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RFP for RE:art and Available Studio Space

From: user 4.
Sent on: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 8:43 AM
Hello ArtForward members:

There are two things that I want to inform you about, please feel free to pass it on!

RFP RE:art:
The Executive Committee of the NYC Sierra Club has offered to fund the transport of the audience-select "winner" of the show to the Statewide Gala/Fundraiser in June that will be held in Long Island. Part of this event will include an art auction from which a portion of the proceeds will go to the Sierra CLub NY state chapter. In effect, the winner will get an opportunity to attend a dinner and sell their art.

The deadlines have been pushed later. Here is the updated timeline:

Proposal Due Date: Friday May 1, 2009
Notification of Acceptance: Monday May 11, 2009
Installation Dates: Late morning of Monday, May 18, 2009

Please ensure that you have a complete proposal that is a print or electronic package with digital files saved on a DVD (MAC and PC compatible) and sketches if applicable (if you would like to receive your material back, please send us a SASE envelope):

- CV/Resume
- Artist Statement (A paragraph about artist?s body of work)
- Proposal Statement (Up to 250 words about your work appealing to the RFP, include dimensions and materials)
- 3-5 images at approximate 300 x 500 resolution maximum

Here's the full proposal document: RFP RE:art

Available Studio Space:

$400 / 200ft? - private studio in 8000 sq ft artist run space (Grand L stop, East Williamsburg/Bushwick)

AVAILABLE MAY 1st.......... 5 studios, $400 each

studio 1 = 200 sq ft. studio (@ 12' x 15' with 8' walls) but no windows
studio 2 = split a 400 sq ft south facing studio (@ 12' x 25' with 12' walls)
studio 3 = split a 400 sq ft west facing studio (@ 15' x 24' with 12' walls)

+ artists building: International Studio Curatorial Program, etc.

+ informal quarterly group crit/potluck, next one: May

+ studio mates went to Bard, Cooper Union, Skowhegan (our work is here: )

+ 8 year lease, we are a long term community, but you can have a year lease if you like

+ internet, fridge, microwave, freight elevator, loading dock, large dumpster

+ the attached photo is of the space before we painted it... now its fancy white white white! seen here

+ 1 month + security deposit to move in...Join us if you are both a rigorous artist and a generous human being...

+ contact: [address removed]

Hope you find this information useful.


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