BRIC ArtFP is an open request for proposals (RFP) from emerging and established local visual artists to explore and expand the possibilities of their work. With this commissioning program led by BRIC’s Contemporary Art program, artists receive honorariums and production fees for exhibition of their work in the Project Room or Hallway spaces. This opportunity includes assistance with development time, installation, marketing, documentation, and more.


  • Application Period: January 15 - March 18, 2019 (extended deadline)
  • Finalists will be contacted: early April 2019
  • For projects being exhibited: Fall 2019 - Summer 2020



  • An honorarium
  • Production fees
  • Exhibition space in either the Project Room or Hallway space of BRIC House
  • Technical and installation support
  • Artistic mentoring
  • Printed announcements and promotional support
  • Photography of exhibition
  • Opening reception


  • We are looking for Brooklyn or New York City-area visual artists who are developing new work that is relevant to diverse Brooklyn audiences.
  • Of particular interest are single-artist proposals to create installations in our Project Room and Hallway spaces.
  • Projects will be chosen through a panel review that will take place in April 2019. 




The Project Room is a separate small gallery adjacent to the main gallery at BRIC House. Project Room exhibitions are 6-weeks long and highlight solo/collaborative projects by emerging and established artists whose work encompasses a rich range of themes and media. 

  • Dimensions: 24 x 12 ft.
  • Honorarium: $600
  • Production Fees covered by BRIC: up to $500
  • Installation Time: 3-4 days with assistance of an art installer for 2 days

Project Room Layout



Hallway Commissions provide space for solo/collaborative projects by emerging and established visual artists to create wall and ceiling-based installations. Hallway exhibitions are 8-10 weeks long. A highly trafficked, but not completely white box space, we seek artists for the Hallway who are excited by the opportunity to share their work with the public in alternate spaces. 

  • Dimensions: 55 running ft.
  • Honorarium: $250
  • Production Fees covered by BRIC: up to $500
  • Installation Time: 1-2 days with art installer

Hallway Layout



To apply for the BRIC ArtFP, please fill out and submit the online Application Form via SlideRoom. (Link will be provided at start of application period.) 

Applications require a project description, artist bio(s), and work samples.

Applicants will be required to cover online application fees. A completed submission including work samples is $5.00.

BRIC ArtFP Application:

  • Choose the location of your project (please choose only ONE location from the above spaces).
  • Project Title
  • Project Summary: In two sentences or less, please summarize the project you would like to develop in the space. 
  • Project Description: Please describe the project you would like to develop in the space.
  • Artist(s) Bio(s): Please include the date, where you were born, education, solo and group exhibitions, and other fellowships and residencies. Please include all collaborator bios as well. 
  • In which season are you looking to exhibit? Tell us what your ideal is. If you don't have a preference, choose "either one." If it's more complicated than that, tell us in the "other" section.
  • Brooklyn Affiliation: Please tell us your relationship to Brooklyn. Brooklyn affiliation is not required for the BRIC ArtFP, but it is strongly considered alongside other criteria.
  • Link to the BRIC Registry profile (if you have one). We strongly encourage all artists with a Brooklyn affiliation to sign up on our registry
  • Work Samples: Please share up to three work samples that demonstrate your practice.




2017-2018: Magali Duzant, Tatiana Arocha, Luiza Kurzyna, Leslie Kerby, Jesse Chun, Elizabeth Riley, Katherine Shima, Fernanda Mello, Leigh Davis, Sophia Narrett, Kenseth Armstead, Juanli Carrion, and Nora Rodriguez (READ MORE ABOUT THESES ARTISTS HERE).

2018-2019: Gail Biederman, Johannah Herr, Rose Nestler, and Chad Stayrook.

2019-2020: Joey De JesusOasa DuVerneyAdama Delphine FawunduChristie NeptuneJamaal Peterman, and Padma Rajendran (READ MORE ABOUT THESES ARTISTS HERE).


Above Photo Credits: Mello, and Armstead - photo by Etienne Frossard; Marin, Carrion, Bassel, Goh, and Chong - photo by Jason Wyche