500X Call for Membership Applications

Deadline: May 8, 2021

Call Summary:

500X is an artist-run, cooperative gallery collective with a long history in North Texas. Having been run by artists for over 40 years, 500X relies on the talent and dedication of its members to continue exhibiting local and international artists.

Members hold roles within the collective, such as President, Vice President, Social Media Manager, Historian, Secretary, Special Exhibitions Team, or PR/Website Manager. The gallery is typically open every Saturday and Sunday 12-5 pm and members are expected to share the load for gallery sitting each month. Decisions are made as a collective and all members have equal voting rights. The deadline for membership applications is May 8th 2021. Artists will be notified of selections May 24th 2021. Accepted members can expect membership to start in June 2021.

Membership Includes:

  • Annual Solo Exhibition

  • Annual project space to curate

  • Experience working in a commercial gallery

  • Gallery members’ network

Membership duties:

  • Monthly dues ($50.00)

  • Attendance at monthly members' meeting

  • Attendance at monthly gallery receptions

  • Maintenance of gallery

  • Opening / closing of gallery

  • Exhibition planning & installation

Application Requirements

Portfolio Contents:

  • 20 Images of Recent Work and Inventory sheet with thumbnails/artwork info

  • Resume / CV

  • Artist's Statement

  • Letter of Intent

Get full details and apply here: http://www.500x.org/membership-applications-1


Fort Worth Community Arts Center

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX 76107

(817) 738-1938

Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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