@ Foley Gallery
based in New York City
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Sherri was born in Wisconsin and raised in Central Florida. After spending a couple years in Georgia, she moved to New York City. She currently works as an independent curator, as a technician at...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Excited to share that I will be one of the jurors for 50 treats, an exciting project that will begin in 2018 with treat gallery.
Each artist selected will "takeover" treat gallery's "@50treats" instagram handle for 7 days, taking one photograph, using only their cell phone, once a day. (7 images total)
Jurors will select one image from each artists take over, and we will have an exhibition of 50 photos, available for sale, at $50 each, (in an edition of 5) in an exhibition in New York City in early 2019. $25 of each sale will benefit the charity or non-profit designated by the applicant, and $25 will go directly to the artist. Printing of photographs will be courtesy of treat gallery.
We are accepting 50 artists - one per state. Please complete this jotform for consideration in our "50 treats" instagram takeover project.
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I'm excited to announce that I accepted an offer as Associate Director of Foley Gallery.
and I have something to say.
Over the past few days, I've had a lot of people say "oh, wow you're lucky!" or "how'd you land that job?" or something along those lines. I had similar reactions when I got hired at SCAD immediately out of grad school and even now, when I get featured in publications and exhibitions.
While I do feel lucky, I'm not lucky. I worked really, really hard. I applied for about 110 positions between March through August of this year. I interviewed for 28, and turned down a dozen. I'm most surprised that some people with these reactions knew me in college when I worked at Kohl's to pay for my education/housing, or know that I briefly worked at Designer Shoe Warehouse when I moved here because I wasn't full time at the previous gallery.
Don't tell me I'm lucky to have gotten to where I am, or act like this fell into my lap, because it didn't. I had to fight for it.
I turned down an appealing offer in mid-summer because the schedule wouldn't have allowed me to attend church. They weren't even considering me leaving early (to attend) as an option, so I no longer considered THEM an option. Why should such an important aspect of my life, my faith - become second to my career? I had faith a better position would come along, and it did.
Let's talk about my new boss. I have to admit, it's a little crazy to become the associate director of a gallery I studied about a bit while I was in college. I'm excited to work with contemporary photography again, and I had so many great friends and former supervisors reach out to Foley Gallery to recommend me. Blessed is the word I'm looking for... but "Lucky?" Pass.