Call for Exhibition Proposals

The Nightingale Gallery of Eastern Oregon University in La Grande invites submissions from artists living and working in the Northwest (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and northern California). All disciplines (with the exception of film/video and performance) are welcome. The gallery hosts a variety of programming focused on contemporary art by professional artists from the Northwest. Exhibitors are responsible for shipping their work to and from the gallery, but stipends may be provided to artist who agree to visit campus and present a public talk about their work and do critiques with art students.

The Nightingale Gallery is particularly interested in proposals from artists whose work is both visually and critically engaging and artists from traditionally or currently underserved communities including (but not limited to) communities of color. Individual artists and artist teams are encouraged to submit proposals for the 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 seasons. Deadline for Submission is May 1, 2023

Please send brief proposals to with “Exhibition Proposal 2023” in the subject line.

Proposals should include:

  • Working Title and Names of Artists.
  • Exhibition Proposal.
  • Artist Resumes of all Proposed Participants.
  • Complete Contact Info.
  • Links to artist(s) website and/or 15 images of work proposed for exhibition.