Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville, Tennessee announces an open call to video artists seeking to exhibit work in the 2nd annual emerging video artists exhibition. Artists producing museum quality work are encouraged to submit samples in DVD format. The exhibition will feature six works to be screened in our Installation galleries. Each space is 9x10 feet and is large enough to house a single-channel projected video or up to three channels on monitors. Please mail submissions to Jochen Wierich, Cheekwood Museum of Art, 1200 Forrest Park Dr., Nashville, TN 37205. Include a CV, artist statement, and self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like your work returned. The deadline for submissions is July 7, 2008. Notification letters will go out in August, and the exhibition will run from October 11, 2007 through April 12, 2009.
The museum has exhibited video works from across the world since the galleries were established in 1998. This program is one of the first and most prominent video exhibition programs in the southeastern United States. Past installations have included such artists as Gary Hill, Yoko Ono, Gary Simmons, Bill Viola, William Kentridge, Pipilotti Rist, Zhang Huan, Stephen Vitiello, Kristin Lucas, The Atlas Group, John Pilson, Emily Jacir, Jefferson Pinder, and Harell Fletcher.
For further information the Cheekwood, please see the web site at cheekwood.org.