Call for Proposals- Site Specific Window Projects

The Prescott Gallery is pleased to accept submissions for site-specific window projects from faculty, staff and current and alumni students of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. The Prescott Gallery is an exhibition space dedicated to showcasing contemporary art.  The gallery serves as a connection point between the Lincoln community and the students and faculty at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln Department of Art and Art History. 

Window projects will happen in conjunction with other exhibitions throughout the year.  We will review applications as they are received.

Guidelines:

  •  Artists must be related to the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln- faculty, staff, current or alumni students
  • Proposals must be written with the Prescott Gallery space in mind.  Floorplans are available here.  Site visits are encouraged.
  • Artwork must arrive ready to hang/display.
  • Artists are responsible for shipping or delivering the work to and from the Prescott.  If shipping, the work must arrive in packaging sufficient for return shipment. 
  • Participation in the installation and de-installation is encouraged  Attendance at the reception is also encouraged.

Application process:

  • Proposal- Include a statement about the project, and previous, related artworks.  Be specific about why this project needs to be site-specific to the Prescott windows. One page, word document.
  • Three- four images of previous, related artwork (300dpi, approximately 5" x 7")
  • Optional- drawings, diagrams or plans for the project
  • Resume, word document

Applications may be emailed to info@prescottgallery.com Subject line: Your Name- Window Proposal

The Prescott Gallery is located at 4728 Prescott Avenue, Lincoln, Nebraska. Inquires may be sent to info@prescottgallery.com.

Internship Opportunity

Internships at the Prescott Gallery are structured to give experience in many aspects of working in a professional, commercial gallery.  Interns will learn exhibition design, art handling and installation.  Interns may assist with marketing and public relations including designing and writing promotional materials.  Interns will work in the gallery during regular open hours as well as receptions and special events, interacting with the public and facilitating sales of artwork.    Experience in any of these areas is helpful, but training will be available.  Preference will be given to applicants with a strong interest in contemporary art as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

For more information, please email Jordan Buschur, Prescott Gallery Director, info@prescottgallery.com