Ends on November 15, 2018

The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition seeks proposals from Oklahoma artists 30 years of age and younger for Momentum 2019 "Spotlight." Momentum is an interactive, multidisciplinary art event. Through Momentum Spotlight, artists receive honoraria and curatorial guidance on a site-specific project or body of work.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Artists must be 30 years of age or younger and must be residents of Oklahoma during the project period. Proposals must be for the creation of new works. Artists working in all visual media are eligible. Artists must be available for installation and exhibition of work. Past Momentum Spotlight or Art 365 artists are not eligible.

 

AWARD

The curators will select three artists who will each receive a $1,000 honorarium and studio visits with the curators. Artists will be highlighted in exhibition marketing.

 

TIMELINE

Nov 15, 11:59 pm: Momentum Spotlight artist proposals due

Nov 30: Momentum Spotlight artist applicants notified

Week of Dec 10 (tentative): Curators meet with Spotlight artists

January: Studio visits with Spotlight artists (will coordinate with curator & artist schedules)


ENTRY FEE

Entry fee is waived for OVAC members. Entry is $10 for non-members.

 

PROPOSALS MUST INCLUDE

_Title and Description of proposed project, no more than 400 words

_Artist Statement

_Resume

_5-10 images of past work and/or up to 5 minute sample of time-based artwork. Images must be jpegs, no more than 2MB per image. Please label with last name and number corresponding to image list. (example: Smith01.jpg)

_Image info including title, medium, year created and dimensions or include a brief description of samples for time-based artwork

 

PROJECT PROPOSALS

The description of the project proposed should give as much information as possible in 400 words or less explaining the concept for the work and how you will complete it.

 

OTHER DETAILS

Images of accepted entries will be retained by the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition. Submission of work to this exhibition shall constitute agreement on the part of the artist to the conditions set forth in this prospectus and shall further include permission to reproduce work for publication, documentation and the press.

 

Artists are responsible for any set up and post event pick up of materials. A 30% commission is retained on all works sold at the event.

 

Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted.



GUEST CURATOR

Zoe Larkins is the Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. At MCA Denver Zoe has curated exhibitions including Arthur Jafa: Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death (2018), Diego Rodriguez-Warner: Honestly Lying (2018), and Jenny Morgan: SKINDEEP (2017). Prior to joining MCA Denver’s staff, Zoe worked at the Denver Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Creative Time. Zoe has contributed writing to museum and gallery publications, as well as Art in America, artforum.com, and The Art Newspaper. She holds an MA in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute and a BA in Art History from Scripps College. 



QUESTIONS

For questions, please contact the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition at 405-879-2400 or sterling@ovac-ok.org.