Deadlines are fast approaching for many open calls in Texas and beyond. Here are just a few to work on this weekend:
Deadline: November 13, 2016 at 10:59PM
New York-based magazine Triple Canopy is currently accepting proposals for their issue Vanitas. This call is open to both artists and writers, with selected participants receiving the following (per Triple Canopy’s website):
—Eight to twelve months of artistic, editorial, and technical support
—Opportunity to use Triple Canopy’s venue at 264 Canal Street for a performance or other public event
—Coordination and production of any print publication or live event
—Archiving of materials and long-term maintenance of any online version of the project by Triple Canopy in partnership with New York University’s Fales Library and Special Collections
Deadline: November 14, 2016 at Midnight
Houston’s Bayou City Art Festival is currently accepting applications for its 2017 festival in Memorial Park. Artists and vendors will be chosen by a panel of between five and seven jurors. The festival is set for March 24-26, 2017.
Deadline: November 30, 2016
Art League Houston is currently accepting proposals for their two indoor galleries, their hallway space, and their sculpture garden. The open call is blind and ALH’s artist advisory board assists in the organization’s selections. Remember: ALH is W.A.G.E. certified, so artists get stipends for their shows—the biggest stipend is $1800!
Dallas artist-run gallery 500X is accepting proposals for its upstairs gallery space. For the show, artists must cover $600 for rent and $150 for a refundable deposit. To apply, email the following to the500xgallery[at]gmail.com:
—20 images of recent work (labeled)
—Proposal of the show’s theme