Friday, February 29, 2008

Deep in the Art of Texas Fiber Arts Exhibit

Deadline: April 5, 2008 (RECEIVE)

Deep in the Art of Texas Fiber Arts Exhibit

Texas Museum of Fiber Arts
Austin, Texas
May 24, 25, and 26, 2008

ELIGIBILITY: All submissions must be original in content and executed in a fiber arts technique or process. Applicant must be currently living in Texas, or born in Texas, or attending, attended, or graduated from a Texas educational institution.

APPLICATION: Two slides or two photos must accompany an official, completed application for each work. Artists may submit one to five works. An application must be attached to each submission.

SELECTION: A Juror will review submitted slides or photos for the overall artistic quality and process of qualified artists and select the works to be exhibited.

DEADLINE: Entry form deadline is April 5, 2008
The form, entry donation, and slides/photos must all arrive by April 5, 2008.

NOTIFICATION: TMFA will notify artists of acceptance to exhibit their art works on April 25, 2008. At that point, shipping and handling details will be given.

All submissions must be original work in concept, design, or process and must be completely ready for installation. Individual or collaborative entries are accepted.

If the accepted work is sold after April 5, 2008 and prior to the exhibition, the artist must make arrangements with the new owner to make the work available for the exhibition.
Work other than that represented on slides, photographs, and chosen by the jury may not be substituted.

Submitted images, photos, or slides of the work or artist become the property of the TMFA and will not be returned. If a self-addressed envelope is provided, efforts will be made to return the photos.

TMFA reserves the right to use submitted photographic images with the artist’s name of accepted works or take photos of the selected art for publicity, documentation, and educational purposes for this exhibit.

Exhibiting art works will be insured by the artists unless otherwise requested and agreed in writing.

It is optional, but welcomed, for artists to be onsite to talk with viewers. A program with the artist’s name, email address, website or phone number will be printed. TMFA does not act as a dealer nor receive commission. If a viewer wants to purchase the art, the artist or his or her dealer will interact with the potential collector. TMFA does NOT sell exhibited art.

ENTRY DONATION: A donation to the TMFA of $10.00 per entry is requested to defray TMFA printing and advertising expenses. Make check or money order payable to Texas Museum of Fiber Arts.

SHIPPING: The artist is responsible for all shipping and insurance costs to and from the exhibition. Complete shipping instructions will be included with notification of acceptance. If personal deliver of art to the site is preferred, arrangements can be made.

EXCEPTIONS: If an artist is in need for an exception to the voluntary donation or required insurance, we request this be made in writing and attached to the Entry Form. TMFA will consider the request and will notify the artist of its acceptance or rejection.

First Prize $500
Second Prize $250
Third Prize $100 Gift Certificate

EXHIBIT LOCATION: Texas State Capitol

Download the application: TMFA_call_for_entires_2008.pdf

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