Call for proposals...

MAY SPACE welcomes proposals from practicing artists in Australia and New Zealand.

Submissions should be emailed directly to the Gallery with images (please include full captions in each image title) in support of the proposal, preferably a link to the artist website, a current C/V, a brief artist statement and a separate, single page outlining the nature of the work you are proposing. Please keep it simple, no powerpoint, keynote or .zip files. All files must be emailed, do not send Dropbox invitations or download links. Note: applications on CD's can no longer be reviewed.

General Call for Artists

Proposals from professional artists living in Australia or NZ at any stage in their career are invited to submit, however we are looking for artists whose work fits well within our current stable of Represented Artists.  We are also looking for video works for our Black Box Projects space, a dedicated theatrette for moving image artworks.

Opportunities for successful applicants may include:
- A place in our Introducing exhibition series
- To be curated into our group exhibitions
- Solo exhibitions
- Screenings in Black Box Projects

To apply, please submit the following materials:
- A short Letter outlining previous professional practice and foreseeable artistic goals
- An Artist CV of relevant experience
- An Artist Statement (max. 500 words)
- A link to your website
- When submitting moving image artworks, links to each video work in full

Please note: no images bigger than 500kb are to be sent via email, we would prefer a link to a website portfolio please.

The team at MAY SPACE will review proposals periodically throughout the year and applicants will receive a notice as to whether their proposal has been successful within 3 months of applying. Please note that due to time constraints, we are not able to provide feedback regarding unsuccessful proposals.


Position Available: Gallery Manager, MAY SPACE

As the Gallery Manager, the successful applicant will be working alongside the Director in all operational duties. An ability to multi-task is essential as you will be required to handle all administrative tasks including email correspondence, maintain database & website, design and write email newsletters, coordinate advertising, maintain social media profiles, organise exhibition details (artwork transport, artist information, press, and catalogues). The applicant will have experience in OS X operating systems, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and MailChimp. A Bachelor’s degree in fine art, art theory, or art history is required. Must like dogs.

To be considered, please send through a current CV, covering letter, and writing sample.

Covering letter should address the following criteria:
- Computer literacy
- Knowledge of the visual arts with an emphasis on contemporary Australian art
- Previous experience relevant to the position