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Artist Call/Solo & Curatorial Exhibition Proposals 2019

Deadline: September 1, 2018

The Exhibition Advisory Panel (EAP) of the Fort Worth Community Arts Center (FWCAC) is seeking exhibition proposals from artists and curators for our 2019 season with a focus on regional artists in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Artists and curators are welcome to submit solo shows and curated proposals for group exhibitions of professional level, innovative art.  Proposals should demonstrate a consistency of vision. Exhibitions will span from 3 – 6 weeks and curators may not be included in their own exhibitions.

For more information about this call, or to submit your proposals, please visit: https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com/submit/107510/solo-curatorial-exhibition-proposals-2019

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Centrifugal Force by Robertus van der Wege

Robertus van der Wege is a storyteller who loves using a variety of materials to help in the storytelling process — Wood, stone, metal, and ceramic all lend varying permanence; textures, colors, and differing nuances to each story. The stories he likes to tell are stories of the human condition. In addition to that, he likes borrowing from these sources to create objects that become metaphors for today’s humanity and challenges.

Wege sees himself as an object maker whose work attempts to offer a new perspective on environment, art, history, and religion. The fact that some of these materials may be in found objects, or created as new forms, also lends to the story. Wege sought to create sculpture that has been engaging for young and old alike, and strives to have the viewer become more engaged with his work after their initial visual encounter. It is particularly rewarding for him when that experience is shared by more than one person, such as a parent with a child, or an experience among friends. This is one of the reasons that his work is often kinetic and invites human interaction. As Wege believes that many of the solutions to today’s problems exist within our collective human story.

Centrifugal Force by Robertus van der Wege will be on view March 2 – March 28, 2018. The closing reception will be March 24, 2018; 6-9 pm during our Spring Gallery Night at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.

Image: Robertus van der Wege, Circus Bonsai, Mixed Media

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[Art Exhibition]Thus, We Scatter, as We Go by Nathan Porterfield

Fort Worth Community Arts Center is proud to present, Thus, We Scatter, as We Go by Nathan Porterfield. The exhibition date is March 2, 2018-March 29, 2018, from 9AM-5PM. The closing reception will be on our Spring Gallery Night, March 24, 2018, from 6PM-9PM.

Nathan Porterfield’s current work involves individual identity in current culture, in reference to American history. Using accessible, common materials, he creates a confluence of patterns to imply the intersection of countless sensibilities and convictions. The imagery has developed recently into portraits, or sorts, in which the subjects (Units of Resistance) express their perspectives.

Nathan’s works are an homage to those, oppressed and repressed who have stood for change and therein been the backbone of progress. His works are portraits of personal individuality, yet homogeneous spirit.

Thus, We Scatter, as We Go is a survey of his production from 2015 and 2016, with a concentration on alternative materials and exploring the subtleties of evolving society.

For more information, please visit: http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibition_detail/5705

Image: Not Asking Permission OR Forgiveness by Nathan Porterfield

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“OBLIVIOUS” by Patrick Mcgrath Muñiz

“OBLIVIOUS” by Patrick Mcgrath Muñiz

March 2 – March 29, 2018 

Reception: March 24, 2018; 6 – 9pm 

The work presented in OBLIVIOUS is Houston-based artist Patrick McGrath Muñiz’s response to the capitalist consumerist society with its apparent indifference to the rising threat of climate change. After experiencing Harvey in Houston, and witnessing Hurricane Maria passing over Puerto Rico and Irma in Florida, where most of his family and friends live, Muñiz feels the responsibility to tell the story of climate change the way he knows it. As an artist with a Roman Catholic background and growing up in the island of Puerto Rick, Muñiz has a deep personal interest in reconnecting with history by adopting Renaissance painting techniques and retablos reminiscent of Spanish Colonial Art in his painting, bridging historical continuity between the Colonial and the Neo-colonial narratives present in the Anthropocene, an epoch defined by the enormous impact of human activities on the Earth’s ecosystems.

Patrick McGrath Muñiz is an artist from Puerto Rico who currently exhibits his work across the U.S. and abroad while residing and working in Houston, Texas. His work consists primarily of oil paintings addressing current issues such as Neo-Colonialism and Consumerism. Patrick’s work can be found at the Albuquerque Museum in New Mexico, the Mesa Contemporary Art Museum in Mesa, Arizona, the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia, as well as a number of private collections in the United States, Caribbean, and Latin America.

For more information, please visit: http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibition_detail/5703

Image: Patrick McGrath Muñiz, The Flood, 2017, Oil and metal leaf on canvas, 30 x 30 inches 

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Lucky 13th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit Call for Entry

Lucky 13th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit call for entries

Fort Worth Community Arts Center is now accepting submission for Lucky 13th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit! Only TAC members with active accounts may submit up to 3 artworks open to all disciplines with no theme. The grand prize winner will be given an opportunity to hold a Solo Exhibition in one of our 700 sq ft galleries during Fall Gallery Night 2018.

For more information, please visit: https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com/submit/102966/lucky-13th-annual-tac-juried-exhibit-call-for-entry

EXHIBITION DATES: August 3 – August 28, 2018 RECEPTION: Friday, August 3 2018

JUROR: Lauren Childs, Co-Founder Fort Works Art

CALL TO ARTISTS: Only TAC members with active accounts may submit up to 3 artworks open to all disciplines with no theme. To see if your TAC membership is active, click here. To learn more about TAC or become a member, please click here. All mediums accepted including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, video, installation, photography, and digital art with no size restrictions. The show will occur in Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s premier, 3000 square foot, Front Gallery. All artwork must be original and must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person.

PRIZE: A Solo Exhibition in one of our 700 sq ft galleries during Fall Gallery Night 2018. Fall Gallery Night is an event that occurs once a year during September. It is arguably our most popular opening of year were we anticipate more than 3000 visitors in a single night.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Lauren Childs began studying classical figure drawing by the age of twelve.  She attended both Northwestern University, studying Theatre Arts, and The University of Texas at Arlington, receiving her B.A. in Art History, where she met and studied under artist and Gallery Director, Benito Huerta.

