How can I submit to the FOFA Gallery?
The FOFA Gallery accepts submissions on an ongoing basis. Projects are selected for exhibition on the basis of the overall quality and innovative character of their work. Proposals for group and solo exhibitions in visual arts, curatorial practices and the performing arts will be reviewed twice per year. Other opportunities such as interventions, choreographies, and benefits, will be reviewed on a needs basis.
SUBMISSIONS SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
1. Curriculum vitæ
2. Artist statement
3. Project proposal with detailed description of work (include space and technical
4. Supporting visual documents:
• maximum of 20 digital images (.jpg or .tif ) or slides, clearly identified
• maximum of 1 VHS tape or DVD, clearly identified
5. Descriptive list of included materials with artist’s name, title, date, media and size
6. Self addressed stamped envelope
Who can apply to the FOFA Gallery?
The FOFA Gallery accepts applications from faculty, staff, current students and alumni of the Concordia University Faculty of Fine Arts. Both exhibition and curatorial proposals are accepted.
Can students apply to the FOFA Gallery?
Yes students can apply for exhibitions at the FOFA Gallery, though first preference is given to students working at an advanced level.
Are there artist fees given for exhibitions?
The FOFA Gallery does not pay artist fees at this time
What is the FOFA Gallery?
The FOFA Gallery is an exhibition and research centre based in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University. In addition to traditional presentation methods (solo, group, thematically based exhibitions) the FOFA Gallery is also favorable toward proposals that
engage academic interests or disciplines represented in Concordia’s larger community. Applicants are also encouraged to propose interdisciplinary and new media presentations, residencies, artist projects and other practices that extend the notions of curatorial and artistic practices, and of the Gallery iitself.
How can I receive updates on FOFA Gallery events and exhibitions?
You can receive updates for FOFA Gallery exhibitions and events by signing up here.
What career opportunities are there at the FOFA Gallery?
FOFA Gallery has many career opportunities, and they are outlined in our careers section.
When is the gallery open?
The FOFA Gallery is open Monday to Friday, 11 am to 7 pm. The Gallery is closed for all statutory holidays and the two-week period between Christmas and the beginning of the Spring semester.
How long are exhibitions?
Exhibitions vary in length, but are generally between 4 and 8 weeks in duration.
Where is the gallery? How do I get there?
The FOFA Gallery is located on the ground floor of the new Engineering, Computer Sciences and Visual Arts (EV) Building at 1515 Ste Catherine Street West (between Guy and McKay Streets). The Gallery may be accessed directly from the street or from inside the EV Building.
How is the gallery funded?
The Gallery receives an annual budget allocation from the Faculty of Fine Arts. The Gallery also raises revenue through individual, corporate and foundation fundraising.
What is the submission deadline?
The FOFA Gallery accepts exhibition proposals on an ongoing basis. The Selections Committee meets 2 to 3 times a year to jury proposals.
Does the gallery take donations?
Yes, the FOFA Gallery accepts both small cash gifts and larger donations. For more information please contact Catherine Rideout, Principal Director Advancement, Faculty of Fine Arts, 848-2424 ext 8744 or Catherine.Rideout@concordia.ca
Does the gallery have a collection?
No, the FOFA Gallery does not maintain a permanent collection.