The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is calling for submissions for the Studio Watch Emerging Artist Series: Painting 2016 exhibition. This innovative series provides New Brunswick artists, in the early stages of their career, with the opportunity for a solo exhibition, the publication of an exhibition brochure and the purchase of one of their works by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. The Studio Watch Emerging Artist Series: Painting 2016 exhibition will be held at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton from October 20, 2016 to January 15, 2017. To be eligible an artist must:

  • Reside and produce art in New Brunswick (consideration will be given to permanent residents of New Brunswick attending higher education degree programs or conducting temporary projects outside of New Brunswick);
  • Have at least five years of experience in art making;
  • Have yet to have a solo exhibit in a major public gallery or museum;
  • Have a particular body of work ready for exhibition for October 2016. Each submission package must contain the following components:
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Artist statement (400-500 words;
  • Five (5) digital image samples of work (JPEG format, file size 500-800 KB).

Please submit all packages electronically to curatorial@beaverbrookartgallery.org.

Deadline for applications: August 1, 2016 For further information on the Studio Watch Emerging Artist Series: Painting 2016 exhibition please contact Curatorial Assistant Meredith Briden at curatorial@beaverbrookartgallery.org. The curator of the exhibition is Jeffrey Spalding, C.M., R.C.A., Senior Curator of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.