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Call for Artists! – Current: Gowanus

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The Gowanus Ballroom is pleased to announce an exhibition opportunity presented by our friends at Arts Gowanus!

Call for Artists
Current: Gowanus
An Art Exhibition and Benefit by Arts Gowanus

Showcasing the visual art being made in Gowanus today.

May 14 – May 18, 2014

Deadline for Submissions: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Calling all Gowanus Artists!

Current: Gowanus is an art exhibition and sale presented by Arts Gowanus May 14–18, 2014. Curated by Benjamin Sutton (see below), this exhibition will showcase the breadth and depth of visual art that is being made in Gowanus right now. In addition to the exhibition, Arts Gowanus will present several daytime and evening talks, symposia, and parties.

We look forward to seeing you submissions!

About the Curator

Benjamin Sutton is an art critic, journalist, and curator based in Red Hook. He is the news editor at artnet News and he recently curated exhibitions at Field Projects gallery in Chelsea and the SPRING/BREAK art fair in SoHo. His writing has also appeared in The L Magazine, Brooklyn Magazine, Modern Painters, Art+Auction, BKLYNR, Flavorwire, the New York Press, and elsewhere.

About Arts Gowanus

Arts Gowanus ( is a non-profit organization of artists and arts organizations working together to support each other, to connect to our community, and to ensure the Gowanus Canal neighborhood continues to be a thriving and creative community of art-makers and art-appreciators.

Submission Guidelines / How to Apply

Deadline Tuesday, April 1, 2014 (midnight)

All visual art media invited to apply.
Deadline: Applications are due by midnight on Tuesday, April 1 (selected artists will be notified by April 28).
Accepted artwork must be received at the Gowanus Loft on 9th Street on May 13.
All artwork must be for sale. Proceeds from sale of artwork will be divided 70% to the artist and 30% to Arts Gowanus.
While we are not restricting the size of work submitted, please be aware that we are working with space constraints, and we will take size into consideration as we put together the show. Selected sculpture pieces must have an accompanying pedestal for display.
Submit up to 5 images of your work (JPG format. Maximum file size 2MB each)
Label images as LASTNAME_Firstname_ImageNumber. For example:



If you have any questions or need support, email

Apply Here

Click here to submit to Current: Gowanus

We look forward to seeing your work! We know it is there, we have seen a lot of it, and now we want to show it!

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