SELECTION CRITERIA• strength and innovation of the proposed exhibition/ project• a demonstrated contemporary and experimental arts practice• relevance to Sawtooth’s community of practitioners and audience members
GENERAL INFORMATION• Exhibitions run for a three-week period with a one-week turn around.• Proposed exhibitions can include more than one gallery space.• Exhibiting artists are required to sit the gallery on one Saturday or pay the one-off fee of $60 to cover a sitter.• Secondary students are not eligible for this call out, but are invited to become involved in the Threshold program. Artists currently enrolled in an undergraduate tertiary arts degree are only eligible to apply for the Project Gallery and Gate Space Gallery• Commercial galleries and non ARI projects will be charged a higher rent fee.• Sawtooth membership is included in rent fee.• Openings are concurrent; i.e. one shared opening will take place for all gallery spaces.• Sawtooth committee and volunteers will operate a bar on opening night.• Exhibiting artists are to install their work themselves. Gallery technicians can be pre-arranged through Sawtooth to assist with hanging at the artist’s expense.