500X presents: EXPO 2013 Juried by Iris Bechtol

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500X presents: EXPO 2013

Juried by Iris Bechtol Submission Deadline: February 1

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500X Gallery Presents:

EXPO 2013 A juried exhibition for artists in Texas Juror: Iris Bechtol February 16- March 3, 2013 Opening Reception: February 16, 7-10pm

Submission Deadline: February 1

 

About EXPO  2013

500X Gallery, Texas' oldest artist-run space, hosts one of North Texas' most anticipated annual juried competitions. 500XPO 2013 is open to all artists over the age of 18 living in Texas. All visual media are eligible, including drawing, painting, sculpture, installation and video (artist must supply all required electronic equipment).

About the juror 

Iris Bechtol is an artist, curator, and professor of art.  She was a member of 500X Gallery from 2001 - 2005.  Iris earned a BFA from the Univesity of North Texas School of Visual Arts in 2001 and an MFA in Intermedia from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2010.  Ideologically, her work is a phenomenologically induced practice of how we (I and the other) encounter and perceive the ordinary.  Her work has been featured in national and international spaces such as Lumenhouse Project in Brooklyn, NY and BLOK Gallery in Belgrade, Serbia.  Iris is currently the Gallery Director of the Eastfield College Art Galleries and Coordinator of the Permanent Art Collection.

The Rules

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

*The exhibition is open to all artists over the age of 18 living in Texas.

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

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

*Artists will be notified via email Wednesday, February 7 by 8pm if the work has been accepted into the exhibition. If you do not receive an email, your work has not been accepted.

The Exhibition

*Work must be exhibition ready (with securely attached D-rings, cleats, etc). Works without hanging hardware will be rejected, not included in the exhibition, and there will be no refund of the entry fee. *Complex installations will be considered only if the artist is available to install. *Securely label each work with your name, title of work, media, dimensions, date of execution, and price.You will be asked to fill out a form with this information for our records again on site. *The gallery retains a 30% commission on all artwork sold during the exhibition.

Calendar

January 1-February 1: Submission of work online at http://500x.slideroom.com February 7 : Accepted artists notified by 8pm February 9 & 10, 2-5pm: Artists drop-off work February 16 : EXPO Opens (Opening Reception: 7-10pm that evening) March 3 : Exhibition Ends March 4 & 5, 2013, 5-7pm: Artists Pick-Up Work