NYFA: New York Foundation for the Arts
Address 291 Church Street
New York,NY 10013
USA
Phone Number (212)431-5270
Fax Number (646)827-2487
TTY Number (000)000-0000
Email [email protected]
Website http://www.apexart.org
Executive Director Mr. Steven Rand
Founding Year 1994
Incorporating Year 1997
Mission Statement apexart is a non-profit arts organization in Lower Manhattan that offers opportunities to independent curators and emerging and established artists. The organization challenges ideas about art, its practice and curation through exhibitions, an international residency, a book publishing initiative, and public programs and events.
Program Name Exhibition Program - Unsolicited Proposal Program
Program Contact
Program Phone (212) 431-5270
Program Email [email protected]
Year Program Founded 1995
Description of Program Seven exhibitions are presented by apexart every season, each accompanied by a full color brochure containing reproductions of the works in the show and an essay by the curator. Our seasonal exhibition program is generally arranged with three exhibitions organized by invited individuals, two exhibitions selected from our Unsolicited Proposal Program and two exhibitions organized outside of New York through our Franchise Program.

Unsolicited Proposal program is an opportunity for anyone from anywhere to submit an exhibition proposal to apexart. Previous curatorial experience is no way required and will not factor in the selection process.
Conditions/Public Service Requirements Proposals will be accepted from January 1- February 15, 2014 for two of the eight shows scheduled the following season. See submission guidelines on website. Other exhibitions are by invitation only.
Award Website http://www.apexart.org/exhibitions.php
Where does the program take place?
Does this program primarily support the creation of new work? No
Support or Services Provided as part of the Program
  • Exhibition Space/Opportunity
Description of Support or Services
Amount Awarded by this Program (if an award)
Related Arts
CategoryDisciplineSecondaryTertiary
Arts-Related ProfessionsCurators
Arts-Related ProfessionsCurators
Arts-Related ProfessionsCurators
Residency Programs Open to Applicants Worldwide
Gender No Requirement
Age No Requirement
Can Previous Awardees Re-apply?
Ethnicity
  • No Requirement
Career Point
  • No Requirement
Special Population
  • No Requirement
Other Restrictions
Total Number of Applicants (annually) 0
Total Number of Recipients (annually) 0
Total Number of Awards (annually) 0
Total Amount Awarded by this Program (annually) $0
Procedure Open Application
Contact Requirements
Material/Process During an announced call period (generally rom January 15 to February 15), apexart accepts 500-word, idea-based exhibition proposals that include the work of at least three people. No catalogs, resum├ęs, cv, or other support materials will be accepted.

Proposals are only accepted online for anonymous consideration by an international group of more than 100 individuals composed of artists, curators, writers, professionals, and people from other fields.
Application Fee $0
Exact Deadline
Deadline2
Deadline3
Deadline4
Approximate Deadline
Rolling Deadline No
Ideal Contact Month for New Application and Guidelines
Selection Process/Criteria Submissions are reviewed anonymously and solely on the strength of their idea.Two proposals with the highest ratings are presented each season at apexart. For those in or outside the field, this program is a unique opportunity to have a professionally mounted exhibition in New York City.
Notification Process
Are awardees required to submit a Final Report? False
Awardee's Public Service Requirement? Proposals will be accepted from January 1- February 15, 2014 for two of the eight shows scheduled the following season. See submission guidelines on website. Other exhibitions are by invitation only.