creative research gallery and drawing center
a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization




Navigating Jury Pools, Exhibitions,
and Residencies

Sunday, March 11th, 2-4pm
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 9th

Instructor: TBD


Fee: $20

Class Size:
Minimum: 5

Description: Make your application stand out! Learn what to look for when applying for shows and residencies. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the jury process for exhibitions.

This seminar will cover:

  • Exhibitions types: juried, solo, curated
  • Choosing the right space for your work
  • Commercial galleries vs. non-profit galleries
  • Judging the reputation of an organization
  • Alternative exhibitions: books, online, mobile
  • What the jury sees
  • The curatorial process
  • Researching residencies
  • The residency experience

LOCATION: Unless otherwise specified, all courses are hosted at Manifest's Drawing Center Studios in Madisonville at 4905 Whetsel Avenue (second floor) (see map and direction links below). Manifest's studio facility provides two classrooms totalling nearly 4000 square-feet. The studios are outfitted with professional equipment, furniture, and study aids.


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Manifest's 15th season is funded in part by a grant from the Robert H. Reakirt Foundation, PNC Bank, Trustee. This season's programming is also supported by an impact grant from ArtsWave, by a sustainability grant from the Ohio Arts Council, and through the generous contributions of individual supporters who care deeply about the visual arts.

gallery hours:

tues-fri noon-7pm, sat noon-5pm
(or by special appointment)

closed Sun and Mon

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gallery map
2727 woodburn avenue
cincinnati, ohio 45206

drawing center map
4905 whetsel avenue
cincinnati, ohio 45227



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