The proposal Round for July-December 2017 is closed.
FELTspace welcomes solo or group exhibitions focusing on contemporary art practice. Submitting a proposal is no guarantee of acceptance.
Alongside the current Front Gallery and Back Gallery, FELTspace now has a dedicated video space, a 2.1m wide projection screen filling the front window of FELTspace. FELTdark will be in operation Wednesday night through to Saturday night from dusk till late.
All applications will be assessed against the selection criteria below. FELTspace reserves the right not to accept applications that are incorrectly formatted on submission and/or do not address the selection criteria.
- Quality of recent work or work-in-progress
- Strength and innovation of the proposed exhibition
Please supply the following in ONE document (Word format only)
1. Cover Sheet (one page)
- Title of project
- Include your name, mobile number, email and postal address
- Include the names of all artists in group/collaborative proposals
- Description of the project, max 25 words
- Preferred gallery space and exhibition month
- Please include if the proposed work includes new media or other electrical requirements
- Interstate artists, please indicate if you will be traveling to Adelaide for the exhibition. (Please note: this is not mandatory for selection)
2. Project details (one page)
Exhibition rationale (300 words)
Please provide a brief outline of the main ideas/concepts that will be explored through your exhibition at FELTspace.
Installation description (300 words) (not required for FELTdark)
Describe how you envisage the work will be installed in the space. For example: "Large scale paintings occupying south wall, small scale sculpture (on plinths) occupying entirety of north wall". FELTspace encourages continual development of the proposal, however specific descriptions allow the committee to visualise the artworks in the gallery, and give us an idea of what the audience see as they enter the space.
The following may be supplied separately, though we would prefer to receive only ONE email per applicant. If sending large images, please send us a LINK to a Dropbox folder. Please do not SHARE a folder with us as this will take up space on our drive.
High quality support material is essential. Please do not duplicate the same material in different formats. Indicate if the support material is indicative of, or is the work to be exhibited. Please include an image list with name of artist, title, year, medium and dimensions for any supporting material. Include links to websites, and online support material here
10 images of 95dpi and no more than 1MB
10 images for solo exhibitions and 20 images for group exhibitions. Max of 95dpi and 1MB per image. Please title your images as 'lastname_firstname_title_year.jpg' i.e. 'smith_john_painting_2013.jpg'.
Audiovisual - Please include links to online video or audio material, such as Vimeo or Soundcloud - limited to 10 minutes in length per film. Please contact us if you would prefer to post a DVD.
One page per artist.
Please note: FELTspace prefers to receive applications electronically via email with a Word Doc attachment. If you would like to submit your application in hard copy please contact us on the details below.
If you would like to discuss your application prior to submitting it, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Front gallery $300 (plus $150 bond)
Back gallery $150 (plus $100 bond)
FELTdark $75 (no bond)
FELTspace holds monthly exhibitions with openings on the first Wednesday of every month from February to December. Artists are expected to participate in informal artist talks for each opening, and are implementing a writing program with arts writers invited to author essays exploring each exhibition. If selected, your exhibition will be promoted through email, social media, on our website and in various publications. You will be required to enter into a contract and will be responsible for install, de-install, an artist talk and a minimum of 3 shifts of gallery sitting. If traveling from interstate, these terms are negotiable.
FELTspace does not take commission on works sold.
FELTspace has limited audio and visual equipment. Please enquire if you would like to use this equipment.
Please ensure you have supplied the following according to the specifications outlined above (in one email):
Exhibition rationale (300 words)
Installation description (300 words)
Support material (digital images and/or video)
List of support material
One page artist CV