The purpose of Library Exhibitions is to support and showcase Columbia College Chicago student creative work. In addition to a wealth of print, online and media resources, the
Library also provides access to tools like scanners, Go-Pro cameras,
audio equipment, Adobe-equipped workstations, and a nascent maker lab
with a 3D printer and vinyl cutter. This call is for faculty members to propose exhibitions of currently-enrolled Columbia student work.
How to Apply
The Library welcomes installation and curatorial ideas appropriate for an all-ages, public venue, and is willing to work with faculty to help develop exhibition proposals. If guidance is needed, please request a meeting with a staff member prior to submitting an exhibition proposal. For support, contact Kim Hale at Khale@colum.edu.
The library accepts proposals year-round. New proposals are reviewed periodically throughout the calendar year.
Submissions are only accepted online. Once a proposal is submitted, it will be forwarded to the library staff for consideration at one of its proposal selection meetings. Final approval and scheduling is made by the director and exhibition staff. Staff may request revisions or supplementary materials for the proposal, and may contact the applicant's professional references and/or request to meet with finalists as part of the selection process.