School of Art, Media, and Technology

OPEN CALL Gallery Aferro/ Activate: Market Street

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For Exciting New Public Art Initiative, Newark, NJ
Opening October 10th, 2013
Submission DEADLINE August 20th, 2013, 5pm

Artists working in new media, film, neon, installation, performance, animation, interactive and kinetic art are invited to submit proposals for consideration to an exciting new program, Activate: Market Street. Gallery Aferro will occupy the storefront windows of 75 Market St., 77 Market St., 85 Market St., 93 Market St., and 101 Market St. with art works that can be viewed 24/7 by pedestrian audiences. Each space will be prepared and presented as a professional exhibiting space and openings will coincide with major events at our main gallery space at 73 Market Street. Each event will be promoted in print and online.

Artists should email the following to, with the subject line “Last Name_First Name_Activate”

Every submission\proposal must include:

A CV\resume, artist statement, brief statement about the specific work you propose to show with us, contact information, google checkout order confirmation (see below) and work samples: jpeg under 1 MB or mpegs/clearly labeled youtube/vimeo links.

There is no minimum or maximum number of images to include. (Please include title, size, price and media information.)

There is a $5 USD fee per submission, via google checkout at

If you truly cannot afford this fee please contact us for a waiver. We do not believe in artist gouging and have begun to ask for this small donation only as part of our overall, diversified activities to support our nonprofit programs. For more information about our gallery, events and programs please see our website or, email questions to

Gallery Aferro
73 Market Street
Newark, NJ 07102

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