Prospectuses & Applications

Blessed Unrest Annual Juried Exhibition: January 22 – February 26, 2022

Juror: Jack Fischer, Jack Fischer Gallery, 1275 Minnesota Street, San Francisco
No artist is pleased … there is only a queer divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive.” – Martha Graham

Entry deadline: Midnight, Friday, November 12, 2021
Eligibility: All Northern California Artists
All media except video, crafts, installation
Size: Not to exceed 5’ (60”) in any direction
Entry Fee: $15 for each artwork submitted, four artworks maximum

18 Month Artist Fellowships: January 2022 – June 2023

Gallery Route One (GRO) is sponsoring two 18-month Fellowships with stipends beginning in January 2022. The Fellowships provide opportunities to participate in a vibrant, nonprofit gallery with an experienced gallery staff and practicing artist members. Fellowships include solo and two-person exhibitions as well as opportunities to participate in Artist Member exhibitions and Gallery Route One’s annual Box Show. 

When to apply:  April 1– October 15, 2021
Who May Apply: Artists between the ages of 21 and 40 living in the San Francisco Bay Area with:
— A strong portfolio of completed work as well as work in progress
— A committed fine-arts practice
— An interest in and desire to participate in the work of Gallery Route One.


Call for Project Space Exhibition Proposals

GRO is seeking exhibition proposals for the Project Space exhibition area. Exhibitions will take place late 2021 and through 2022. Proposals may be for exhibitions of artwork or installations by one or several artists.

All Project Space exhibitions must address one of three themes: Environment; Immigration; Social Justice. Please read the Prospectus for more information about our themes. Proposals that do not directly address one of these themes will not be reviewed.

Proposal Deadline: October 1, 2021
Proposal fee: $20

Become a GRO Member Artist

Gallery Route One artists believe that art can be a powerful force for change, and that artists have much to contribute to the dialogue about the critical problems we face as a society. The organization includes 20+ artists who support the gallery through dues and volunteer work and who exhibit at the gallery in solo and group exhibitions. Applications are reviewed quarterly.

More Exhibition opportunities at Gallery Route One

GRO holds an annual juried exhibition in January/February open to Northern California artists; sign up for our mailing learn when we will accept entries for our next Juried Show. Our famous Box Show usually has a few openings each year; sign up at the front desk to be on the waiting list for a box.

The Project Space Program reviews exhibition proposals at least once per year. Join our mailing list to learn when proposals are being accepted:

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