public in a contemporary art dialogue. An artists advisory group reviews proposals at stated deadlines and on an ongoing basis. The gallery is 450 square feet and features high, open ceilings, a bank of windows along the southwest wall, track lighting, and pristine white walls. There is close access to the loading dock, just outside the gallery entrance. Gallery hours: At present, the Gateway CDC can staff three shifts weekly; Thursday and Friday evenings from 7-9pm, and Saturday afternoon from 12-4pm. The artist may open the gallery for additional hours, pending staff approval.


The artist will receive up to $500 honorarium.


Gateway CDC will take 25% commission on sales during or as a direct result of this exhibition.

Application information:

For more information, contact John Paradiso
301-864-3860, ext. 3

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