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Curatorial Open Call

Prospect Art
Curatorial Open Call

Prospect Art is excited to announce our first curatorial open call. We are seeking an emerging curator to help support our BROADCAST arm of our programing in addition to general curatorial support . We are interested in expanding our programming to highlight media based artists throughout the year with the support of a curator to organize and run that aspect of our programming. We are interested in building bridges and making connections between artists and curators so that both can expand their practice. The selected curator will be awarded a $1200 honorarium for their curatorial support.

PROSPECT ART is a forward-thinking, Los Angeles-based artist-run not-for-profit 501c3 organization that fosters artists’ careers by providing exposure through open dialogues, critical writing, project grants, and exhibitions.

The organization was conceived during the 2020 pandemic. Prospect Art is looking towards a world of representation and equality by creating new opportunities for local, national, and international artists. The organization is structured as an agile, responsive entity to serve artists, the local Los Angeles community, and beyond, by supporting existing and new works to be presented to the public. We’re interested in breaking down silos and sharing information and knowledge to further the careers of artists and forge new alliances with the community.

Eligibility and criteria
–Open to artist curators, academics, art historians, curators, graduate students, PhD candidates, and those involved in post-doctoral research
–Not open to undergraduate students
–The ability to address contemporary issues with the background and understanding of art history, cultural history with an interest in media based works.

Applicant requirements
–A professional CV detailing education and employment history, as well as any previous curatorial projects, or academic research
–One paragraph biography of applicant
–One paragraph about an artist that we have supported in our first year of programming that is of interest.
–One paragraph about a contemporary artist that you are most intrigued by.
–Link to on-line publications and/or curatorial statements

Duties for awardees
–General Curatorial Administration
–Participate in the review committee for the annual open calls for 1 year
–Facilitate broadcast events including media-based artists and events that focus on a specific artist work from the Prospect Art Open calls.

Applications due : May 27th
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