10th Annual TAC Juried Exhibition deadline June 20

Texas Artists Coalition is pleased to invite members to submit artwork for the 10th Annual TAC Juried Membership Exhibit. Entry deadline is June 20, 2015: 12AM (midnight).  Exhibit is August 7 – 29, 2015 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.  Reception is August 7; 6 – 9pm.  Over $1500 in awards. Prospectus: https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com/submit/41306.

Juror is Cohn Drennan of Cohn Drennan Contemporary, an art gallery in Dallas, TX featuring the work of emerging and mid-career artists.  The gallery is temporarily closed due to a fire in an adjacent building.  Previously, Mr. Drennan was the Director of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University from 2005 through 2010.  Upon his arrival at the museum, Mr. Drennan lead the museum through its most productive era in its history by producing original exhibitions and content for the Wichita Falls community that gained state, national, and international notoriety.  Prior to his position at WFMA, Mr. Drennan was the Deputy Director of the United States Department of State, Art in Embassies Program, in Washington, DC.  The Art in Embassies Program was established by Congress in 1964 to increase international cultural awareness of American art through exhibitions at US embassies worldwide.  During his tenure at the State Department, Mr. Drennan was the recipient of the Department’s Medal of Superior Honor in 2001, 2003 an 2004 for his Leadership in Cultural Diplomacy.

Current TAC members may submit up to 3 artworks; No size or media restrictions on artwork.  2D is limited to 3 JPG images; 3D may enter 1 extra detail JPG for each artwork.  Accepted art must be dropped off August 1: 9am – 7pm, and picked up August 30, 1 – 5pm.

The Texas Artists Coalition is a membership program designed to offer benefits for artists in the North Texas community. These benefits range from as annual juried exhibition to peer reviews to workshops, plus much more. The mission of the TAC is to support career development of artists, whether they are emerging or established, amateur or professional. Programs of the TAC are supported by the Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts. Join: http://www.texasartistscoalition.org/#!membership-and-benefits/c173r


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