Competitions 4th Annual Juried Artists’ Books Exhibition
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International Deadline: October 19, 2016 – In November 2016, WoCA Projects is partnering with the Fort Worth Community Arts Center once again to present its 4th Annual Juried Artists’ Books Exhibition exploring the diversity within the artist book medium, including both traditional book-binded forms as well as (but not limited to) those works that use books as a reference or metaphor to create other conceptual forms.
Examples might explore the interchangeable use of of mixed-media, painting, drawing, printmaking, fiber arts, photography, sculpture, ceramics, sound, film/video, and installations in the creation or referencing of the book form.
Note: the inclusion of text and exact references to traditional books not required.
Deadline for submissions is to Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 11:59 p.m., and the Exhibition will run from November 4-29, 2016. Artist Reception is Friday, November 4th from 6-9 p.m.
- Morgan Gieringer, Head of Special Collections, University of North Texas Willis Library, (Denton, TX)
- Anne Keefe, Publications Coordinator, Meadows Museum (Dallas, TX) and author of forthcoming book on artists’ books to published by Palgrave.
- Lauren Cross, Director/Curator of WoCA Projects, Fort Worth, Texas
One artist will receive a $500 Purchase Award and their selected work added to the University of North Texas Willis Library’s Rare Books Collection, whose diverse and innovative artists’ books collection is made accessible for students, faculty, researchers, and the public, and to view in special exhibitions in the 4th floor Reading Room.
$25 entry fee for up to 3 works, addition $5 per work up to a total of 5 works.
Visit our online Application to submit your entry.
WoCA Projects is a non-profit arts organization featuring contemporary artworks by local, national, and international women artists of color through exhibitions and community artist programming. And supports the work of all artists ( from all nationalities and backgrounds) whose work explores equality in its diverse methods and interpretations.
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