calls for artists 8/19/14

So many new shows to be a part of in Frisco and beyond… Click the title of each show to link to the details.

Sculptechular at Frisco Discovery Center

Deadline 8/22/14
Got form? Frisco Arts is doing another ALL-SCULPTURE exhibition in the Frisco Art Gallery and Special Events Center. Looking for sculptures, assemblages, and new media done in wood, stone, mixed media, wire, glass, ceramics, paper, and more!  Jury panel includes Randall Garrett, a Dallas artist and professor at El Centro College and Troy Pelias, an architect and member of the City of Frisco’s Public Art Board.
Questions? Contact Paige: pprater@friscoarts.orgFor details and entry form, click HERE.



TCU Art in the Metroplex. 

Deadline 8/25/14

The Arts Center welcomes submissions from artists in the DFW Metroplex and surrounding areas – Tarrant, Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hill, Hood, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Kaufmann, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell and Wise counties for the 2014 Art in the Metroplex Exhibition.  Exhibition is October 3 – 30, 2014 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Juror is Sara-Jayne Parsons, formerly of the Bluecoat in Liverpool, England, now Director of the TCU Galleries. Over $2000 in Awards.


Art in the Atrium 9 – City of Frisco’s Public Art Board – City Hall

Deadline 9/5/14
Art in the Atrium is a bi-annual, two-dimensional art exhibition on the five floors of City Hall in Frisco, TX.  Artists may submit up to 5 images for consideration and will be notified in late September whether their pieces were accepted into the show. Click HERE for entry guidelines. Questions? Please contact Dudley Raymond:   Click HERE for the online submission form.



Materials Hard & Soft

Deadline 9/5/14

This annual competition and exhibition of contemporary crafts was started in 1987 and is now in it’s 28th year. Recognized nationally, Materials: Hard & Soft attracts hundreds of entries from every state in the union. Nationally recognized jurors select the show from slides and then award $5000 in prize money.

Eligible media: Works produced in any of the craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. All work must have been completed within the past two years (2012-2014) and not previously exhibited at the Center for Visual Arts. Artists must reside in the United States or its possessions.  Greater Denton Arts Council 400 E. Hickory Street Denton, Texas 76201 (940) 382-2787 Find out more at


Ratpack Magic: Memories of the Golden Age of Crooners – VAGF Show

 Deadline 10/1/14

Visual Arts Guild of Frisco invites you to enter paintings, drawings, photographs, mixed media pieces, or sculpture relating to the 1960s-1970s era of the famous Rat Pack Crooners (Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Bing Crosby). Prizes will be awarded in each category.   Entry fee for non-members: $30 for two pieces/membership. Current VAGF Members: FREE (up to 2 pieces) . Please submit JPEGs to no later than October 1. Include dimensions, medium and title of pieces.   Show runs October 6-Nov 8 at Frisco Art Gallery (Frisco Discovery Center). Opening Reception is 10/8/14 from 7-9PM.

Deadline 10/24/14
The Frisco Heritage Association and Visual Arts Guild of Frisco are organizing a Western themed art show that will open near the annual Shawnee Trail Cowboy Day.  Submit images of your work by 10/24 to, and include the dimensions, title, and medium of the pieces.  For more information, click HERE.

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