Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Call to Entry for New Art in Austin

The show formerly known as 22 to Watch is calling for entries.

Here is a link and some info:


CALL FOR ENTRIESDeadline July 16-- Submit on-line application, 5 images, bio, andartist statementThe Austin Museum of Art (AMOA) is currently accepting artists'submissions for New Art in Austin, which will be on view at AMOA-Downtown February 15 -May 11, 2008. The third in a triennialshowcase, the exhibition spotlights emerging artists in ourcommunity. A statewide curatorial team will evaluate the work oflocal artists who have been watched by AMOA staff and Central Texasart professionals over the past three years. Through thisexhibition the museum seeks to create a dialogue about contemporaryart in Austin, attract attention to artists within our community,and share their work with other art centers in Texas. As a state-wide traveling exhibition accompanied by a full-color scholarlycatalogue, the exhibition will bring cutting edge work in a varietyof media to a broad audience.

ARTIST ELIGIBILITY:Eligible artists must live within fifty miles of the Capitol andhave never had a solo show in a major mainstream exhibition venue inthe area. Artists of any age may apply.

WORK ELIGIBILITY:Work in all media is eligible. Only work made since 2005 will beconsidered for exhibition. New work that has never been exhibitedis preferred.

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