Category Archive: Competitions / Calls for Entries

New Texas Talent Call for Artists

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Call for Entries – New Texas Talent XXII
Submission Deadline June 5th
Exhibition Opens August 8, 2015

Entry information and Prospectus: http://www.craigheadgreen.com/newtalent_2015_live.htm

New Texas Talent is designed to introduce and promote emerging visual artists in the commercial market. An annual tradition at Craighead Green Gallery.

Suggested $5.00 donation to EASL (Emergency Artist Support League) may be sent to Craighead Green Gallery 1011 Dragon Street Dallas TX 75207. Payable to EASL. No entry fee required. • All visual media, including video, will be accepted, with the exception of film, utilitarian crafts and jewelry.

 

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Logo Design Competition for Ellis County Art Association

Call for submissions for a new ECAA Logo!
April 30, 2015 Deadline

We’re moving into a new location soon and we think it’s time to update our logo. Click HERE for prospectus – deadline for submissions: April 30, 2015!

Below is the current Logo – it’s served us well for the past 15+ years…but it’s time for a new look!  Will your design be our new “identity”?
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27th Texarkana Regional’s deadline May 10

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TRAHC’s 27th Annual Juried Exhibition

TRAHC’s 27th Annual Juried Exhibition is a juried exhibition celebrating local, regional, and national artists. The competition is hosted by the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council, an arts council located in Texarkana, Texas, and generously sponsored by E-Z Mart, Inc.

The exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older in the disciplines of Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Print-making, and Sculpture. Selected work will be exhibited at the Regional Arts Center from July 10 – August 8, 2015.

$35 flat fee for up to three entries. JUROR: Maxine Payne, Associate Professor of Art at Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas

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CALENDAR 2015
May 10   Submission deadline
May 12-19   Judging Phase 1
May 20  Notifications emailed
May 20 – June 24   Receipt of shipped and hand delivered artwork
June 24   Accepted artwork due at 3:45 pm
June 30 – July 2   Judging Phase 2
July 10   Exhibit opens
July 10   Opening Reception, 5:30-8 pm, Awards presented at 7:30 pm
August 8   Exhibit closes
August 10 – September 12   Return of shipped and hand delivered artwork

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TVAA 68th Annual Members Exhibition – 2015 Call for Entry

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Texas Visual Arts Association 68th Annual Members Exhibition – 2015
at Medical City Dallas

This is an all media exhibit that showcases the work of TVAA members. Others who are interested in the exhibit may join TVAA at the time of entry to qualify for participation in the event.

Juror Rusty Scruby
He moved to Texas as a young man to study aerospace engineering at Texas A&M University. Four years later, Rusty transferred to North Texas State University where he studied music composition. His artwork freely exchanges ideas between math, art, and music.

Art Delivery
Saturday, May 2, 10 am to 12 noon
at Medical City, Building A (West entrance)

Learn more and find entry & membership details on the website.

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Stevie Ray & Jimmie Vaughan Public Art Tribute Approved – Call for entry Coming

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PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION HONORING
STEVIE RAY AND JIMMIE VAUGHAN
APPROVED FOR KIEST PARK IN OAK CLIFF

The Dallas Park Board has approved a contract with the Oak Cliff Foundation confirming contributions of $68,000 for a new public art installation honoring Dallas natives and world-renowned blues musicians, Stevie Ray and Jimmie Vaughan to stand at Kiest Park in Oak Cliff, near the brothers’ childhood home. The move came just two days before Saturday’s induction of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan and his band Double Trouble into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cincinnati, OH. A call for artists will be issued this summer.

“We are pleased to be able to develop a public art commission to honor the lives and contributions of Dallas’ own Vaughan Brothers,” says Office of Cultural Affairs Interim Director, David Fisher. “Placing the work at Kiest Park, near their childhood home, is exactly the right location.”

The project will honor the Vaughan Brothers as important contributors to the history and culture of Dallas. The sibling blues guitarists Jimmie Vaughan (born in 1951) and Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954-1990) were born and raised in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas. They began playing guitar during their childhood and by their mid-teens were semi-professional musicians. The brothers relocated to Austin in the mid-1970s, forming individual bands that influenced the blues revival of the 1980s. Stevie Ray Vaughan was killed in a helicopter crash in August of 1990.

“The Dallas Park Board enthusiastically supported moving ahead with the contract for the Oak Cliff Foundation to contribute partial funding for the project,” says Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Manager, Kay Kallos. “I think everyone felt this kind of recognition in Dallas is long overdue.”

The total project budget of $142,000 includes $74,000 from the 2006 Bond Program for public art projects in parks and $68,000 from the Oak Cliff Foundation. Of that, $87,200 will be allocated for the artwork, $40,000 for maintenance and $14,800 for administrative costs.

Oak Foundation Board Member, Kirby Warnock helped move the project forward. “We’re pleased the Oak Cliff Foundation could help bring this project to fruition,” says Warnock. “Now we’re calling on the public to join the campaign.” Donations to the Vaughan Brothers Art Project can be made online at http://vaughanbrosart.com/donate/

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Biennial: Origins in Geometry entries due May 1

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BIENNIAL: ORIGINS IN GEOMETRY

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: MAY 1, 2015

For the prospectus see http://geometricmadimuseum.org/exhibit_biennial_entry.php

Juried by Eleanor Heartney, New York-based art critic and curator

The third juried competition held by the museum to recognize excellence in emerging visual artists deriving inspiration from geometric abstraction. exhibits@geometricmadimuseum.org

LOCATION:

The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, 3109 Carlisle Street, Dallas, TX 75204-1194

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AWARDS:

A total of $1750 will be awarded as follows: Best of Show – $1000; Second Place – $500; and Third Place – $250.

