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2014 Exhibition: Untamed

Untamed. Unbridled. Wild and Free? What makes your heart race and pulse quicken? What images explode through your consciousness?

The San Antonio Glass Art Guild is pleased to announce a call for entries for the 2014 UNTAMED Exhibition utilizing glass as a medium. Share your vision, and your interpretation.

Entries will be juried on the artists' expression of the “Untamed” theme. The work should explore the concept of "Untamed" ranging from literal to poetic, abstract to representational, and symbolic to figurative.

The exhibition will be held at the Bulverde Area Art Center (BAAC) in downtown Bulverde, Texas.

EXHIBITION VENUE

The exhibition will be held at the Bulverde Area Art Center (BAAC) in downtown Bulverde, Texas with an opening reception on August 15th.

The Untamed exhibit will have an online component featured on the San Antonio Glass Art Guild website in addition to a printed exhibit catalog.

JURORS

  • Alice Benvie Gebhart, artist and owner of Heritage Art Gallery and Glass Studio.
  • Larry West (BFA), hot glass instructor at Southwest School of Art.
  • Dina Wooten, president of the Bulverde Area Art Center.

ELIGIBILITY

The exhibition is open to all visual artists, 18 years of age or older, who are currently residing in Texas. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last two (2) years.

MEDIA

Entries must use glass as a visual element. This can include blown glass, kiln formed glass, flame worked glass, stained glass, etched glass, mosaics, lamination, enamels, mixed media, etc.

SPECIFICATIONS

If accepted, the original hanging works must be wired for hanging and must not exceed 36” in width, including frame.

Sculptural work is limited to a maximum of 72” x 36”x 36” freestanding, or must fit on a 12” x 12” pedestal, weighing no more than 50lbs.

ENTRIES

Entries should be submitted using EntryThingy (Enter Untamed Exhibition). Include a non-refundable entry fee of $35.00 (non-members) or $30.00 (SAGAG members - will need a code for discount) for up to three pieces. You may also submit up to two additional pieces at $10.00 for each.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES  
July 6, 2014 (at Midnight)

DELIVERY AND RETURN OF WORKS

All artwork must arrive between August 4 – August 9. Work can be picked up on Sunday, September 21st from 11am – 3pm.

Shipped work will be returned the week of September 21.

To be included in the show, you must include a check, credit card info or prepaid label for the return shipping of your art work.

ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION

Acceptance notifications will be e-mailed during mid July. A listing of accepted artists will also be listed on our web site, www.saglassguild.com, by end of July.

SALES

Sales are encouraged. The BAAC will offer its services in promoting sales and will retain a 20% commission on all sales. Price of work should factor in the commission. All works must be for sale. Works may not be removed during the exhibition.

INSURANCE/LIABILITY

Insurance during shipping to and from the BAAC is the responsibility of the artist. Unless otherwise stated in writing, the exhibitor’s permission to photograph work for publicity will be presumed.

The Gallery carries only fire and liability insurance and cannot be liable for any theft or damage to works of art. All exhibited works must be self-insured by the artist.

SHIPPING

Work must be shipped prepaid to the Bulverde Area Art Center in STURDY, REUSABLE PACKING. Please include instructions for unpacking or assembly if needed. Complete shipping instructions will be mailed with acceptance notices. Shipped works must arrive between August 4 - August 8 for inclusion in the exhibit.

Deliver or ship accepted works to Bulverde Area Art Center Gallery, 2355 Bulverde Road #9, Bulverde, TX 78163

  • Accepted works must be received by August 8, 2014. All works must be labeled with the artist’s name, title, media, and declared value (fair market value).

  • Participating artists will be responsible for all costs of shipping to BAAC as well as return shipping and insurance while in transit. Shipped work must include a prepaid return shipping label. All entries must be packed in sturdy, reusable containers and include clear packing, shipping, and installation instructions.

  • Program organizers are not liable or responsible for any damage to artwork that occurs during packing, unpacking, or repacking of artwork or for any damage that occurs during shipment or transit of the artwork. Please take all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of your artwork.

 

CALENDAR

Deadline for entries July 6 (at Midnight)
Notification mailed & acceptance posted Week of July 7
In-Person drop off of accepted works of art to the BAAC August 9, 11am - 3pm (add to calendar)
Arrival of shipped accepted works of art to the BAAC August 4 - August 8
Exhibition August 15 - September 20 (add to calendar)
Opening Reception Friday, August 15, 6-8pm (add to calendar)
Pick-up Work Sunday, September 21, 11am-3pm

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