Call for Submissions


Brooklyn, NY


SHIM is pleased to announce an open call to visual artists in all media for our Invitational program.  

SHIM is an arts exhibition company that fills the gaps in the art world, providing exhibition opportunities to artists, curators, and other organizations and affiliations and empowering them to mount their projects by and for themselves. 

SHIM Invitationals are our premier initiative for supporting the needs of individual artists seeking to exhibit their work. Invitationals take place twice each year in Brooklyn, New York at our home gallery in Bushwick. If selected by our team, your work will be included in a two-week curated exhibition, with 100% of all sales retained by YOU, the artist. 


SHIM Invitational 5 will take place this November at SHIM’s home gallery at ArtHelix in Brooklyn, NY. To be considered for SHIM Invitational 5, the deadline for submissions is September 15th, 2017. Applications received after Sept 15th will automatically be entered into consideration for SHIM Invitational 6 in the Spring of 2018. 

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To apply, please visit the link below and submit your info, image samples, and non-refundable application fee via SHIM’s Artist Application, where you can also find more info about SHIM’s full range of programs for individual artists. 


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