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         June 1, 2018 – Deadline for submission

·         July 1, 2018 – Notifications emailed to artists

·         July 28, 2018 – Delivery of artwork

·         August 3, 2018 – Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         August 28, 2018 – Closing

·         August 29, 2018 – Show comes down, pick up work

 

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Mayjoring in Art call for submissions

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com/submit/104921/mayjoring-in-art-higher-learning

FORT WORTH COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER IS PROUD TO PRESENT: 

Mayjoring in Art; Higher Learning

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – April 1, 2018

EXHIBITION DATES: May 4 – May 26, 2018 RECEPTION: Friday, May 4, 2018

CALL TO ARTISTS: “Mayjoring in Art; Higher Learning” is a juried exhibition with the mission of celebrating the creativity and ingenuity of emerging young artists from colleges and universities around Texas. Eligible applicants must be currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning or have graduated with in the last 6 months. We are seeking quality work with originality in all mediums including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, sculpture, fiber art, mixed media, installation, photography, video art, and digital art with no size restrictions. This year’s juror is Daniel Blagg

PRIZE:

·             Two students will be selected to have a two person exhibition in one of our galleries during Fall Gallery Night 2018. Fall Gallery Night is an event that occurs once a year during September. It is arguably our most popular opening of year were we anticipate more than 3000 visitors in a single night.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Daniel Blagg’s latest work includes his stylistically flat and dilapidated representational scenes of what were once gleaming signs of commercialism rendered with an abundance of metaphorical comments on all aspects of contemporary society.  The Neon Museum in Las Vegas is a repository for the iconic neon signage that made the city famous and has been the subject matter of Daniel Blagg’s paintings for years.

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         April 1, 2018 – Deadline for submission

·         April 15, 2018 – Notifications emailed to artists

·         April 29, 2018 – Delivery of artwork

·         May 4, 2018 – Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         May 26, 2018 – Closing

·         May 27, 2018 – Show comes down, pick up work

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark Levy, Program and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX, 76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

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Celebration of the Arts Feb. 24 for FWCAC

Mark your calendar for an evening of fun and join us for the 3rd annual Celebration of the Arts: Art in the Dark benefiting the Fort Worth Community Arts Center! There will be an engaging mix of performances, interactive art opportunities and food stations from some of Fort Worth’s favorite restaurants. We look forward to seeing you Feb. 24th!

For more information, please visit: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eerbzbx3bd1618ae&oseq=&c=&ch

Event date: Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM CST 

Address: Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 

Contact: Jenna Chaffee
Arts Council of Fort Worth
817-298-3029
jchaffee@artscouncilfw.org

 

 

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Art Exhibition: The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin

Art Exhibition: The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin

Date: January 26 – February 19, 2018

Adress: Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Business Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM

The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin is a traveling photographic exhibition about the life and work of Lawrence Halprin (1916-2009), one of the nation’s most important and influential landscape architects. The exhibition, which debuted at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., is organized and curated by The Cultural Landscape Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit. Created in 2016 during the centennial anniversary of Halprin’s birth, the exhibition features 56 newly commissioned photographs by leading landscape photographers of dozens of Halprin’s major works, ranging from recently rediscovered residential projects created early in his career in the 1950s to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, D.C. capstone projects such as the Yosemite Falls approach and Stern Grove in San Francisco; it also includes Heritage Park Plaza in Fort Worth. The exhibition both honors the influential designer and calls attention to the need for informed and effective stewardship of his irreplaceable legacy.

For more information about this exhibition: http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibition_detail/5577

Image 1:  Lawrence Halprin at The Sea Ranch, 2008. Courtesy The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Photo –© Charles A. Birnbaum.

Image 2: Levi’s Plaza, San Francisco, CA, 2016. Courtesy The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Photo –© Marion Brenner.

 

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“Off The Grid” opens Jan. 5 at FWCAC

Fort Worth Community Art Center will open a new exhibit, “Off the Grid”, a series of light-hearted vignettes created from individual photographs of debris collected from Eagle Mountain Lake on January 5. The exhibit will be on view until Feb 15, 2018 and contains over thirty original pieces by local photographer Becky Wilkes.

During the drought of 2014, receding water levels unveiled hidden shorelines and abundant debris. During walks on the beach, Wilkes photographed the debris in situ, often not knowing what she was photographing until it was unearthed. Akin to ancient superstition, she felt that if she captured an object’s image, she was responsible for it. Dutifully, she pushed her wheelbarrow along the beach to assist in the removal of these items.

From the debris, Wilkes built digital collages, or “Grids”, to include each of the nearly 6000 items as they was found on the lakefront or rephotographed in the studio. Eventually, she began to explore other representations for the material and individual items fell “Off the Grid” into vignettes. Debris over time, combined with sun, wind and wave breaks apart into interesting bits of color, sometimes recognizable, sometimes not. Without being overly obvious and quite whimsical, the viewer is lead to consider the impact of bottles and other debris in our recreational areas.

With the abundant runoff of the May 2015 flood, and subsequent barrage of debris filling the lake, Wilkes began to understand the migratory nature of trash in our waterways flowing from our drainage ditches and roadways. Eagle Mountain Lake, while only 9 square miles in size, is fed by a watershed of over 800 square miles. “The painful reality is that by accidental or intentional action, the countryside is being inundated on a massive scale by the individual fingerprints of personal irresponsibility.”

Fort Worth Community Arts Center is located at 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth TX. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 9AM – 5PM.

Becky Wilkes lives with her husband on Eagle Mountain Lake in Azle, TX. Educated as a Chemical Engineer at Texas A&M, she spent much of her life as a stay-at-home mother of four children who have now blessed her with a multitude of perfectly fantastical grandchildren. She continues her study of photography at the Northeast Campus of Tarrant County College.

