Art Competition Odds

Art Competition Odds: apexart’s 2014-2015 Unsolicited Proposal Program

apexart’s 2014-2015 Unsolicited Proposal Program received 472 applications for three winning exhibitions.


Selected applicants comprise about 1:56, or 0.6% of applicants.

The cash prize winner comprised 1:157, or 0.17% of applicants.


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get excited: as real as it gets @ Apex

The Mariana’s Montalvo Historical Fabrications and Souvenirs Shop was one of my favorite shows this year so far. Check it out, New Yorkers.

As Real As It Gets
November 16 – December 22, 2012
Apex Art, 291 Church Street, New York, NY 10013 USA
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 15: 6-8 pm 

Organized by Rob Walker
Featuring work by: Kelli Anderson, Conrad Bakker, Beach Packaging Design, Matt Brown, Steven M. Johnson, Last Exit To Nowhere, MakerBot Industries, The Marianas (Michael Arcega and Stephanie Syjuco), Angie Moramarco, Oliver Munday, Omni Consumer Products, Staple Design, U.S. Government Accountability Office, Ryan Watkins-Hughes, Marc Weidenbaum/Disquiet Junto, Shawn Wolfe, and Dana Wyse

Citizenship, Community, Sights

get excited: open studios, mfa shows, more

Besides Frieze, NADA, and Pulse art fairs in NYC this week, there’s a slew of auxilliary events, open studios, and MFA shows to check out. In support of friends and community, here’s my list:

Go Stephanie!

May 4–6
Stephanie Syjuco: RAIDERS (Redux)
Catharine Clark Gallery’s New York Pop-Up Gallery
313 W 14th Street, 2F, NYC

May 4–6
LMCC’s Open Studio Weekend
125 Maiden Lane, 14th Floor, NYC

Go Michael!

Saturday, May 12
2012 MFA Interaction Design Festival at the School of Visual Arts
Thesis Presentations: 11am – 4pm @ SVA Theatre
Thesis Exhibition: 5–7pm @ SVA Interaction Design Department
Go Nyeema!
May 12–13
NARS Foundation Open Studios
88 35th Street, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn
May 18–19
Kambui Olujimi: A Life in Pictures
Apex Art, 291 Church Street, NYC
Saturday, May 19
Question Bridge: Black Males Blueprint Roundtable
Brooklyn Museum 
Finally, if that’s not enough, learn about Emergency USA‘s amazing projects building medical infrastructure in areas of conflict:
Thursday, May 3, 7pm, E-USA office @ 21 Exchange Place. Presentation. RSVP to
Sunday, May 6, 5–8pm, Randolph Beer, Nolita. 15% benefit happy hour.