Hot and Sweaty 2021 Drop Offs this Sunday!

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500X Gallery Hours: Saturday & Sunday: 12:00-5:00 p.m. by appointment only.
516 Fabrication Street, Dallas, Texas 75212  
Sunday, August 22, 2021 @ 12-7 pm ONLY
(Prospectus updated to reflect this drop off date.
Sorry for the confusion)

This is a first come, first serve basis.
Arrive early!
(No appointments required to drop off)

Download and bring an artist contract with you.

500X holds this uncurated open show every summer, and anything is fair game. Hot and Sweaty is a salon-style, non-juried exhibition of works of any medium made by Texas Artists. If we have the space for it, we will hang it! Proceeds from Hot and Sweaty goes to continuation exhibition opportunities and events that support local and emerging artists in the state of Texas.

This is a first come, first serve basis. Arrive early!


Hot and Sweaty 2021 is open to all artists over the age of 18 living in Texas working in any media. Artists of all levels are encouraged to apply. All media with a visual or experiential component are eligible, including drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, video, and beyond. Hot and Sweaty 2021 will be installed at 500X Gallery, 516 Fabrication St. Dallas, TX 75212.


$10 entry fee per artwork for up to 3 submissions. Payment of artwork is onsite at the gallery via cash or online transaction through our website/Venmo. Please bring exact cash. Please bring completed contract and artwork labels.

The gallery takes 40% in an event of an artwork sale.

There is no jurying process – show up to 500X Gallery on Sunday, August 22nd at 12-7 pm to drop off your work. 500X Members will take care of installation.


-Drop off times for artwork submission: Sunday, August 22nd 12-7 pm ONLY
-Exhibition opens: August 28, 2021 at 12 pm
-Opening reception: August 28, 2021 at 7-10 pm
-Exhibition closes: September 19, 2021 at 5 pm
-Artwork pick up: Sunday, September 19th at 5-7 pm and Monday, September 20th at 5-7 pm


-Artwork shall not be greater than 40” on all side (frame included).
-All work must have adequate hanging hardware, wire and/or cleats. NO SAWTOOTH OR D RING
-Works that are not fit for display will not be accepted, which includes works that are too heavy.
-Pedestals are available on a first-come first serve basis.
-All media accepted, however, video/sound/electronic works must have all equipment provided by the artist. Sound must be kept at a reasonable volume as determined by members.