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Call for Artists - 4heads / Portal art fair


Jun 2011

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December 17, 2016

Call for Artists - 4heads / Portal art fair

Deadline for Submission: January 17, 2017

"a counterpoint to Frieze New York... a showcase for emerging artists"- New York Times

Seeking independent artists worldwide working in all disciplines; Sculpture, Installation, Painting, Printmaking, Photography, Video, and Sound Art. Submit your work for Portal 2017 opening this May in Lower Manhattan. New York’s newest, most brilliantly located, independent exhibition - will once again feature 30 artists of exceptional talent, each awarded exhibition space in the strikingly beautiful and monumental Federal Hall - a masterpiece of American architecture. Portal is managed by 4heads, the group of New York artists who present the massive Governors Island Art Fair every September since 2008. Portal and GIAF both champion a new art fair model that puts the artists first.

Once selected by the 4heads jury, your exhibition space is free. The entire 10-day event is free to the general public. And as an emerging or established artist, you are exposed to an incredible amount of art world visibility and press, at this acclaimed independent art fair in the heart of New York City. All sales are referred to and conducted by the artists themselves and the 30% commission paid to 4heads is OPTIONAL. Half of the artists are selected from this open call and the other half are invited to exhibit by the 4heads selection committee. Because 4heads works hard to keep artists’ costs to a bare minimum, gallery scouts, journalists and collectors know that this is where to find the freshest talent, and they come back every year to see what’s been discovered. Many past Portal and GIAF artists have launched their art careers at our events. We hope you can too. - 4heads

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Deadline for Submission: January 17, 2017

Application Fee: $35  -  No Additional Charges

Fair Dates: May 3-12, 2017

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