CALL FOR ENTRIES
A state-wide juried exhibition conceived to introduce & promote emerging artists
2019 Exhibition Presented by Craighead Green Gallery
2019 Juror: CALEB BELL
New Texas Talent is designed to introduce and promote emerging visual artists in the commercial market. Each year hundreds of images are submitted for review. The juror then selects artists to participate in the New Texas Talent exhibition. Through their participation in the show, some artists have been offered representation by galleries and/or have been extended invitations for inclusion in future exhibitions. The exhibition and its participants have also received media exposure in such publications as Patron Magazine, The Dallas Morning News, D Magazine, The Observer and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Arts+Culture Magazine and many others.
About the Juror:
Caleb Bell is an emerging Texas-based arts professional who actively curates for the Tyler Museum of Art. Committed to the presentation and understanding of contemporary art, his research interests are diverse but include popular culture influence and the intersection of music and visual art.
Over the years, he has worked with artists in varying degrees on a multitude of exhibitions and special projects. He also has organized numerous lectures and developed an array of public programs. In addition to exhibition design and development, he specializes in communication strategy, event coordination and graphic design.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE - JUNE 4
SELECTED PARTICIPANTS NOTIFIED - JULY 2
ART DELIVERY - JULY 23 - 26
EXHIBIT OPENS - AUGUST 3
EXHIBIT CLOSES - SEPTEMBER 2
PICK UP WORK - SEPTEMBER 5 - 8
All artists residing in Texas over the age of 18, WITH NO FOR-PROFIT OR NON-PROFIT GALLERY REPRESENTATION.
Suggested $5.00 donation to EASL (Emergency Artist Support League) may be sent to Craighead Green Gallery at 1011 Dragon St. Dallas, TX 75207. Payable to EASL. NO ENTRY FEE REQUIRED.
All visual media, including video, will be accepted, with the exception of film, utilitarian crafts & jewelry. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE & PRICED ACCORDINGLY.
No entries can be more than 84" tall, wide or deep. All work should be current or created within the past two years.
Craighead Green Gallery reserves the right to refuse accepted artwork that has recently or concurrently been accepted and shown in any other venue.
All entries must be received electronically from the digital submission site linked at the bottom of the page.
Please submit up to 3 images to the said link.
FILE FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS - PLEASE READ THOROUGHLY
Only files in .jpg or .jpeg format will be accepted
Each file must not exceed 1mb
The title of the piece, dimension, and medium MUST be included in the file name.
For example: Untitled18X24_ oil_on_canvas.jpg
Slides or hard copies will not be accepted for entries. DO NOT MAIL YOUR ENTRY TO THE GALLERY.
Selection/Notification: The juror will make their initial selection from submitted images only. Acceptance by jurors does not guarantee inclusion in the final exhibition. The jurors and the gallery reserve the right to decline work that differs significantly from the submitted image. Due to the large volume of entries received, notification will be by email ONLY to those selected to participate, on or by July 2, 2019. The selected participants list will also appear online at www.craigheadgreen.com.
IF YOUR WORK IS NOT SELECTED, YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED.
Sales Policy: All accepted works must be for sale. The gallery will take a 50% commission of the retail price after discounts, if any, on work sold during the exhibition. The gallery may discount work up to 15% without consent of the artist. The retail value should be inclusive of all framing costs unless otherwise noted.
Transporting Accepted Work: The artist is solely responsible for all aspects of transporting work to and from the gallery. Accepted works received after the delivery deadline will not be included in the exhibition.
Liability: All accepted works will be insured for the duration of the exhibition. Works remaining in the gallery after pick-up deadline will not be insured. Failure to pick up work by the deadline without prior consent will result in forfeiture of work to the gallery. The gallery does not assume responsibility for lost or damaged artwork during transport to or from the gallery.
Framing/Presentation: All framing and presentations should be of "gallery-quality." This implies simple black, white or natural wood frames and neutral matting (if necessary) for works under glass. All accepted works delivered must be wired for hanging & installation ready. The gallery reserves the right to decline work that is not presented properly and professionally.