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TAC Small Works Show call for entries

Texas Artists Coalition and FWCAC is Proud to Present: 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. 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. 


·         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


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.

Submitted by Jonathan Levy. Email: jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

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FWCAC: December in the Arts Center

FWCAC focus

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
Hours: M-SAT 9AM – 5PM

In the Spotlight

fwcacDec15December: Small Works make perfect gifts!

9 x 12 Works on Paper Show; 10th Anniversary
This exhibit features almost 400 small works of art available for $100, from artists all over the US and the world. All of the art is on paper or made from paper products. This includes painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, collage, digital art, books and paper sculpture. The art must fit in a 9 x 12 envelope, but can be any size. The first 25 purchases will include a coupon for 50% off
framing at Aaron Brothers.

TAC Small Works Show
Members of the Texas Artists Coalition, the artist membership group of the FWCAC, exhibit artworks under 15″ in all media for sale at ART7, 820 Currie Street in Fort Worth. These works are ready to hang and reasonably priced! ART7 is open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 4 – 8pm and Saturday 1 – 8pm.
Note that this is a new location! Parking is free at W7th with validation at ART7.

ARTshop is a small gift shop comprised of unique one of kind artist-made pieces in the Arts Center.The holidays are getting close! Come in to find original jewelry, ceramics, glass, woodwork, metalwork, wearable art, handmade prints and cards, photography and other fine art and craft works that make perfect gifts for any occasion.

In the Galleries

Receptions for the Artists
Friday, December 4, 2015  6:00 – 9:00 pm

New In the Galleries
December 4 – 29, 2015
David Dike Texas Art Auction Preview     

A selection of the more than 300 works available during the 20th anniversary of this annual sale. MORE

9 x 12 Works on Paper Show 

The 10th anniversary of an annual exhibit of small works – all available for $100.Hundreds of works from all over the US and around the world.  MORE

Paint Can Fly! IV 
Four artists display their varied works for sale. MORE

Educator Evidences

An exhibit of works by FWISD art educators.  MORE

3rd Annual Juried Artists Books Exhibition

An exploration of the art of books; both traditional and more diverse. MORE

Through December 19, 2015
Focus Gallery One: Soliloquy 

Jill Bedgood creates multi-media works that reflect her questioning of the duality of human nature; an exploration of the cyclical quality of human experience and memory. MORE

Focus Gallery Two: Physical Fiction 
Ana M. Lopez is attracted to the idea of metal as skin and the relationship of the physicality of the piece to the corporeality of the maker.

She incorporates objects from industry, both to contrast with the more sensual forms, and to create new hybrids: a physical fiction.  MORE

Through December 29, 2015
TAC Featured Artist Suzan Cook: The Color of Music  

Abstractions that develop in a clear, almost musical sequence of related images in series of works. MORE

TAC Small Works Show
Members of the Texas Artists Coalition exhibit works under 15″ for sale.

Through January 2, 2016

ART7 Gallery 820 Currie Street NEW LOCATION!


Special Events

Friday, December 4, 2015 Canned Food Drive
One of 6 people of all ages struggles with food insecurity and/or hunger, and one in four children come from families that live with uncertainty about where their next meal will come from. The faces of hunger in Tarrant Area Food Bank’s 13-county service region are Caucasian, Hispanic, African-American, Asian and Native American. They may be your neighbors or your work colleague. He or she may be the child in school sitting next to your son or daughter. TAFB serves more than 50,000 individuals in a typical week and more than 53,000 households in a typical month. In one year, 146,000 households are served.
The Arts Center will be collecting food items and checks to donate to the Tarrant Area Food Bank during the Artist Reception on Friday, December 4 from 6-9pm.
Friday, December 4, 2015 Artist Receptions at the Arts Center
Receptions for all the galleries – plus, consider giving ART for gifts this year! All 9 x 12 artwork is only $100. The first 25 people to buy a 9 x 12 piece of art get a coupon for 50% off a frame, including custom framing, at Aaron Bros on I–30 at Chapel Hill. Acura will be here with their newest models of cars, also. Free parking for the first 45 minutes in the Parking Garage.

Friday, December 4, 2015: 4 – 7pm ART7 Happy Hour
Come by ART7, 820 Currie Street before hitting the Arts Center reception. Small Works Show, and refreshments during W7th Holiday Open House! Free parking.

Thursday, December 17, 2015: 4 – 8pm: Sip and See at ART7
Featuring Neobantu

and Gia Rodriguez

fashions and accessories. Hosted by WoCA Projects and IndieCurators. Free and open to the public. Free parking @ W7 with validation at ART7.

FWCAC’s ARTshop 

ARTshop, a small gift shop comprised of unique one of kind artist-made pieces in the Arts Center. The holidays are getting close! Come in to find original jewelry, ceramics, glass, woodwork, metalwork, wearable art, handmade prints and cards, photography and other fine art and craft works that make perfect gifts for any occasion.

Artist Opportunities

Folding Books: Accordion Artists’ Book Workshop Workshop
December 12, 2015, 10 – 2pm
Join us for a special workshop hosted by WoCA Projects and the Texas Artist Coalition (TAC) in connection with the 3rd Annual Juried Artists’ Books Exhibition. This exciting workshop will teach participants the art of creating accordion-style artists’ books, including basic watercolor painting techniques and associated papers. All materials will be provided, no prior art-making experience required.
Cost: $10/per person $5 for TAC members.

TAC Life Drawing
December 8, 15, 22, 29; 9am – noon

A model will be available for a 3 – hour session. Artists will need to bring their own art supplies; easels and chairs provided. No instruction will be offered. Cost is $50 for 5 sessions or $15 per session for TAC members, $75 for 5 sessions or $20 per session for public.

Sign up for either of these: email or 817.298.3024

The Texas Artists Coalition is a membership program designed to offer benefits for artists in the North Texas community. The mission of the TAC is to support the 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, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.   
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