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CALL FOR ENTRIES

A state-wide juried exhibition conceived to introduce & promote emerging artists

2018 Exhibition Presented by Craighead Green Gallery
2018 Jurors: CADD Galleries

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 Jurors:
Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas (CADD) is a non-profit membership organization of galleries formed in 2006 for the purpose of promoting the advancement of contemporary art on all levels.  CADD's members function as an important component of the Dallas art community, providing the means by which artists reach their public and collectors gain access to works of art.

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas (CADD) includes the city's foremost contemporary dealers who are experienced and knowledgeable in their field.  Member galleries are committed to represent the highest standards of contemporary art, while recognizing the importance of integrity and responsibility in working with artists, collectors, museum professionals, and the cultural community of Dallas.

CALENDAR

SUBMISSION DEADLINE - JUNE 1
SELECTED PARTICIPANTS NOTIFIED - JUNE 29
ART DELIVERY - JULY 24-27
EXHIBIT OPENS - AUGUST 4
EXHIBIT CLOSES - SEPTEMBER 1
PICK UP WORK - SEPTEMBER 4-7

ELIGIBILITY

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.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

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 3mb
Your first and last name along with the title of the piece MUST be included in the file name.
For example: JohnSmith_TitleOfWork.jpg

Slides or hard copies will not be accepted for entries.  DO NOT MAIL YOUR ENTRY TO THE GALLERY.

Selection/Notification: The jurors 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 June 29, 2018. 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.

 

ABOUT THE GALLERY
Craighead Green Gallery opened in 1992 and has grown to be recognized as one of the top galleries in the local, regional, and national contemporary art community. The Gallery represents over fifty established and emerging artists including Joey Brock, Peter Burega, David Crismon, Brad Ellis, Marci Harnden, Jay Maggio, Linda McCall, Kenda North, Michelle O'Michael, Marty Ray, Shawn Smith, & Marla Ziegler.