Friday, May 15, 2009

Texas Gallery

Deadline: June 26, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. (POSTMARK) & (Hand Delivery)

Texas Gallery

Arts Council of Brazos Valley
Brazos Valley Art League
College Station, TX
2010 Texas Gallery Exhibition Season

Texas Gallery is owned by the Arts Council of Brazos Valley and is operated in conjunction with the Brazos Valley Art League. Featuring 16 rotating exhibitions annually, the 1,000 square foot Texas Gallery is the main art, exhibition and reception space.

Exhibition Eligibility
The Texas Gallery is a venue for artists to showcase and market their art to the Brazos Valley community and its 3.5 million annual visitors. All works must be original. Mass produced, commercial art as well as art and/or craft pieces not of original design will not be accepted.

Categories: You may apply in more than one category.

Category One: 2-dimensional works

2-D MIXED MEDIA - Includes collage and handmade paper, incorporates more than one type of material, and has a relief depth of less than 1/8 inch.
DRAWING - Pencil, charcoal, chalk, pastels, etc.
PAINTING - Oil, acrylics, etc.
PHOTOGRAPHY - Prints made from Artist's original - Must be processed by the Artist or under Artist's supervision, properly signed and numbered, in editions of not more than 450.
PRINTMAKING - Artist created prints, serigraphs, digital art, etc., properly signed and numbered, in editions of not more than 450. Giclées may be sold if less than 50% of your exhibit and they are signed and numbered in limited edition not more than 450. No mechanically printed offset printing or lithography will be accepted.
WATERCOLOR - Layered and pigmented water-based media including; acrylic, gouache, tempera and transparent watercolors applied to archival acid-free stock or handmade papers.

Category Two: 3-dimensional works

3-D MIXED MEDIA - Works with more than 1/8 inch of relief depth - This category is for objects which are "decorative" rather than "useful" - See FUNCTIONAL ART Category
3-D FUNCTIONAL ART - creations which serve a purpose such as implements, furniture, doll houses, kaleidoscopes, etc.
CERAMICS - Original Clay Work - No machine made or mass produced work is accepted.
FIBER - No machine tooling, machine-screened patterns or other forms of mass production accepted - This category is intended for handcrafted fiber, straw, leather, or other similar materials. No studio production work will be accepted.
GLASS - No molds or other forms of mass production allowed.
JEWELRY - No commercial casts, molds, or production studio work.
SCULPTURE - 3-Dimensional original work done in any medium will be considered.
WOODWORK - Original hand-tooled, machine worked or carved work. If painted or inlaid with a different material, applicants should choose 3-D Mixed Media or Functional Art.

Fee: $35

Sales and Commission: 40% commission on all sales.

For more information, contact the Arts Council at or (979)696-2787.

Download the application: CALL_FOR_ENTRIES_APPLICATION_2010 [pdf]

The Texas Gallery
Arts Council of Brazos Valley
2275 Dartmouth Street
College Station, TX, 77840

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