CFAs July 2012

Deadlines are  Approaching!

“Hideout” (McKinney)  at Laura Moore Fine Art Studios — deadline is July 14 – hurry to get your entries into this jam-packed, hot summer show.  Details at


3rd Coast International (Corpus Christie) — K Space Contemporary — deadline is July 14.

The Third Coast National is a non-thematic, juried exhibition of new works of art from all across the USA. We are simply looking for innovative, interesting contemporary artwork. Now in its 6th year, The Third Coast National marks the anniversary of the opening of K Space Contemporary’s ground level space on Starr Street in downtown Corpus Christi, Texas.  This exhibition has proven to be one of the most popular exhibitions in Corpus Christi and one of the artistic highlights of the year.  We are excited to announce our 2012 juror Christina Rees.

Art Connection Members Exhibition  (Irving) — deadline July 21 & 22.  Calling all artists! If your dream is to show off your mad art skills in a professional gallery setting, the 12th Annual Art Connection Member’s Show is for you. Cash prizes awarded in three categories (student/youth, non-professional, and professional) and a Best of Show award.  Not a member? Not a problem. You can join when you deliver your entries to the Irving Arts Center July 21-22. Drop off hours: Noon – 5 p.m. on 7/21 and 1 – 5 p.m. 7/22.

Membership Show 2012

Trans- (Dallas)— McKinney Avenue Contemporary member show — drop off is July 27, 28 & 31.  The Annual Membership Exhibition is one of the cornerstones of the spirit and mission of The MAC – providing a place for creative expression and vigorous dialogue between artists and patrons of the arts. The Annual Membership Exhibition celebrates emerging and established artistic talent in Dallas and surrounding areas. Each year a theme for the exhibition is selected by The MAC staff and Board of Directors.

Theme: The 2012 Annual Membership Exhibition theme is Trans- [from Latin trāns across, through, beyond].   The Membership Exhibition will open with a reception for the artists Saturday, August 4th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The exhibition will run through September 1st.

MADE IN AMERICA  — (Dallas)  — Deadline is July 28.  From Skippy peanut butter to Coca Cola, America produces many things that are not just manufactured on US soil. Products of the US come in many shapes and sizes… education, health and welfare systems, American pride, football, apple pie, outsourced jobs, religious views, freedom of speech, etc. What does “Made in America” mean to you?   For complete guidelines, please visit and see ‘open call’ tab.

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artseen studio tour 2012 (Frisco) — Deadline is August 1. Looking for artists in/around Frisco to open their studios for community art tour.  Also pairing artists with merchants in downtown Frisco, who will host artists in their shop during the tour.  Interested?  Contact us at

 Seventh Annual Catholic Foundation Plaza Artists Competition (Dallas) —  Deadline August 24. The Catholic Foundation announced a call for submissions to the Seventh Annual Catholic Foundation Plaza Artists Competition.  The Foundation is accepting work from professional artists throughout Texas now through Friday, August 24, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The winning artist will receive a $2,500 stipend and will have his or her work featured for one year as a larger-than-life mural in the Catholic Foundation Plaza, located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District. Honorable mentions will receive $250 each.

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