Becky Wilkes
817-797-7008
Wilkes.Becky@gmail.com
BeckyWilkesPhotography.com

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Dec. 1 Openings at the FWCAC

Opening Receptions at FWCAC: December 1st, 6 – 9pm

TAC Small Works Show

December 1  – January 13, 2017

Reception: December 1, 2017; 6 – 9pm

http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibitions/

Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

35mm Slide Show
Friday December 1, 2017 –
Saturday January 13, 2018

A WOVEN TAPESTRY OF LIFE\’S IMAGERY
Friday December 1, 2017 –
Wednesday December 27, 2017

“Paint Can Fly – VIII”
Friday December 1, 2017 –
Wednesday December 20, 2017

Dazzle Dazzle
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Wednesday December 20, 2017

The Long Black Wig Project: A False Sense of History
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Friday December 29, 2017

Fort Worth 15 Presents…
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Wednesday December 20, 2017

Offscreen
Saturday November 11, 2017 –
Saturday December 30, 2017

 

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Open Spots Available for November’s Shop Small Saturday Sale at FWCAC!

Event: Shop Small Saturday

Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 10AM to 4PM

Where: Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

There are still open spots available for the Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s Shop Small Saturday sale! This is a special invitation to our Texas Artists Coalition members to join us along with other talented artists on November 25, 2017, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
We are focusing on reasonably-priced artisan-created works and crafts. We’d love to host artist vendors with affordable holiday artisan gifts including pottery, jewelry, glasswork, weavings, woodwork, children’s items, and beauty products.
The Fort Worth Community Arts Center offers a safe, well-lit and weather-proof venue for artists to sell their works to the public. Artists will be distributed throughout all the galleries, with tables and chairs provided which will be set up prior to your arrival.
Each artist will receive one 6′ or 8′ table. Volunteers will be in attendance; however, someone will need to be present at your booth at all times. There is no submission or booth fee to the artists. The Arts Center will handle all sales; this includes collecting and paying sales tax and any credit card fees that might occur. To benefit the Fort Worth Community Arts Center in showcasing artists’ work from around the world, a 25% commission on sales will be collected.
While we do have open spots available, space is limited so sign up now!

For more information visit www.fwcac.com, or please contact Kim Phan Nguyen at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, (817) 298-3024 or at knguyen@artscouncilfw.org.

This event is free and open to the public. Exhibition hours are Saturday, November 25 from 10AM to 4PM.

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FWCAC Opening Receptions on Friday, Nov. 3

Opening Receptions at FWCAC: November 3rd 6 – 9pm

Fort Worth Community Art Center, 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibitions

Dazzle Dazzle
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Friday December 29, 2017

The Long Black Wig Project: A False Sense of History
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Friday December 29, 2017

Fort Worth 15 Presents…
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Saturday November 25, 2017

Memories; 5th Year
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Wednesday October 25, 2017

From The Heart
Tuesday October 3, 2017 –
Saturday November 25, 2017

Silent Interiors That Speak
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Saturday November 25, 2017

Songs and Dances
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Saturday November 25, 2017

National League of American Pen Women
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Saturday November 25, 2017

Texas Jewish Arts Association Juried Membership Show 2017
Friday November 3, 2017 –
Saturday November 25, 2017

Offscreen
Saturday November 11, 2017 –
Saturday December 30, 2017

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35mm Slide Show entries due Nov. 1

FORT WORTH COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER IS PROUD TO PRESENT: 35mm Slide Show

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – November 1, 2017

https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com/submit/92349/35mm-slide-show

EXHIBITION DATES: December 1 – December 29, 2017 RECEPTION: Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL TO ARTISTS: Do you have a box of old 35mm slides that you do not know what to do with? Are you still making slide because you believe they are making a comeback? If so, this call is for you. During the month of December we will host our very first “35mm Slide Show”. This is an international call to artists over the age of 18, open to all disciplines with no theme. The only stipulation is all works must be presented on 35mm slide to be displayed on a rotating projector during the month of December. All artwork submitted must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person.

ABOUT US: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: Work will be selected from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. $10 submission fee for up to five pieces. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

PRESENTATION: All slides must be labeled with artist’s “name”, “title”, “front” and “top” on the front of the slide. 

SALES: If the piece represented in the slide is for sale, please make note of it in the submission form. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

RECEIVING: Slides must be received no tater then November 26, 2017. Substitutions and late arriving slides will not be exhibited. Slides must remain for the duration of exhibition. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on November 1, 2017. FWCAC will notify accepted applicants only by November 10th 1, 2017. 

SHIPMENT: If you wish to have your slides returned, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. If a self-addressed stamped envelope is not included, slides will not be returned

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         November 1, 2017 – Deadline for submission

·         November 10, 2017 – Notifications emailed to artists

·         November 11 – November 26, 2017 – Slides must arrive

·         December 1, 2017  – Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         December 29, 2017 – Closing

·         December 30, 2017 – Show ends, slides repacked and returned

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

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TAC Small Works Show deadline Nov. 1

Texas Artists Coalition and FWCAC is Proud to Present: TAC Small Works Show

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – November 1, 2017

https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com/submit/93095/tac-small-works-show

EXHIBITION DATES: December 1 – December 29, 2017 RECEPTION: Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL TO ARTISTS: In preparation for the holiday season, FWCAC is proud to present the TAC Small Works Show. Only TAC members with active accounts may submit up to 5 artworks of any theme for a $15 submission fee. To see if your TAC membership is active, click here. To learn more about TAC or become a member, please click here. Most mediums are accepted including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, installation, photography, and digital art. All artwork must be original and must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person.

ABOUT US: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: FINISHED WORK MAY BE NO LARGER THAN 15 INCHES including framing. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. The file name of the image submitted must be the title of the piece. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

PRESENTATION: Work must be suitably framed (or sides cleanly finished or painted) and ready for hanging. D-rings should be used for heavy works, wires for works under 5lbs. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels on paper must be under Plexiglass. 

SALES: All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on November 1, 2017.

REMOVAL: All hand delivered work must be picked up from the gallery on December 30th, 2017 between 9:00am – 5:00pm. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage and released at gallery’s convenience. 

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         November 1, 2017 – Deadline for submission

·         November 10, 2017 – Notifications emailed to artists

·         November 22, 2017 – Delivery of artwork

·         December 1, 2017 – Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         December 29, 2017 – Closing

·         December 30, 2017 – Show comes down, pick up

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

LIABILITY: This document represents a contract between the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and the person(s) named on this document. Acceptance of this contract is a specific acceptance of the terms listed. Objects exhibited in the FWCAC will be given great care. Unless the artist wishes to provide his/her own insurance coverage, the FWCAC will insure all exhibitions under its existing insurance policy, which covers up to $500,000, against all risks of physical loss or damage while on the premises during the period of the exhibition. If the exhibitor(s) wish to provide his/her own insurance, such actions constitute the release of the FWCAC from any liability in connection with the exhibition. Coverage is not authorized past the exhibition and artwork may not be stored at the FWCAC unless prior arrangements have been made. The FWCAC allows visitors to photograph works of art. Artists are required to contribute 25% from work sold in the exhibition. By submitting your artwork, you are agreeing to the terms above.

