SHIM Invitational Call for Submissions:

SHIM is pleased to announce an open call to visual artists in all media for the next iteration of SHIM’s Invitational program, coinciding with launch of our new partnership with

SHIM is an arts exhibition company that fills the gaps in the art world, providing exhibition opportunities to artists, curators, and other organizations and affiliations and empowering them to mount their projects by and for themselves. In partnership with, we are thrilled to be able to expand our programming to include professional digital services to our artist members.

SHIM Invitationals are our premier initiative for supporting the needs of individual artists seeking to exhibit their work. Invitationals take place twice each year in Brooklyn, New York at our home gallery in Bushwick. If selected by our team, your work will be included in a two-week curated exhibition, with 100% of all sales retained by YOU, the artist.

SHIM Invitational 6 will take place February 16th – March 4th at SHIM’s home gallery at ArtHelix in Brooklyn, NY. To be considered for SHIM Invitational 6, the deadline for submissions is January 26th, 2018. Applications received after January 26th will automatically be entered into consideration for SHIM Invitational 7 later in 2018.

To apply, please visit the link below and submit your info, image samples, and non-refundable application fee via SHIM’s Artist Application, where you can also find more info about SHIM’s full range of programs for individual artists. In addition to collected application fees, selected artists will be subject to a one-time supplemental Exhibitor Fee of $65 once accepted, which covers installation, promotion, and digital content hosting for the exhibition. Like all of our programs, SHIM applies no gallery commissions to sales from our exhibitions.

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