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Posted on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 12:50 pm

CALL TO ARTISTS!


STUDIO VISIT WITH JOAN YOUNG,
DIRECTOR
 OF CURATORIAL AFFAIRS at the GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM* 
*This opportunity is available to ECA Artists only; to learn more about becoming an ECA Artist, and to review qualifications, please visit our website: www.easthamptoncityarts.com/apply

Joan Young, Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC, will be visiting Easthampton, MA in October 2017. Young will be visiting the Valley as a distinguished guest speaker for Easthampton City Arts’ upcoming installment of Grist for the Mill, a salon speaker series that welcomes contemporary thought-makers to a local, engaging, public stage. As part of Young's visit, she will be offering two studio visits, of 45-60 minutes each, to selected ECA artists on Saturday October 14, 2017. Young will make the final selection for studio visits. Email arts@easthampton.org with any questions - learn more about Joan Young here.

TO APPLY – To be considered for this opportunity, please send the following items to arts@easthampton.org with the subject: Studio Visit with Joan Young.

3 images of your work (no larger than 1600 x 1600 pixels)
A one-page letter to Ms. Young describing why you wish to be considered for this opportunity
DEADLINE – September 17, 2017

Easthampton City Arts is also currently seeking artists to exhibit at ECA Gallery and MAP Gallery in 2018. Please read guidelines carefully – all are welcome to apply! 

ECA GALLERY 
The ECA Gallery is located in Easthampton's historic Old Town Hall building in the heart of downtown Easthampton, MA. The gallery is 150 square feet and is designed to highlight the work of individual artists, through solo shows, two-person shows, and group shows. Exhibiting at ECA Gallery includes a monthly Art Walk event, drawing 200-500 people each month.

TO APPLY - Please fill out this form
DEADLINE - September 17, 2017
Applications will be reviewed by a selection panel; chosen artists will be notified in Fall 2017. All encouraged to apply; priority given to ECA Artists.

MAP GALLERY 
MAP Gallery is located on the main floor of Eastworks, located in the historic Mill District of Easthampton, MA. Collaborations and group projects are encouraged. The Mill Arts Project (MAP) is a collaboration between Easthampton City Arts and Eastworks and is specifically designed to support an emerging curatorial program in a public, community-based setting. Creative people of all genres are encouraged to apply. Prospective curators will be selected based on creative merit, originality and conceptual development, probability of successful execution, public engagement, and qualifications. MAP Gallery is approximately 650 square feet. Exhibiting at MAP Gallery includes a monthly Art Walk event, drawing 200-500 people each month. Email arts@easthampton.org with any questions. 

TO APPLY - Please fill out this form
DEADLINE – September 17, 2017 
Applications will be reviewed by a selection panel; chosen artists will be notified in Fall 2017. All encouraged to apply; priority given to ECA Artists.






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