Call for Makers; Greater Denton Arts Council
20 January 2022Deadline: February 13, 2022
The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the 35th annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition.
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: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media. Exhibition is open to national & international artists.
The 35th anniversary exhibition expands two galleries, both the Meadows Gallery and the Gough Gallery at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in downtown Denton, Texas. Artwork will be included in a printed catalog and an online exhibition. Artwork can be for sale during the exhibit.
2022 Juror is Tanya Aguiñiga (b. 1978) a Los Angeles based artist/designer/craftsperson who was raised in Tijuana, Mexico. She holds an MFA in furniture design from Rhode Island School of Design and a BA from San Diego State University. Aguiñiga is the founder of Art Made Between Opposite Sides, http://www.ambosproject.com/. She is represented by the Volume Gallery in Chicago. Learn more about Aguiñiga at tanyaaguiniga.com.
Deadline for entry is 11:59 PM on Sunday, February 13. The exhibition will run May 27-August 27, 2022. Entry fee is $30 USD for GDAC members and $35 USD for non-members.
Details of competition prizes, fees, eligability and more can be found through the Denton Arts Website.
Questions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.