G53 ALT Exhibit Space
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PROPOSED NEW PLATFORM TO PROMOTE LOCAL ARTISTS
For 115 years, Gallery 53 has been dedicated to keeping art alive in Meriden! With monthly exhibits, a permanent collection, a year-round artisan gift shop and ongoing classes in our second-floor studio, every inch of our 53 Colony Street headquarters is jam-packed with art! And while our monthly themed exhibits attract more than 30 artists and our gifts shop represents 233 artisans, we still look to broaden our support for local artists, particularly those creating cutting-edge and innovative work. Our latest proposed venture, G53 ALT, seeks to give these fresh voices a platform by exhibiting their work in our new alternative exhibit space.
WHAT IS G53 ALT?
G53 ALT will be a streetside exhibit space on Colony Street in Meriden. Located on the first floor of 24 Colony Street, directly across from the Meriden Train Station, the space will feature rotating exhibits by local artists. Exhibiting artists will also be promoted on the Gallery’s website and social media.
Artist who are interested in exhibiting can submit the application below. The Gallery 53 Board of Directors will review applications and accept artists to exhibit based on available space and dates. Priority will be given to Meriden-based artists and regional artists producing innovative work. We will also set aside space for talented local students and G53 member artists. In keeping with the alternative exhibit space theme, we will consider work that is matted, framed or even unframed. We will also consider mounted or matted giclée prints of original work.
iNTERESTED IN EXHIBITING YOUR WORK?
- be Connecticut residents. Priority will be given to Meriden-based artists.
- have a minimum of 6 pieces available to exhibit
- deliver their work in person to Gallery 53 and return for pick up on assigned dates
- provide any information requested for promotion
G53 ALT ARTIST APPLICATION
Artwork in concept rendering above: Maria Eduarda Loura Magalhães, Zaksheuskaya, Anni Roenkae, and Steve Johnson, all from from Pexels