Greater Denton, TX Arts Council Call to Artists

Materials Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition


Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition is recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country. The exhibition shows the top national and international artists evolving the field of contemporary craft who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Works produced in any of the craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. There is a $40 (USD) non-refundable fee, for up to three (3) entries. Art must be under 75 pounds. This exhibition is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Materials will be on view February 7 – May 9, 2020 at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center.

AWARDS
The Greater Denton Arts Council will provide Juror Awards in the amounts of $1,000, $750, $500 and $250. Winners will be determined by the juror and will be announced at the opening reception of the exhibition on February 7, 2020.

ELIGIBLE MEDIA
Entries must be the complete work of the submitting artist. Works can be a collaboration piece, all collaborators must be listed in the space provided on the entry form. Kits or commercially designed works will not be accepted. All work must have been completed within the past two years (2017-2019) and not previously exhibited at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center.

SALES
A 30% commission will be retained from all work sold during the exhibition.

DELIVERY + RETURN OF WORK
Artists are responsible for pre-paying all shipping charges to and from the exhibition site. Accepted works must be hand-delivered or shipped according to the instructions provided in the Artist Contract.

DEADLINE
September 29, 2019 | Deadline for acceptance of online entry materials (by 11:59 PM)

Website for more information https://dentonarts.com/mhscall

Organization Contact Name Jenny Bates
Organization Contact E-mail exhibit@dentonarts.com
Organization Contact Phone Number (940) 3822787