DEADLINES / CALENDAR:

Applicant Submission Deadline: May 1, 2015
Applicant Notifications Sent: June 22, 2015
Exhibition Dates: July 10 – October 5, 2015
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony
: Friday, July 10, 2015, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Pick Up Artwork: October 6 – 11, during regular museum hours

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Young Marine Artists Search deadline July 1

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The Rockwall Art League is cooperating with the American Society of Marine Artists to promote their annual Young Marine Artists Search in the North Texas region.  The competition is designed to encourage young artists to explore marine subjects in their work, and is open to artists aged 16 to 23.  The deadline for entry is July 1, 2015.

The submission guidelines can also be downloaded from the website at:  http://static1.squarespace.com/static/51dc62d1e4b02bbec3251d65/t/55130d75e4b096f7c0bd4e9d/1427311989124/YMAS+submission_guidelines_2015.pdf or click here: YMAS submission_guidelines_2015

Questions – please contact Anne Brodie Hill annebhill@aol.com, 770-718-7586

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Artists ’Round Texas 13th Small Works Juried Art Show entries due April 27

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Artists ’Round Texas presents its 13th Small Works Juried Art Show April 28 – May 29, 2015 at the Rowlett Annex Conference Bldg, 4004 Main, Rowlett – Behind Rowlett City Hall.

Calendar:

  • Take-in/Pay entry fee - Mon., Apr. 27 (10am -12noon) Annex Conference Bldg
  • Hanging & Setup - Mon., April 27 (after take-in)
  • Reception- Thursday, May 14, 6:30 – 8:30pm
  • Take Down/Pickup - Mon. June 1 (10:00am – 12 noon)

Entry Fees; • A.R.T. MEMBERS - 5 entries for $25.00. $5.00 for each addiitonal entry. NON-MEMBERS – 5 entries for $35.00. $10.00 for each additional entry

Juror: Jodi White, visiting Assist. Prof. Wade College Dept Design, Dallas and Faculty Intructor Creative Arts Center of Dallas

Download the prospectus at http://www.artistsroundtx.org/ or click here: 2015 Small Works Entry form

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Azle Main Street Art Festival and Tour Call for Entry

Azle Main Street Art Festival and Tour is looking for art submissions for our Showcase which will take place June 5-7, 2015.
The deadline for submissions is April 29, 2015.
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Pieces in following accepted categories may be submitted online at azlemainstreet.com
• Ceramics
• Digital Art
• Fiber
• Glass
• Metalworks
• Sculptures
• Wood
• Drawings
• Painting
• Photography
• Mixed Media

The entry fee is $25 for up to three pieces for consideration. One entry per artist. For further information and application details, please visit our website: azlemainstreet.com

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Weatherford Art Association Photo Show & Sale call for entries

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Call for Entries:
Weatherford Art Association Photo Show and Sale May 25 to June 19
.  Registration May 21-22-23 at the Firehouse Art Gallery in Weatherford at 119 Palo Pinto.  For more information visit weatherfordart.com Prospectus: http://www.weatherfordart.com/pdf/2015WAA_PhotoShow.pdf

Calendar:

  • Registration: Thursday May 12 and Friday May 22, 11- 6pm Saturday May 23, 10am – 3pm
  • Show dates: May 25 – June 19
  • Reception: June 19, 6pm

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Call to Artists for 897 Square Show

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Exhibition Dates: June 11th – July 31st, 2015

Opening reception Thursday June 11th, from 6-8pm

Open to all artists living in, working in, or otherwise affiliated with Tarrant County. Submit materials to gallery76102.slideroom.com. Deadline May 15, 2015.

gallery76102.org   |     817.272.0365     |     gallery76102@uta.edu

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Small-Scale Art Show call for entry at Dutch Art

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CALL FOR ENTRY: Small-Scale Art Show

DALLAS, TEXAS – The Dutch Art Gallery announces an art call for the annual juried art competition, “It’s A Small World”. The Gallery urges Artists to submit their best small-scale art for inclusion into the Gallery’s June, 6, 2015 7th Annual Art Exhibition.Miniature art is most often extremely detailed work, exquisite in color with a strength of composition which can compete with larger paintings. Art Leagues, Local, Regional and National Memberships should forward the invitation to members to submit an original entry in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, charcoal and/or mixed media.

ARTISTS: Please enter a maximum of three (3) art entries into this juried art show competition. Winners will receive recognition to our Gallery database, e-marketing, social media, event and press release announcements. Cash prizes for the top 3 winners will be announced at the Awards and Opening Reception on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Cash Prize for 3rd place will be $250, 2nd Place $500 and 1st Place $700.

REGISTRATION FEE: A Maximum of Three (3) Entries Per Artist Per Entry Fee of $55.00USD.

About The Dutch Art Gallery: Conducts monthly events, two annual juried art shows for local and national artists. It is our intention to showcase incredible talent and display the exceptional abilities of artists worldwide.  To enter please submit an art entry in the online form by Midnight, Friday, May 1, 2015 for consideration to participate in the juried art show and exhibition. Please review the requirements to be considered in the show.

