500X hosts three call for entries per year: Expo (passed), Student Expo, and Hot & Sweaty


500X College EXPO

500X Gallery, Texas’ oldest, artist–run, cooperative galleries, hosts one of North Texas’ most anticipated annual student juried competitions. College Expo 2018 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). All work must be ready to hang. Artwork will need to be dropped off, not shipped. Cost of entry is $30 for 5 pieces.

Juror is Juror is Katherine Brodbeck, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art..

Exhibition runs from February 24 - March 11, 2018

Deadline: February 7, 2018


Hot and Sweaty 2018: The Open Show

June 9 - 28, 2018

Entry fee- $10 per work; limit 6 entries per artist; Payment due at time of drop off

Works cannot be longer than 48" on any side

500X staff will be on hand to assist in placing and hanging work. All work must have adequate hanging hardware, wire and/or D-rings. Works that are not fit for display will not be accepted. Pedestals are available first-come first-serve basis.

All media is accepted, however, video/sound/electronic works must have all equipment provided by the artist. 500X will take a 40% commission on all sales. All participating artist must sign the contract stipulating the full terms of exhibition in gallery.

Exhibition dates: June 9th - 29th, 2017

Opening Reception: Saturday, June 9th, 7-10 pm