12 Apr 2019

Competitions Architectonic

Foundry Art CentreSaint Charles, Missouri, United States

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Opportunity Description

International Deadline: June 3, 2019 – This all-media exhibition will highlight works that are inspired by architecture or that incorporate architectural elements. Works may depict actual architectural forms, or may approach the theme less literally by incorporating grids or other structural lines. The visual language of drafting, such as plans, elevations, and cross-sections, may also be utilized in the artwork.

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.

Nancy Newman Rice was born in New York City and was educated at Cornell University and at Washington University, where she earned a BFA with honors and an MFA. She was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts/MMA Fellowship for painting, an Artist’s Residency Award at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France and nominations for both a Tiffany and AVA Award in the Visual Arts. Ms. Rice has exhibited her work internationally and has had a number of solo exhibits in both Galleries and museums… see more

[1] “Going Solo ” Exhibition or $500
[2] $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.

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 | June 3
  • Notification of Accepted Work Emailed | June 28
  • Deadline for Receipt of Shipped Work | July 19
  • Deadline for Hand-Delivered Work | July 20 & 21
  • Exhibition Opens | July 26, 2019
  • Opening Reception | Friday, July 26, 5:30 – 8:00pm | FREE & Open to the Public. Foundry Art Centre Gallery Hours | Tue – Thu 10 – 8 | Fri – Sat 10 – 5 | Sun 12 – 4
  • Exhibition Closes | September 13
  • Pick-up of Artwork | September 14 & 15
  • Artwork Shipped | Week of September 16, 2019

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
t: 636-255-0270

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 05 May thru June and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales.

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