Live, Work, Play Fort Greene
A One-Day, Small Group Art
Sponsored by SONYA in partnership with the FGA
Curator, Maribeth Flynn
Sunday, May 2, 2010
noon to 5:00 pm
Studio G and Garden, South Oxford Space
138 S. Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY
Kennis Baptiste, SONYA Exhibitions Committee Chair, 718-498-6082, firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Exhibition
in partnership with the FGA is pleased to announce its
next exhibition: Live, Work, Play, Fort Greene. The exhibition is a
one day exhibition and will be a stop on the Fort Greene Association’s annual
House Tour, Sunday, May 2nd, from noon to 5pm. The gallery
space opens onto a small garden that will be included in the exhibition. It will
be open only to ticketed tour goers and will be viewed by over 1500
About the Curator
SONYA's guest curator, Maribeth Flynn,
is an art historian and independent museum education consultant with over
twenty years experience working with adult audiences and educators in a museum
setting. She has taught art history at Fordham University’s Lincoln
Center campus and has also lectured on American and European painting to
general audiences in the metropolitan New York area, and she is delighted to
have the opportunity to work with artist neighbors on this project. Maribeth
and her husband Tom Gubanich are long-time Fort Greene residents.
Artist and Artwork Eligibility
seeking works that respond to the title, "Live, Work, Play, Fort Greene" and that are created by Brooklyn-based
artists, age 21 and older. Artists need not be SONYA members to be eligible.
This will be a small group show and we hope to tell
a story about Fort Greene through choosing one to 3 works from about 6
artists. All media will be considered, and sculptors are strongly
encouraged to submit work for consideration.
Media: All media will be accepted.
Sculpture, suitable for outdoor display (rain or shine) is particularly sought.
Installation artists take note---we are seeking
proposals for an installation piece using this bookcase in one corner of the
studio. Piece must be temporary, leaving no trace when it is removed
(that is, no nails, sticky tape or paint may be used).
Number of Works: Up to three (3) works and or proposals
may be submitted.
Please follow this three-step online entry
- Go to SONYA's member registration page at:
Find “Call for Artists: Live, Work, Play Ft Greene Exhibition” and click
Follow the prompts to enter contact info and descriptions of your work.
- A confirmation email will be
sent to the artist’s email address.
- Artist must than send their
images as jpeg attachments to email@example.com using subject line:
"FGA House Tour Exhibition".
Images should not exceed 300kb each.
Submissions accepted Feb 3 to
March 10, 2010.
Limitations: All work will be given due
consideration. The SONYA staff and the curator reserve the right to reject work
that the gallery is unable to physically accommodate or which differs from the
Artists are advised to submit their work ASAP and
during the submission period only. We can only accommodate a limited number of
participants. The number of participants and the amount of artwork to be
displayed will depend on space and theme limitations weighed against the number
of submissions received during the submission period.
Sales: SONYA will provide interested buyers
with artist contact information. Commission: 30% to SONYA.
Notification: Artists chosen for the exhibition
will be notified by e-mail the week of March 15-20th, 2010.
Delivery of Artworks: Participating artists are
responsible for delivering their work to the gallery, 138 S. Oxford St., from 3
to 6pm, Saturday, May 1st, 2010.
Entry Fee: There are no entry fees for this
Pick Up Artworks: Sunday, May 2, 5:00 - 6:00 pm; or
Monday, May 3, 9:00 - 11:00 am, 138 S. Oxford St.
February 2 - March 10
5:00 pm, March 10
March 15 - 20, 2010
Work Delivered by:
3:00 - 6:00 pm, May 1
3:00 - 8:00 pm, May 1
noon - 5:00 pm, May 2
Pick Up Artworks:
5:00 - 6:00 pm, May 2
9:00 - 11:00 am, May 3