Call to Artists & Curators: The 
Commons
 Curatorial
 Residency – Deadline November 3rd

SOMArts Cultural Center requests proposals for exhibitions in the Main Gallery for the November 2012 – August 2013 season. This request is open to artists, independent curators and arts organizations presenting contemporary work in any medium. Full information about the submission process and requirements can be found here.

Financial support provided by The Commons Curatorial Residency enables artists to continue their professional development, form new collaborative partnerships, and engage community residents through programming that serves the mission of SOMArts: to promote and nurture art on the community level and foster an appreciation of and respect for all cultures.

Artists/curators 
selected 
for
 exhibition 
funding
 receive project grants up to $1500, 
exhibition
 space 
in 
the 
SOMArts 
Main 
Gallery,
 installation, 
technical
 and 
event 
production 
support, 
and 
community
 engagement/public 
relations 
support 
valued 
at 
$23,000.
 
Four
 residencies
 are
 awarded
 each
 season 
and
 are
 designed 
to 
support
 emerging
 and 
mid‐career
 artists, 
as
 well
 as
 artists 
exploring 
new
 and
 challenging 
ideas.

There are multiple opportunities to learn about the Commons Curatorial Residency program and to tour the gallery space before the Letter of Intent is due on Thursday, November 3, 2011.

ONLINE INFO SESSIONS

Monday, October 17 at noon and Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30PM
Two virtual opportunities to talk directly to The Commons program organizers and ask any questions you might have about the application process. RSVP to receive a link to join the online Q&A session.

Register for Commons Curatorial Residency 2012-13 Online Q&A on Eventbrite

IN-PERSON GALLERY TOUR WITH Q&A SESSION

Thursday, October 20, 2011, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Visit the facilities at SOMArts, get a sense of the gallery space, meet the program staff, and ask questions about the application process.

Photos from past exhibitions curated by The Commons Curatorial Residency recipients.