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35mm Slide Show – call for entries

FORT WORTH COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER IS PROUD TO PRESENT: 35mm Slide Show

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – November 1, 2017

EXHIBITION DATES: December 1 – December 29, 2017 RECEPTION: Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL TO ARTISTS: Do you have a box of old 35mm slides that you do not know what to do with? Are you still making slide because you believe they are making a comeback? If so, this call is for you. During the month of December we will host our very first “35mm Slide Show”. This is an international call to artists over the age of 18, open to all disciplines with no theme. The only stipulation is all works must be presented on 35mm slide to be displayed on a rotating projector during the month of December. All artwork submitted must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person.

ABOUT US: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: Work will be selected from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. $10 submission fee for up to five pieces. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

PRESENTATION: All slides must be labeled with artist’s “name”, “title”, “front” and “top” on the front of the slide. 

SALES: If the piece represented in the slide is for sale, please make note of it in the submission form. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

RECEIVING: Slides must be received no tater then November 26, 2017. Substitutions and late arriving slides will not be exhibited. Slides must remain for the duration of exhibition. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on November 1, 2017. FWCAC will notify accepted applicants only by November 10th 1, 2017. 

SHIPMENT: If you wish to have your slides returned, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. If a self-addressed stamped envelope is not included, slides will not be returned

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         November 1, 2017 – Deadline for submission

·         November 10, 2017 – Notifications emailed to artists

·         November 11 – November 26, 2017 – Slides must arrive

·         December 1, 2017  – Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         December 29, 2017 – Closing

·         December 30, 2017 – Show ends, slides repacked and returned

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

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TAC Small Works Show call for entries

Texas Artists Coalition and FWCAC is Proud to Present: TAC Small Works Show

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – November 1, 2017

EXHIBITION DATES: December 1 – December 29, 2017 RECEPTION: Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL TO ARTISTS: In preparation for the holiday season, FWCAC is proud to present the TAC Small Works Show. Only TAC members with active accounts may submit up to 5 artworks of any theme. To see if your TAC membership is active, click here. To learn more about TAC or become a member, please click here. Most mediums are accepted including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, installation, photography, and digital art. All artwork must be original and must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person.

ABOUT US: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: FINISHED WORK MAY BE NO LARGER THAN 15 INCHES including framing. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. The file name of the image submitted must be the title of the piece. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

Prospectus: https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com/submit/93095/tac-small-works-show

PRESENTATION: Work must be suitably framed (or sides cleanly finished or painted) and ready for hanging. D-rings should be used for heavy works, wires for works under 5lbs. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels on paper must be under Plexiglass. 

SALES: All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on November 1, 2017.

REMOVAL: All hand delivered work must be picked up from the gallery on December 30th, 2017 between 9:00am – 5:00pm. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage and released at gallery’s convenience. 

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         November 1, 2017 – Deadline for submission

·         November 10, 2017 – Notifications emailed to artists

·         November 22, 2017 – Delivery of artwork

·         December 1, 2017 – Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         December 29, 2017 – Closing

·         December 30, 2017 – Show comes down, pick up

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

LIABILITY: This document represents a contract between the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and the person(s) named on this document. Acceptance of this contract is a specific acceptance of the terms listed. Objects exhibited in the FWCAC will be given great care. Unless the artist wishes to provide his/her own insurance coverage, the FWCAC will insure all exhibitions under its existing insurance policy, which covers up to $500,000, against all risks of physical loss or damage while on the premises during the period of the exhibition. If the exhibitor(s) wish to provide his/her own insurance, such actions constitute the release of the FWCAC from any liability in connection with the exhibition. Coverage is not authorized past the exhibition and artwork may not be stored at the FWCAC unless prior arrangements have been made. The FWCAC allows visitors to photograph works of art. Artists are required to contribute 25% from work sold in the exhibition. By submitting your artwork, you are agreeing to the terms above.

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Ruth A. Keitz: Silent Interiors That Speak opens Nov. 3

28 Harrison Avenue #3

 

The Fort Worth Community Art Center is pleased to announce a juried solo exhibition by Ruth A. Keitz from Los Fresnos, TX. The exhibition opens Friday, November 3, 2017 and runs until Wednesday, November 22, 2017. A reception honoring the artist will take place on Friday November 3, from 6 to 8 in the evening in Gallery 6 at 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, 76107.

Ruth A. Keitz has been involved in art since elementary school. She participated in Saturday art classes at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, PA from fourth grade through high school. (Well known graduates of the Carnegie Institute program include Philip Pearlstein and Andy Warhol.)

However, it was her father who ran a part-time business painting lines for parking lots, crosswalks, and directional traffic arrows who claimed to have taught her how to paint while working for him summer nights. Perhaps there is more truth than fiction here considering the linear structure of many of her works and the recurring subject matter of night skies.

After graduating with a BA in art from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, she went to the University of Texas at Austin to continue her education. She was a student of Kelly Fearing and Michael Frary. She completed her MFA in art education with a minor in studio art and a PhD in curriculum and instruction with a minor in studio art.

Her art explores the concept of linear perspective and the concept of the picture plan appearing to advance or recede. Her training in art history has influenced her art:

  • Renaissance linear perspective and the Renaissance concept of the picture plane as a window to the world with its perceived depth and space;
  • Baroque compositions that spill towards us from the picture plane.

The stuff of her art is as likely to be the discards of industrialization as the discards of nature. She enjoys the “thingness,” the uniqueness of objects and materials: texture, shape, color, contrast. All the work uses an extensive mix of found man-made and natural materials.

