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FROM SMALL THINGS, BIG THINGS GROW

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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - DUE 26 MAY
2018 Group exhibition - From small things, big things grow
An initiative by GOST - Gallery of small things - in partnership with Megalo Print Studio + Gallery. From small things, big things grow which will run from 1-22 September 2018. Print-based artists are now invited to submit expressions of interest to participate in this exhibition.

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THEME
From small things, big things grow. This exhibition will be held in two locations: Megalo, Kingston and GOST, Watson and two new works need to be created by the artists - big and small - providing artists with an opportunity to create a smaller scale of a larger work.

BACKGROUND
GOST holds one group show a year and showcases a visual arts sector. In 2017, it was Ceramics and in 2018, it's Printmaking. The GOST gallery is less than 6 metres' squared and less than 6 months old making it Canberra's tiniest + newest gallery. The Megalo gallery is nearly 3 times the size and has a rich history as Canberra's original home of print making with its studios and workshops providing 38 years of experience to the community and beyond.

   KEY DATES FOR ARTISTS

  • 15 April 2018 - EOI opens
  • 26 May - EOI close at midnight
  • 5 June - artists notified of outcome
  • 24 August - delivery deadline for artworks, captions, images + pricing by artist. Artists should factor in the relevant commission when pricing their artwork.
  • Small works have a commission fee of 40% (GOST). Large works have a commission fee of 35% (Megalo).
  • 22 September - closing event at GOST, Watson
  • Unsold works to be collected from Thursday 27 September  at Megalo Print Studio + Gallery (Tues - Sat 9.30-5pm)

GUIDELINES

ELIGIBILITY + SELECTION

  • Printmakers are invited to submit a short proposal (200-300 words) responding to the theme and describing the ideas/creation of two new works.
  • A one page current CV
  • Examples of current work - a small selection of images (3-5), format: jpeg approx 1MB - 3MB with captions (Last name, medium, size, year)
  • Size: large works to be no larger than 1 x 2 metres for Megalo and no larger than A3 for GOST (works smaller than A3 are encouraged)
  • Can I submit older works? No, works must be made in 2018.
  • Exhibition participants should not be engaged in undergraduate studies.
  • Groups are not eligible to apply. Only individuals can submit an application.
  • Applications will be assessed by a selection panel
  • The panel aims for print media based artworks in their selection process.
  • The panel's decision is final.
  • Unfortunately, due to the number of applications anticipated we will be unable to provide feedback on individual applications.
  • The small and large works do not need to be identical versions of each other however they should be connected in someway. For example a preliminary study for a larger work or contain a related theme.
Earlier Event: May 5
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