Exhibition Opportunity: 500X Gallery (Dallas, TX) College Expo

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Raw Talent: 500X College Expo

Saturday, February 6th 7-10pm

Juror: Ariel Saldivar

Submissions Deadline: Jan. 24, 2016

About Raw Talent: 500X College Expo

500X Gallery, Texas’ oldest artist-run space, continues our annual juried show for college students!

Like the annual Expo juried show, Raw Talent: 500X College Expo aims to bring together artists from around the state. The exhibition offers college students an opportunity to enter into a dialogue with their Texas-based counterparts and to see work by their colleagues at other institutions. The exhibition will offer visitors an overview of the variety of perspectives that exist throughout colleges and universities in Texas.

The Rules

*   To submit work, please visit http://500x.slideroom.com

*   The exhibition is open to all artists enrolled in college-level courses in Texas.

*   The entry fee is $30 for up to 3 images (includes details of work).

*   All visual media are eligible, including drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, installation and video (artist must supply all required electronic equipment).

*   Artists will be notified via email Tuesday, Feb. 7th, if the work has been accepted into the exhibition. If you do not receive an email, your work has not been accepted.

Calendar

  • January 24th, 2016: Submission of work due online at http://500x.slideroom.com
  • January 31st, 2016: Accepted artists notified
  • February 6th and 7th , 2016, 2-5pm: Artists drop-off work
  • February 13, 2016: Opening Reception
  • March 6th, 2016: Exhibition Ends
  • March 6 from 5-7 or March 7 from 6-8: Artists Pick-Up Work

About the Juror

Ariel Saldivar is the Founder and Executive Director of ArtPrize Dallas, a radically open, independently organized international art competition coming to Dallas in 2017. Formally, Associate Director of The Goss-Michael Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to strengthening Dallas’ thriving arts community through programming that supports public engagement with emerging and mid-career British artists. Under her leadership, a successful Artist-In-Residence program was established to bridge international and local artists. She created an art auction model that helped raise over 6 million dollars for the MTV Redefine Staying Alive Foundation. She has curated and advised high-profile contemporary art collections and lectured internationally on art and design. Ariel is an award-winning designer; entrepreneur and former indie rock musician who toured around the world and currently is establishing development strategies to support innovative art education initiatives in Dallas. She currently serves on the Boards of Oak Cliff Foundation, Resources for Creative Exchange, Dallas Museum of Art AOA Advisory Committee, and is an at large commissioner for the Office of Cultural Affairs for the City of Dallas.

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