Call for applications


September 8, 2017

Fall application deadline: September 29, 2017

Hong Kong

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Ocula—the premier online platform for leading contemporary art galleries to connect with collectors and global audiences—is currently accepting applications from galleries who meet qualifying criteria. Applications will be reviewed by the Ocula Gallery Membership Selection Committee.

Ocula is designed to raise gallery visibility, increase engagement and deliver qualified sales leads, with a fully-managed profile and inquiry vetting process. Over 50% of Ocula’s visitors come from the Asia Pacific region, offering members direct connection to the world’s most rapidly growing audience of collectors, curators and contemporary art enthusiasts.

For a competitive monthly fee of 125 USD, Ocula offers unparalleled value. Membership includes dedicated profile management, minimizing workload for gallery staff. Ocula is also the only platform that offers an optional mediated enquiry service, which pre-qualifies and prioritizes incoming sales enquiries.

As part of its commitment to maintaining the highest standards, membership of Ocula is limited and determined by a Selection Committee made up of renowned international gallerists including: Tina Kim of Tina Kim Gallery in New York, Cristobal Riestra of OMR in Mexico City, Taka Ishii of Taka Ishii Gallery in Tokyo and New York, Simon Devolder of Xavier Hufkens in Brussels, and Katherine Schaefer of Simon Lee Gallery in Hong Kong, New York and London.

Apply now
Apply to join Ocula now alongside other leading galleries including Blum & Poe, Cheim & Read, David Zwirner, Galerie Lelong, Galeria Nara Roesler, Kukje Gallery, Lehmann Maupin, OMR, Peres Projects, Sadie Coles HQ, Simon Lee, Sprüth Magers, Taka Ishi, Tina Kim, Victoria Miro and Xavier Hufkens.

To receive an application, please register your interest at

Fall Application Deadline: September 29, 2017. Approved applicants will be notified by October 27, 2017.

Membership is limited and by application only.

About Ocula
Founded in 2010, Ocula presents the best in contemporary art to our global audience through comprehensive access to the programmes of leading galleries around the world. This is complemented by Ocula Magazine, which explores the people, ideas and events that shape art now. In addition, Ocula publishes Ocula Conversations, a renowned series, that features interviews with curators, artists, collectors and art world figures; as well as Ocula Reports that critically examine contemporary art events and major exhibitions. Ocula’s editorial team is based in Hong Kong with correspondents in cities worldwide. Ocula offers a fresh perspective from the Asia Pacific region.

Ocula leadership
Simon Fisher, Co-Founder and Managing Director
Christopher Taylor, Co-Founder and Publishing Director
Magnus Renfrew, non-executive Ocula Board Member and strategic advisor
Stephanie Bailey, Editor
Anna Dickie, Executive Editor

Gallery membership contacts
Laura Thomson, Gallery Membership Director: laura [​at​] / T +852 8191 7021
Eva Fuchs, Associate Director: eva [​at​] / T + 44 7551 708 043