Espacio is recruiting new members for 2017
Who we are
The Espacio Gallery is not a commercial gallery. It was founded by a group of artists working across all contemporary visual arts media who wanted a space of their own specially designed to meet their needs. Espacio is funded by its own Artists Members. The Gallery is on two floors and consists of 66 linear metres of hanging space and 170 square metres of floor space, making it one of the largest galleries of its type in East London.
What we do
The Gallery provides a multi-purpose physical space for a wide range of artistic activities including exhibiting 2d and 3d works, new media, performance art and installations. It also provides opportunities for members to develop their art practice through collaboration, networking, and critiquing sessions.
What are our ambitions?
We opened the gallery in May 2012. Since then we have had a busy programme of exhibitions, screenings, discussions and networking sessions. In the longer term we want to:
How are we run?
At the moment we are a limited company run on a co-operative basis with over 100 members. All our members are committed to making a practical contribution to the running and development of the gallery. The minimum expectation is that members help to organise and invigilate their own exhibitions. We do not employ any staff and provide all the labour and expertise ourselves.
Benefits of Membership
Membership of the gallery is by annual subscription fee and benefits include:
Applying for membership of the gallery
Please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org with “Membership Application” in the headline and the following information:
Your contact details
Information about your work as an artist
A brief statement about your work and art practice
A brief CV
A few images of recent works, preferably at 640x640 pixels.
We are looking forward to hearing from you.