CLOSED-Emerging Curators Program 2017


Jan 15, 5pm, 2017.
Notifications by Jan 20, 2017

Emerging Curators is an open call invitation to independent curators who may not have had opportunities to present a project to an audience, or first time curators to submit a Project/Exhibition proposal to be part of Local Project’s 2017 exhibition calendar. This program will provide the curator with an exhibition space, expert art handler for installation, guidance in marketing, a stipend for the curator and artists, and a printed catalog.

Exhibitions will be reviewed by a gallery committee, we will then select 4 proposals for the LP Gallery Space and 2 proposals for the LIC Arts Open Festival.
The Emerging Curators will represent the vision of a new generation. Application is FREE.

-Proposals must include number of artist involved (minimum 2 artist), an outline plan for the exhibition, length of show, space requirements, programming if applicable and title of the project – up to 1000 words.
-Curator and Artists must be residents of New York City.
– Projects can be from 1 day event up to 2 weeks for LP shows and  5 days for the LIC Arts open Festival. Specify the type of space for your proposal.
-All mediums and ideas are accepted.
-Curators can’t  include their own work in the exhibition.
– Curator must supply all the content for the catalogue, including high res images, artist info and a paragraph about the exhibition etc. and must participate of the creation.
-Projects longer than a weekend must include additional programing during exhibition, either talks, workshops, performances or music events.
-Only one proposal per curator.
-Selected Curators must be present all the times during installation, opening and closing ceremony, and embrace the DIY mentality of LP, by participating, collaborating and sitting at the gallery.
-Submit up to 4 images.

Any questions email

nycdca-logo This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council