Future Perfect/Imperfect: The Next Century / Calls & Submissions
March 10, 2022
Organization Name: Silvermine Galleries
Organization Location: New Canaan, CT
Type: Calls & Submissions
This exhibition, one of the highlights of Silvermine Arts Center’s yearlong centennial celebration, curated by critic and curator Lilly Wei, will commemorate the organization’s many past achievements by looking forward. She is asking artists to submit (remarkable, original) projects in any medium, stylistic mode, or genre that reflect their vision of what that future might look like, how it might be manifested.
JUROR/CURATOR – Lilly Wei (b. Chengdu, China) is a New York-based independent curator, critic and journalist whose area of interest is global contemporary art and, in particular, emerging art and artists. Her writings and interviews have appeared in dozens of publications world-wide and she is a longtime contributor to Art in America and a contributing editor at ARTnews in the United States. The author of numerous catalogue essays and monographs, Wei has curated exhibitions in the United States, Europe and Asia. In addition, she lectures frequently on critical and curatorial practices and sits on the board of several not-for-profit art institutions and organizations, as well as their advisory councils. She has been a visiting critic at many art institutions across the country and serves frequently on juries and selection committees and panels, including the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art Program and the Metropolitan Transit Authority Subway Arts & Transit program. She has an MA in art history from Columbia University, New York.
BENEFITS – exposure on the global platform Artnet, Silvermine website and relevant social media. Accepted artists will be eligible for membership and representation on Artnet.
AWARDS – $1,000 Grand Prize awards an artist a solo exhibition with Silvermine Galleries, a 1 year Guild membership with representation on the global platform Artnet. The Juror has additional awards to give at their discretion. *To be considered for the Grand Prize, artists are required to enter a minimum of three works.
ElLIGIBILITY – Open to all artists internationally, 18 years of age and older. Original artwork in any media will be considered. Eligible artwork must have been completed after January 1, 2019.
Prospectus can be viewed at https://www.silvermineart.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/The-Next-Generation-2022.pdf