Her mixed media and collage works include series, such as, “Silent Interiors,” “Fragmented Box,” “Night Windows,” “Moonrise Rift,” “28 Harrison Ave,” “1601 Pine Hollow Road,” and “Doors with No View.”
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If you would like more information about this or high-resolution images associated with this release, please contact:
Contact name: Ruth A. Keitz Number: +1 956-371-2951 Email: keitzra@gmail
Website: RuthKeitzArt.com includes a preview of the exhibition, “Nov. 3-22: Silent Interiors That Speak”


Artist’s Statement

Silent Interiors That Speak

My mixed media collages and constructions reflect my interest in the physicality of objects, their “thingness”: textures, shapes, colors. Regardless of the subject matter, message, or symbolism, all my work uses mixed media and often includes a variety of found objects. The stuff of my art is likely to be ropa usada or other man-made discards or the discards of nature.

“Silent Interiors That Speak” explores how we create a space/room where we live and where we work. The Silent Interiors include former classrooms where I have taught, former offices, views from rooms in my home, views of room in what was my sister’s home, and empty rooms in my childhood home.

HOW WE LOOK OUT OF A ROOM TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD

G-115 Classroom: views through the window of the classroom door, across the hall, through the window
of another classroom door, and through the window of that classroom to the outside.

LHSB 1.602 Classroom: the architectural view of the adjacent buildings would change depending on where I stood and the daily weather conditions; the sky, changing and unchanging; walls that were some days impenetrable and other days nonexistent; an entry door with a window that had no view; never determining the exact hue of the neutral white walls, sometimes warm sometimes cool!

View from the Studio: explores the same view which is never the same. Changes in seasonal or daily light create patterns of shadows that harmonize and contrast with the lattice covered pergola and the tile accent. My private patch of sky changes its color. Usually the varying patch of blue is empty, but sometimes I am startled by the glimpse of a fleeting airplane or a bird.

HOW THE OUTSIDE WORLD SPILLS INTO OUR SPACE/ROOM

Night Window: explores images of the darkened sky as seen by the naked eye and as revealed by the unconscious mind at night in dreams: sometimes the sweetly poetic and sometimes the omnia noctis (omens of the night).

Moonrise Rift: explores the sensuous texture of the sky and the
palpable quality of its blackness as the brilliant glow of the moon tears and tatters the fabric of night.

G-115 Classroom/Camera Obscura: examines the outside visual world spilling into the classroom. Like the tiny pinhole of the Renaissance camera obscura, the window of the silent, empty room floods the space with the inverted images of the outside world.

HOW PART OF US REMAINS IN A SPACE/ROOM AFTER WE LEAVE

PB1: remembering a shared office space that became an office only for me.

28 Harrison Ave: remembering the rooms of my sister’s home which are now silent.

HOW OUR MEMORY RESHAPES THE PAST OVER THE PASSAGE OF TIME

1601 Pine Hollow Road: looking back over the elapsed years to the spaces and rooms that shaped me.

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Oct. 6th Receptions at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Opening Reception at FWCAC: October 6th 6 – 9pm. http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibitions

Art in the Metroplex Grand Finale
Friday October 6, 2017 –
Wednesday October 25, 2017
Reception- October 6, 2017; 6 – 9pm


Courage by the Choose Courage Foundation
Friday October 6, 2017 –
Wednesday October 25, 2017
Reception- October 6, 2017; 6 – 9pm

EIGHT
Saturday September 9, 2017 –
Wednesday October 25, 2017
Reception- September 9, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Honoring Women
Friday October 6, 2017 –
Wednesday October 25, 2017
Reception- October 6, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Skewed Botanicals
Friday October 6, 2017 –
Wednesday October 25, 2017
Reception- October 6, 2017; 6 – 9pm

WOMEN ONLY TAC Impromptu Invitational
Friday October 6, 2017 –
Wednesday October 25, 2017
Reception- October 6, 2017; 6 – 9pmmore information

 

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EIGHT: Curated by Art Room opens Sept. 9

Artwork:
Tiger Hunting in Korea, Oil on panel, 16 x 20 inches, 2016

“EIGHT” 
On exhibit September 9 – 27, 2017 
With reception from 6 – 9 pm on Saturday, September 9th

Exhibited at the
Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

http://fwcac.com


Art Room is pleased to announce its upcoming group exhibition “EIGHT” in conjunction with the Fort Worth Art Dealer’s Association’s Fall Gallery Night 2017. Exhibited at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, “EIGHT” represents the work of local, regional, and national artists, including Charis Ammon, Lauren Hana Chai, Alicia Eggert, Nathaniel Evans, Mariell Guzman, Jessica McClendon, and Melissa Mohammadi.

The artists featured in “EIGHT” transform their blank canvases – whether that be linen, paper, yupo, or the landscape – into rhythmic, gestural works that express a curiosity of self, time, and place. Through a narrative exploration of the personification of inanimate objects, Charis Ammon’s paintings consider the way in which borders and portals affect proprietorship. Her window blinds, fences, and walls bring about questions regarding one’s relationship with the “inside and outside world.” Lauren Hana Chai creates work using unconventional methodologies that include mixed media and oil on a variety of matrixes that reference her multicultural Eastern / Western upbringing. Her work reflects her own identity, as well as addresses taboo, feminism, sexuality, violation, and oppression. While using time and language as artistic materials, Alicia Eggert investigates the notion of absence and presence through an exploration of cycles, time, and weather. Her work questions the way one understands the past, present, and future in combination with the way one relates her or himself to time and experience.

“EIGHT” will run through September 27, 2017, at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Gallery hours are MondayFriday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. For additional information please contact Nathan Madrid, Katie Murray, or Deedra Baker at artroomfw@gmail.com, and visit our website www.artroom.space for more information about upcoming shows and to join our mailing list. An exhibition catalog will be available for purchase.

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Intro to Resin Summer mini-workshop August 19

Learn how to finish your artwork with the beautiful look of resin!

This workshop will focus on materials, general information, safety with resin, clear coats and more.  You will be doing two pieces…one clear coat and one with additives in the resin.  All supplies are included.

