Call Detail
Norfolk, VA Offsite Gallery Solo or Group Exhibitions
Entry Deadline: 8/15/22
Days remaining to deadline: 45
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 5, Maximum:Max. 10
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 5, Maximum:Max. 10
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
State: Virginia

Proposals can be for solo, two-person, or group exhibitions. Special consideration will be given to proposals that include a community engagement component facilitated during the exhibition or opening reception such as a hands-on workshop, artist talk, etc. Offsite Gallery will consider the diversity of beliefs and values of the citizens of the City of Norfolk, VA. Exhibitions rotate every 6-8 weeks.

Delivery:
Artists are responsible for the delivery of artwork. Offsite Gallery will not be responsible for any shipping costs.

Installation:
All artwork must be gallery ready with hanging wire attached. No sawtooth hangers. Offsite Gallery will hang artwork (unless unusual requirements are necessary). Artwork may not be drilled into the ceiling or floor. Any unusual expenses deemed necessary by the gallery for installation or removal will be the artist’s responsibility. Please indicate and explain any special installation requirements in your proposal. Approximately 8 pedestals ranging in size without bonnets are available. A display window leading into MacArthur Center from the gallery is available for a separate installation or to place a screen to loop a video.

Opening Reception:
Offsite Gallery will host an opening reception, create, and print 50 invitations for your use, prepare artwork labels, and advertise on social media. Offsite Gallery does not take any commission. Sales are between the artist and buyer.

Exhibition Schedule Draft (subject to change):
January 27 – March 3, 2023
March 10-April 28
May 5 – June 16
June 23-August 11
August 18-October 6
October 13 – November 24
December 1-January 12, 2024

DEADLINE: August 15, 2022
No fee to apply.
Submit 5-10 JPEG or PNG images, and a written proposal for committee review online at www.callforentry.org.   


Proposals must include:
1) Artist statement and CV or resume
2) Information about the subject of the work and intent of your exhibition
3) 5-10 JPEG or PNG images that accurately represent a cohesiveness of work to be exhibited
4) An image list that includes title, medium, dimension and year work was completed
5) Idea for a community engagement component to your exhibition
6) Name, address, phone, email and dates preferred from Exhibition Schedule Draft above. 

Questions email: publicart@norfolk.gov or dorothy.coakley@norfolk.gov ph: 757.664.6854

In the event your proposal is accepted, you will be contacted by October 15, 2022.

Open to all artists 18 years or older, working in any visual media, residing in the Hampton Roads, Virginia region to include Norfolk, Chesapeake, Hampton, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Suffolk, Franklin, Poquoson, Williamsburg and the counties of Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, Mathews, Southampton, Surry, and York.