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Given Form
November 13 - December 26, 2014

Opening Reception:
Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gallery Talk: 5:30pm - 6:00pm
FREE & Open to the Public


Oct 17 - Notification of Accepted Work Mailed

Nov 7 - Deadline for Receipt of Shipped Work

Nov 8 & 9 - Deadline for Hand-Delivered Work

Nov 13 - Exhibition Opens

Nov 13 - Opening Reception; 6-8pm, FREE

Dec 26 - Exhibition Closes

Jan 3 - 4 - Hand-Delivered Work Pick-up

Jan 5 - 9 - Artwork Shipped

 

 

GIVEN FORM
Given Form is a juried exhibition open to artists working in any sculptural media; including but not limited to paper, wire, clay, wood, metal, glass, plastic, and fiber.  Artists are invited to explore themes of their choosing, as long as the work is sculptural. All solutions are eligible for submission: additive, reductive, assemblage, relief, in-the-round, and installation.  There is no minimum size requirement for acceptance, and larger sculptures must be able to enter the gallery through an 84” x 71” doorway.  Once installed, work may not exceed 11 feet in height.

AWARDS
[1] $1000 Award or Going Solo Gallery III Show
[2] $250 Juror's Choice Awards

JUROR
Robert S. Davis, Jr. attained his BFA and MA from Stephen F. Austin State and his MFA from OU, teaching at the University of Central Oklahoma directly afterwards.  Since 2001 he has received recognition by influential artists such as Paul Moore, MANUAL, Sandy Skoglund, Donald Sultan, and Paul Brach.  He continues to exhibit both nationally and internationally, with individual and social class relations being the dominant focus of his art, using materials as metaphors for these issues.  This June he will be showing in New York City for the 25th International Juried Exhibition courtesy of Guggenheim Curator, Katherine Brinson.  Robert currently lives and works in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. For more information, visit robertdavisjr.com.

DELIVERY & PICK-UP
Accepted works are to be hand-delivered or shipped in a single reusable crate(s)/ carton(s). Include with each work one 3"x5'' card listing Name, Address, Phone, Title, Media, Dimensions, and Price. Attach card to the back of 2D work or base of 3D work. Accepted works must remain for the duration of the exhibition.
Works must be shipped at the artist's expense to the Foundry Art Centre. Accepted artists shipping their work must include prepaid charges for return shipping. Shipped artwork submitted without pre-paid return shipping labels (no stamps) will be disposed of at the close of the exhibition. Hand-delivered works must be picked up at the close of the exhibition or work becomes property of FAC to dispose of as it sees fit.