Ends on August 31, 2018

Locust Projects and ArtCenter/South Florida is pleased to announce the opportunity for  artists based in Miami to apply to participate in a limited number of one-on-one, 45-60 minute studio visits with an internationally renowned director or curator in conjunction with Talks. Talks provides direct access to the top curators and ideas driving contemporary art today, through a year-long series of conversations presented by Locust Projects and ArtCenter/South Florida.

At Talks, the six arts leaders featured will talk about their curatorial vision and practice, the art and artists that have shaped their careers, and how they support the work of artists whether in museums or non-traditional spaces. Talks are free and open to public - save your seat today at http://talks.miami/ 

Studio Visits are a unique component of the Talks series offering South Florida-based artists professional development opportunities and visibility with leading curators with whom you can talk about your practice and gain valuable insights.

Talks is the first partnership between nonprofits Locust Projects and ArtCenter/South Florida, two of the city’s most venerable cultural institutions, coming together under new leadership to provide artist-centered programming. 

Submissions for FALL 2018 Studio Visits is open NOW through August 31st.


Deana Haggag

President & CEO of United States Artists

Wednesday, September 12th, 7 p.m.

Heidi Zuckerman

Nancy and Bob Magoon CEO and Director, Aspen Art Museum

Wednesday, October 17th, 7 p.m.

José Roca

Artistic Director of FLORA Ars+Natura, Bogota, curator, LARA collection

Wednesday, November 7th, 7 p.m.

Artist Submission Requirements:

  • CV or resume that includes exhibition history, publications and awards
  • Brief artist statement describing your work and studio practice (no more than 250 words)
  • Five to eight images or video links of recent/related artwork (including the title, medium and dimensions)
  • Please specify in order of preference, which of the FALL 2018 Talks speakers is your first choice, followed by second and third in order of preference.

Only selected applicants will be notified. Studio visits will take place on or near the date of the scheduled Talks with date/time confirmed upon selection. 

For further information contact: info@locustprojects.org or 305.576.8570