Hot and Sweaty: The Open Show

Drop Off: June 3rd and 4th, 2017, 2-5pm

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 10th - 25th, 2017

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

Pick up: June 25th 5-7pm; June 26th 5-7pm

Exhibition Proposals

500x accepts proposals for exhibition proposals in the Upstairs Gallery and Project Spaces throughout the year. Exhibitions are one month long and run concurrently with the Main Gallery. Applicants need to submit a portfolio via e-mail as a single PDF (10 megs or smaller) to Applications are accepted year-round and reviewed at member meetings. If the submission is accepted, applicants will be contacted and a contract will be discussed and drafted with the artist.

Portfolio Contents:

  • 20 Images of Recent Work (labeled)
  • Resume
  • Artist's Statement
  • Proposal of the Show's Theme

Upstairs Gallery:

  • Rent:  $600
  • Refundable Deposit: $150

Project Space:

  • Rent: $200
  • Refundable Deposit: $75

Back Gallery Space:

  • Rent: $100
  • Refundable Deposit: $75
  • Note: The Back Gallery does not have track lighting

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500X Gallery Membership

500X Gallery accepts new members annually. 500X members are responsible for maintaining and running the gallery. Gallery Membership applications are reviewed at the end of April.
Member Duties:

  • Monthly Dues
  • Working During Show Openings
  • Gallery Sitting (during open hours)
  • Attendance of All Member Meetings

Member Benefits:

  • Monthly Showing in the Members Gallery
  • 2 or 3 Person Show in the Main Gallery (once per year)
  • Associating with Fellow 500X Members
  • DFW Art World Connections

How To Apply For Membership

Artists applying to become a dues-paying member need to submit a portfolio via e-mail as a single PDF (10 megs or smaller) to 

Portfolio Contents:

  • Letter of Intent
  • 20 Images of Recent Work (labeled)
  • Resume
  • Artist's Statement

Applications are accepted year-round.