Exhibition Proposals

The Bridgeport Art Center invites proposals for exhibitions from Chicago area artists and curators. If you are interested in exhibiting at the Bridgeport Art Center, please submit the following either by mail  (to Curator, Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60609) or by e-mailing to curator@bridgeportart.com.  In subject line if e-mailed write “submission”:

  • Cover letter describing your desire to exhibit your own work, either in a solo or group exhibition, or your interest in curating an exhibition of the work of other artists. Please describe the curatorial idea and other artists participating if interested in curating an exhibit.  Include contact details (address, phone, e-mail, website).
  • CV
  • Artist’s Statement (optional)
  • Eight to twelve images either on disc mailed to Bridgeport Art Center or low-resolution JPEGS e-mailed to curator@bridgeportart.com. Indicate title, date, and dimensions for each individual art work.  For curators, include at least three images of each artist’s work you would like to include in the show.
  • Self-addressed, stamped return envelope if you wish to have your materials returned.



Submissions will be reviewed quarterly (January 15, April 15, July 15, October15).  Applicants will be notified within one month of review date.