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Target Gallery Exhibitions
2020 Open Call for Solo Exhibition
Deadline: November 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Exhibition Dates: June 6 – July 26, 2020
Opening Reception: June 14, 2020
Jury Panel: Isabel Manalo, Maryland-based artist and curator; Jackie Milad, Baltimore-based artist and professor in Curatorial Practice MFA Program at Maryland Institute College of Art; Don Russell, University Curator and Director of Provisions Research Center for Arts and Social Change at George Mason University.
Target Gallery invites artists to apply for an open call for proposals for a solo exhibition for the summer of 2020.
The individual or group associated with the chosen proposal will receive an exhibition at Target Gallery from June 6 – July 26, 2020. The artist(s) will also receive a $3000 stipend.
Jackie Milad (Baltimore City, MD) Creates textured works on paper and canvas. Her artwork has been featured in group and solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. Select exhibitions include: Grizzly Grizzly (Philadelphia, PA), School 33 Art Center (Baltimore, MD), Phoebe Projects curated by Alex Ebstein (Baltimore, MD), Lycoming College (Lycoming, PA), Gettysburg College (Gettysburg, PA), Flashpoint (Washington D.C.), Museo de Arte de Mazatlan (Mazatlan, MX), DiFOCUR de Sinaloa Galleria (Culiacan, MX), Transmitter (Brooklyn, NY), Arlington Art Center (Arlington, VA), Goucher College, Silber Gallery (Baltimore, MD). In 2010, 2016, 2019 Milad was awarded an individual Artist Grant from Maryland State Arts Council. In 2018 she was named a Sondheim Semi-Finalist and in 2019 a Sondheim Finalist. Jackie was an inaugural resident of Creative Alliance at the Patterson and also held a residency at Vermont Studio Center. Milad received her BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, and her MFA from Towson University. Besides her active studio practice, Jackie Milad also has an extensive career as a curator and educator, where she has committed many years to the education and support of emerging artists.
Jackie’s curatorial career began as a co-founder of the Transmodern Festival, an artist-run performance art and experimental media festival that was based in Baltimore. More recently, Milad served as the Chief Curator for The Delaware Contemporary in Wilmington, Delaware. She has also held the position of Gallery Curator for the Adele H. Stamp Student Union’s Stamp Gallery and Acquisition Advisor for the Stamp’s Contemporary Art Collection at the University of Maryland in College Park. Currently Jackie is an Assistant Director for the Joseph Meyerhoff Center of Career Development, and an Adjunct Professor in Curatorial Practice MFA Program at Maryland Institute College of Art.
Don Russell has been an active contemporary art curator and arts administrator since 1979. His research focuses on the exploration and development of new social contexts for art. He is currently GMU’s University Curator, responsible for programming exhibitions and public art on the Fairfax, Manassas and Arlington campuses. Additionally he directs Provisions Research Center for Art & Social Change, providing creative resources for community-engaged public art projects. He is co-founder with Edgar Endress of Floating Lab Collective. Don has produced over one hundred exhibitions as well as public art commissions, residencies, conferences and field projects. His work spans all contemporary art media with particular emphasis on research-as-art, public art, new media, photography and artists’ publications.
Don has extensive experience managing and directing contemporary arts, philanthropic and publishing ventures. He is President of Art Resources International and previously served as Executive Director of Washington Project for the Arts and had various leadership roles at Visual Studies Workshop.
Studio and Residency Opportunities
Studio 317 Residency (Internal Opportunity)
Deadline: October 18, 2019
Opportunity: This internal call is for a residency in studio 317. This opportunity grants accepted artists the ability to lease Studio 317, located on the third floor, with 573.85 sq ft, though September 30, 2020.
Rent is $16.39 per square foot per year ($783.78 per month, prorated for the first month).
- Residency Dates: November 15, 2019 – September 30, 2020.
- Eligibility: Open to all artist who were: a) Members of the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association (TFAA) at any time between October 2016 and April 2018 who were granted membership via the annual TFAA membership jury application process. b) Selected for the 2017, 2018, or 2019 Visiting Artist Program (VAP) at the Torpedo Factory Art Center.
- Accepted via the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s 2019/2020 Eligible Artist Application. d) Selected for the Post-Graduate Residency program at Torpedo Factory Art Center.
- Non-Eligible: Artists who have a lease, or leased in the past, and who have received a default and request to cure letter from the City of Alexandria via the US Postal Service or artists who received a letter from the City of Alexandria stating that the artist may not lease/sublease in the future.
- Applying individually or as a Group: Artists may apply individually, or up to 4 artists may apply together (on the same application) for the residency.
- Lease and Operating Rules and Procedures: Accepted artists shall follow rules of the Lease and Operating Rules and Procedures
Please review application and/or guidelines (linked below) for full details
Contact: Brett Johnson
Art in Common Spaces:
Site 2 & 3 Galleries
We are currently accepting exhibition proposals for the Site 2 Community Gallery and Site 3 Project Gallery for 2020. For more information about these spaces please read the overview and requirements here.
Contact: Leslie Mounaime
Public Arts Grants & Opportunities
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