First Come First Serve Exhibition entries due Oct. 1

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First Come First Serve

Application Deadline Approaching

apply now through October 1, 2019  

Fort Works Art is excited to host the second annual First Come First Serve Exhibition in which the gallery will be opening up its walls to each and every artist that comes to its doors — on a First Come, First Serve basis. With a mission to give artists an esteemed platform for showing their work, Owner Lauren Childs is excited to fill the gallery with over 200 works of local, regional, and national artists that want to showcase on the high-profile white walls of Fort Works Art. Experience the innovative exhibition of all mediums at the Opening Reception on October 25, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm where guests can enjoy a limited number of ice cream scoops from Fort Worth’s favorite MELT Ice Creams. Exhibition brought by and in support of the non-profit Gallery of Dreams. Please visit

The exhibition includes eligibility for 2D and Limited 3D artwork. Video and installation work will not be accepted. The exhibition will be open October 23rd through November 30th with an opening reception on the evening of October 25th. Due date for entries is October 1, or until the gallery reaches maximum capacity for submissions, whichever comes first. Contemporary 2D and 3D works that follow the requirements detailed in the prospectus are accepted. 
For more information, please visit Gallery of Dreams or contact  
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Apply through CaFE:


Entry Deadline
October 1, 2019 or until the gallery reaches capacity for works.


Due Date / Deadline for online submissions – October 1, or full capacity.

Notification of Acceptance – October 2 (By email and on the Café site)

Shipping/Receiving – October 3 – October 18 (Shipping information will be shared with accepted artists with notification of acceptance email)

Hand Delivery Drop Off – October 15 – October 19 (During Fort Works Art open hours, Tues – Fri 11-5pm and Sat 10-6pm)

Exhibition on Display– October 23 – November 30, 2019

Opening Reception – October 25, 2019 6:00 to 9:00pm. $10 admission, benefiting the non-profit Gallery of Dreams

Shipped Return – December 3 – December 14

Hand Delivery Pickup – December 3 – December 14