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SECAC posts academic and studio calls of potential interest to our members. To add a call, please forward a description in a Word document without special graphics to SECAC administrator Christine Tate at

  • Call for Gallery Proposals: Furman University, Greenville, SC (2/15/20)


Call for Gallery Proposals, Solo Exhibitions for Established Artists: Thompson Art Gallery, Furman University, Greenville, SC
Application Deadline: February 15, 2020

The Thompson Art Gallery invites established artists to submit a proposal for solo exhibitions during the 2020-22 academic years. The exhibition space is approximately 900 square feet with solo exhibitions typically running for 4-6 week periods. The gallery committee will consider all media. The university will insure artwork while it is on display in the Thompson Art Gallery. Shipping costs will be the responsibility of the artist. Small stipends available for artists willing to give a gallery talk at a closing or opening reception.

A complete proposal file should include:
• Artist statement (Word or PDF) labeled with last name.
• CV (Word or PDF) labeled with last name.
• 15-20 images presented in Powerpoint or PDF file. Include information (title, size, medium, year) for each image. File name should include artist name.
• A $20 processing fee should be mailed and made payable to the, Furman University Art Department 3300 Poinsett Hwy Greenville SC 29613, for each completed application.

About the School:
Furman University is a small liberal arts university located in Greenville, SC. We have 2,700 students on campus from all over the country. The art department has about 45 students majoring in art history or studio art, 6 full-time faculty, and classes that range in size from 12-24 students. The art department offers classes in drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, graphic design, sculpture, printmaking, and art history. The upstate South Carolina area has a rich history that is rooted in the textile industry. The New York Times recently ranked Greenville #12 on their 52 Places to Go in 2017 list. Greenville has a vibrant and creative atmosphere, which is why so many creative industries have moved to the Greenville area.