2017: Field Work
DEADLINE: Friday, March 31, 2017
To be hosted in MICA’s Pinkard Gallery, Field Work is an indoor exhibition
that will include artworks whose subject matter or form demonstrate how nature
and/or the fields of science intersect with art. Field Work seeks artworks
that incorporate nature and science thematically, artwork made from a
scientific approach or artworks made from natural materials for final selection. Artists are encouraged to think broadly, either
literally or abstractly, in their interpretation of this exhibition topic.
Applications will be accepted that include already existing work and proposals
for new work.
While this exhibition will be hosted in an indoor space, artists who
work in a public realm are encouraged to also apply with either appropriately
adapted work or documentation of an outdoor project that speaks to the
Field Work is a program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion
& The Arts, Inc. (BOPA). Artscape is
produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Inc. on behalf of
the Baltimore Festival of the Arts, Inc.
Field Work will be curated by BOPA Staff member Kim
Domanski. A 1996 MFA graduate of MICA’s
multidisciplinary Mount Royal School of Art, Kim has curated several
exhibitions and has worked in Public Art and on the Sondheim Prize at BOPA for more
than a decade.
Camp Artscape: Adventure Awaits! offers wondrous
possibilities for festival-goers to experience the visual and performing arts
in a variety of ways. For many, one of the most exciting parts of summer
is taking time to engage in new experiences. Whether at an away camp or a
local summer program, it’s something to look forward to all year—truly a staple
of the summer season. The same goes for Artscape; it’s just not summer without
it! The theme allows all involved to step out of their comfort zone, learn
something new, and experience the adventure that awaits in
Please see our website for additional opportunities for artists:
How to Apply to Field Work
Applications for Field Work are being accepted online
through the Submittable website:
Application Materials to Prepare
should include 5 images (.jpeg) or videos (.mov or .mp4) or sound based works
(.mp3) of art. Images should not exceed
approximately 3MB and videos or sound based works should not exceed
List that includes title, date, medium, dimensions and a description if
applicable – please also note on this list whether the artwork samples are
available for the exhibition.
Resume, CV and/or Artist Statement (.doc or .pdf format)
1. There are no geographic restrictions for
2. Artists 18 years and older are eligible to
should be dropped off during the “artwork drop-off” period listed on the
exhibition timeline and picked up during the listed “artwork pick-up”
period. Artists who cannot meet these
timeframes should make every effort to make other arrangements with a friend,
colleague or family member. BOPA does
not have the ability to transport artwork.
will be insured while it is in BOPA’s possession during installation,
exhibition, and deinstallation periods.
Artwork dropped off before the “artwork drop-off” time period or picked
up after the “artwork pick-up” time period, is done so at the artist’s
risk. Artwork will not be insured beyond
listed installation, exhibition, and deinstallation periods.
5. BOPA reserves the right to reproduce images of
selected artwork for printed or internet
publicity, catalogue, map or
6. By submitting an application, you agree to and
accept application requirements and guidelines.
Application deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017
Artist Notification: Monday, May 1, 2017
Artwork drop-off: Monday,
July 10, 2015 from 9am-Noon
Friday, July 21, 2017 through Sunday, August 6, 2017
Exhibition opening reception: Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Exhibition artwork pick-up: 5-7pm Sunday, August 6 or 9am-Noon Monday, August 7, 2017
Artscape: Friday, July
21 & Saturday July 22 from 11am - 9pm; Sunday, July 23 from 11am – 8pm
Artscape After Hours returns on Friday and Saturday nights on Charles
Street (from Preston Street to North Avenue) from 9-11pm. Artscape takes place
rain or shine.
For more information on Field
Work, please contact Kim Domanski at 443-263-4340 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have questions about
applying to this and other opportunities at Artscape?
Attend one of the Artscape
December 15th; 5:30pm at Motor House (120 W. North Avenue)
January 12th; 5:30pm at Impact Hub (10 E. North Avenue)
February 1st; 5:30pm at Creative Alliance at The Patterson (3134
Our Information Sessions
are designed to give anyone interested in submitting a proposal or application
for Artscape an opportunity to ask questions about the process, hear more about
requirements for submitting a proposal, learn more about the festival’s theme,
meet up with potential collaborators and hear about locations in the festival
footprint that may offer inspiration for a proposal.
All sessions begin at 5:30pm
and are one hour in length; patrons are responsible for own parking. Please
RSVP to email@example.com
and indicate session 1, 2 or 3. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Susan Fortkiewicz at 443-263-4347.