Date:  August 19th

Time:  9:30 to 4:30

Where:  1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107, Room 224

Cost: $150

Call or email Kim to register:  817-929-3721 or k_g_collins@sbcglobal.net

 

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Over, Under and Beyond: Fort Worth Weavers Guild biennial show Sept. 9-30

The Fort Worth Weavers Guild biennial show is always a beautiful event. There will be handwoven items of silk, wool, cotton, and even some surprise elements. These fibers are woven into scarves, towels, wall hangings, rugs and sculptures. The members of the guild go all out to show their best work!

Location: Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Date: September 9-30, 2017

Opening Reception: September 9, 6-9 PM

For more about the guild, see the website: https://fortworthweaversguild.org/

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FWCAC: First Friday, August 4, 2017 Receptions

Opening Receptions at FWCAC: August 4th 6pm – 9pm

For images and more information on these exhibits, go to http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibitions

12th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit
Friday August 4, 2017 –
Wednesday August 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, August 4, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Fort Worth Camera Club
Friday August 4, 2017 –
Sunday July 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, August 4, 2017; 6 – 9pm

T.A.C. Impromptu Invitational
Friday August 4, 2017 –
Sunday July 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, August 4, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Try Not to Stare
Friday August 4, 2017 –
Sunday July 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, August 4, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Recombinant Abstraction
Friday July 7, 2017 –
Wednesday August 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, July 7, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Familiar Faces
Friday July 7, 2017 –
Thursday July 27, 2017

Reception for Artists, July 7, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Colorful Brain
Friday August 4, 2017 –
Wednesday August 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, August 4, 2017; 6 – 9pm

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Solo & Curatorial Exhibition Proposals 2018 for the FWCAC

The Exhibition Advisory Panel (EAP) of the Fort Worth Arts Center (FWCAC) is seeking exhibition proposals from artists and curators for all art forms for our 2018 season.
Deadline: September 1, 2018

To submit, click here.

The mission of the EAP is to exhibit contemporary art with a focus on regional artists in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. We are looking for artist submissions for solo shows and curated proposals for group exhibitions of professional level, innovative art.  Proposals should demonstrate a consistency of vision. Exhibitions will span from 3 – 6 weeks and curators may not be included in their own exhibitions.

Proposals from Artists need to include:

  •  Exhibition Summary
  •  CV & Artist Statement
  • 10-20 images of artworks
  • Image list including size & medium

Proposals from Curators need to include:

  • Exhibition Summary
  • A curator’s statement (no more than one page in length)
  • Resume/CV
  • List of artists, including brief CV/bios
  • List of works proposed, including approximate number of art works and estimate of space needed – linear or square footage
  • samples art works – JPG (clearly labeled with an matching image list)

Submissions will be reviewed in early September. If you are selected to exhibit, you will need to provide precise specifications of what you plan to display. This is necessary so that we can place you in the appropriate gallery. Once approved, only minor variations to your original plan will be allowed.

ABOUT US: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names. Video and audio files can be submitted through links. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

PRESENTATION: Work must be suitably framed (or sides cleanly finished or painted) and ready for hanging. D-rings should be used for heavy works, wires for works under 5lbs. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels on paper must be under Plexiglass. 

SALES: All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on September 1, 2017. FWCAC will notify accepted applicants only by late September. 

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

LIABILITY: This document represents a contract between the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and the person(s) named on this document. Acceptance of this contract is a specific acceptance of the terms listed. Objects exhibited in the FWCAC will be given great care. Unless the artist wishes to provide his/her own insurance coverage, the FWCAC will insure all exhibitions under its existing insurance policy, which covers up to $500,000, against all risks of physical loss or damage while on the premises during the period of the exhibition. If the exhibitor(s) wish to provide his/her own insurance, such actions constitute the release of the FWCAC from any liability in connection with the exhibition. Coverage is not authorized past the exhibition and artwork may not be stored at the FWCAC unless prior arrangements have been made. The FWCAC allows visitors to photograph works of art. Artists are required to contribute 25% from work sold in the exhibition. By submitting your artwork, you are agreeing to the terms above.

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TAC Impromptu Invitational call for art

image from our previous “TAC Impromptu Invitational”

 

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is proud to present our 2nd “TAC Impromptu Invitational”. This call for artists is open to active Texas Artists Coalition members to exhibit their artwork at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center during August 2017.
All active members of the TAC are encouraged to send submissions of both 2-D and 3-D works. The only restriction is the artwork cannot have been previously displayed at the FWCAC. Please include the dimensions and medium of your work in your submission. For consideration, please e-mail your submission to jlevy@artscouncilfw.org. If selected, a $5 entry fee per artwork is required for participation in the show. The deadline for submissions is July 25th and artists will be notified on July 26th. All work must be dropped of on Friday July 28th.

This exhibition opportunity is only open for active TAC members and space is limited. For more information on joining the TAC or renewing your membership, please click here: http://www.texasartistscoalition.org/membership-and-benefits

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FWCAC July 2017 Exhibitions & Events

Opening Receptions at FWCAC: July 7th 6pm – 9pm 

http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibitions

Solo Show[Down]
Friday July 7, 2017 – Thursday July 27, 2017

FWADA Selections 2017
Friday July 7, 2017 – Thursday July 27, 2017

Recombinant Abstraction
Friday July 7, 2017 – Thursday July 27, 2017

Familiar Faces
Friday July 7, 2017 – Thursday July 27, 2017

Finding Daphne
Friday July 7, 2017 – Thursday July 27, 2017

 

 

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12th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit Call for Entries – deadline July 15

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Texas Artists Coalition is Proud to Present: 

The 12th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – July 15, 2017

EXHIBITION DATES: August 4 – August 27, 2017 

RECEPTION: Friday, August 4, 2017

PRIZES:

·             A Solo Exhibition during Fall Gallery Night 2017. Fall Gallery Night is an event that occurs once a year during September. It is arguably our most popular opening of year were we anticipate more than 3000 visitors in a single night.

