Opportunity for faculty exhibitions
Administered and curated by the Department of Art & Art History, the 1,900 square foot Stanford Art Gallery functions as a dynamic teaching and learning resource for faculty, students and guest artists where best practices for exhibition and curatorial development, experimentation, and innovation take place.
Guidelines and Expectations
- All Stanford faculty and academic staff are eligible to apply.
- Proposals must have a faculty or academic staff sponsor. (Graduate students and postdocs cannot sponsor proposals.)
- Proposals will be considered in any visual/interdisciplinary arts discipline that involves a visual art component.
- Projects must involve current Stanford undergraduates/co-term students in curatorial and/or artistic roles.
- Works must be original pieces created by Stanford students, faculty, and/or alumni. Borrowing from Stanford collections (e.g. Cantor, Anderson, Libraries, Hoover, etc.) is not permitted
- Works must adhere to the Stanford Art Gallery’s usage and safety guidelines.
- Artists are responsible for transporting their work to/from the Stanford Art Gallery for install/deinstall
- The exhibition team will be provided with the following from the Department of Art & Art History:
- Install/deinstall services during scheduled windows
- Gallery monitors during regular operating hours
- The exhibition team will be provided a small stipend by Stanford Arts for materials and exhibition expenses. Project teams will be expected to obtain additional campus funding to support additional costs.
Apply by October 14, 2018 @ 11:59pm (Pacific)!
How to Apply
The Office of the Vice President for the Arts and the Department of Art & Art History are currently accepting proposals for exhibits and events to be displayed in the Stanford Art Gallery during the following times:
- April 2019
- April 2020
Only exhibitions with a Stanford faculty sponsor will be considered.
Applications will only be accepted via SlideRoom and must include the following:
- Project proposal (max. 13 pages)
- List of all artists participating in the exhibition and the type of work they will present (e.g. illustration, painting, sculpture, video, etc.)
- Opportunities for students to engage with the curation/preparation of the exhibit (optional)
- Work samples from participating artists (1-2 images per artist), no more than 20 images in total. (Concept sketches are permitted.)
- List of special equipment needed (e.g. video playback, audio, digital screens, etc.) or other unusual requirements