Click Here To Learn More of the Requirements and Register
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Celebrating 49 years in quality service of custom framing and showing fine art. We conduct monthly events, two annual juried art shows with artists from local and national member organizations. It is our intention to showcase incredible talent and display the exceptional abilities of worldwide artists.Owners, Hans and Pam Massar, are passionate about presenting art as well as quality custom framing. From maintaining the feeling of a family-owned business while presenting sophistication with the finest art galleries.

We are conveniently located in Lake Highlands at10233 E. Northwest Hwy #420, Dallas, TX 75238. View our 7,000 square foot showroom, featuring an array of original oil, mixed media, limited edition prints and a growing private collection. Open Tuesday – Saturday from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

Copyright © 2015 Dutch Art Gallery, All rights reserved.
You are receiving this e-mail because you were previously showcased in a juried art show at the Dutch Art Gallery.Our mailing address is:

Dutch Art Gallery

10233 E. Northwest Hwy
#420

Dallas, TX 75238

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Fort Worth Public Art 2015 Call to Pre-Qualify for the List of Public Artists deadline extended to May 7

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Deadline Approaching – Apply Today!
 Call for Artists
 2015 Pre-Qualified List of Public Artists

Fort Worth Public Art invites you to apply to be on the 2015 Pre-Qualified List. This list will be the primary source for artist selection for upcoming public art projects in 2015 and 2016.

Creating public art is a unique and rewarding experience because of its impact on the public sphere. Your artwork reaches a wide audience and helps create a sense of place and collective community identity. Artists are at the core of the public art process – evoking the history of a community, revealing our current society, and communicating ideas for the future. Please apply today. The deadline for applications is April 16, 2015 EXTENDED TO MAY 7

Applying is easy and previous public art experience is not required. Just go to www.callforentry.org to create a profile and upload images of your artwork.

Local, North Texas-based artists can apply here. Artists with previous public art experience may choose to apply to the nationwide call by clicking here.

For more information please check out our website or email us at talkto@fwpublicart.org.

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Seventh Annual Paint Historic Terrell 2015 – CANCELLED

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Paint Historic Terrell 2015 will be held April 11-19, with the awards reception on Saturday, April 25 at 2:30pm,  Terrell Heritage Museum, 207 N. Frances, Terrell, TX.  Whether an experienced plein air artist or novice, come join us for the fun in Terrell, TX located 30 minutes East of Dallas on SH 80!  Open to all artists l8 years and older, using any fine art media.  Registration form at www.netfaa.org or call Mary Jo Woodruff 972-345-3875.

Exhibit Reception April 25, 2015.

For the artist’s name to appear in the Paint Out literature, the registration form must be received by March 27, 2015.

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Plano Art Association: 125 Show 2015 entries due April 3 – EXTENDED April 6

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Plano Art Association: 125 Show 2015

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Fee: $40.00
Event Dates: 2/26/14 – 2/26/14
Entry Deadline: 4/3/15 Now 4/6

The Plano Art Association 125 Show is an annual event, held at The Arts Gallery in Plano, the Collin County College Arts Department gallery.Open to all artists who live within 125 miles of Plano, TX, it is a non-thematic juried show that exhibits the best of the artistic talent in the Metroplex area in a professionally run gallery setting. http://www.planoartassociation.com/uncategorized/10th-annual-125-showpaa-announces-call-for-entries/

  • 65 pieces will be in the final selected 125 Show from hundreds of entries
  • The 125 Show will run from April 27th to May 13th
  • The Reception date May 7th – best of show and other awards will be announced
  • Judges for this year—2D painter Mark Whitmarsh, who is held in some of the most respected art collections in the Southwest, and 3D glass artist, Carlyn Ray, who is featured in the winter issue of Patron Magazine for her stunning work as one of Dallas’ 14 emerging artists in the recent Artist vs Architect show.
  • Categories – submitted artwork must fit into one of the following categories:
    • 2D Artwork  (Two Dimensional Artworks)
    • 3D Artworks (Three Dimensional Artworks)
    • Printmaking, Photography (Traditional & Digital).

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Paint Historic Waxahachie with Ellis County Art Association

10th ANNUAL
PAINT HISTORIC WAXAHACHIE!
CALL FOR ENTRIES!

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Visit ECAA websitewww.elliscountyart.net & click on Events for prospectus, to enter online or download & print the entry form. Official Painting Period begins May 29, with painting to continue through June 7th.  

 

To participate in “pre-event” paint outs in May, we must have your entry by April 30. 

For more information, email admin@elliscountyart.net

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2015 Irving Art Association Annual Membership Competition

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Enter now!
In 2015 Irving Art Association celebrates its 60th Anniversary and holds its 60th annual membership competition!

It’s a special time so we are marking the occasion by offering a Challenge Award to our members entering artwork based on the theme of the 60th anniversary. Artwork may relate to the number 60 or any aspect of the association – activities, receptions, grounds, building, history, etc. All challenge artwork will be included in the annual IAA Winners Exhibit traveling to the Irving Arts Center after the exhibition at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts.

Juror will be Paula Nemec, BFA , who consults and teaches creativity through painting and design. Her media are aquamedia, printmaking and sculpture.

