VISITING CURATOR PROGRAM
The Fall 2017 Visiting Curator is José Carlos Diaz, Chief Curator at The Andy Warhol Museum. Diaz will select four artists for studio visits on September 6 and 7, 2017. Click here to apply for a studio visit. Applications will be accepted through Monday, August 7, 2017 at 5PM EST. On Wednesday, September 6, Diaz will give a free public lecture.
About the Program
Initiated in Fall 2003, the Visiting Curator Program brings distinguished curators to Cleveland to conduct one-on-one studio visits with local artists as well as deliver a public lecture. The program provides artists with professional exposure and critical feedback from accomplished art world professionals.
How to Apply
Applicants must live in the Cuyahoga County or one of its six contiguous counties (Lorain, Medina, Summit, Portage, Geauga, and Lake). Applicants whose studios are more than 20 miles from MOCA Cleveland may be asked to present their work in a space provided at the Museum. All practicing artists are eligible to apply, as well as students in any year of MFA studies. Artists who were selected for a studio visit with the last Visiting Curator, Amanda Hunt, are ineligible to apply for a visit with José Carlos Diaz, but may re-apply for studio visits with future Visiting Curators. Applications must be submitted online. All materials must be compiled into a single PDF document, not to exceed 50MB. This PDF must be titled “artist last name_artist first name_NSVC Fall 2017”. Applications must include the following images and written information.
- Up to ten (10) images, captioned with title, date, medium and dimensions
- One-page Artist Statement
- Up-to-date curriculum vitae, with current contact information including address, phone, and email
(If applicable) applicants may include one (1) video file, 5 minutes or less in duration. The video must be submitted as a link to an external hosting site (i.e. YouTube or Vimeo). A still from the video should be included as one of the 10 images, with a link to the hosting site directly below the still.
Please note applications not meeting these requirements or applications sent by email or hard copies mailed to MOCA Cleveland will not be reviewed.
Fall 2017 SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
Applications for a studio visit with José Carlos Diaz are being accepted until August, 7 2017. All applicants will be notified by August 28, 2017 of their status.
PAST VISITING CURATORS
Adam Lerner (Museum of Contemporary Art Denver)