Introductions 2018

May 30, 2018

Root Division invites artists working in all genres to submit work for our annual juried exhibition, Introductions 2018.

Each year, Root Division presents the work of 12 Bay Area artists in an exhibition and catalogue that is juried by three prominent arts professionals. The exhibition will take place August 30 - September 29, 2018 at Root Division.

2018 JURORS:
Indira Allegra, Artist & Writer
Beryl Bevilacque, Artist Liaison, Jessica Silverman Gallery
Rebeka Rodriguez, Civic Engagement Manager, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:59pm

Eligibility requirements:

▪ Artists must be living and/or working in one of 9 counties of the San Francisco Bay Area.
▪ Artwork submitted for review (or work very similar in nature to that submitted) must be available for listed exhibition dates.
▪ Artists cannot have existing gallery representation in the Bay Area.

Application Materials:

Please submit the following materials in a single email to submissions@rootdivision... with the subject line "Introductions 2018_Last Name". Please limit attachment sizes to 10MB.

▪ 4 images (jpegs: 72dpi) AND/OR a link to 3-minute clip of video on Vimeo or other video platform. Please label each jpg as "Last Name.Image Number" i.e. "Cortez. Image 1"
▪ Artist CV (1-2 page max)
▪ Artist Statement (1 page max)

Online Application Form:

▪ Completed application form.
▪ Available at this link:

Application Payment:

▪ E-payment can be paid securely online at this link:
▪ Or by submitting a $20 check/money order made payable to Root Division
▪ Please note that the $20 fee must be on file by 05/30/2018 for the email submission to be considered.

Please call 415.863.7668 or email with any questions.

** Artists selected for the exhibition will be notified by July 20th via email or phone about the inclusion of their work in the show. Representatives from Root Division will conduct studio visits as necessary, but good documentation of work for submission is strongly suggested. **