Monday, January 26, 2009

Vancouver-Based Vantage Art Projects Call for Submissions in U.S., Canada and Abroad, Uncle Paulie

Vantage Art Projects has announced an open call for submissions for VANTAGE POINT, a EXHIBITION-IN-PRINT curated by PAUL BUTLER. Artists of any age and discipline, from any country in the world, are invited to submit in response to their curatorial theme.

Paul Butler is a Winnipeg-based artist, curator and dealer with an interest in multidisciplinary, social and alternative pedagogical practices ( Paul's oeuvre includes The Collage Party, The Other Gallery and the Upper Trading Post. He has exhibited at locations including: MOCA, LA; White Columns, NYC and Sparwasser HQ, Berlin. Curatorial projects have included artists Matthew Higgs, Mitzi Pederson, DearRaindrop and Guy Maddin.

30 selected artists will be published along with a selection of Paul's work and collaborations with other artists. To be launched in June 2009, this project is unique in the scope of its inclusiveness, and in the overall aim to create open dialogue in visual arts through art publications.

The curatorial theme developed by Paul is in keeping with his own collaborative multi-disciplinary and social intervention-based art practice. Artists may submit up to 3 works in response to the concept: “Community and Collaboration as a Form of Pedagogy”. For submission and further definition to:

Submission deadline is Saturday, March 21, 2009. All submissions will be blind-juried and a submission fee is required.

Vantage Art Projects supports the contemporary arts through a commitment to providing parallel opportunities for artists, and connecting art enthusiasts and collectors with exciting new talent. The scope of projects includes: Vantage Exhibitions, Vantage Art Press and Vantage Editions.

For further information email

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