OPPORTUNITIES


Rolling Request For Proposals (RFP)!

We want to see your work!
Please visit the RFP form for information and to apply.


Curate a Visual Art Exhibition!

SMUSH Gallery seeks guest curators for visual art shows Winter 2019! 

Guest curators are responsible for conceptualizing their show, managing communication with artists, hanging and removing artwork, establishing gallery hours, and collaborating with SMUSH Gallery on publicity materials. Curators are credited and receive a portion of sales. Please note that, as a general rule, artwork must hang on the wall.  

Applications are accepted via our Request For Proposals form.


Time Swap for Free Rehearsal Space!

Put time into SMUSH Gallery and rehearse for free!

Independent artists, community groups, and non-profits are invited to participate in Time Swap. Swaps are available hour-for-hour for rehearsal; arrangements may be made for other uses of the space (photo shoots, exhibition, performance, etc.). Basic duties include sitting the gallery, working events, and cleaning the space; specialized duties include making repairs, hanging artwork, and supporting publicity. Opportunities are contingent on needs and availability.

Please make inquiry to hello@smushgallery.com. 


Apply for SMUSH Moves, Vol. 7!

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL THE ARTISTS WHO APPLIED.

SMUSH Moves is a mixed bill dance and performance series serving movement artists from Jersey City, New York, and beyond.
SMUSH Moves, Vol. 7 will be June 8, 2019.


Application and further info can be found here.
Applications are due Wednesday, May 1.


Apply for SMUSH Gallery’s Summer 2019 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program!

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL THE ARTISTS WHO APPLIED.

SMUSH Gallery is now accepting applications for our Summer 2019 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program! This program offers artists of all disciplines space for studio work, rehearsal, performance, and exhibition in our beautiful storefront art space. Artists receive access to the space in select weeks throughout July and August, plus use of gallery equipment and publicity support. Non-profit and independent artists and organizations are especially encouraged to apply.

Residencies are available the weeks of July 1, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5, August 12, and August 19.
Artists may apply for one to three weeks of residency time; residencies run on a weekly basis and begin on Mondays. The minimum residency period is one week.

  • Applications are due April 1.

  • Decisions will be announced April 16.

  • Confirmation is due April 23.

  • Contracts must be signed and returned by May 1.

INFO SHEET // APPLICATION

Questions? Please read the Info Sheet and Application first, then we'll happily answer your questions at hello@smushgallery.com.


Apply for KH&D Presents!

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL THE ARTISTS WHO APPLIED.

Perform at SMUSH Gallery alongside new work from Katelyn Halpern & Dancers! Performances April 25-26, 2019; each evening is programmed separately. *Please note: the original post listed performance April 25-27, however there will only be performance April 25-26.

Application and further info can be found here.
Applications are due Friday, February 22.


Apply for SMUSH Moves, Vol. 6!

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL THE ARTISTS WHO APPLIED.

SMUSH Moves is a mixed bill dance and performance series serving movement artists from Jersey City, New York, and beyond.
SMUSH Moves, Vol. 6 will be April 6, 2019.


Application and further info can be found here.
Applications are due Friday, February 8.


Submit art to Zero to 70!

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL THE ARTISTS WHO APPLIED.

Zero to 70 is our next group visual art show, featuring high energy work priced at $70 or less. It will be on view starting May 3, 2019.

Details, including how to submit, can be found here.
Submissions are due Friday, February 15.


Submit art to Soft News!

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL THE ARTISTS WHO APPLIED.

Soft News is our next group visual art show, featuring immediate, everyday, personal artwork for the human in you. It will be on view November 30, 2018 - January 27, 2019. 

Details, including how to submit, can be found here.
Submissions are due Wednesday, October 17


Apply for SMUSH Moves, Vol. 4!

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL THE ARTISTS WHO APPLIED.

SMUSH Moves is a mixed bill dance and performance series serving movement artists from Jersey City, New York, and beyond. SMUSH Moves, Vol 4 will be November 30, 2018.

Application and further info can be found here.
Applications are due Monday, October 15


Summer 2018 Subsidized Residency Program

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THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL THE ARTISTS WHO APPLIED.

SMUSH Gallery is now accepting applications to our Summer 2018 Subsidized Residency Program! This program offers artists of all disciplines space for studio work, rehearsal, and/or performance in our beautiful storefront artspace. Artists receive up to 80 hours/week in select weeks throughout June, July, and August, plus use of gallery equipment and publicity support. Non-profit and independent artists and organizations are especially encouraged to apply.

Residencies are available the weeks of June 18, June 25, July 15, July 22, July 30, August 6, and August 13.

  • Applications for June dates are due at noon on Monday, June 4, 2018. Decisions will be announced Thursday, June 7, 2018.

  • Applications for July and August dates are due at noon on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Decisions will be announced Wednesday, June 27, 2018.

  • If you are interested in a longer rental, please email us at hello@smushgallery.com to discuss.

APPLY! 

Questions? Please read the Summer 2018 Subsidized Residency Program Info Sheet and Application first, then we'll happily answer your questions at hello@smushgallery.com.


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