Saturday, 6 August 2016

call for submissions: Centre Materia

Deadline: October 15, 2016
This call for proposals is open to professional artists/craftspersons from the province of Quebec, from Canada and from abroad, whose practice is tied to fine crafts through the techniques or material they use. Their works must emerge from significant research and go beyond the traditional functions of the objects. Materia also invites exhibition curators and organisations to submit innovating projects devoted to the advancement of fine crafts.

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Content of the proposal for Artists/Craftspersons
  • Project description (500 words max.)
  • Artistic approach (250 words max.)
  • Recent resume (3 pages max.)
  • A visual file including 5 to 10 good-quality recent images (2300-pixel wide min.)
  • A descriptive list of the images (title, date, material, dimensions, photo credit for each piece)
  • Any other relevant document (examples: sketch, technical specifications, press review)

Content of the proposal for Exhibition curators/Organisations
  • Project description (500 words max.)
  • Resume of the curator or the organisation (3 pages max.)
  • Resume of the artists/craftspersons (3 pages max.)
  • A visual file including about 3 images of recent works by each participating artist (2300-pixel wide min.)
  • A descriptive list of the images (title, date, material, dimensions, photo credit for each piece)
  • Any other relevant document (examples: sketch, technical specifications, press review)
General Information 
Clearly identify the category in which you belong: emerging artist, mid-career artist, established artist, exhibition curator or organisation.
Send your proposal by email no later than October 15, 2016, 11:59 p.m., at info@centremateria.com. You will receive an email confirming that your proposal has been successfully submitted. Incomplete proposals or submissions after the deadline will be discarded.

Virtual tour of the exhibition space
Plan of the exhibition space

Selection criteria
  • Technical mastery
  • Innovation
  • Artistic approach
  • Project originality
  • Project relevance
Information: Ève Préfontaine, Coordinator, 418 524-0354 ext. 249

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