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Westbeth Gallery Call for Exhibition Proposals 2019

Correspondence Show 2015, curator Steve Clorfeine.  Photo Christina Maile

Correspondence Show 2015, curator Steve Clorfeine. Photo Christina Maile


The Westbeth Gallery is a nonprofit fine arts gallery located within Westbeth Artist Housing in the West Village in Manhattan. The gallery is operated by the Westbeth Artists Residents Council which is a volunteer organization elected by the residents of Westbeth. Exhibitors are given latitude in the content and arrangement of their work and are expected to work independently to curate, promote and install their exhibition professionally.

The gallery is seeking diverse proposals from institutions, curators or individual artists for exhibitions in 2019. Each exhibition is approximately three weeks in length and must use all four rooms of our 2900 square foot gallery. Proposed exhibitions should be composed of artwork that is the product of professional artists and executed in the last five years.

Deadline: April 15, 2018

Proposal Requirements

All proposals are due by April 15, 2018. Proposals submitted after April 15th will be ineligible for review. We only accept digital proposals. Email your proposal to

• 200 word statement of your proposed exhibition including title see attached form below.
• A Resume in pdf form of the curator and/or featured artist(s).
Visual Support:
• 6 digital images from an individual artist or a selection of 1or 2 images from a group or institution.
Please format your images in the following:
File name: labeled with your last name and order number
EXAMPLE: Smith01.jpg, Smith02.jpg, Smith03.jpg
Dimensions: the largest size should be no more than 1,024 pixels, no wider than 10″.
Resolution: 72dpi (do not send tiff files)
Image List: provide: title of piece, materials and dimensions, date the work was produced

The Review Committee will not look at websites of any kind.

Gallery Information
Guidelines for the gallery and floor plans can be found at under ABOUT/Westbeth Gallery.

Selection Process
All proposals will be reviewed by members of the Visual Arts Selection Sub-Committee.

Proposals that are accepted will be notified by May 31st 2018.

Call for Proposals 2019