OPPORTUNITIES AT FUTURE TENANT
Future Tenant is always looking for talented creatives of all disciplines to feature in our space.
Future Tenant believes strongly in paying all artists for their work. Compensation varies depending on the type of event, exhibition, or opportunity - for additional details, please check the information provided in the forms below, or inquire with Future Tenant staff.
Each year, Future Tenant offers a Mentorship Program in partnership with Pittsburgh downtown schools. Future Tenant’s Mentorship Program is designed to give high school students the opportunity to develop an interest in the arts while learning in a real-life art gallery environment. Through the Program, students will learn more about the non-profit art world, gain an understanding of the different roles within a gallery environment, and experience the day-to-day operations of Future Tenant. The Mentorship Program nurtures students’ interest in the arts, provides an explorative space for students to develop skills related to their specific area of interest, and offers educational relationships with Future Tenant staff.
Deadline for applications for the Spring 2017 semester: Sunday, December 18th, 2016.
Mentorship Program activities will take place from January to April 2017.
Future Tenant offers short-term artist residencies to artists of all disciplines. If selected for a Trespass residency, the artist or artists will be given keys to our space and free reign to use our tools and equipment while developing an original artistic work. A stipend of $250 is provided to aid resident artists in fully realizing their vision. The Trespass residency concludes with a presentation or performance of the produced work during the final weekend.
We currently have two Trespass residency slots available for the upcoming year:
- March 20th - April 2nd, 2017
- August 21st - September 3rd, 2017
Trespass residency applications are reviewed and selected on a rolling basis. Please complete and submit the proposal form below at your earliest convenience.
Future Tenant provides opportunities for emerging and experienced curators to develop and present an exhibition of their original design. If you have an idea for an exhibition that you would like to present at Future Tenant, please complete and submit the proposal form below.
Curator's proposals submitted between June 2016 and March 2017 will be added to Future Tenant's database, and then reviewed and selected in April 2017.
Future Tenant is always seeking performing artists of all kinds (musicians, vocalists, DJs, dancers, actors, etc), to provide entertainment and artistic engagement at events throughout the year.
We currently have several slots open for performing artists:
- Fall Fundraising Event (October 29th, 2016)
- Light Up Night (Date not yet announced, probably November 18th, 2016)
- First Night (December 31st, 2016)
- Gallery Crawl (Friday, April 21st, 2017)
- Spring Fundraising Event (Saturday, April 22nd, 2017)
Performing arts proposals are reviewed and selected on a rolling basis. If you are interested in performing at Future Tenant, please complete and submit the proposal form below.
Future Tenant seeks visual artists to exhibit original artwork each year. We accept both solo exhibition proposals and group exhibition proposals.
Please note that all visual art proposals submitted between June 2016 and March 2017 will be added to Future Tenant's database, and then reviewed and selected in April 2017. If you are interested in exhibiting your work at Future Tenant, please complete and submit the proposal form below.