The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood is thrilled to announce the Open Call for its 2022 Florida Biennial. The Biennial is juried by Ylva Rouse, Senior Curator at MOCA Jacksonville. The exhibition is organized by the Center’s Curator of Exhibitions Meaghan Kent.


The 11th edition of the Center’s Biennial is open to visual artists living in the state of Florida to submit their artwork for the exhibition that opens October 15, 2022 and continues through February 5, 2023. 


The Open Call is now open with a deadline of May 16, 2022


The 2022 Florida Biennial will offer a $1,000 honorarium to one artist for a Gallery 2 solo exhibition in 2023. All exhibiting artists will receive a Friend-level membership, which provides free admission to more than 1,100 cultural institutions as part of the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) program.

Artist Workshop with
Meaghan Kent,
Curator of Exhibitions

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$1,000 Honorarium for a solo exhibition in 2023. 

Entry Fee: $25

Proposals will be accepted from individuals who live, work, study, or maintain a studio in the state of Florida.

Dates & Deadlines

Submissions open: April 5, 2022

Submission deadline: May 16, 2022 

Workshop for artists:
April 20, 2022 | 5 - 8 pm led by Meaghan Kent at the
Art and Culture/Hollywood, 1650 Harrison Street, Hollywood

Announcement of Biennial Artists: June 13, 2022

Exhibition Information

Delivery of artworks: Oct. 3-9, 2022

Installation dates: Oct. 10-14, 2022

Exhibition dates: Oct. 15, 2022 - Feb. 5, 2023

Opening Reception: Oct. 15, 2022 | 5 - 8 pm

Return/Pick-up of artworks: Feb. 6-10, 2023


Ylva Rouse currently serves as Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Jacksonville, Florida, overseeing the exhibitions and collection of the institution. She came to MOCA Jax from New Orleans, where she served as the Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs, and later Interim Director for Prospect New Orleans, the citywide international arts biennial founded by Dan Cameron in the wake of hurricane Katrina. Ylva maintains her ties with New Orleans serving as Chair of the Board for the Tulane artist residency A Studio in the Woods. In Jacksonville, she is also a member of the city’s Cultural Council’s Art in Public Places Committee, which helps develop public art commissions for Greater Jacksonville. Prior to her tenure with Prospect, Rouse worked as curator in Madrid, Spain, and served as Exhibitions Curator at the National Museum Reina Sofia for many years. With the firm belief in art as a force for change, Ylva Rouse’s passion throughout her career has been to work with artists, spread the understanding and enjoyment of the modern and contemporary arts among the general public, and bring awareness to the importance of nurturing the creative spirit, as individuals and as community.

About Ylva Rouse


About Meaghan Kent

Meaghan Kent is the Curator of Exhibitions at the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood. She is the Founder of Site95, an organization that holds exhibitions in available spaces including Locust Projects, Abrons Arts Center, and public outdoor spaces in Miami and New York. Kent was a gallery director for the past 15 years where she managed the careers of internationally emerging and established artists and coordinated exhibitions locally and worldwide. She co-founded Páramo in Guadalajara, Mexico, and directed off-site projects at The Mistake Room in Los Angeles, Casa Pedregal in Mexico City, and El Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños in Oaxaca. Prior to Páramo, she worked at Casey Kaplan, Andrea Rosen Gallery, and I-20 in New York. Kent completed her MA in art history at George Washington University, Washington, DC, and her BA at the College of Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was a participant of Independent Curators International (ICI) Intensive in 2012 and the 2016 Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists Programme.  


The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported in part by its members, admissions, private entities, the City of Hollywood; the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; the David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation; and the Josephine S. Leiser Foundation. We welcome donations from all members of the community who wish to support our work.