of M Creates New Venue for Unusual Artworks
release: October 19, 2000
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whose work is out of the mainstream will soon have a new venue
for their projects. ArtLab is being launched by The Art Museum
of The University of Memphis to show new, experimental and
are invited to submit proposals for the February-June 2001
exhibition period. Selections will be made no more than six
months in advance of the show. Exhibits will change about
every four weeks.
works may push the boundaries of creative expression. They
may be beautiful, funny, stark, disturbing or thoughtful.
ArtLab is intended to be a forum for works in progress.
not going in with any preconceived ideas," says Lisa Francisco,
AMUM's assistant director. "Part of the problem is that artists
can't find space unless they're established, and they can't
get established unless they show their work."
presentations will be shown in Gallery C, the smallest of
the museum's spaces for temporary exhibitions. AMUM will provide
support with installation, lighting and publicity, along with
a $250 honorarium at the project's end. The artist agrees
to provide all materials and labor required for the exhibition
and to give one gallery talk.
more information, call 901-678-2224 or visit the museum's
Web site at www.amum.org.
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