A quick summary for 2015:

  • Must be a current IAA member. To check your status, email membership@irvingart.org. To join or renew, click here.
  • All entries must be original and completed within the last two years.
  • SPECIAL CHALLENGE AWARD:
    All types of subjects are accepted into the show, but all artists are requested to enter at least one artwork illustrating the theme of IAA’s 60th Anniversary for the Special Challenge Award. Challenge contenders will also be judged within the media categories and will be invited to participate in the IAA Winners Exhibit traveling to the Irving Arts Center in July.
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  • Categories: Oil Painting; Water Media; Mixed Media/Misc.; Dry Media; Photography. Supports: canvas, panel, paper, or yupo.
  • Artwork must not be smaller than 8” x 10” (artwork size) nor exceed 36” x 36” framed nor be heavier than 20 lbs.
  • Artwork must be framed and wired. Plexiglas only for work over 16″x 20″ (exception pastels). No saw-tooth hangers. Wrap around canvas at least 1.5″ deep painted on all sides.
  • Competition will be juried.
  • Fee: $25 for 1-3 entries.

Requirements:

For information on entering, check the Rules as posted in the Prospectus: IAA2015MembersJuriedExhibitProspectus

ENTER BY MAIL OR ONLINE:

To enter by mail, fill out the form on the Prospectus, enclose your check for $25, and your images on a CD or DVD, and mail your entry to arrive before the deadline May 3. Address: Irving Art Association, PO Box 153581, Irving TX 75015-3581

To obtain Photo/Entry Assistance on April 26, contact exhibits@irvingart.org. $10 fee, plus $25 entry fee.

To submit your entry online  and pay through PayPal ($25), go to the Registration Page.

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OPEN CALL – Liberty & Justice ‘For All’

OPEN CALL:  Liberty & Justice FOR ALL…an exhibit without borders.
Submission deadline is May 1 by 6:00 pm | no entry fee
Please visit website for detailed list of submission guidelines.

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If you were taught that you should not talk politics or religion in polite conversation, this exhibit is your chance to speak your mind. With intentional emphasis on ‘For All’ – this exhibit is geared to provide the community with artwork that confronts injustices and considers justices found in our modern world. In an age of social media, satellite, and on sight journalism, we are consistently bombarded with news and views of impactful events. We want to provide the community with a common-ground viewing opportunity that will encourage internal and external dialogue and contemplation on current events taking place locally, globally, and far beyond our borders.

Because ALL lives matter, we are looking for art that reflects the theme and considers the world’s poor, weak, hungry, the radicals, religious, and refugees, human rights, slavery, political views, movers, shakers, spin doctors, givers, takers, lovers, haters, activists, instigators, victims, voters, advocates, promoters, confrontations, concerns, injustices, zealots, protests, the blessed, suppressed, and unaddressed, welfare, war torn, well-being, misunderstood, fleeing, agreeing, and disagreeing, lawful, illegal, violent, peaceful, freedoms, concerned citizens, and governments.

Questions? Email us at slantx@outlook.com


ENTRY:  Artists may enter up to 3 artworks for jury review. Send entries via email as jpg images to slantx@outlook.com
Entries to be received by 6:00 pm Friday, May 1.

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Recupere call for artists in recovery

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Open call for artists in recovery. This show is celebrating the journey and reclaiming of life. Please submit ASAP. This show is being co-curated by J Sheree Johnson of Art is Life Studio, and Zandra Ellis of Rise Above Counseling Services. Deadline is April 4, 2015. Email riseabovecounselingservices@gmail.com or artislifestudio@jenicejohnson.com

Recupere will open May 1 from 8–11pm at Art Of Life Studio. Art Is Life Studio is located at 1200 E. Collins Blvd in Suite #106, Richarson. It is an eclectic new creative space in Richardson that features a small gallery highlighting local artists as well as doubling as a venue space for small events. For more information about Art is Life Studio see the websites: http://www.jenicejohnsoncreative.com and https://www.facebook.com/artislifestudio

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Artspace 111: 2nd Annual Regional Juried Exhibition deadline May 31

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Artspace 111:2nd Annual Regional Juried Exhibition

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Fee: $35.00 (Artspace 111: Regional Juried Exhibtion Entry Fee)
Entry Deadline: 5/31/15

Artspace111 is pleased to announce an open call for submissions for the 2nd Annual Artspace111 Regional Juried Exhibition, juried by distinguished artist Vernon Fisher. The exhibition will be open June 26th through August 7th with an opening reception on the evening of June 26th. Due date for entries is May 31st. All contemporary 2D work in any media is accepted. Please see the prospectus for details. Over $1200 will be awarded to the best works in show.

Schedule

  • Exhibition – June 26 – August 7
  • Reception – June 26, 5:00p to 8:30p
  • Due Date/ Deadline for online submissions – May 31
  • Notification of acceptance June 8 – by email, and on the café site
  • Shipping Receiving – June 8 – June 19
  • Shipped Return – August 10 – 14
  • Hand delivery pickup – August 11 – August 14

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Sign up to Paint Historic Waxahachie

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Paint Historic Waxahachie

Exhibit Reception: 6/6/2015 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Waxahachie & the surrounding countryside
972-937-3414
Check in: 113 West Franklin Street
Waxahachie TX 75165

Entry Fee:  $60

ENTRY DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2015

Late registrations accepted 1st come-1st serve. Limited to 50 artists

For Event information, Prospectus & Online Entry: 

www.elliscountyart.net

This 10th annual plein air event showcases the best landscape artists in Texas and surrounding states as they paint Waxahachie’s historic downtown and residential districts.

