We are looking for 3 members of the Society of Scottish Artists to be part of the General Submissions Selection Committee for the 125th Annual Exhibition that will take place at The Maclaurin Art Gallery 19 November 2023 – 14 January 2024
The Society of Scottish Artists is an artist-led membership organisation and encourages all members to contribute to the Society and its activities.
You will be part of a committee of 6+ people responsible for selecting artworks for the exhibition, you will view and vote on artworks submitted digitally through the General Submissions open call.
After the submission deadline has passed, you will be given access to the online voting system where you will have four weeks to look at each submission and cast your vote. This is done online in your own time before 14 September.
Please be aware that looking at submissions does take time and you are required to view and vote on every artwork.
You will be required to attend a full-day meeting in Edinburgh on 17th September 2023 to make the final pre-selections. You must be available on this date, and full details will follow.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
All members are welcome to apply. We are interested to hear from Society members who have not previously taken part in exhibition selection committees and from those who live outwith Edinburgh. (Travel expenses can be covered up to a limit).
We are keen to receive applications from artists working in a range of disciplines within the areas of painting, printmaking, photography, drawing and sculpture.
Deadline to apply: Friday 11 August 2023, 9am
Notification: Friday 18 August 2023
Access to voting: by Friday 25 August 2023
Selection completed: Thursday 14 September 2023
Selection meeting: Sunday 17 September
HOW TO APPLY
You can nominate yourself to be part of the Selection Committee by completing the following form here.
The Professional Members of the SSA Council will consider applications and select 3 members to join the selection Selection Committee by Friday 18 August 2023.
We look forward to receiving your nomination.