·             The Iris Wilson Award ($100 prize)

CALL TO ARTISTS: Only TAC members with active accounts may submit up to 3 artworks open to all disciplines with no theme. To learn more about TAC or become a member please click here. All mediums accepted including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, video, installation, photography, and digital art with no size restrictions. The show will occur in Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s premier, 3000 square foot, Front Gallery. All artwork must be original and must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person. The juror is Ann Ekstrom.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Ann Ekstrom is a Fort Worth painter from a family of artists – raised in the art-oriented household of her mother, the late painter and printmaker, Beth Lea Clardy. She earned a B.FA. degree from Texas Christian University, and received additional academic training at the University of Texas at Austin and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. Ekstrom’s interests and versatility range from printmaking to watercolor painting to large-scale oils. Her 72-foot painting, Hints of a Life, is permanently installed at Tarrant County College, Southeast Campus. Her paintings are included in corporate and private collections across North Texas. Ekstrom is a popular Fort Worth lecturer and has been featured in the Kimbell Art Museum’s program “The Artist’s Eye.” In addition to studio work, Ekstrom currently works as a painting instructor for Texas Christian University’s Extended Education program. She was recently selected by the office of Fort Worth Public Art for a project at Penrose and W. Vickerin the neighborhood now officially known as “Bomber Heights.” Ekstrom is a long-time promoter of Art in the Metroplex; a steering committee member of EASL (Emergency Artists’ Support League), and was recently a member of the Exhibition Advisory Panel of the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.

ABOUT THE VENUE: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: Work will be juried from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. $15 submission fee for up to three pieces. Works will not be reviewed if you are not an active TAC Member. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names. Video and audio files can be submitted through links. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

PRESENTATION: Work must be suitably framed (or sides cleanly finished or painted) and ready for hanging. D-rings should be used for heavy works, wires for works under 5lbs. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels on paper must be under Plexiglass. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on July 15, 2017. FWCAC will notify applicants by July 25, 2017.

SALES: All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

RECEIVING:  Hand-delivered and shipped work must arrive on July 30th or 31st between 9am – 6pm. Substitutions and late arriving work will not be exhibited. Work must remain for the duration of exhibition. 

SHIPMENT: All shipped work must have a returned mailing label included and must arrive in a package that can be reused for the return shipment. 

REMOVAL:  All hand delivered work must be picked up on Aug 28, 2017 from 9 – 6PM. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage and released at gallery’s convenience. Any work left for 60 days after the assigned pick up date becomes the property of the Arts Center.

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         July 15, 2017 – Deadline for submission

·         July 25, 2017 – Notifications emailed to artists

·         June 30 + July 31, 2017 – Delivery of artwork

·         August 4, 2017 – Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         August 27, 2017 – Closing

·         August 28, 2017 – Show comes down, pick up or repacked for return shipment

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

LIABILITY: This document represents a contract between the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and the person(s) named on this document. Acceptance of this contract is a specific acceptance of the terms listed. Objects exhibited in the FWCAC will be given great care. Unless the artist wishes to provide his/her own insurance coverage, the FWCAC will insure all exhibitions under its existing insurance policy, which covers up to $500,000, against all risks of physical loss or damage while on the premises during the period of the exhibition. If the exhibitor(s) wish to provide his/her own insurance, such actions constitute the release of the FWCAC from any liability in connection with the exhibition. Coverage is not authorized past the exhibition and artwork may not be stored at the FWCAC unless prior arrangements have been made. The FWCAC allows visitors to photograph works of art. Artists are required to contribute 25% from work sold in the exhibition. By submitting your artwork, you are agreeing to the terms above.

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Art Aid Expo 2017 July 15

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The Art Council of Fort Worth & the Fort Worth Community Arts Center are proud to present the inaugural annual Art Aid Expo 2017 for artists and arts organizations. Demonstrations and seminars in 9,000 square feet of contemporary galleries will be geared towards artists, art non-profits and other creative professionals highlighting the diverse support services available. Featured organizations and professionals will present their expertise through a variety of workshops and seminars helping artists to learn how to sustain a living in the arts.

This one day event will occur on Saturday, July 15th, 2017. Presale tickets are available for $15 or $25 at the door. Active TAC Member tickets are $10.00.

http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibition_detail/Art_Aid_Expo

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FWCAC Closing Reception June 29th

Closing Reception
July 29th from 7pm – 9pm
with DJ Bilal
Some recent press about one of our current exhibitions from Glasstire

Make sure you check it out before it’s gone!

https://youtu.be/LMVC64gOK7g

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Solo Show[Down] opening reception July 7

“Solo Show[Down]”
July 7–27, 2017

Opening Reception
Friday, July 7, 2017, 6:00–9:00 p.m.

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX  76107

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening of Solo Show[Down], an open-themed, all media exhibition of international artists juried by Kimbell Art Museum Curator for Asian and non-Western Art Jennifer Casler Price. The Arts Center is located in the Cultural District at 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Submissions from Cuba, NYC, and Japan among locales closer to home will be on view through the month of July.  An opening reception for the artists will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Awards will be announced during the reception.

A Grand Prize winner will be awarded a $2,000 honorarium and a solo exhibition in the main gallery at Art7, a storefront gallery located in Crocket Row in Fort Worth’s popular 7th Street development near the Cultural District. Concurrently, runners-up will be included in a group exhibition in the back section of the Art7.  A People’s Choice award of $250 will be awarded to a single artist who receives the most likes on Facebook during the term of the exhibition.
 
Price has curated over twenty major exhibitions since 1993. Her areas of expertise include Buddhist sculpture, Chinese antiquities, Japanese ukiyo-e painting, Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist painting, Mughal painting, African sculpture, Oceanic art, and Mayan are, among others. She most recently curated Louis I. Kahn, The Power of Architecture, a definitive retrospective of the American architect’s portfolio. A seasoned traveler, she has also juried exhibitions for the Dallas Business Committee for the Arts, the San Antonio Art Museum League and the Fort Worth Main Street Arts Festival. Jennifer has been a commissioner on the Fort Worth Public Art Commission since October 2014 and currently serves as Chair of the Commission. She has been a member of the Association of American Museum Curators (AAMC) since its founding in 2001.

 The Arts Council was formed in 1963 to provide funding and leadership that would stimulate and assure the advancement of the arts throughout the Fort Worth community. Today’s Arts Council serves and responds to the needs of local artists, arts organizations, and residents through diverse channels, each with a significant impact on the quality of life in Fort Worth. The Arts Council manages the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through a competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program on behalf of the City. Located in one of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States the Fort Worth Community Arts Center makes its home in a striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition).  

