Deadline April 15: ELIGIBLE WORKS include that of all artists living or working in the United States. All 2D, 3D and video works are eligible and must be ready to install upon delivery, with a maximum dimension of 60 inches in any direction (work must fit within dimensions of standard size door). Please do not exceed 20 lbs for wall mounted work and 50 lbs for free standing work. AUTOMAT’s commission rate is 30% for all sold work.
JOHN SILVIS is a Brooklyn-based artist and curator. He received his MFA from the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna and has received numerous grants and awards, including a commission for the Essl Collection in Vienna. Silvis’ recent art research has taken him to Beijing, Berlin and Zurich. Recently, John joined OUTLET gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn, where he is working on an ongoing series of exhibitions featuring primarily Brooklyn artists. John also exhibits his own actively, including “Crashcourse IV,” Norte Maar, “What I Know,” NYCAMS, New York (2012), “Crashcourse III,” Olson Gallery, Bethel University, MN (2012), and “Goodbye Space Shuttle,” Active Space, Brooklyn (2011). His recent curatorial projects include “New. New York,” Essl Museum, Vienna (2012), “1000 Rainbows,” Lia Chavez, First Things Gallery, New York (2012), and “Life Drawing,” Joshua Cave, First Things Gallery, New York (2013).
AUTOMAT is a collective of Philadelphia-based artists who engage in cross-disciplinary conversations to nurture personal exchanges and share ideas. We dispense artistic sustenance through exhibitions, writing, dialogue and community programming. Together, we process, package, and display for your convenience.
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