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The Art Center of Western Colorado accepts submissions to its exhibition program throughout the year. If you are interested in showing your work or curating a show, you must submit a proposal to the exhibition committee. We are also interested in collaborating with other spaces and organizations. All proposals that are submitted are processed within 6-12 months and pertain to exhibits one to two years in advance. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Submissions must include the following:

  • A description of the exhibition, including its objective and why it should be shown at The Art Center (TAC).
  • Possible time frames for the exhibition. The usual duration of an exhibition is 4-6 weeks.
  • Artist’s or curator’s statement(s), and/or other support material, reviews, résumés, exhibition history etc.
  • A list of artists participating, if applicable.
  • Links to relevant website(s) if available.
  • A selection of high quality digital images of the artwork to be shown. Can be emailed or sent on a CD or USB.
  • A corresponding list of submitted images, with titles, media, dimensions, prices, and dates.
  • List of costs TAC can expect, beyond reasonable gallery maintenance and opening expenses.
  • Description of educational programming that could be connected to this exhibit—artists’ or curators’ talks, workshops, films, classes, field trips etc.



  • The artist is responsible for delivery and pick up of artwork and all related shipping expenses.
  • TAC will retain a 40% commission of all sales.
  • Opening receptions usually occur on the first Friday of each month and are shared among all exhibits opening that month.
  • Postcard invitations may be shared among all exhibits opening that month.
  • TAC may stage more than one exhibit in the same gallery at the same time.
  • The artist is responsible for any additional insurance needs.
  • All scheduling is conducted at TAC’s discretion.


Send your proposal to [email protected]. If you need to share files using a cloud-based software, we recommend Google Drive. Please DO NOT share files using Office 365.

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The Art Center of Western Colorado
Attn: Exhibition Committee
1803 North 7th Street
Grand Junction, CO  81501

The exhibition committee meets annually. We will do our best to review and respond to all complete proposals in a timely manner. We will not return your submission materials to you.