Open Calls

Request for Proposals (RFP): Apply for a Midtown Lobby Exhibition!

We are seeking large paintings and framed photographs/other works on paper to be hung in lobbies throughout Midtown Manhattan. Lobbies include: 4 Times Square, 1155 Avenue of the Americas, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, 675 Third Ave, and 733 Third Ave.

Lobby proposals are accepted on a rolling basis, and will be kept on file for two years as Chashama actively attempts to program them.

What You Should Know Before Applying:
  • -Pieces are on loan for a 3 month period.
  • -All pieces should be family friendly.
  • -Pieces should be at least 4 feet in width and 5 feet in height.
  • -Larger work than 4'x5' is encouraged!
  • -Pieces should be able to have d-rings easily attached to the back of them.
  • -Artist should be available for a studio visit.
  • -All sales of work are made through the artist and not Chashama or the building. Artist keeps 100% of any sales.

Materials You Will Need For Applying:
  • -CV in PDF form
  • -One Reference
  • -Artist Biography
  • -Artist Statement (1500 words or less)
  • -5-10 images of recent work (.jpg, .png, .tiff) that relate to the artist statement
  • -Preferred dates for presentation

Chashama Offers:
  • -Delivery & return of work in the NYC area.
  • -Installation of work.
  • -Design and print for run of postcards.
  • -Website listings and social media exposure.
  • -Lobby reception if applicable at site.

All questions and inquiries should be made directly to Chashama at and not the lobbies themselves.
To Apply: Click HERE


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