Montserrat College of Art Gallery
presents innovative exhibitions
of contemporary art that feature
regional, national and
international artists ranging
from emerging to established.
Our core mission is to cultivate
learning, celebrate artistic excellence, and to inspire
a lifelong involvement in art
and design.

opportunities for artists

General Submissions

To submit your artwork for review, please send a current resume, artist statement, and 10-20 images of your current work to:

Leonie Bradbury, Gallery Director/Curator
Montserrat College of Art
23 Essex St., Beverly, MA 01915

Please do not email submissions to the Gallery. Emails with attachments will not be considered. Images may be slides or in digital, jpeg form at 300 dpi, saved onto a disk. Please do not send original artwork.

We accept work on a continuous basis; there is no submission deadline. Please, no phone inquiries.


Call for Alumni/Alumnae Submissions

The Gallery seeks former students to include in our programming. In order to be considered, you must be active in your local art community, have created a high-caliber body of work separate from the work you created at Montserrat, be able to give a gallery talk, and have graduated prior to 2007.

To submit your artwork for review, please send a current resume, artist statement, and 10-20 images of your current work to:

Leonie Bradbury, Gallery Director/Curator
Montserrat College of Art
23 Essex St., Beverly, MA 01915

Please do not email submissions to the Gallery. Images may be slides or in digital, jpeg form at 300 dpi, saved onto a disk. The Gallery reviews submissions on an ongoing basis; there is no submission deadline. Please, no phone inquiries.


Call for Work:
Frame 301
A Street-Side Art Installation at the 301 Gallery, Beverly, MA

Frame 301, a unique art installation space occupying the street-side window of Montserrat College of Art's 301 Gallery, is seeking artist proposals for the 2012/13 calendar year. Although there is no theme to Frame 301, the project promotes innovative, original, and site-specific installations. Each of the selected artists will be exhibited for a month-long period.

Interested artists please submit:

  • Proposal for window installation, including a written description and visual examples of how the artist intends the installation to appear.
  • Resume with complete artist contact information.

Materials will be kept on file. If you would like your materials returned, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

The Basics:

  • Proposed projects must fit within the size dimensions of H: 8'7" x W: 18' x D: 3'.
  • Selected work must be on view for the duration of the month assigned to the artist.
  • Selected artists agree to allow their installation to be photographed for media use with the understanding that proper credit will accompany the images.

Deadline:
All entries must be sent for consideration to the Gallery, at least two months before the proposal would be installed, pending selection.

Contact:
gallery@montserrat.edu


Curatorial Internships

An ideal position for graduate and/or college students interested in experiencing and contributing to the day-to-day management of a contemporary art gallery. Interns will assist with the daily operations of the gallery, preparations for upcoming exhibits and events, and be asked to execute a variety of administrative and curatorial duties such as public relations, event planning, designing and/or performing education activities and support for our exhibitions. In addition, the intern will have the opportunity to select artists for Frame 301, a site-specific window installation. This position has core responsibilities, as listed above, however each internship experience is unique to the individual's interest, strengths, and skills. Additional projects and responsibilities will be discussed.

Interns should be willing to commit to a full semester of work, with a required minimum of ten hours per week. Those interested in summer internships and internships performed for credit are strongly encouraged to apply. Flexible schedule can be provided if needed.

Skills/requirements:

  • Art History/Museum Studies/Art Education major
  • Good computer skills i.e. ability to work multi-platform, Word, Excel
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Professional conduct and practices
  • Willingness to learn and perform exhibit installation skills

If interested, please send a resume, two references and a cover letter to Montserrat College of Art Gallery, 23 Essex St. Beverly, MA attention Leonie Bradbury, Gallery Director or email your inquires to lbradbury@montserrat.edu.


This program is supported in part by a grant from the Beverly Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.