DROP OFF DATES: Boom, SoEx's 18th Juried Exhibition

DROP OFF DATES: Boom, SoEx's 18th Juried Exhibition

To download the Call for Entry guidelines and forms please click here.



Open to visual artists living in Northern California, north of King City and south of the Oregon border. Visual artists working in all media are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be aware of Southern Exposure’s mission and our commitment to supporting a broad range of innovative, risk-taking contemporary visual art practices. 

SoEx accepts only ONE work per artist only. Work must be completed within the current year (2010). All artistic media will be accepted for jurying including sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, video, film, media, installation, social practice, performance and more. Dimensions of work submitted may not exceed 6’ x 6’ x 6’ and 100 lbs. Actual works must be submitted and ready to install. Assembly of artwork during drop-off days is strictly prohibited. For film and video based work, please submit no more than 5 minutes of the proposed piece on DVD ready to view. For installation, performance, social practice, site-specific, or web-based work, please submit a one-paragraph description of the proposed project, how you intend for it to be displayed at SoEx and up to two visual support materials such as a schematic, prototype, drawing or image. Size limitations not 
applicable for media, performance, and web-based works.

Friday, December 3, 2010, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
Saturday, December 4, 2010, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm 

Sunday, December 5, 2010 
Accepted artists will be notified by Sunday evening, December 5, 2010. ONLY accepted artists will be notified by this date. Don’t call us. We’ll call you! 

Monday, December 6, 2010, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm 
Work left after the pick-up day will be charged $5/day storage fee.
Note: While every precaution will be made in the care of submitted work, Southern Exposure is unable to insure work during the jurying phase of BOOM.

You must submit two entry forms with your work. The forms are available in the pdf version of the CFE which you can download.

Astria Suparak, Director, Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University

Astria Suparak has curated international exhibitions, screenings and events at The Kitchen, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Eyebeam, Anthology Film Archives, P.S.1, FotoFest Biennial, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Participant Inc., Yale University, Ladyfest and The Liverpool Biennial, in addition to numerous alternative spaces. She is currently the director of Carnegie Mellon University's Miller Gallery, where she curated the touring exhibition Keep It Slick: Infiltrating Capitalism with The Yes Men, Your Town, Inc.: Big Box Reuse with Julia Christensen, Contestational Cartographies, and the current exhibition, Whatever It Takes: Steelers Fan Collections, Rituals, and Obsessions. She is currently working on an exhibition about Riot Grrrl and underground feminisms.