The 10th Annual “Paint Historic Waxahachie” is open to any artist using plein air technique in all fine art mediums. Artists must agree to paint a minimum 2 days (or sessions) on location during the official 7 day painting period, May 29th through June 5th. Canvas, board or paper must be authenticated prior to painting. Artists are required to submit a minimum of 2 paintings for the exhibition and sale.

Event Coordinator:

Tina Bohlman 972-741-6154  

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Entry form: 2015 ENTRY BROCHURE front&inside

Paint Historic Waxahachie 2015 is sponsored by the Ellis County Art Association,

a 501(c)3 non profit corporation. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of art will

benefit Ellis County Art Association community fine art programs.

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Easels in Ellis County! EARLY PAINTING OPPORTUNITY! Register & pay entry fee before May 1st and be eligible to paint during any of the 4 weekends prior to Paint Out week! The locations will be along county roads and in nearby small towns within a 15 mile radius of Waxahachie.  Early registrants will be notified of the “official painting location” every week, on the Wednesday prior to each weekend.

Official Paint Out week: Friday, May 29 through the “turn in” deadline of 3:00 PM Friday, June 5, 2015 Only the paintings received by 3:00 P.M. Friday, June 5th will be included in the judging. (additional paintings may be submitted for sale on Saturday & Sunday June 6-7)

Friday evening, June 5: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Artists, Guests & Patrons Mixer & Preview Sale BBQ Buffet – Awards Presentation

Saturday & Sunday June 6 & 7: Exhibition opens to the public! o Artists paint on Courthouse Square & Downtown business district and help promote exhibition. Artists may bring paintings completed during this period to ECAA during regular business hours. Exhibition and Sale opens to the public Saturday, June 6. The sale will continue until Friday, July 10.

CLICK HERE to view & download General Guidelines & Information

CLICK HERE to view & download Entry Form (for mail in entry)

CLICK HERE: to Enter Online

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Bastrop’s 2-Dimensional Open Theme Competition

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Bastrop’s 2-Dimensional Open Theme Competition

Extended deadline: May 15
Open theme for 2d artists in any medium who are over 18 years of age.
Oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, drawing included; photography not included.
1st place: $500 • 2nd place: $250 • 3rd place: $125
3 Honorable mentions: $50 each
Submission Fee:
$30 for 3 images. Up to 2 extra images for $10 each. (non-refundable)
Paypal payment
Can be made using the paypal link at the bottom of the on-line application form.
Checks may be made payable to:
Bastrop Fine Arts Guild
815 West Main
Bastrop, Texas 78602
Acceptance notification:
Artists will be notified of accepted work via e-mail approximately one week after
deadline. The 6 winning images will be on display in our online annex for one year at
the bastrop fine arts guild website. www.bastropfineartsguild.com
Digital Files:
We accept only digital submissions.
All images should be provided as:
- Jpgs only
- 72 dpi
- Srgb file
- Image not to exceed 1240 pixels on the longest side
- Files should be titled as: lastname_firstname_1title.Jpg
Use Rights:
Artists retain full rights to their work. Bastrop fine arts guild requests
use of accepted images for the purpose of marketing and display as
thumbnails on the guild’s website online annex.
Artist contact information will be provided if awarded artists wish to
offer their work for sale. All arrangements for sales to be made between
artist and buyer. No percentage taken for any sales made as a result of
the online annex.

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Art in the Atrium deadline March 28

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Submit up to 5 images of artwork for display via this ONLINE FORM. If chosen, pieces will hang at City Hall in Frisco from April 27 and for six months afterwards.

Notification of acceptance is April 7.

For more details, see the Call for Art HERE.

The mission of the City of Frisco Public Art Program is to promote cultural, aesthetic, and economic vitality in Frisco by integrating the work of artists into public places, civic infrastructure and private development. In keeping with that mission the public art board initiated Frisco’s Art in the Atrium series at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center. This facility with its open atrium design and tall limestone walls has proven to be an exceptional venue to showcase the artistic excellence of our local and regional artists. The City of Frisco seeks two dimensional works of art by artist or arts organizations from the Frisco and the surrounding area for the 10th installment of Frisco’s Art in the Atrium series. This exhibition is part of the city’s ongoing exhibition program series at Frisco’s City Hall to showcase regional artistic endeavors and to encourage public dialogue, understanding and enjoyment of visual art. The program’s goal is to reflect the artistic excellence in and around Frisco and to promote the city’s cultural and economic initiatives. The 2015-2016 Art in the Atrium Exhibition is scheduled for April 27 and runs approximately 6 months.

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VAGF 2015 Member Exhibition “Mythology” deadline March 31

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The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco is hosting a member exhibition, themed around “Mythology.”  The works will be displayed in the Frisco Art Gallery, with a closing reception on May 17 from 3-5PM. Come see local artists’ creativity! FREE and open to the public.

Interested in submitting artwork to the show? Click HERE for the prospectus.

No entry fee, but must be a VAGF member. Join at VAGF.org.

Questions? Contact VAGF Exhibits Coordinator: Marina – paintingonrocks@yahoo.com

Calendar:

deadline: March 31

exhibit: April 7 – May 17

closing reception & awards: May 17, 3-5pm

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April 25 Deadline – Call for Art: “POP! Goes the Photograph” in the Frisco Art Gallery

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If Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Ansel Adams collaborated, what sort of artistic interpretations would they come up with? You have a chance to submit  artworks that explicitly or implicitly incorporate photography and American pop-culture.

