Open Call 2018

COOP Gallery is accepting proposals for a solo exhibition in June, and we would love to review your work. The selected artist will receive a $500 honorarium, and a solo show scheduled for June 2018 at Coop’s Nashville gallery space. Artists not accepted for this exhibition will be considered for future solo and group curated exhibitions (many proposals from previous calls earned exhibits in the following year).

Dates and Information:
Submission Deadline: April 1, 2018
Notification Date: April 15, 2018
Exhibition Dates: June 2—26, 2018

Honorarium for selected exhibitor: $500

Application Fee: $25 paid via Paypal to

Required Proposal Information:
To be considered for an exhibition, artists must submit all of the following via email in one single PDF to
1. Contact Information (name, email, phone, website)
2. Exhibition Proposal (written description 200-500 words)
3. 8 digital jpeg images (4” x 6” at 300 dpi) or link to hosted video (maximum of 3 minutes). If you are directing us to a website please be SPECIFIC as to what we are to consider.
4. Clear description of media used
5. Artists are welcome to submit accompanying drawings describing the proposed exhibition or relation of works.
6. Current CV
7. Submission of $25 paid via Paypal (please include Paypal transaction number and sender’s email address if different from your own). No checks accepted.


COOP is a curatorial collective made up of artists, curators, thinkers and professors whoare committed to expanding Nashville’s dialogue with contemporary art by presenting challenging new or under-represented artists/artworks to our community.