Apply! Our 8th Annual Open Call!

Apply! Our 8th Annual Open Call!

This Deadline Expired: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Win a solo exhibition in Summer 2019!
Take home a $500 Honorarium!

Every year, during the summer months, NAPOLEON presents a solo-exhibition selected by our members from a pool of applicants collected through their annual open call. They are interested in exhibiting work that is new to our Philadelphia audience, that takes risks, and makes good use of the small gallery space. Sound interesting?

Apply for this call!

In addition to a solo show in our exhibition space, the winner of this Open Call will receive a $500 honorarium to help defer the costs associated with the show.

Applications due by Tuesday, April 30th, at 11:59pm EST. Applications should include

#1. up to 10 images or 3 videos examples, image list.
#2. a written proposal (300 words maximum).
#3. and a CV.
These files should be saved as a single multi-page PDF, in that order. Submit your complete PDF via email as an attachment — do not embed or share.

Please title your PDF with your name and “2019 OPEN CALL” with underscores in this format:
Last Name_First Name_2019 OPEN CALL.pdf

If you’re including video work, please include a hyperlink in the .pdf to YouTube, Vimeo, or other video hosting site where they can easily view your work.

*Applications that are not presented in this manner will not be reviewed.

Applicants will be notified by June 1st.

*There is a $20 application fee, to be collected via PayPal. Send payment, via PayPal, to napoleon.philadelphia@gmail.com. Application materials that are submitted without payment will not be reviewed.

For 2019: The show will run from July 12th to August 18th with an opening reception on First Friday, July 12th. The artist will be responsible for supplying all materials required for displaying their work (framing, media equipment, pedestals, hanging wire, etc.). The artist will also be responsible for installation during July 6th – July 11th and will deinstall the exhibition during the week of August 19th, with all works to be removed and gallery restored by August 23rd. Gallery dimensions and floor plan can be found http://napoleonnapoleon.com/about/floor-plan/

Email materials to napoleon.philadelphia@gmail.com and title the email with your name and “Open Call Show Submission 2019.”

$20 application fee will be collected via PayPal. Send payment, via PayPal, to napoleon.philadelphia@gmail.com. Application materials that are submitted without payment will not be reviewed.

Applications to be accepted up until Tuesday, April 30th at 11:59pm EST.

NAPOLEON is collectively-run project space located in Philadelphia that strives to provide a platform for new work and new ideas. Tjey are located in the Rollins Building on the edge of Philadelphia’s Chinatown and Callowhill neighborhoods. The building also houses other galleries such as Vox Populi, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Marginal Utility, Practice, and Grizzly Grizzly and is a major hub for Philadelphia’s emerging art scene. For additional information or clarification, please email napoleon.philadelphia@gmail.com and peruse the rest of their website www.napoleonnapoleon.com to get to know them better.

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