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TVAA’s Book Marks Exhibition entries due June 16

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Book Marks Exhibition

July 1 – 28, 2017

Texas Visual Arts Association

Downtown Gallery, Plaza of the Americas
700 N. Pearl Street, Suite G207
Dallas, Texas 75201

Please submit up to three entries (jpgs at 72 dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side) by JUNE 16th

Create something extraordinary and innovative using books by combining techniques in mixed media, collage, sculpting, assemblage and embellishments. Altered books may incorporate various forms of found objects, tins, canvas and other non-traditional surfaces.

About the Curator: VET is a native Texas artist who incorporates environmental recycling awareness through her artwork, commissions, and workshops. In addition to her wide variety of cultural-based and educational arts programs, VET tours nationally and regionally offering programming shares innovative ways to re-think, re-purpose and re-design discarded items.. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Dallas (BA Arts & Performance). VET’s work has been on exhibit throughout the U.S., Canada and Africa; and she is recipient of numerous grants that include The National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and MetLife Foundation Award. Email: artcycletx@gmail.com.

This show is open to TVAA members and non-members. Entry Fee: $5.00 per entry for TVAA members; $10 per entry for non-members. Pay at time of delivery. Do not send in mail.

Jpgs due to curator: June 16
Acceptance Notifications sent: June 20
Deliver work to Gallery: June 30 10 am – 1 pm
Hanging: June 30 1 pm – 4 pm
Gallery opens to public: July 1
Reception: July 16 2 pm – 4 pm
Pick up: July 28 10 am – 1 pm

Prospectus: http://tvaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/July-2017-Book-Marks-Exhibition1.pdf

For any change in delivery or sitting schedule, you must contact Gallery Director@deepapdesignscape@gmail.com

To enter fill out the form at http://tvaa.org/3214/exhibitions/rotating-exhibits-at-tvaa-downtown-gallery/book-marks-july/

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Open call for book artists! Library Thoughts 4 Exhibition

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Open call for book artists!
Library Thoughts 4 Exhibition
Deadline: March 31, 2014
Entry fee: USD 35

This year at Hegyvidek Gallery will open the Library Thoughts 4 exhibition. The exhibition curator Beata Szechy.
The exhibition scheduled from August 26 to September 6, 2014.
This exhibition is part of the AIR/HMC, Budapest, International Artists in Residency program.

For more info, application form write to: bszechy@yahoo.com

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Bibliophile Art Exhibit closing reception June 29

TheTrinity River: The View From Continental Viaduct artists book by Sheila Cunningham

TheTrinity River: The View From Continental Viaduct artists book by Sheila Cunningham

The Bibliophile Art Exhibit: Books, Libraries & Literature

April 27 – June 29, 2013 at the West Irving Library

Closing Reception and Artist Demonstrations will be held Saturday, June 29 11 am – 1 pm in the Meeting Room.

Sponsored by Irving Art Association as part of its Corporate Art Appreciation Program (CAAP). The West Irving Library is located at 4444 W. Rochelle, Irving TX. For more about library exhibits, click here.

The bibliophile is a lover of books and the printed word. This exhibit celebratesthe love of the art of books, the printed word, and everything associated: cover art, illustrations of favorite literature, the illustrated word, calligraphy, and the genre of library art. The book itself can be the art, as in altered books, handmade books or art journals.

21 area artists are participating. 39 art journals, altered books, handmade books, and other altered objects are on display in the glass cabinets. One large altered book sculpture is on a shelf in the reference section. 30 paintings and drawings, plus two altered book wreaths are on the wall. For a list of artists and works, see the brochure: Bibliophile Art Exhibit brochure.

Catching News by Elizabeth Bogard

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Sheila Cunningham to speak on Artist Books April 23

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The featured artist at the April 23rd meeting of the Irving Art Association will be Sheila Cunningham, who will talk on Artist Books: Creative Book StructuresShe’ll explaint the different book structures and the ideas and concepts behind them, as well as bringing some examples of her own work.

Sheila Cunningham is a fine art photographer whose photo-based artwork includes artist books, book art installations, cell phone photography, digital collages, and Polaroid transfers.She works with local and national organizations to teach a variety of art, bookmaking, printmaking and computer courses. Her artwork, project designs and articles have been widely published in books and national magazines. Cunningham exhibits in solo and national juried shows. For more about her and her work, see her website: http://sheilacunninghamart.blogspot.com/

Doors at the Jaycee Center for the Arts (directions) open at 6:30 pm and the meeting starts at 7pm. Guests are welcome.

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