Eurobodalla Shire Council

Expressions of Interest for Exhibitions at the Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre

The Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre (the Bas) is calling for expressions of interest from artists, arts groups or curators interested in exhibiting in the annual program at the Bas in 2020.

There are three exhibition slots available in 2020, April, August and November.

 EOIs can include solo exhibitions, group exhibitions and exhibitions from organisations and institutions.

 The selection of exhibitions is made by Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Creative Arts Services team.

 Expressions of interest to be part of the exhibition program in 2020 close Friday10 May at 4pm.

About the Bas

The Bas is an exhibition space within the Moruya Library and arts facility that boasts 100 square metres of exhibiting space and 57 linear metres of hanging space.

The aim of the Bas is to celebrate local and national creative art and contemporary culture for the enjoyment and benefit of all who live and work in Eurobodalla or visit the areas.

 Selection of exhibitions

Eurobodalla Shire Council is pleased to consider all exhibition submissions to the Bas. The exhibition program is arranged by the Council’s Creative Arts Services team.

Exhibition submissions are assessed through a set annual expressions of interest period.

Expressions of interest can include solo exhibitions, group exhibitions and exhibitions from organisations and institutions.

 The key criteria for selection is:

  • Excellence – execution, articulation of concept and innovation.

  • Originality – unique ideas or a fresh approach to established themes.

  • Diversity – contributes to a varied and interesting annual program.

  • Appeal – respects our Shire’s cultural and social sensibilities.

  • Compatibility – how the exhibition fits with the overall annual program.

In addition to exhibitions generated through the expressions of interest process, the Bas actively develops exhibitions and partnership projects to present an annual program of variety and depth. This may include educational exhibitions, touring exhibitions, in-house curated exhibitions or joint projects with other cultural organisations.

Duration of exhibitions and fees

Exhibitions in the Bas are programmed in three week/ four weekend time slots.

The fee is $700 plus a refundable $500 bond.

There is a 20% commission on sold works.

 Gallery Conditions

The Bas utilises climate control to maintain stable temperatures within the gallery space and storage room. The Bas has windows that allows natural light into the gallery, but has capacity to block day light, but not black out the gallery space. The Bas has a gallery quality, three channel programmable lighting grid. The Bas has moveable walls that can be used to reconfigure the interior space.

 Gallery Hours:

The Bas operating hours:

Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm.

Monday and Public Holidays: Closed.

To submit an EOI visit https://thebas.com.au/about/

For more information contact the Bas on hello@thebas.com.au.

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Starts
Wednesday 10 April, 2019
Ends
Friday 10 May, 2019
Venue
The Bas
Venue Address
89 Vulcan Street Moruya
Location

New South Wales, , Moruya

Website
Eurobodalla Shire Council (opens in new window)
Category
Call for Artists