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2015 Art in the Mextroplex call for entries

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CALL TO ARTISTS

2015 Art in the Metroplex Juried Exhibition

Deadline: August 22, 2015

The Arts Center welcomes submissions from artists in the DFW Metroplex and surrounding areas – Tarrant, Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hill, Hood, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Kaufmann, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell and Wise counties for the 2015 Art in the Metroplex Exhibition.  Exhibition is October 9 – 30, 2015 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Juror is Peter Doroshenko. Awards TBA. Deadline August 22, 2015.

Artists may submit up to three artworks in JPG format, preferably 1 to 2MB file size.  Only 3D work may include a detail or second view.  Video may be AVI, MOV, MPG or MP4. Works must be original, and have been completed in the last two years. Students 18 and older are welcome to submit work, but it must have been created without supervision. No work previously exhibited in Art in the Metroplex competition may be entered. Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, video, and mixed media qualify for entry. Flyer: flyersmall

Artists may submit up to three pieces.  Non-refundable fee is $35.  Artists can submit work using the following link:

https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com/submit/43708

Juror info: Peter Doroshenko is the Executive Director at the Dallas Contemporary, in Dallas, Texas, which presents new and challenging ideas from regional, national and international artists. Preceding his current stint at the DC, Doroshenko was curator at the Pinchuck Art Center in Kiev, The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in England, the Institute of Visual Arts at UW-Milwaukee, the SMAK, Ghent, Belgium, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Houston, Texas and the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY.

Doroshenko has worked directly with many artists to develop and produce new, commissioned works.  As well as writing for contemporary art magazines such as Source and Art Monthly Australia, Doroshenko has written or contributed to several books and numerous exhibition catalogues on artists’ work, including Private Spaces for Contemporary Art, with Rispoli Books, Brussels.

Doroshenko was the commissioner for the Ukrainian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and was co-curator of the Busan Biennale, South Korea. He received the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2002, from France.

Contact: Elaine Taylor; gallerymanager@fwcac.org or 817.298.3021

Accepted artists will receive instructions on final presentation and delivery.

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