Calling all artists who work with images in mixed media! Looking for pop-influenced images, some photographically produced, some iconic, and all applied in innovative ways to canvas, matte board, paper, panel, sculpture, and more!

Submit JPEGS of your work to exhibits@friscoarts.org by April 25 to be considered for the show. 

Frisco Art Gallery in the Frisco Discovery Center

Calendar:

May 21 – June 29, 2015

Reception / Panel Discussion May 27, 7-9pm

 

Centerhttp://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/pop-goes-the-photograph-may/

Questions? Call 972-668-5180 or email exhibits@friscoarts.org.

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Dallas Pancakes & Booze Art Show call for artists

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The PANCAKES & BOOZE ART SHOW - Dallas – May 1, 2015
http://www.pancakesandbooze.com/

Please click the link below to submit your work for the show!
http://www.pancakesandbooze.com/submit-your-artwork

Established in May of 2009, The Pancakes & Booze Art Show is an artist movement that has been sweeping the nation with the country’s largest exhibit of emerging artists! Shows now in LA, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Nashville, Portland, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Dallas, Austin, San Diego & Phoenix! https://www.facebook.com/PancakesandBoozeArtShow

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PrintTX 2015 deadline March 31

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PrintTX 2015

http://www.printmattershouston.org/

VIEW MORE INFO
APPLY TO THIS CALL

Fee: $45.00 (Printmatters)
Entry Deadline: 3/31/15

PrintMatters, a Houston based arts organization, and Nicole Longnecker Gallery invite artists residing in Texas and those living elsewhere who are permanent residents of the state, to enter PrintTX 2015, an exhibition of contemporary printmaking. This year’s juror is nationally acclaimed artist and educator, Karen Kunc. She will announce the cash awards at a reception in her honor on June 28th.PrintTX will be held during the fifth anniversary of PRINTHOUSTON, a summer-long, city-wide celebration of original prints, the artists who create them, and the people who collect them. The calendar is filled with exhibitions, lectures, panel discussions, workshops, and special events at museums, galleries, non-profit organizations, and alternative spaces.

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2015 SWA International Juried Exhibition deadline now March 22

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Society of Watercolor Artists 2015 International Juried Art Exhibition

http://www.swawatercolor.com/#!international/c1wyl

2015 Entry Deadline March 15 – EXTENDED TO MARCH 22

For a printable version of the prospectus shown on left, click HERE

Open to all artists working in water media (listed below) on paper (Yupo permitted). Water media includes traditional watercolors, acrylics, water based inks, gouache, and watercolor pencils/ crayons. Only one painting per artist can hang in the exhibition. All entries must have been completed in the past 3 years. No collage, no class work, no digital prints of any kind allowed. Artist’s original work only.

Juror: Don Andrews is a nationally known watercolor artist and workshop instructor. Sign up for his workshop at http://www.swawatercolor.com/#!workshops/c1rnn.

Calendar

  • March13: CD entries due
  • March 15: ELECTRONIC entries due – Incomplete entries or those received after midnight will be ineligible
  • April 1: NOTIFICATION DATE
  • April 28: SHIPPED PAINTINGS DUE
  • May 2: Saturday: noon-4:00pm HAND DELIVERED WORK DUE
  • May 3: Sunday: SHOW OPENS
  • May23: Saturday:2-4pm RECEPTION and AWARDS
  • June 13: Saturday: noon-2pm PICKUP HAND-DELIVERED WORK
  • June23: SHIPPED WORKS RETURNED

Delivery, Reception and Pickup: Atrium Gallery, 2nd floor, Central Library, 500 West Third St., Fort Worth, TX 76102-7305 (corner of Lamar and West Third St.)

Exhibition Director: John James Email: swawatercolor@gmail.com Phone: 817-652-1340 Exhibition Committee: Bob Cook, Hugh Heaton, Susan Henry

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Alexandria Museum of Art 28th September Competition

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Alexandria Museum of Art

28th September Competition

Juried Exhibition

September 4 – November 21, 2015

28th Sept Comp Prospectus – 2015

Eligibility

  • All artists over the age of 18 – working in any medium – are eligible.
  • All work must be original and must have been completed in the last two years (2013 or later).
  • AMoA encourages artists working in video and other experimental media to submit entries for judging.

Rules

  • Each artist may submit TWO works of art with a non-refundable entry fee of $35. (Additional works may be submitted for a fee $20 per each entry.)
  • Check or money order should be made payable to:

Alexandria Museum of Art, P.O. Box 1028, Alexandria, LA   71309-1028

(All foreign payments must be MONEY ORDERS converted to United States currency.)

  • If paying via credit card, please fill in the required fields on the Entry Card and mail it along with your CD or DVD, or email it along with your emailed entry.
  • Entries will be juried by digital images emailed or sent on CDs or DVDs only.
  • All digital images submitted must be sized at 5”x7” and saved as a JPG at a 300 dpi resolution.
  • Each IMAGE must be labeled with ONLY the artwork title, medium, size, and date. Label CDs and DVDs with your name, titles of each entry, and length of DVD (if applicable).
  • Artist may submit only one (1) digital image for each 2-D entry, and up to three (3) digital images for each 3-D entry.
  • Artist submitting video entries must send DVD format not to exceed 30 minutes in length.
  • No work should exceed seven (7) feet (84”) in any direction, or 200 lbs. in weight. Entries exceeding these limitations will automatically be disqualified.
  • CD and DVD entries will be retained in the permanent collection files of the Alexandria Museum of Art.
  • If digital images on CDs are not correctly representative of work chosen, AMoA has the right to disqualify the entry from the exhibition.
  • By entering the competition, the artist agrees to allow their work to reproduced for the purpose of publicity.
  • By entering the competition, the artist agrees that all entered work will be available for exhibition if chosen.  No substitutions will be allowed.

