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a nonprofit gallery for the visual and performing arts promoting the understanding and awareness of contemporary art
Artspace is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit gallery, EIN: 62-1375828.
All entry fees are used to support operations and programming costs.
Artspace's Exhibition Committee will review proposals for exhibitions of art in all genres for the 2024 season in our gallery located at 2833-A Hathaway Rd., Richmond, VA 23225, in the Stratford Hills Shopping Center.
All proposals must be submitted through the form below. 
In addition to the use of exhibition space in our Artspace galleries, the artist or curator that submits each accepted proposal will also receive a $100 honorarium. 
Submission deadline, Sunday, October 1, 2023, 11:59 pm, EST. 

$35 non-refundable proposal fee required.
Pay with Credit Card or PayPal.
Proposals will not be reviewed before finalized payment is received by Artspace unless the fee presents a hardship for the proposer. Please contact the exhibition committee prior to submitting your proposal if you need to request an exemption from the fee at:
The Exhibition Committee plans to notify selected exhibitors no later than Friday, November 17, 2023.

An announcement of the completed selections will be made by the end of December 2023.
Selections will be made without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, or national origin. Every reasonable effort within the capacity of Artspace will be made to accommodate artists with disabilities or accessibility needs.

We welcome submissions for exhibitions of art from all genres.
Exhibitions will be selected based on the following criteria:
 Artistic merit focused on the quality and nature of the work samples provided.
 How the exhibition will contribute towards the goal of building stronger communities through contemporary
arts and artists. 
 How the exhibition fosters opportunities for gathering with, understanding, and learning from art and artists.
 If the artwork compliments or coordinates with other exhibitions during the same exhibition period.
Please review our Exhibition Guidelines before submitting your proposal (link opens in new window).

Work exhibited should have been completed within the last 5 years of exhibition date unless the proposal is for a retrospective.
Proposals may be made for individual or group shows of 2 or more artists. Curators may apply to develop individual or group shows. Artists or curators may apply for group shows.  Full-time students are not eligible to apply for individual or group shows.

For additional information on Exhibition Proposal and Exhibition Guidelines, call Artspace (804) 232-6464 or email

Use the following form to submit your proposal for inclusion in the 2024 exhibition season at Artspace

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Artist Information

Select Type of Exhibition before Continuing:
Provide artist contact information
Description Text
Certification of Understanding: *
Provide curator's contact information
Certification of Understanding: *
For group exhibitions, please provide images representative of the work that will be shown by as many of the participating artists as possible using the upload questions below. Additional images are encouraged and may be submitted by email to
Certification of Understanding: (Curator/Leader) *
Where did you hear about this Open Call for Proposal Submissions? (Select all that apply)

Available Exhibition Dates in 2024

Choose all dates in 2024 that you and the proposal you are submitting are available for a gallery exhibition at Artspace (see requirements and note below). *
* Artists are required to install, keep their work on display during the run of the show, and take down their exhibitions or make arrangements to have another party do so for them after (within 2 days of the) the closing date.
* Artists are also encouraged to give a gallery talk on the day after their show opens.
We also encourage artists to provide programming, workshops, etc. during the run of each show. Are you interested in providing such an event? *

Exhibition Requirements

Below, please indicate if your work is to be shown on the walls, if your work needs floor space, or if you require both wall and floor space (select both options).
Is work to be displayed on the wall? *
Does your work require floor space? *
Artspace provides at least one pedestal per exhibition to display price lists and artist information. Do you need Artspace to also provide pedestals for the display of your work? *

Details of Proposal

Upload Images for your Proposal

Upload images of work to be shown or work that is representative of the exhibition being planned. 8 images required. (Submit still images in these formats only: .jpg, .pdf, .png, 5MB limit per file)
For video submissions, select YES in the Video Submission question box below in order to submit links and passwords (if required) to access to your video files .  
If you wish to submit both still images and video, select the choice that is most applicable and contact the exhibition committee at for assistance.


Upload either 8 images or 8 links for videos below and provide information for each.

Pay for proposal submission

$35 non-refundable proposal fee required.
Pay with Credit Card or PayPal.

Once you submit payment you will see a notification page that says your proposal is complete. You will also receive an email at the address you provided above with a copy of the proposal you submitted. This email will come from Formsite with this subject - Received: Artspace Proposal Submission for 2024 #[Your Assigned Submission Number Here]

If you do not receive this email confirmation, check your spam folder. Contact to request a copy of your email confirmation if needed.

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