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Call for Proposals: 2018 Exhibition Program

Montsalvat is currently calling for proposals for our 2018 Exhibition Program.

We are seeking applications from artists working in all fields of creative endeavour, including painting, sculpture, installation, textiles, drawing, ceramics, printmaking, photography, video, design, performance, mixed media and new media.  Applications are welcomed from emerging, mid-career and established artists. 

Availabilities across 4 gallery spaces: The Barn Gallery, Long Gallery, Residents Gallery and The Boulevard @ Montsalvat.

The Barn Gallery is our largest gallery space, suitable for a large body of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional works.
The Long Gallery is a long space with stone floors and plenty of natural light, ideal for a large body of 2-dimensional works.
The Residents Gallery is an intimate space suitable for small 2-dimensional works and some 3-dimensional work
The Boulevard @ Montsalvat is our onsite restaurant, suitable for the display of 5-8 small 2-dimensional works. 

Availability varies for each gallery space for 2018.

Please submit all proposals to our Arts Manager, Jeannette Davison by emailing
Please include the following in your proposal:

  • Current artist CV
  • A brief description of your intended exhibition
  • 4 high resolution images (please indicate whether these are actual works to be exhibited or indicative of your practice)
  • 3 suitable dates in order of preference for your proposed exhibition (duration must be a minimum of 4 weeks and a maximum of 8 weeks)
  • Preferred gallery space
  • Contact details for 2 professional references (eg. arts professionals, curators, educators or collaborators you may have worked with in the past) 

Proposals will be welcomed and reviewed until the program is full, so be sure to send them in as soon as possible! 

For more information on the application process, or to find out more information about the various gallery spaces, please contact Jeannette on (03) 9439 7712 or during business hours. 

Header Image: 'The Underlying Thread' by Liliana Barbieri in the Barn Gallery at Montsalvat (installation view)


Wednesday 25 October, 2017
Sunday 31 December, 2017
Venue Address
7 Hillcrest Ave

Victoria, Eltham

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