Saturday, January 14, 2012

Torpedo Factory Art Center: Push, Pull Play

Deadline: February 6, 2012 (ONLINE) or (RECEIVE) or (Hand Delivery)

Push, Pull Play
Torpedo Factory Art Center
Target Gallery

Alexandria, VA
April 12 - May 13, 2012

In celebration of VA Commission for the Arts Minds Wide Open Celebration of Children and the Arts, the gallery will host an exhibition that focuses on interactive, kinetic, toy inspired art. This is an all media show that examines the art of the toy, open to all artists nationally and internationally.

Directions For Entry (truncated)
1. Application: Submissions are by digital image only. Entry can be done in 2 ways, either using our online form, or via a mailed in or hand delivered CD.
-Online Entry: Visit website for more information:
-Mailed In or Hand Delivered Entry: CDs must contain the artist’s name on both the actual CD and the case.

2. Entry Forms: The entry form must be complete and include media, dimension information, and be sure to sign and date.

3. Payment: A non-refundable fee of $35.00 must accompany each entry form, and a $10.00 fee for each additional art work submitted.

4. Notification: Whether your piece has beenselected by the juror or not, notification will be sent to you via email.

A commission of 40% will be taken on all works sold as a result of this exhibition. Payment will be mailed to the artist within 30 days of the exhibition closing. Works are insured while in Target Gallery. Artists are required to sign a Loan Agreement and a Terms & Condition Agreement if accepted. The Target Gallery will keep the CD of accepted works and reserves the right to reproduce the images for all media and publicity purposes. Artwork must have been made within the last five years.

JUROR: Prescott Trudeau

Prescott Trudeau is the full-time Curator of Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA), a non-profit museum located in Lower Manhattan. The museum’s mission is to extend the benefits of the arts to all children and their communities and does so through a variety of programs, including professional exhibitions of both adult’s and children’s artwork.

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Complete details at website:

Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.838.4565 x4