new Call to Artists posted

12x12x122 Summer Show: The first 122 artists to enter will have their works exhibited (according to guidelines - actual work will not be accepted for delivery until the end of May).
Exhibition:                    12x12x122
Exhibition Dates:          June 6, 2009 - July 18, 2009
Opening Reception:     June 6, 2009 from 6pm-8pm
What: BECA gallery's 2009 Summer Show titled 12x12x122 is an experimental, gallery packed show of 488 unframed works on canvas sized 12x12 inches (30.5 cm x30.5 cm) at a stretcher depth of no more than 1.5 inches. Works need not be flat but all of it must be secure on the canvas and not extend beyond the 12x12 inches (30.5 cm x30.5 cm) size.
Where: BECA gallery, 527 St. Joseph Street, New Orleans, LA 70130  (Gallery Directors will choose up to 10 exhibiting artists to feature at
Why: The purpose of this non-juried experimental, group exhibition '12x12x122' is to discover and highlight new approaches by emerging contemporary artists, as well as those established artists who are stretching their work into unfamiliar territory, working within the parameters of a format of 12x12 inches on canvas. We are encouraging artists to experiment. The only criteria is that the work must be unframed on (or somehow be incorporated into/onto) stretched canvas size 12x12 inches (30.5 cm x30.5 cm) (no smaller, no larger) with a stretcher depth of no more than 1.5 inches.
Eligibility: All artists at least 18 years of age from any country may participate according to the guidelines posted at

BECA gallery - Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art
527 St. Joseph Street (across from the Contemporary Arts Center)
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Call for Proposals--"Anatomy in the Gallery"

Call for Exhibition Proposals


“Anatomy in the Gallery,” a rotating exhibition program at the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago, showcases medically themed contemporary art within the unique context of the Museum’s historical collections and exhibits. The program was begun in 1998 to help fulfill the Museum’s mission of enriching its visitors’ lives by enhancing their knowledge and understanding of surgery and related sciences.


“Anatomy in the Gallery” will be accepting proposals from artists and curators for its 2010 exhibition calendar until April 17, 2009. The medical theme is open to interpretation, but figure studies without any additional medical content do not qualify. For complete submission and exhibition details, please see More information about the program and our exhibitions is available at or

Please feel free to forward this call for proposals or post it anywhere you see fit.


Lindsey Thieman

Manager of Exhibits and Programs

International Museum of Surgical Science

1524 N. Lake Shore Drive.

Chicago, IL 60610-6684