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31st Annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition

Sponsoring Organization

Greater Denton Arts Council

 

Location

Denton, TX

 

Deadline

09/29/2017

 

31st Annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition
Deadline: September 29, 2017 at 11:59 pm CST
Exhibition: February – May 2018
Information and Prospectus Website: https://dentonarts.com/materials-hard-soft-call-page

DESCRIPTION

The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the 31st Annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. The exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Approximately 70 works will be selected by an esteemed juror for exhibition at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas.

Entries may be submitted via ouronline application form through September 29, 2017 (11:59 PM CST). A downloadable2018 Prospectusis also available for entries submitted via physical mail or in person to 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 2, 2018.

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 (2015-2017) and not previously exhibited at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. 

NUMBER OF ENTRIES + ENTRY FEE
Each artist is limited to three (3) entries. There is a $40 (USD) non-refundable fee, for up to three (3) entries. Payments must be submitted online at the time of application.

SIZE LIMITATIONS
All work must be ready for installation. Submissions are restricted to a weight limit of no more than 75 pounds. GDAC reserves the right to exclude any entry that presents complex installation or assembly problems.

CONTACT
Jennifer Bates
exhibit@dentonarts.com
400 E. Hickory St
Denton, TX 76201
940-382-2787

For Additional Information Click below

https://dentonarts.com/materials-hard-soft-call-page
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