 

Awards

$2000 will be available for juror-designated cash awards. These awards will be announced at the Opening Reception on September 4, 2015.

Calendar

 

May 29            Postmark and email deadline for receipt of digital images, CD (will not be returned), entry fee, plus a maximum 100 word artist statement for catalog use only (not available to juror before selected).

June 2             Deadline for hand delivered entry forms and images.

Aug. 3             Jury notification by mail or email if provided. No phone calls please!

Aug. 25           Deadline for receipt of juried works and pre-paid return shipment label.

Sept. 4            Artists’ Reception and Gallery Talk.

Nov. 21           Exhibition Closes.

Dec. 12           Deadline for pick up of hand delivered work.

Shipping of art work with pre-paid return label provided by the artist

begins.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Please print and fill out ALL information.
  • Send your entry officially postmarked or emailed by May 29, 2014.
  • Include form, fee, CD and artist statement.
  • ALL SELECTED WORKS MUST ARRIVE PRE-PAID BY AUGUST 25, 2014  ­– ALONG WITH A PRE-PAID RETURN ADDRESS LABEL (no order forms with account numbers will be accepted, must be a completed label).
  • No work can exceed:

o   7 (seven) feet (84”) in any direction

o   200 lbs. in weight

o   30 minutes in length for video entries.

  • Entries exceeding these limitations will automatically be disqualified.

Failure to comply with rules of entry and deadlines will automatically disqualify cited entry.

 

Jurors

AMoA proudly welcomes Pat Musick and Jerry Carr as the jurors for the 28th September Competition. Pat Musick has a Master of Arts and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Cornell University.  Musick taught at the University of Houston and the University of Arkansas.  Her work focuses on environmental art, using a combination of natural and man-made materials to create mixed media sculptures and works on paper.  Her work can be found in over one hundred public and private collections, including Crystal Bridges Museum of Art and the Alexandria Museum of Art.  She collaborates with her husband, Jerry Carr, a former astronaut and commander of the International Space Station.

 

Delivery and Packaging

  • After notification of selection, ship entries to:

Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 Second Street, Alexandria,  LA  71301. 

  • All artwork must arrive no later than August 25, 2014.
  • ALL SHIPMENTS MUST HAVE A PRE-PAID RETURN LABEL FOR THE RETURN OF WORK.  (Example: FedEx, UPS, or USPS.)  NO ORDER FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
  • Be sure to select a carrier that delivers to Alexandria, LA.
  • Hand deliveries will be accepted Tues.-Fri., 10am-5pm.
  • Please do NOT include personal checks for return shipping.
  • All artwork must have a completed identification card attached to the backside.
  • All shipped works must be in sturdy reusable packaging.
  • Do not use styrofoam peanuts or pieced boxes.
  • Opening instructions should be printed on the outside.
  • All damaged packages will be returned unopened C.O.D.
  • When open packages contain damaged works the artist will be consulted.
  • Return shipping of artwork will begin December 12, 2014.
  • ALL WORK WILL BE SHIPPED USING THE PRE-PAID RETURN LABEL SUPPLIED BY THE ARTIST.
  • AMoA will not take responsibility for works returned undeliverable.
  • Art work unclaimed after one year becomes the property of AMoA

 

Exhibitor Obligations

  • Selected work must be display ready.
  • All 2-D work should be framed, wired for hanging, and where appropriate, glazed with Plexiglas.
  • Any work notably different from the submitted digital file will be disqualified.  Submitted CDs containing images of artwork will not be returned.
  • Any submitted artwork must be available for exhibition.  No substitutions will be allowed.

 

Sales and Liability

  • A 30% commission will be charged on all sales.
  • Every reasonable precaution will be taken to assure protection of entries, but the Alexandria Museum of Art assumes no responsibility for loss or damage from any cause during transit.
  • Works will be insured for the duration of the show while on AMoA premises.
  • Any entries delivered without statement of insurance value will be assigned a maximum value of $500.

 

Megan Valentine

Curator/Registrar

Alexandria Museum of Art

933 Second Street, Alexandria, LA 71301

(318) 443-3458

megan@themuseum.org

www.themuseum.org

28th Sept Comp Prospectus – 2015

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2015 Collin County Adult Art Show March 20-22

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The 51st Annual Collin County Adult Art Show will be held March 20-22, 2015 at First United Methodist Church of McKinney, Reception Gallery (formerly called the Heard-Craig Hall) in McKinney. Juror is Maureen Brouillette. Sponsored by the Art Club of McKinney.

