Want some feedback on your portfolio *and* a chance to represent at a gallery show on the emerging arts scene in Dallas? If so, there’s still time to respond to Kettle Art Gallery’s call for artists.
Everyone who sends submissions will receive feedback on their work from the panel jurying the show. Artists who are accepted will be notified by Oct. 23. Reception on Nov. 7. More details after the jump.
What: Kettle Art Gallery announces a juried art show open to all emerging artists in the North Texas area. The purpose is to give constructive feedback on submitted portfolios and present to the community a body of work by various artists that’s representative of the emerging Dallas art scene in 2009. The theme is open and all media will be considered.
How: Interested artists should submit a cd with up to 5 available images sized no longer than 1000 pixels in any direction. Artists should also submit a brief bio and artist statement about his/her work and fill out the attached application by Friday, October 16 at 5pm. An application fee of $10 to submit.
Application proceeds go towards the production of the reception. Artwork must be available for sale and there is a 50/50 split with Kettle on sold artwork. Mail or deliver to Kettle Art Gallery located at 2714 Elm St. Dallas TX. 75226 in Deep Ellum. Send a SASE if you want these materials returned.
When: Artists will be notified of their acceptance by Friday, October 23 and works must be delivered wired and ready for installation by Friday, October 30 at 5pm. A reception will be held on November 7.
Jury: The jury for this exhibit is
Anne Bothwell – Director, KERA’s Art & Seek
Jason Janik – Photographer
Sarah Jane Semrad – Executive Director, La Reunion TX and President, Art Conspiracy
Lucia Simek – co-founder and critic with Dallas’ arts and culture blog, Renegade Bus
Charles Dee Mitchell – Morning News Art Critic
Each artist should expect to receive a series of constructive comments from the jurors about their work. The jury will deem a set of artists as ‘Best in Show’ and those artists will be acknowledged at the reception on November 7.
Contact: Please contact Frank at Kettle if you have any questions. 214-573-7622 or e-mail [email protected]