Tag: Foley Gallery

Deadline May 12th: The SUMMER SHOW Project

The SUMMER SHOW Project
Deadline: Monday, May 12, 2013

Apply by April 28th for a reduced submission fee of $25, after April 28th the fee is $35.

“The Summer Show Project offers the unique chance for artists to work directly with FOLEYgallery.  The exhibition will feature one artist that works with photography and one artist that makes works on paper. The Summer Show Project is open to all artists world wide.

This is the fourth year for The Summer Show Project. We invite you to submit your work to participate in this unique opportunity and share the experience of exposure, guidance, feedback, community, recognition and support. This initiative will provide an opportunity for emerging or under represented artists to have their work seen, recognized and reviewed in a professional gallery setting.

Upon acceptance, you will work on your own and with the guidance of gallery owner Michael Foley to create a well curated two person exhibition.

The Curators
Michael Foley, Director, FOLEYgallery; Thomas Allen, Artist; and Casey Ruble, Artist.  You can read about them here.

Application Requirements
The SUMMER SHOW project only accepts applications online.

We ask that you have 3 images you are ready to apply with.  Each must be no wider than 1000 pixels or no more than 700 pixels in height.  Resolution must be 72 dpi.  Our only suggestion is to choose three images that show some consistency while staying true to the type of work you are most interested in.  At this point, the work will not be chosen based on theme or style.  Whether you consider yourself a journalist, a collage artist or whatever, it just doesn’t matter.

You will also be asked to submit a statement about your work in 100 words or less.  That’s right, 100 words.  A caption or title that summarizes the work would be a good way to start off.

Please do not contact the judges directly in any fashion.  This is a blind jury.  The curators will not be aware of the names attached to the entries during review.  At the conclusion of the selection process, all curators will then be given the names of the artists who submitted work so that they might follow up with them directly.

We do not recommend you try to fit your submission into what you might think the gallery is looking for.

So, submit what is true for you, regardless of who will be viewing it.”

Read the full prospectus here.

July 30th, Pittsburgh: Artist-Gallery Relations Workshop and Portfolio Reviews with Michael Foley

Silver Eye Center for Photography
Saturday, July 30, 2011

Artist & Gallery Relations Workshop with Michael Foley
Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Fee: $35 Silver Eye members | $45 non-members

“What is the best way to approach a gallery about exhibiting your work? What are common mistakes an artist might make in their presentation? What expectations should you have of a gallery and what should the gallery expect of you? Is a contract really necessary? This workshop, led by leading New York gallery owner Michael Foley, will answer these
questions and many more about gallery representation and relationships.”

Individualized Portfolio Reviews
Time: 1:00 – 4:30 pm
Fee: $40 for Silver Eye members; $45 for non-members
Limited to 8 slots, 20 minutes in length
“Take advantage of this great opportunity to get individualized feedback on your work from Michael Foley, whose gallery is especially focused on building careers of lesser-known artists and promoting the work of ones who have been under recognized.”

The Teacher
Michael Foley opened Foley Gallery in the fall of 2004 after several years of working with notable photography galleries including Fraenkel Gallery, Howard Greenberg Gallery and Yancey Richardson Gallery.  The gallery specializes in the representation of contemporary artists who work with photography, painting, sculpture and works on paper. He is on the faculty of Parsons School of Design and the School of Visual Arts where he teaches and lectures on issues in contemporary photography.  He is also the co-founder of the Exhibition Lab in New York, a study center for people involved in various aspects of fine art photography.

Silver Eye Center for Photography
1015 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203  [map]
Telephone: 412.431.1810

For details and registration information click here.

Deadline March 4th: En Foco: The Changing World

En Foco: The Changing World
Deadline: Friday March 4, 2011, at 12:00am MST
Curator: Michael Foley, Foley Gallery, NYC
Exhibition dates: April 4 – April 29, 2011 at John Jay Art Gallery, NYC
Fees: None, En Foco membership is required; click here to join.

“Photographers and photo-based artists are invited to submit work to The Changing World, an En Foco member’s exhibition in April 2011.  

Whether the simple change of seasons, rites of passage, issues of urban gentrification or technological advancement, we all individually experience change. Sometimes through our own motivation, observation or circumstances that we endure, change is upon us individually, in our community and on the global stage. Whether greeted with acceptance, humor or reluctance, we cannot avoid this inevitable part of out life.”

To read the whole prospectus and submit your entry, go to CallForEntry.org.

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