Open Calls at Trestle Gallery

Trestle Gallery hosts two annual open calls open to national and international artists. Be sure to read the open call descriptions thoroughly before applying. Please note: as a non-profit we are not able to cover the cost of shipping to and from the gallery. *Disclaimer* applying to an open call or residency at Trestle Gallery does not guarantee participation, however it does guarantee your artwork will be seen by our rotating guest curators.

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  Introductions  is an annual open call hosted by Trestle Gallery. The only qualification is that  you have not participated  in a show at our gallery before (previous open calls count, member salons do not count).  [image: Ruth Freeman]

Introductions is an annual open call hosted by Trestle Gallery. The only qualification is that you have not participated in a show at our gallery before (previous open calls count, member salons do not count). [image: Ruth Freeman]

 This residency is aimed at helping artists find a foothold in the art world while they develop a new body of work as an  Trestle Art Space Member   (850 3rd Ave, Sunset Park, BK) . Residents receive a 10% discount on TAS Membership while getting additional support of 6 months advisory with Jason Stopa, Adrienne Tarver or Christina Kelly. There is an end of residency exhibition curated by a prominent guest curator - 2018 guest curator: Carmen Hermo, assistant curator at the Brooklyn Museum.

This residency is aimed at helping artists find a foothold in the art world while they develop a new body of work as an Trestle Art Space Member (850 3rd Ave, Sunset Park, BK). Residents receive a 10% discount on TAS Membership while getting additional support of 6 months advisory with Jason Stopa, Adrienne Tarver or Christina Kelly. There is an end of residency exhibition curated by a prominent guest curator - 2018 guest curator: Carmen Hermo, assistant curator at the Brooklyn Museum.

 The Visiting Artist Residency allows artists to explore their practice and share their artistic experience with the Brooklyn Art Space and Trestle community. Each cycle,  one artist receives free  Brooklyn Art Space Semi-Private  studio membership for six months at our  400 3rd Avenue (Gowanus, BK) location . The Visiting Resident Artist leads monthly critiques for the duration of the residency.  Current  Visiting Artist Resident: Ezra Wube

The Visiting Artist Residency allows artists to explore their practice and share their artistic experience with the Brooklyn Art Space and Trestle community. Each cycle,  one artist receives free Brooklyn Art Space Semi-Private studio membership for six months at our 400 3rd Avenue (Gowanus, BK) location. The Visiting Resident Artist leads monthly critiques for the duration of the residency.

Current Visiting Artist Resident: Ezra Wube


   Curated by Jacqueline Ferrante & Jen Nista.   An annual salon showcasing the work of artists who are a part of Trestle Art Space & Brooklyn Art Space.  You must be a current member to apply, for access to the application email trestle@brooklynartspace.org .

Curated by Jacqueline Ferrante & Jen Nista. An annual salon showcasing the work of artists who are a part of Trestle Art Space & Brooklyn Art Space. You must be a current member to apply, for access to the application email trestle@brooklynartspace.org.

 In part of our continuing effort to support and provide opportunities for artists, we guarantee any residents who participate in our residency program an exhibition in our gallery. 2019's resident exhibition will be   curated by Carmen Hermo  , Curator at the Brooklyn Museum.  R  esidents can contact trestle@brooklynartspace.org for access to application).

In part of our continuing effort to support and provide opportunities for artists, we guarantee any residents who participate in our residency program an exhibition in our gallery. 2019's resident exhibition will be curated by Carmen Hermo, Curator at the Brooklyn Museum. Residents can contact trestle@brooklynartspace.org for access to application).

 Artists and curators are invited to submit proposals for group exhibitions at Trestle (three artists or more). Current submissions will be considered for the 2019-2020 calendar.   Click   here   for Trestle Gallery's floor plan.    Note: Due to the volume of exhibition proposal submissions, we are unable to send any form of response or feedback. No hard copy submissions are accepted.

Artists and curators are invited to submit proposals for group exhibitions at Trestle (three artists or more). Current submissions will be considered for the 2019-2020 calendar. 

Click here for Trestle Gallery's floor plan.

Note: Due to the volume of exhibition proposal submissions, we are unable to send any form of response or feedback. No hard copy submissions are accepted.