Sunday, April 21, 2013

Materials: Hard & Soft

Deadline: September 6, 2013 (RECEIVE)

Materials: Hard & Soft

Greater Denton Arts Council
Center for the Visual Arts
Meadows Gallery
Denton, TX
February 7- April 4, 2014

This annual competition and exhibition of contemporary crafts was started in 1987 and is now in it's 27th year. Recognized nationally, Materials: Hard & Soft attracts hundreds of entries from every state in the union. Nationally recognized jurors select the show from slides and then award $5000 in prize money. The juror has always selected the winning pieces on-site. A catalog is printed. Many of the artists seen in the Materials exhibitions have been featured in national publications such as American Craft.

Eligible Media:
Works produced in any of the craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. Entries must be the complete work of the submitting artist. Kits or commercially designed works will not be accepted. All work must have been completed within the past two years (2011-2013) and not previously exhibited in the Center for the Visual Arts. Artists must reside in the United States or its possessions.

Juror: Judy Gordon is an arts advocate and collector in Austin, Texas. She is Chair of the Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+) Board of Trustees, and Chair of the Campaign for CERF's Future.

Entry Fee: $30 non-refundable, for up to three (3) entries

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Greater Denton Arts Council
400 East Hickory Street
Denton, TX 76201