2011-2012 Exhibition year


Submission Guidelines for

Individual Artists or Group Exhibitions

2011-2012 Exhibition Season


Proposal Requirements:

The Contemporary Arts Center is accepting submissions for solo shows or group installations

from artists and curators for consideration for our 2011-2012 exhibition season. All mediums and

disciplines will be considered. Any work presented at the Contemporary Arts Center must be a

body of new or recent work executed within the past 2 years.  Emerging or mid-career artists,

members or non-members, may submit proposals.


Please include the following materials in your submission:

1.  Written statement outlining the proposed project/exhibition and the participating artists.

2.  Work Samples: CD with 10-20 jpegs or DVD with video work or performance work. Image file

      size: 300 dpi no larger than 1MB.  Please name file as follows: lastname.jpg(1_smith.jpg.)

      Video format: NTSC mac or pc playable DVD with10-minutes maximum excerpts or complete

      works.  Please put name and email on all discs.  All submitted work must have been created

      in the past two years.

3.  Accompanying image list indicating title, size/duration, medium, date and any brief narrative

      needed to elaborate on the work

4.  Curator’s current CV and bio if applicable

5.  Current artist’s CV for all participating artists

6.  Artist Statement for all participating artists

7.  Any additional information such as press reviews, articles, catalogues etc.

8.  Self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) with sufficient postage for the return of all

      submitted materials.

9.  Contact information for primary artist or curator contact- email, phone and mailing address.

10.Separate CD with copies of all word files, optional press materials in addition to the hard



Supplementary public programs or presentations that would enhance the exhibition are

encouraged. These may include, for example, artist talks, panel discussions or activities geared

toward engaging the members and patrons of the Contemporary Arts Center.


Please mail your submissions to:

The Contemporary Arts Center

Attn: Exhibition Committee

107 E. Charleston Suite 120

Las Vegas, NV 89104


We accept proposals on an ongoing basis but proposals to be considered for the upcoming exhibition season of 2010-2011 must be received by January 15th, 2011.

Questions? Contact the Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, info@lasvegascac.org with “exhibition question” in the subject line, or call 702-382-3886.


The Contemporary Arts Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 art organization dedicated to presenting

new, high quality, visual and performing art, while striving to build, educate, and sustain

audiences for contemporary art. The CAC strives to provide a place where artist can learn about

best practices, test new ideas in the public arena, and connect with fellow artists within and

beyond our own community.