Hillyer Art Space is a contemporary gallery dedicated to serving the public with quality exhibitions and programming. Established in April 2006, Hillyer is a program of International Arts & Artists, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally.
Ends on 9/4/2016$ 10.00 - 30.00
$ 10.00 - 30.00

Hillyer celebrates Fotoweek DC with FORMAT, a small works show featuring photo-based art. All work must be under 10" in any one directions (inclusive of frame). This exhibition will be juried by DC-based photographer and curator, Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah. 

Deadline for Entry: September 4th
Artist Notification: October 12th
Exhibition Dates: November 4-December 18
Opening Reception: November 4th, 6-9pm

Entry Fee: $20 for members / $30 for non-members
(Not a Member? CLICK HERE for more info) 

Awards: A Best in Show award will be given in the amount of $100
Works in the exhibition will not be for sale through the gallery.

Juror: Laila Jadallah
Born in Geneva, Switzerland and raised in the Washington, D.C area, Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah has lived, worked and exhibited her photographs in Paris, Washington, and the Middle-East. Laila completed a B.A in Integrative Studies with a concentration in Arts & Culture & Photography from George Mason University in 2007. She worked as a photography and gallery assistant in Washington, before moving to Paris in 2009 to study at SPEOS Photographic Institute. Earning a Certificate in Studio Photography, she focused on portrait and fashion photography working with designers including, Sakina M'Sa, Isadora Ducasse and Dognin, before moving back to Washington in 2010. Since her return she has provided consultation services on photography, curating, art direction and exhibition development for galleries, arts-based organizations, creative groups, and artists.

She has curated, co-curated and produced several photography exhibitions in Washington for various artists, galleries and citywide events, including: Nuit Blanche: ArtAllNightDC and FotoWeekDC; Adah Rose Gallery, The Middle East Institute's Arts & Culture Program, The Smith Center for Healing and The Arts,  Studio Gallery and The US Fund for UNICEF among others. 

Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, and on Al Hurrah TV, and is in the permanent collection of the Office of Arts in Embassies, U.S. Department of State. She is a Friend of Mark Landis, a member of ArtTable, serves on the Board of Directors of the Washington Studio School and is the Founder & Creative Director of Oui Curate.   

$ 35.00
This is an open call for proposals for solo exhibitions for our 2017/2018 season.

Deadline for entry is September 19, 2016.
Notification will be sent to all applicants by December 16, 2016.

About: Hillyer Art Space is a program of International Arts & Artists, a non-profit arts service organization. We present monthly exhibitions and each accepted artist is given a room in our three room gallery space to present their work. Accepted artists also benefit from our Advisory Program, where our highly qualified Artist Advisory Committee works individually with each artist to help them prepare their exhibitions and establish themselves in the DC arts community.

Qualifications: Hillyer’s focuses on under represented artists. We accept proposals from regional artists that live within 150 miles of Washington, DC and have not had a solo exhibition in the last three years in a professional gallery or art space. We also accept work from international artists that are both living and working overseas. Please note that Hillyer does not have funding to pay for artwork shipping or artist travel.

Selection: All proposals that meet the gallery's qualifications are reviewed  and selected by our Artist Advisory Committee, which is chaired by the gallery director. Visit our website to see a complete list of our Artist Advisory Committee Members.
This is a call for proposals for an exhibition in Gallery 3 for the month of February 3-26, 2017.
You must be a current member of International Arts & Artists to apply.

The deadline is November 28, 2016.

Entry Requirements:
  • Must be a member of Hillyer Art Space (Click Here to become a Member today!)
  • Has not had a solo exhibition at Hillyer Art Space within the last 5 years
  • All Media and Topics/Themes of work will be considered
  • Gallery will retain a 40% commission on all sales.
  • If you are submitting a proposal for work that has not yet been made, please indicate this in your Statement/Proposal, and upload work of a similar nature.