It’s not too late to enter: Bring your artwork to the Heard-Craig Hall (upper level), 306 North Church, Street, in McKinney on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, between the hours of 4pm – 8pm. Prospectus: http://www.theartclubmckinney.com/art_shows_2015/Prospectus-51stAdultArtShow-March2015.pdf. If you have any questions, please email 51stannualartshow@theartclubmckinney.com

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Call for Entries – Grand Prairie Arts Council announces the 5th Annual Farmers Market / Market Square Juried Art Show & Sale

Market Square Art Show

Call for entries

The Grand Prairie Arts Council is once again partnering with the Grand Prairie’s Farmers Market to host the 5th Annual Juried Art Show & Sale Saturday, April 18, at Farmers Market, 125 W. Main St. The art will be displayed during Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and Best of Show will be awarded in adult and student categories. All media will be considered including, but not limited to oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed-media, 3-D, drawing and photography. Artwork should focus on the theme “Farmers Market” and/or “Market Square.” The exhibition is open to middle school and high school students residing in Grand Prairie and ANY adults 18 – up.

To enter the Farmers Market Art Show and Contest go online to: www.artsgp.org or call 972-642-2787. Entries are due April 13.

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MCFA Annual OPEN Judged Art Show entries due May 15 & 16

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Mid Cities Fine Artists

Annual OPEN Judged Art Show

May 15, 16 & 17, 2015

Haltom City Northeast Center, 3201 Friendly Lane, Haltom City, Texas

Judge: Johnny Mahto Hogue

Prospectus

http://midcitiesfineartists.org/

 

Schedule
FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 
Registration 1:00-5:00 PM
SATURDAY, May 16, 2015
Registration 10:00 AM-11:30 AM NO Late entries!
Open to Public 2:305:00 PM
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015
Reception 1:30-3:00 PM
Awards Presentation 3:00 PM
Closing and Art Pick up 4:30 PM

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Rocking 3 Western Art Show entries due April 10

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May 30 – July 31, 2015

Warehouse Living Arts Center Gallery, Corsicana, Texas

You are invited to submit 1-3 pieces of 2D/3D artwork for consideration of inclusion in the Rocking 3 Western Art Show. No video or performance art at this time. The show kicks off as a part of the annual fundraising event for The Corsicana Arts District. www.corsicanaartsdistrict.com.

Prospectus: http://www.corsicanaartsdistrict.com/rockin-3-western-art-show.html

 

Submit up to 3 images – email to deb@debmillerfineart.com. Images should be formatted no larger than 1920 pixels @72dpi on the longest side. Include application information in email. Fees – No hanging or entry fee.

Calendar

  • April 10 Entry deadline
  • April 13-17 Notification by email
  • May 4-8 Shipped artwork to arrive
  • May 9 Saturday, 10am-12pm hand delivered artwork accepted (unless prior arrangements made)
  • May 29 Friday, 2:00pm Participating artist’s docent tour of the Pearce Museum Western Collection (prior registration needed) Dinner/Wine at the Across The Street Wine Bistro (discounted package available)
  • May 30 Saturday, 5-6 pm Private Patron’s Wine Party – gallery 6pm Gallery opens to the public 6-7:30 Chuckwagon Barbeque & Cantina (adjacent to Gallery) 7:30 pm Ray Wylie Hubbard concert at the Palace Theatre (across from gallery) – Gallery closes 1 hour after ending of concert
  • June 5 BONUS: Saturday, Gallery open during Palace Theatre performance – Larry Gatlin
  • July 30 Thursday, 5-7pm Final reception/sale
  • Fri July 31 Exhibit closes
  • August 3-7 Artwork return

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International Collective DALLAS 2015 deadline March 16

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Apply today. DEADLINE MARCH 16th. TVAA Gallery will host the International Collective DALLAS 2015 for the month of April. This exhibition is a selection of art by contemporary European artists sponsored by IN3 Art Worldwide in collaboration with European galleries & Artists’ organizations. In addition, IN3 Art Worldwide presents the First Annual IN3 Small Works, with participation of visual artists from around the globe.

In April the Dallas Arts District will be bursting with art collectors visiting from all over the world. The Dallas Art Fair takes place the week of April 6th at f.i.g., only 5 blocks away from the TVAA Gallery in Plaza of the Americas. Free transportation between venues is provided by the Dallas Arts District. Represent your Country! To apply for the First Annual IN3 Small Works exhibit visit www.tvaa.org or email to info@in3artworldwide.com.

PROSPECTUS

 

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TAG 2015 Open Juried Show entries due March 17

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The Trinity Art Guild’s 2015 Open Juried Show is open to all regional artists.

Best of Show $800.00

Prizes for each category: First – $300; Second – $150; Third – $100; Honorable Mention -$50

2015 Awards total $3800.00 in cash and merchandise

Categories: (no photography)

1. Oils
2. Acrylic
3. Watercolor/Ink
4. Dry Media (pastel, charcoal, pencil)
5. Three Dimensional

Prospectus: http://trinityartsguild.org/images/PDFOpenShow15.pdf

Enter by mail or online at http://trinityartsguild.org/juriedshows/openjuriedshow.html (you can pay by PayPal & email your entries).

Calendar: 

  • Tuesday, March 17 – Email entries due by midnight. Mail in thumb drive entries must be postmarked by this date. Hand delivered thumb drives will be accepted.
  • Tuesday, April 7 – Notification Date
  • Tuesday, April 21 – Hand delivery of all accepted works from 9am to 8pm
  • Wednesday, April 22 – Show Opens
  • Saturday, May 9 – Reception and awards 3pm to 5pm
  • Tuesday, May 21 – Close of show all work must be picked up.

Trinity Arts Guild Gallery Bedford Boys Ranch Park 2819 R.D. Hurt Parkway Bedford, TX 76021

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Celeste McCall 2104 Best of Show Winner

 

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