Proposal Submissions for 2016:
Got a great idea for FIELDWORK? We are inviting proposals for exhibition in 2016. Proposal guidelines and information can be had here. We look forward to hearing from you and hope you will also spread the word to any others who might be interested in this opportunity.
Deadline is March 15, 2015.
FIELDWORK is open to the public daily, all year and free of charge. Just park and walk.
Note: Please remember that it is a natural setting and there are bugs. Be sure to dress accordingly and cover up.
Directions to the project are here
Since its inception in 2008, FIELDWORK has been run by a team of artists (The Collective) that volunteer their time and energy to make FIELDWORK a vibrant and dynamic destination for the creation and experience of site-specific artwork in and around a field in eastern Ontario, close to the towns of Perth and Maberly.
FIELDWORK hosts work by local, national and international artists at various stages of their careers and invites the public to visit the field site to explore the artwork all year long. FIELDWORK also hosts workshops in collaboration with other organizations.
Each year's exhibition opens in May and the site is open for the public to explore, year-round, free of charge.
The Collective looks after the site, co-ordinates and promotes projects, shares administrative duties and makes joint curatorial decisions. From time to time the Collective members also create their own FIELDWORK installations.
The FIELDWORK Collective (Susie Osler, Chris Osler, and Sheila Macdonald) welcomes proposals from interested artists and circulates a public Call for Proposals annually. Suggestions and proposals for events or workshops are also welcomed from the local community, schools and arts organizations that are interested in fostering connections, dialogue and creative action between people, art, and nature. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
More information on current and past installations can be found by scrolling down this page and/or by looking in the archives in the right hand menu. Be sure to also check out additional photos of the installations - found in the galleries located in the right hand menu.
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For information on the first three installations at FIELDWORK (Summer 2008, Autumn 2008, Winter 2008/09) visit our old blog.
FIELDWORK gratefully acknowledges the continued support of the Ontario Arts Council, as well as all of our friends, volunteers, and especially our artists and visitors!
Many thanks to the Ontario Arts Council for supporting FIELDWORK's 6th year of bringing art to YOU from a field in eastern Ontario, and virtually, online! The Council has helped bring our vision to life!