Lucky 13th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit Call for Entry

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Lucky 13th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit Call for Entry


EXHIBITION DATES: August 3 – August 28, 2018 RECEPTION: Friday, August 3 2018

JUROR: Lauren Childs, Co-Founder Fort Works Art

CALL TO ARTISTS: Only TAC members with active accounts may submit up to 3 artworks open to all disciplines with no theme. To see if your TAC membership is active, click here. To learn more about TAC or become a member, please click here. All mediums accepted including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, video, installation, photography, and digital art with no size restrictions. The show will occur in Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s premier, 3000 square foot, Front Gallery. All artwork must be original and must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person.


· A Solo Exhibition in one of our 700 sq ft galleries during Fall Gallery Night 2018. Fall Gallery Night is an event that occurs once a year during September. It is arguably our most popular opening of year were we anticipate more than 3000 visitors in a single night.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Lauren Childs began studying classical figure drawing by the age of twelve. She attended both Northwestern University, studying Theatre Arts, and The University of Texas at Arlington, receiving her B.A. in Art History, where she met and studied under artist and Gallery Director, Benito Huerta.

In 2002, she co-founded her first arts organization, The United Voice Collective. They produced multi-faceted pop up events for two years in the DFW area. In 2004, she shifted her career and had an acclaimed run as an instructor and owner of a high-end specialty finishing company. During this time she studied under many European Painting Masters around the country and in Fort Worth. Her work with the father-son artist team Grigor and Laert Aleksi allowed her to hone her technical skills as a painter.

A decade later, Childs shifted back to her early goals, albeit matured. She co-founded Fort Works Art, which began as an event based pop up organization. Within two years, the corporation grew and has now opened its’ first permanent gallery space in the Cultural District in Fort Worth.

Childs now spends the majority of her day in the gallery, her home studio or working with and exhibiting the many talented artists that continue to inspire her. She is an award-winning artist whose work has been published and shown throughout Texas and New York.

ABOUT FWCAC: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: Work will be juried from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. $25 submission fee for up to three pieces. Each additional submission will be $5 each. Artists who are aiming for the grand prize are encouraged to submit as many as possible. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. Make sure the file name corresponds with the title of the work and do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in the image file names. Video and audio files can be submitted through links. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

PRESENTATION: Work must be suitably framed (or sides cleanly finished or painted) and ready for hanging. D-rings should be used for heavy works, wires for works under 5lbs. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels on paper must be under Plexiglass.

SALES: All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists.

RECEIVING: Hand-delivered work must arrive July 28, 2018. Substitutions and late arriving work will not be exhibited. Work must remain for the duration of exhibition.

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on June 1, 2018. FWCAC will notify accepted applicants only by July 1, 2018.

REMOVAL: All hand delivered work must be picked up from gallery on August 29, 2018 between 9:00am – 5:00pm. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage and released at gallery’s convenience.


· June 1, 2018 - Deadline for submission

· July 1, 2018 - Notifications emailed to artists

· July 28, 2018 – Delivery of artwork

· August 3, 2018 - Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

· August 28, 2018 - Closing

· August 29, 2018 - Show comes down, pick up work

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark Levy, Program and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX, 76107

direct: 817.298.3021

LIABILITY: This document represents a contract between the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and the person(s) named on this document. Acceptance of this contract is a specific acceptance of the terms listed. Objects exhibited in the FWCAC will be given great care. Unless the artist wishes to provide his/her own insurance coverage, the FWCAC will insure all exhibitions under its existing insurance policy, which covers up to $500,000, against all risks of physical loss or damage while on the premises during the period of the exhibition. If the exhibitor(s) wish to provide his/her own insurance, such actions constitute the release of the FWCAC from any liability in connection with the exhibition. Coverage is not authorized past the exhibition and artwork may not be stored at the FWCAC unless prior arrangements have been made. The FWCAC allows visitors to photograph works of art. Artists are required to contribute 25% from work sold in the exhibition. By submitting your artwork, you are agreeing to the terms above.