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Solo Show[Down] opens July 7

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Opening Reception July 7, 2017 6-9pm

July 7 – 29, 2017

Fort Worth Community Arts Center

This International Exhibition includes many disciplines with no theme and juried by Jennifer Casler Price who has been the curator of Asian and non-Western art at the Kimbell Art Museum since 1993. Grand Prize Winner: Solo Show in our Main Gallery at Art7, a storefront gallery located on Crockett St. in Fort Worth’s bustling 7th Street area. The Grand Prize winner will also receive $2000. Runners Up: Group exhibition occurring simultaneously as the solo show in the Back section of the Art7. People’s Choice: Single artist who receives the most likes on Facebook will receive a cash prize $250.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Jennifer Casler Price has held the position of curator for Asian and non-Western art at the Kimbell Art Museum since 1993. During her tenure, she has curated over 20 exhibitions covering a diverse range in subject matter including Buddhist sculpture, Chinese antiquities, Japanese ukiyo-e painting, Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist painting, Mughal painting, African sculpture, Oceanic art, Maya art, and most recently a retrospective exhibition on the architect of the Kimbell, Louis I. Kahn. As a curator she has traveled widely – to China, Japan, India, Cambodia, Vietnam, Turkey, Cuba and Peru. She has also juried exhibitions for the Dallas Business Committee for the Arts, the San Antonio Art Museum League and the Fort Worth Main Street Arts Festival. Jennifer has been a commissioner on the Fort Worth Public Art Commission since October 2014 and currently serves as Chair of the Commission. She has been a member of the Association of American Museum Curators (AAMC) since its founding in 2001.

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FWCAC: First Friday, June 2, 2017

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Receptions Friday, June 2 6-8 pm http://fwcac.com/?exhibitions

Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street, FW

 

Chuck & George Magnetron
Friday June 2, 2017 –
Monday May 29, 2017
Reception for Artists, June 2, 2017; 6 – 9pm
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T.A.C. Impromptu Invitational
Friday June 2, 2017 –
Thursday June 29, 2017
Reception for Artists, June 2, 2017; 6 – 9pm
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Paint Can Fly – VII”
Friday June 2, 2017 –
Thursday June 29, 2017
Reception for Artists, June 2, 2017; 6 – 9pm
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FRIENDS OF TANDY HILLS NATURAL AREA PAVILLION COMPETITION
Friday June 2, 2017 –
Thursday June 29, 2017
Reception for Artists, June 2, 2017; 6 – 9pm
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No Unsacred Places
Friday May 5, 2017 –
Friday June 30, 2017
Reception for Artists, May 5, 2017; 6 – 9pm
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Scott White
Friday May 5, 2017 –
Friday June 30, 2017
Reception for Artists, May 5, 2017; 6 – 9pm
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Darlia Hobbs Experimental Painting Exhibit opens June 2 in Fort Worth

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“Paint Can Fly – VII” by Darlia Hobbs

June 2 – June 29, 2017

Reception: June 2, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Darlia Hobbs has traveled to more than 14 countries and 10 oceans/ seas finding eclectic influences for her mixed-media, experimental, and abstract art. Since I began painting, the world of art has been like a rushing river as I stand on the shore and watch it flow by. It’s difficult to take my eyes off of the beautiful, ever-changing flow of ideas, art, and inspirations I see at different depths in the water. The temptation to touch and plunge into the water is irresistible. Once in the water, the feeling is so soothing and satisfying – yet does not quench my thirst for more.

Instinct and experimentation guide me through the process of each piece of art. Often, I dream of new ideas and variations of techniques I’ve seen or tried. What’s truly amazing and rewarding is the friendships of other artists and their willingness to share ideas and techniques. This allows each of us to choose many bright stars from across the art universe to create and evolve our own evergrowing and changing galaxy.

I like to remember some wisdom from artist Ellen J. Langer: “…rules often blind us.” And, “Once we learn how to do something, too often we stop experimenting, learning, and having fun.” NOT ME!

–from Fort Worth Community Arts Center http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibition_detail/5390

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FWCAC: June Gallery Call for Texas Artists Coalition Members (TAC)

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The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is proud to present a special invitation to active members of the Texas Artists Coalition (TAC) to exhibit their artwork in our galleries during this upcoming June. All active members of the TAC are encouraged to send submissions. Both 2-D and 3-D works in all mediums are welcome. For consideration, please e-mail high resolution image files of your work with the dimensions of each piece. If selected, a $5 entry fee per artwork is required for participation in the show. Please e-mail your submissions to Kim Nguyen at knguyen@artscouncilfw.org.

This exhibition opportunity is only open for active TAC members and limited space is available. The Texas Artists Coalition offers various benefits to support the development of all artists in its membership program including peer reviews, juried exhibitions, workshops and discounts. For more information on joining the TAC or renewing your membership, please click here to go to the TAC website.

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FWCAC: First Friday, May 2017

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Fort Worth Community Arts Center,

300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

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Gallery 3:
Crowe and Company – 
A Student Show

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Gallery 4:
Larry Borne

Gallery 5: Observations
AHHS Advanced Photography Exhibition

Gallery 6:
Tonja Pearson & Artist Guild Friends

 

Front Gallery:
Geometric Abstraction of Classical Art
by Don Matheson

Back Gallery:
FWISD Top Ten High School Portfolio Show

Gallery 9: 
ART KOSOVA 2017

Focus Gallery One: No Unsacred Places
By Peter Hiatt

Focus Gallery Two: Scott White

April 29 – May 26
Art7 Gallery
2955 Crockett St,
Fort Worth, TX 76107
“A great thought begins by seeing something differently, with a shift of the mind’s eye”
_A. Einstein

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CASETA: 15th Annual Symposium & Texas Art Fair April 28-30 in Fort Worth

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REGISTER NOW!
Go to the CASETA website at  www.caseta.org/Symposium 

to learn more and to register.

 
Download a paper-copy registration form and mail to CASETA 
with your payment OR click the link below to
BE SURE TO REMEMBER TO RENEW YOUR CASETA 
MEMBERSHIP AT TIME OF REGISTRATION, IF NEEDED, AND RECEIVE THE MEMBER DISCOUNT RATE!

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