Mission

Trestle is a 501c3 non-profit contemporary art space located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, that was established in 2012 in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Our mission is to foster creativity and community by offering exhibition, education, and networking opportunities for contemporary artists and curators. We provide a place for creative people to focus on the development of their art and their career. Our mission is carried out through four core programs: Contemporary Exhibitions, Professional Development, Community Classes, and Residencies.

Ends on November 1, 2017$10.00
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Introductions 2018

Curated by Enrico Gomez

Introductions is an annual open call hosted by Trestle Gallery. The only qualification is that you have not participated in a show at our gallery before (previous open calls count, member salons do not count).

Submission Guidelines:     
- Longest edge of artwork can be a maximum of 6'
- You may submit up to 3 works for consideration
- Images must be in JPEG format, 1000 pixels on longest side
- CV and Statement must be submitted in PDF form



Ends on November 1, 2017$10.00
$10.00

Trestle Gallery Residencies

Trestle Gallery has two residency opportunities with November 1 deadlines, our Open Studio Residency and Visiting Artist Residency. Applicants are required to submit 4-8 work samples in the following formats: .JPG, .GIF, .MOV, .MP4, .AVI, .MP3. Applicants must have at least one professional reference.

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Open Studio Residency
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017 (11:59PM)  
Residency Dates: January 1 - June 30, 2018

About the Open Studio Residency: 
This residency is aimed at helping artists find a foothold in the art world while they develop a new body of work as an Open Studio Member. Residents receive a 10% discount on the Open Studio Membership while getting additional support of 6 months advisory with Jason Stopa or Christina Kelly. Residents are also given the opportunity to exhibit their work at Trestle. Participants receive all benefits of a Brooklyn Art Space Open Studio Membership as well as monthly group advisory meetings which include critiques, guest speakers, and studio visits. By participating in this program artists take advantage of networking and community building opportunities in addition to having access to low-cost studio space. The residents give back to the community and get a peek into the administrative end of the art world by volunteering in the gallery or studio for three hours per month. All artists are invited to apply. Applications are accepted twice each year.

Who this residency is ideal for: 
1. Artists developing a new body of work
2. Artists entering or re-entering the art world
3. Artists who have graduated with a BFA or MFA within the past two years (note: this residency is open to all artists, Bachelors/Masters degrees are not required). 

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Visiting Artist Residency
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017 (11:59PM)  
Upcoming cycle: January 1 - June 30, 2018

About the Visiting Artist Residency:
The Visiting Artist Residency allows artists to explore their practice and share their artistic experience with the Brooklyn Art Space and Trestle community. Each cycle,  one artist receives free Brooklyn Art Space Semi-Private studio membership for six months. The Visiting Resident Artist leads one art talk and one critique or workshop during the residency. 

Who this residency is ideal for:

Established artists who would like to have a space to make work, while interacting with the Trestle & BAS community.

*Please note: we do not provide housing*