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Call for entries for “Reading to My Friends” Sculpture Exhibit

FriendsofDallasPublicLibrary
FRIENDS OF THE DALLAS PUBLIC LIBRARY
INVITE THE MEMBERS OF THE CREATIVE ARTS CENTER OF DALLAS
TO CELEBRATE THEIR 50th ANNIVERSARY WITH A SHOW OF SCULPTURES

ANNOUNCE

A CALL FOR ENTRIES
A JURIED SHOW

READING TO MY FRIENDS
sculptures expressing literary themes
August 1-27, 2016
Dallas Public Library, Fourth Floor
Reception and Award Presentation
Saturday, August 13 at 7 pm
In celebration of The Creative Arts Center of Dallas’ (CAC) 50th Anniversary, Friends of the Dallas Public Library (FODPL) offer an exclusive juried show only to CAC members.
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There is no entry fee.  Images are not requested.  CAC membership is required.  The artist is limited to one entry.  Collaborative works by two or more artists working together may be submitted as one entry with the lead artist being a member of the CAC.
The submitted work must be sculptural (three dimensional) and express a literary theme.
Sculptures many be of any media within the dimensions of 18 inches wide, 18 inches high and 18 inches deep.  The weight limit is a maximun of 10 pounds.

Entires for the exhibition will be received on Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 2-4 pm

at the fourth floor of the Dallas Central Library.  The sculptures will be returned for pick-up on Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 2-4 pm at the fourth floor of the Dallas Central Library.

 

The FODPL’s Gala Commitee, co-chaired by David DeSalvo and John Marcucci, directors of Haley-Henman Gallery, juries the exhibition.
THE AWARDS
Best in Show  $300
Best Literary Theme $200
Best Innovation $100
Four Honorable Mention at $50 each
The top 24 will be awarded $50 each and entered into a silent auction at the annual FODPL fall benefit.  Each artist will receive 50% of the auctioned price.
The annual fall dinner supports the educational programs of the Dallas Public Library. The “Everybody Needs Friends Gala” celebrates the 65th Anniversary of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.  It is wonderful to have a friend like the Creative Arts Center of Dallas as they celebrate their 50th Anniversary.

Call John at 214-532-3225 or email john@haleyhenman.com for more information.

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