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2019 Exhibiting Call Out:
Schoolhouse Studios is seeking applications for it’s 2019 Program across its exhibiting spaces.
SHS is inviting EOIs from a wide range of artists, performers, writers, curators, animators, filmmakers, designers, architects, activists, grass roots organisations, collectives, publications and collaborators to exhibit in 2019.
Schoolhouse Studios values artistic risk-taking; welcoming experimental artworks still in development. We encourage interdisciplinary, new media, performance and experiential works. SHS as a not-for-profit community arts organisation remains committed to an underlying value of supporting artists to create and share new projects.
In 2019, SHS will have no gallery fees for 3 of it’s 4 available exhibition spaces to make exhibiting as achievable as possible to all. In addition to this SHS Main Gallery SHS will be without fees for 4 months of 2019.
2019 Discursive, Experimental & Performance Events Call Out:
SHS encourages EOIs for discursive and laterally-minded approaches to using space. SHS invites using space outside  of the traditional white-cube museum gallery settings.
SHS welcomes projects for performances, events, workshops, discussions and working groups, gigs, readings, book clubs, screenings, publication projects and text ephemera. SHS has created shared communal space that exists outside a white cube area and actively supports differing approaches to discursive projects.
 About The Exhibiting Spaces:
1. SHS Whole Gallery
60m2, Gallery lighting, concrete floor, 3 week exhibition
$1000 plus gst
2. SHS Main Gallery
40m2, Gallery lighting, concrete floor. 3 week exhibition
$750 plus gst

3. SHS Project Gallery
20m2, Gallery lighting, concrete floor. 3 week exhibition
No Fees

4.Pole Space
Pole Space is a suspended exhibition space suiting any materiality that can  be hung. The pole is a black steel tube 40mm round x 4mm wide and can easily be lowered for installation.
4 week exhibition
No Fees

5. The Suspended Rig
This is a suspended space suiting sculptural works and installations with a factory rig with a weight capacity of 400 kgs off the hook.
4 week exhibition
 No Fees

About SHS:
Schoolhouse Studios is a community not-for-profit arts organisation, committed to the underlying mission to support artists by providing affordable studio space and an engaged community to work, share and exhibit within. SHS supports a broad range of social services, socially engaged-community groups and iniatives and creative people to exhibit and realise varied projects.
SHS encourages EOIs from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to apply for the 2019 Program.

SHS History:
Schoolhouse Studios was established by Alice Glenn and Elizabeth Barnett in March 2010 on the site of the former St. Joseph’s Technical College and more recently the Sophia Mundi Steiner School in Abbotsford. The Schoolhouse Studios community grew exponentially within 9 months from 27 resident artist tenants to over 100 in 2012. After a year of operating as a partnership Barnett and Glenn registered the organisation as a not-for-profit incorporated association in May 2012.

SHS Acknowledgement:
SHS respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the Land on which it resides and of the Lands that we know as Naarm, part of the Kulin Nation. SHS pays respect to Elders, past, present and becoming. Sovereignty of Country was never ceded.

If you would like to apply for an exhibition, please download and complete the below form.

Application Form