Call for First Friday artists

ABOUT FIRST FRIDAY

First Friday is a Happy Hour + Art facilitated by the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art at FilmScene on the PedMall.

VENUE

First Friday occurs in the Screening Room of FilmScene on the PedMall (118 E College Street, Iowa City, IA).

Room dimensions: 36 ft. x 13 ft.

Ceiling height: 13 ft., track lighting suspended at 11 ft.

Hanging rail: 36 ft. long, located at 9 ft. mark on the brick wall

Hooks: 10 standard picture hooks are secured at 3 ft. intervals

Easels: The Stanley provides up to 8 black aluminum easels upon request

Images and Model of FilmScene Screening Room

TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE OF ART

Artists must transport, install, and remove art. Art cannot be stored on the premises.

SALE OF ART

First Friday is a display opportunity only. The Stanley and FilmScene do not broker sales.

 

OPEN CALLS:

LVSQUARE FEB 2020 FF 2

CALL FOR ARTISTS | FIRST FRIDAY | ART CAUCUS | FEBRUARY 7, 2020 | 57 p.m.  

REGISTRATION DUE: DECEMBER 1, 2019  

ART CAUCUS 

February First Friday honors Iowa electoral tradition and welcomes artist-neighbors (residing within 50 miles of Iowa City) to jockey and jostle for the positioning of their work within a pop-up exhibition. Artists are invited to bring a single work of politically-oriented art and collaboratively curate a community pop-up exhibition. To participate, please register by completing the following form.   

ENTRY 

Please complete the following form (one entry per applicant): https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eEEvYULEEfGRK4d 

Questions may be directed to Vero Rose Smith (veronica-smith@uiowa.edu) 

 
LV SQUARE WOMENSMARCH 2020 FF2  CALL FOR ARTISTS | FIRST FRIDAY | WOMEN’S MARCH | MARCH 6, 2020 | 57 p.m.  

SUBMISSION DUE: DECEMBER 1, 2019 

WOMEN’S MARCH 

In order to celebrate talented local, national, and international female artists, FilmScene’s “Women’s March” will showcase female-directed new releases alongside classic cinema, films with local roots, and dialogues about the female perspective in the industry. Local (residing within 50 miles of Iowa City) artists are invited to submit work that relates to the theme of “Women’s March” to be considered for selection in a juried group exhibition. 

ENTRY 

Please complete the following form (one entry per applicant): https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9Hv0VBZu2MESY2p 

Questions may be directed to Vero Rose Smith (veronica-smith@uiowa.edu) 

FFAPRIL2020LVSQUARE2  CALL FOR ARTISTS | FIRST FRIDAY | MICRO RESIDENCY| APRIL 3, 2020 | 57 p.m.  

SUBMISSION DUE: DECEMBER 1, 2019 

MICRO RESIDENCY 

One hour. One room. $100 for materials and a $100 honorarium. What will you create?  

The Stanley Museum of Art invites artists living within 50 miles of Iowa City and working in any medium to submit proposals for a Micro Residency, to be executed on Friday, April 3, 2020. Artists who are working in any medium/discipline or whose work is interdisciplinary are welcome to apply. Submit a written statement describing a potential project to be staged, a CV, an artist statement, and documentation of previous work. A single artist or group will be selected.

ENTRY 

Please complete the following form (one entry per applicant): https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0P5HRgCDOqxO9mt 

Questions may be directed to Vero Rose Smith (veronica-smith@uiowa.edu) 

 

 

 

 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in a program, please contact the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art in advance at 335-1727.