FRUIT PUNCH will be an influential fine art collection, of all art forms and genre’s, that will explore the many faceted artists residing in the Denton to Dallas / Fort Worth area, as well as Texas beyond! The exhibit will be on display from May 23rd - June 26th, 2019, at Armadillo Art Gallery / Armadillo Ale Works, in Denton Texas. Opening reception will be Friday, May 24th, from 7 - 11 PM.
HOW TO ENTER
Please read the full guidelines and terms before completing the application process. To read our terms, please click here to open a new window. Please review the dates and deadlines at the bottom of this page. Entries can only be submitted online via the website. A separate application must be filled out for each show.
Eligible works include any of the following media: drawing, painting, photography, mixed media, assemblage, sculpture, pottery, ceramics, metal works, fiber / textile arts, digital art, contemporary craft and jewelry design. (See our Terms and Conditions for more information on acceptable guidelines and criteria to the juror.) Entries must be the complete work of the submitting artist. All work must have been completed within the years 2015-2019 and not previously exhibited at any Envision Arts Exhibition.
Local and Texas regional artists are encouraged to apply.
NUMBER OF ENTRIES + APPLICATION FEE
Each artist is limited to ten (10) images for submission. There is a $35 (USD) non-refundable/non-transferable fee, for up to ten (10) images. Payments must be submitted online at the time of application. Deadline to apply is May 8th, 2019.
All work must be ready for installation/ready to hang. All canvas and/or framed works MUST be wired to hang, with D-rings; no saw tooth hangers. No exceptions! Submissions are restricted to a weight limit of no more than 30 pounds. Works cannot exceed 36 inches in any direction. Any sculpture or assemblage that exceeds 36 inches in any direction must be available for floor display only. Envision Arts reserves the right to exclude any entry that presents complex/overly complicated installation or assembly problems.
ARTIST NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE
Accepted artists will be notified no later than May 10th, 2019 and will be sent art drop off/load in instructions via their provided email. (CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE WILL BE REQUIRED FROM ALL ACCEPTED ARTISTS NO LATER THAN MAY 19TH)
All sales will be completed via an Envision Arts director/staff member via our transactions portals. A commission of 30% will be retained of artist original sales. All accepted works must be available for sale.
Artists may have prints available for sale during the opening reception only. Prints for sale will be stored OFF THE EXHIBIT FLOOR and NO additional tables, bins or displays are permitted in the exhibit space. A staff member will handle the transaction and retrieve the print. Prints may be available in any size. We encourage you to properly photograph your work and have professional prints produced. A commission of 30% will be retained of artist print sales.
Envisions Arts will announce one Best In Show for the exhibition. Winner will be determined by the juror/co-juror(s) and will be announced during the opening reception. Winner will be presented with a framed certificate of Best In Show, and will have a featured article with up to six images, complete with Q&A, in our own online arts publication, Envisions Arts Magazine.
Honorable Mention: Envisions Arts will announce between one and three honorable mentions in varying categories. Winners will be emailed a certificate.
JUROR / CO-JURORS
Envisions Arts Founder / Director, and Dallas-based artist, Ginger Cochran has curated, or served as a juror, for numerous group or collective exhibitions all throughout north and south Texas, as well as Phoenix, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada. She has a passion for the emerging artists’ sense of community and strives to create opportunities for all artists to network and build working relationships with other artists, clients, industry leads and persons of influence on their careers.
Texas Women’s University alumni and artist, Carrie Adamson-Riefler. Adamson-Riefler works with painting, metals, printmaking, and video projection.
DELIVERY OF WORK
Artists are responsible for the delivery of all work to the gallery on May 22nd, between 12 - 4 PM. Address is 221 S Bell Avenue, Denton, Texas. Entries will not be insured by Envision Arts while in its custody and artists will sign a waiver upon delivery of their work. Envision Arts will not be held responsible for lost, damaged or stolen property. No work may be withdrawn before the close of the exhibition. Sending an entry or work to the art drop off location and/or the exhibition and signing a waiver shall imply an agreement on the part of the sender to all conditions above.
RETURN OF WORK
Artists are responsible for the removal of art work and property on June 27th, between 12 - 4 PM. No art work or property may be stored at the gallery space after the conclusion of the exhibit. Envision Arts will not be held responsible for and will not store any art work or property left at the gallery space.
The exhibition will be publicized locally and regionally via our social media platforms, email, event listing websites and press release. Envision Arts reserves the right to use photographs and/or digital images of any accepted work for the purpose of publicity for either the exhibit or the artist. We greatly encourage artists to promote the exhibition and their work!
EXHIBITION DATES AND TIME
Duration | May 23rd - June 26th, 2019
Opening Reception | Friday, May 24th, from 7 - 11 PM. Award Presentation at 8:00 PM.
February 15th | Submissions OPEN
May 8th | Submissions CLOSE (11:59 PM)
May 10th | Artist notifications
May 22nd | Art drop off; 12 - 4 PM
June 27th | Art pick up; 12 - 4 PM
For additional questions about submissions and exhibition, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.