The following Calls for Artist are curently
None at this time. Annual coming soon.
CoCA accepts proposals from independent curators and artists for art exhibits
at its galleries:
Located in Suite 258, Seattle Design Center, 5701 6th Ave S,
Seattle, WA 98108
Approximately 4600 square feet. Features both wall
space and large open spaces for three dimensional work. Gallery hours are
The CoCA Programming Committee, led by Curator of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
, curates the
Georgetown Gallery, with an emphasis on large interactive exhibits and dynamic
groups shows such as the 'CoCA Annual' Juried by Gary Hill
, 'Across the
Divide 3' six artists from the 'dry side'
, 'The Art of the CoCA Marathon
Artists', '(Un)Sanctioned' 13 Pacific Northwest Contemporary Urban
, and the annual 'CoCA Members' Show'. The scale of the
space allows for not only large installations, but big parties as
of the gallery (pdf)
PDXLocated at Willamette Cultural Resources 623 SE Mill St,
Portland, OR 97214
Approximately 2000 square feet, inside a
working archaeology lab
Gallery hours are M-F, 10am 4pm,
503-281-4576; visitors are shown to the exhibit but not otherwise
Curated by David
, Kunstkammer PDX is an evolving experiment requiring flexibility on
the part of artists, curators, archaeologists, and business managers.
Functionally, the space consists of a main wall measuring 50long by
10 height, adjacent walls of smaller size, and a concrete-floor area of
about 2000 sq. feet. Access is through an 8 garage door. The space would
be judged raw by commercial standards, with temperature and
humidity settings to accommodate the preferences of the business occupants.
Each exhibition will last from one to three months,
depending on the scale of the show, and how it works with the
overall exhibition schedule. All calls are open to all media, with the caveats
mentioned above. Selected exhibitions will receive exhibition show cards, event
marketing and support in seeking individual and corporate sponsorship for
exhibitions. Catalog are generally created for group shows. Solo show catalogs
can be created with the artist's financial participation. Although there are
CoCA curators overseeing each gallery, independent curators are welcome to
Curators and artists must submit the
following to be eligible (please note we strongly prefer
over hard copies):
- up to five digital images of each piece in jpg
file format (maximum dimension of 800 pixels in either direction).
- If the work is multi-media (film, video, electronic media,
etc.), tailor your submission appropriately.
- CoCA can accept Quicktime videos that are 90 seconds or less
in length and a max file size of 150mb.
- If submitting a video, please email us and let us know, we
will email you a link to our FTP server.
- Do NOT send us videos via email or attempt to post them to
the submission page, except as links.
- Description of the proposed exhibition or work
- Artist's/Curator's Statement
- Artist's/Curator's Bio
- Contact info (address, phone, email).
- Artist's/Curator's web site link (if available).
Submit online at
or send proposals to:
Center on Contemporary Art
5701 6th Ave. S., Suite 258, Seattle WA 98108