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

Expo 2018 (Closed)


Submissions due: September 15, 2018 by midnight

Juror: Lee Escobedo, Texas-based writer and curator

500X Gallery, Texas' oldest, artist-run, cooperative galleries, hosts one of North Texas' most anticipated annual juried competitions. Expo 2018 is open to all artists over the age of 18 living in Texas. All visual media is eligible for entry. $300 in cash prizes will be awarded to the juror's favorites! The deadline to submit your work is September 15th by MIDNIGHT! 

The 500X Gallery is pleased to announce Lee Escobedo as our juror for Expo 2018! Lee is a Texas-based writer and curator. He currently contributes writing to multiple publications and platforms across regional, state, and international platforms. As well, he currently served as editor-in-chief for the arts publication Artist Uprising, an annual collectible. As a 2016 grant recipient from the City of Dallas, he founded a podcast and social incubator to connect inner-city youths with cultural institutions.

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Important Dates:

  • Deadline: September 15, 2018

  • Artwork dropoff: October 6 & October 7, 2018

  • Exhibition runs from October 13 - November 4, 2018

  • Reception: October 13, 2018, 7pm-10pm

  • Artwork retrieval: November 4, 2018, 5pm-7pm

To apply, please visit: https://form.jotform.com/82238727884167