Young Curators, New Ideas IV Open Call for Curatorial Proposals at Meulensteen Gallery

Young Curators, New Ideas IV Open Call for Curatorial Proposals

mr. & mrs. amani olu, in conjunction with Meulensteen Gallery, are accepting curatorial proposals for Young Curators, New Ideas IV, opening at the gallery on June 7, 2012. Below is a brief about the exhibition along with submission guidelines. If you have questions, please contact amani olu at or visit

Young Curators, New Ideas IV is an experimental group exhibition that broadly examines the intersection between curatorial practice and modes of artistic production. YCNI seeks to provide a venue for emerging curators to develop their practice, experiment with ideas, form relationships with artists and expand their presence within the contemporary art community. In the past, YCNI has supported projects by Karen Archey, Jon Feinstein, Laurel Ptak, Jose Ruiz, James Shaeffer, Lumi Tan and Cleopatra’s, to name a few.

Submission Guidelines

Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2012, 6PM, PST
Notification: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

For consideration, please send the following to

+ One-page curatorial proposal limited to no more than three artists
+ Curatorial CV
+ 250-word or less bio for each artist
+ Five images for each artist

Image Submission
+ Submit each image as a low-resolution, 72dpi, .jpg
+ Resize each image to 600 pixels in width (not in height or length)
+ Rename each image with the proposed artist’s name (ex. john_doe1.jpg, john_doe2.jpg, john_doe3.jpg, etc.)

Please do not send high-resolution images (300dpi), CMYK or TIFF files.

Submission Organization
A correct submission includes:
+ One-page exhibition proposal
+ Curatorial CV
+ One document with artists’ bios
+ Images (If you are proposing more than one artist, then organize each artist’s set of images in a respective folder)

Create zip file of the above contents, rename the file with your name and send as an attachment to

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