Hartnett Gallery at the University of Rochester: Call For Art

Visual Arts
Organization Hartnett Gallery
Deadline May 20, 2022

The Hartnett Gallery at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, is now accepting proposals from individual artists and groups based in the US that are interested in exhibiting their work during the 2022-2023 academic year. Submissions from University of Rochester alumnae artists and artists based in the Rochester area are also welcomed. Each year, a panel of undergraduate students and graduate students, assisted by the Hartnett Gallery Advisory Board select three solo exhibitions (one by alumni and two individual or groups of artists) to be held during the academic year.

Selected artists are guaranteed:

  • A 3-to-4-week solo exhibition at Hartnett Gallery during the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Assistance with installing the exhibition by the Graduate Director, Graduate Assistant, and students in the Hartnett Gallery Executive Board
  • $800 honorarium
  • Travel including round trip transportation
  • Hotel accommodation for the duration of install through the exhibition opening
  • Coverage of artwork shipment up to $600 one way
  • An opening reception and public artist talk
  • Press material and PR support

Proposals should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Artist Statement
  • Project Description, specifying spatial and technical needs
  • 8 to 10 digital images of artworks
  • Checklist of the artworks included (title, date, dimensions, medium)

Please submit proposals through our online form. Decisions will be communicated in June. Please note that the Hartnett Gallery is not able to cover or provide assistance for production costs (e.g. printing, framing, etc.) For questions, please contact us at [email protected]

About Hartnett:

Established in 1972, this unique triangular gallery is located in one of the main buildings of the university, Wilson Commons, which was designed by the renowned architect I.M. Pei. The gallery has a rich exhibition history that includes both artists at the initial stages of their careers and artists who are internationally known. For images and floorplan see our website.