Workshop: Exhibition Proposals

Workshop: Exhibition ProposalsWhen you write an exhibition proposal, there are certain points you should include and others that are best left unsaid. The accompanying artwork images also need to meet a standard that’s gallery worthy. Learn what to do and what not to do at this workshop.

Monday, August 4, 2014, 6 pm

5-6 pm – Open Gallery:  Check-In, Networking, Food & Drink by Datz

6-8 pm – Workshop Presentations and Q&A

Writing the Proposal: Learn what is a must-have in a good proposal; how to reflect professionalism and quality; what not to say; and how to evaluate whether a gallery is a good match for your work.

About Images: Photos speak volumes about your work and how ready you are for an exhibition. Learn what’s important in documenting your work for proposals, considerations in lighting and image resolution.

Open Gallery: Check-in, social hour, and opportunity to view the CASS exhibition REVEAL. Food and drink provided by Datz.

Please note this is a general workshop on preparing an exhibition proposal and is not specific to the CASS gallery. 


Fee is $10.  Pre-registration is required. Sign up through the Arts Council’s online system. Seating is limited.

Location & Parking

This workshop is at CASS, Contemporary Arts Space and Studio, 2722 South MacDill Ave., Tampa, FL 33629. Parking is free and available nearby on S. MacDill Ave and W. Granada St.


Chris Valle’s art has been shown nationally and internationally in more than 100 exhibitions including cities such as New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago and overseas in Italy, Germany and London. His work is in numerous collections, most notably the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum and the Sienna Art Institute Library (Italy). He received his MFA from the University of Florida and is currently a professor at the University of Tampa.

Brian Adams began his career in 2002 and opened a commercial photography studio in Orlando in 2005. He has worked throughout the USA and in seven other countries. His photos have been featured in magazines and on television and selected for awards at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. He is a graduate of the University of Tampa and currently lives in Tampa.


The Arts Council is pleased to collaborate with the recently opened CASS, Contemporary Art Space & Studio. The gallery focuses on modern, collectible art pieces from local, regional, national and international artists.  CASS presents various exhibitions throughout the year and offers lectures and workshops from emerging and established artists. The gallery also provides art-consulting services to individual and corporate collectors.