EXHIBITIONS

Harwood Art Center Galleries & Exhibitions Program is dedicated to providing exhibition, audience expansion and professional development opportunities to artists working in any media and from diverse creative fields. We encourage proposals that focus on new or experimental artworks.

Our galleries are open to the public on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am – 3pm. Please check our exhibition calendar for exhibition dates (campus is closed between exhibitions).

 

 

Call for SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico 2024

“SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico” is dedicated to cultivating the creative and professional growth of artistic talents and to expanding their visibility in our community.

We invite emerging artists to submit works for consideration in “SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico” — Harwood Art Center’s Annual Juried Exhibition, Awards and Professional Development Program.  There is $10 fee to apply; all collected fees are allocated to replenishing Harwood’s endowed cash awards for the program.

Call for SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico 2024

“SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico” is dedicated to cultivating the creative and professional growth of artistic talents and to expanding their visibility in our community.

We invite emerging artists to submit works for consideration in “SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico” — Harwood Art Center’s Annual Juried Exhibition, Awards and Professional Development Program.  There is $10 fee to apply; all collected fees are allocated to replenishing Harwood’s endowed cash awards for the program.

 

Call for 2025 Exhibition Proposals

 

We invite individuals and groups to submit proposals for exhibitions or site-specific installations for Harwood Art Center’s 2025 Galleries & Exhibitions Program.

2025 marks the 100th anniversary of our historic campus. Harwood is commemorating the occasion with public programming that looks back on a century of creative expression, learning and engaged citizenship. Also, we are inviting artists, organizers and community members to imagine 100 years forward. For our 2025 gallery proposals we are especially interested in these themes.

Building on Harwood’s ongoing missional commitment to value the arts, artists, and labor all selected artists will receive a micro grant as part of their award package. Solo exhibitions are awarded $500 and each artist in a group exhibition will be awarded up to $250.

 

Applications for Exhibition Proposals are now open. Applications are due by 11:59pm MST, Monday April 22, 2024

Additional Exhibition Proposal Info

Proposals must be submitted by filling out our online propsal forms above. Please do not send any proposals by email or snail mail; they will not be reviewed.

Proposals must be filled out and submitted online in a single session; they cannot be saved in progress. We suggest preparing your materials before you begin the form.

There is an application fee of $10; all collected fees are allocated to replenishing Harwood’s endowed cash awards for our Galleries & Exhibition Program. If the application fee presents a barrier, you are still encouraged to apply, please submit the application and email us to confirm your fee waiver.

Building on Harwood’s ongoing missional commitment to value the arts, artists, and labor all selected artists will receive a micro grant as part of their award package. Solo exhibitions are awarded $500 and each artist in a group exhibition will be awarded up to $250.

The following items are required to complete your proposal:

  • Artist Statement (150 words max)
  • Artist Bio (150 words max)
  • Statement about the subject of the work and the proposed exhibition. (250 words max)
  • Up to 5 images (JPEGs) of works that accurately represent the pieces or types of work that will be included in the proposed show.

Please direct your inquiries to any of the following:

Asscociate Director of Opportunity
-Helen Atkins

Asscociate Director of Engagement
-Jordyn Bernicke

Chief Programs Officer
-Julia Mandeville

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