CALL FOR ENTRIES: ArtBuzz Studios announces Surface: 01, an exhibition of emerging artists this October

ArtBuzz Studios is an open artist-friendly venue for creative individuals and a place where artists can create in a community, meet fellow artists and progress in the field of art. It leaves room for exploration and experimentation, opening up a dialogue and extending the exhibition space to artists outside the gallery.

This October, ArtBuzz Studios announces Surface: 01, an exhibition of emerging artists. In its quest to support young and upcoming artists, ArtBuzz Studios welcomes portfolio submissions from artists for the inaugural edition of the exhibition seeking to take their career to the next level.

Artists will be selected on merit and applications from artists who work in a range of mediums and subject matter are encouraged. Applications are open to artists at any stage of their careers – from students pursuing their arts degrees, to artists who may have exhibited their work on a small scale previously in India.

This is a unique opportunity for young artists to showcase their work to the Delhi art world, grow and develop their careers. ArtBuzz Studios will offer advice and guidance to short-listed applicants on how they can promote their work, introducing them to collectors and covering exhibition installation costs. ArtBuzz Studios will not take commissions from art sales – the full proceeds from artworks sold will be given to the artist.

ArtBuzz Studios is looking for young and emerging artists to participate in an exhibition that is slated to take place from 12th to 14th October, 2018. The selection of artists will be strictly on the basis of an application procedure and subject to our in-house jury.

Who can apply?

Professional artists: Painters, Photographers, Printmakers, Installations artists, New Media artists.

For applying, artists are required to send in 5 of their best artworks along with a Resumé to info@artbuzz.in

Deadline: 20th September, 2018
Participation fee on selection: Rs 3,500

About ArtBuzz Studios

ArtBuzz Studios aims to provide a free and open platform for local arts and artists in Delhi, with the intention of fostering, sustaining, and supporting emerging artists whilst also energising Delhi’s thriving creative community (especially the younger demographic) with unique workshops and events.

The studios are non-residential and for working artists. Facilities include, an open plan communal studio space (which can accomodate fifteen artists), ten private studios, traditional printmaking facilities and an open-air terrace. The space can be converted to host exhibitions, talk, workshops and other events.

Founders aim to create a supportive, vibrant and eclectic artistic community where creativity can be nurtured, they want to address the lack of support networks and facilities for younger artists and create an inclusive space that inspires constructive critique and creative collaboration.

The core objective of ArtBuzz Studios is to create platforms and events that support young creative practitioners in the city with a goal of making art inclusive and accessible to all, with a particular focus on artists who have recently completed their arts education, and who have with limited prior exposure to the art world. Our space is a catalyst for dialogue between artists, curators, community organisations, galleries, museums, and others in the cultural sector encouraging open creative collaboration and interdisciplinary exploration.

About Amisha Chowbey

Amisha graduated from LSR, Delhi in 2008 where she studied English Literature. A writer by profession, her contributions to valued publications include the likes of Hindustan Times, The New Indian Express, Tehelka, The Financial Express and Indian Contemporary Art Journal.

She took her passion to alter the outlook of art in the youth and reach maximum followers to newer heights with ArtBuzz. When not chasing deadlines, she loves to read, travel and play the piano.

About Anubha Gupta

Anubha is a Postgraduate in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London and a graduate in English Literature from Jesus and Mary College. She is passionate about the arts and in her career explored professional opportunities with private art galleries, government aided NGO and an art fair. As a young collector, she has strived to build a value creating online portals like artsome.co but now aims to fulfil her long standing vision of building a brick and mortar platform which can help empower younger artists. ArtBuzz and ArtBuzz studios are just a step in the same direction.

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