Exhibit, apply, intern

Call for exhibition 2019 proposals

The call for proposals is now open for the 2019 exhibition program at the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick. Artists and curators are invited to submit proposals for projects that can be developed and achieved in the next year. We welcome innovative ideas and critical approaches to art practice.

As a 2019 CLIMATE + ART = CHANGE Festival venue partner, the Gallery welcomes proposals with strong links to climate and the environment and associated social or political issues that might be considered as a festival exhibition in the month of April, 2019. More information about the festival can be found at 2019 CLIMATE + ART = CHANGE Festival.

The gallery welcomes proposals from career or professional artists from all cultural backgrounds that meet the selection criteria and align with the gallery’s objectives.

Information session

A free information session detailing the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick exhibition application process was held at the gallery on Tuesday 17 April 2018 at 6 pm followed by a Question and Answer session.

How to apply

Applications can be submitted at any time during the proposals period but will only be assessed after the closing date of Friday 29 June 2018 at 5 pm.

Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee inclusion in the annual program.

Selection criteria

Priority is given to:

  • Proposals that promote innovation, diversity and quality in visual arts practice.
  • Proposals that demonstrate a high level of conceptual awareness.
  • Proposals that present a coherent body of work.
  • Work that is presented in a professional manner and exhibits a high level of competency.
  • Proposals that include images of artworks of a high standard.

Selection Panel

Exhibition proposals are assessed by a panel comprising the Gallery Curator, Gallery Assistant, the Unit Manager of Arts and Culture and a representative of the Moreland Arts Board. This group makes recommendations to the Director of Social Development for approval.

Other members of the Moreland Arts Board are also consulted during this process. Please note that appeals will not be considered, as the decision of the Selection Panel is considered final.

For more information and to apply, download an

**Notification of correction to application pack: The information pack was updated on 25 May due to a text error. The fee schedule remains in place as set out in 2019. The Gallery Curator apologises for any confusion caused by the earlier version.**

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Applications for the 2018 internship are now open.

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick is offers an internship opportunity to satisfy course requirements for one person currently enrolled in a graduate or post graduate degree in Curatorship, Arts Management, Museum Studies or equivalent, with a demonstrated commitment to the visual arts sector.

Successful applicants are be offered an internship with a minimum duration of 10 days and a maximum of 20 days. Frequency of daily or hourly contact times are negotiable upon appointment.

For enquiries about 2018 internships please contact curator Victor Griss on 9389 8622 or email Counihan Gallery