Competitions Comfort & Joy
International Deadline: October 28, 2019 – The Foundry Art Centre is seeking submissions for “Comfort & Joy”, an exhibition showcasing artworks reflecting happiness, serenity, and peace. All media will be considered. As it will coincide with the holiday season and New Year, this exhibition will be a relief from the hectic nature of the year’s end, and a warm welcome to the new decade.
On display from December 20, 2019 to January 24, 2020.
Open to all artists 18 years & older, world-wide, both amateur & professional, working in all styles & schools of thought. This includes alternative and traditional artwork.
All ceramic media in 2D & 3D forms will be considered. The piece must be made primarily of clay (50% or more of the artwork is composed of clay). 2D work and wall hanging work must be suitably prepared to hang with all hardware readily attached. There is no minimum size requirement and larger pieces must be able to enter the gallery through an 84” x 71” doorway. Once installed, work may not exceed 11 feet in height.
Bryan Haynes will serve as juror for this exhibition. Haynes is a New Regionalist painter whose tranquil paintings evoke nostalgia, as they illuminate a moment in times past. His artwork is represented in galleries across the country, and he has been commissioned by companies such as Disney, Warner Bros., and Toblerone – Switzerland… see more
The Foundry Art Centre is a dynamic, interactive center dedicated to the creation & presentation of contemporary visual and performing arts. Our mission is to connect people with the arts through exhibitions, studio artists, performances, & education. Featuring a state-of-the-art gallery, the Foundry hosts national and international juried fine art exhibitions and curated traveling exhibitions.
 “Going Solo ” Exhibition or $500
 $200 Juror’s Choice Awards
Artists may submit up to three works for a non-refundable processing fee of $35. Foundry Art Centre members may submit up to three works for a non-refundable fee of $24.
A maximum of 3 entries per artist may be submitted for consideration.
SALES, LIABILITY, AND INSURANCE
The Foundry Art Centre will retain a 35% commission on all sales directly attributed to the exhibition. Foundry Art Centre provides standard insurance at 50% of retail on all exhibited works while on premises. Artist is responsible for work in transit to and from.
- All Entries Due | October 28, 2020
- Notification of Accepted Work E-mailed | November 22
- Deadline for Receipt of Shipped Work | December 13
- Deadline for Hand-Delivered Work | December 14 & 15
- Exhibition Opens |December 20, 2019
- Opening Reception | Friday, December 20, 5:30 -8:00pm
- Exhibition Closes | January 24, 2020
- Pick-up of Artwork | January 25 & 26
- Artwork Shipped | Week of January 27, 2020
The Foundry Art Centre is a dynamic, interactive interdiscplinary arts center dedicated to the creation and presentation of contemporary visual and performing arts. Our mission is to bring together the arts, artists, and everyday people through exhibitions, studio space, performing arts and educational programs. The Foundry serves as a rich cultural resource for the entire region. Featuring a Smithsonian-caliber gallery, the Foundry hosts national and international juried fine art exhibitions and curated traveling exhibitions.
Foundry Art Centre
520 N. Main Center
St. Charles, MO 63301