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Deadline for applications: 

Midnight (CT), Sunday, February 23, 2020


Austin Central Library invites artists, collectives, curators and beyond to submit proposals for consideration to exhibit at the  2700sq ft. gallery in 2021. Selections will be made by impartial juries comprised of local artists, curators, educators and community leaders through a jury-scoring process. Candidates will be announced in early March 2020. It is free to apply and the call is open to applicants residing in Texas. 


When applicants are accepted

: Artist stipend will be offered.

: Exhibitors are responsible for all cost related to the production of artworks, installation, de-installation, shipping, and traveling

: No manipulation can be done on the floor of the gallery space

: No hanging/ suspending items from the ceiling 

: Should the walls be painted, the cost of the labor and materials are the exhibitor's responsibility

: Exhibitors are responsible for providing structures, furniture, and equipment other than what the Library can offer 


Consideration for Community exhibition

: Austin Central Library offers alternative spaces, such as the collection areas, lounge spaces and conference rooms for smaller exhibitis of two - dimensional artworks. If you would like your application to be considered for this opportunity, please mark your answer in the application. Each submitted work must be less than 40 lbs and have a display mechanism for the wall-mount track system provided by the Library. Once jurors make the selections, the final exhibiting location will be determined by the Exhibit Coordinator. 


Please contact Exhibit Coordinator, Jieun Beth Kim at jieun.kim@austintexas.gov for any questions.

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