Sunday, July 22, 2012

Artist Reception: August 4th, 2012
In the Ross Gallery at Arts For Rural Texas
Exhibit Dates:
August 4th-23rd

Monday, July 9, 2012

Materials: Hard & Soft
National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition
Greater Denton Arts Council

Meadows Gallery
Center for the Visual Arts
Denton, TX
February 9 - April 5, 2013

Materials: Hard & Soft is exhibited in the Meadows Gallery, located in the Center for the Visual Arts in Denton, Texas.

This annual competition and exhibition of contemporary crafts was started in 1987 and is now in it's 26th year. Recognized nationally, Materials: Hard & Soft attracts hundreds of entries from every state in the union. A catalog is printed. Many of the artists seen in the Materials exhibitions have been featured in national publications such as American Craft.

Eligible Media
Works produced in any of the craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. Entries must be the complete work of the submitting artist. Kits or commercially designed works will not be accepted. All work must have been completed within the past two years (2010-2012) and not previously exhibited in the Center for the Visual Arts. Artists must reside in the United States or its possessions.

Entry Fee: $30 non-refundable fee, for up to three (3) entries.

Juror: Jean W. McLaughlin, Executive Director of the Penland School of Crafts

GDAC will provide $5,000 in awards. Winners will be determined by the juror, on site, after the accepted works are received at the Center for the Visual Arts.

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