Call for Artwork for People's Gallery Exhibition
DATE: August 14, 2012
CONTACT: Terra Goolsby, Exhibition Specialist, (512) 974-6456
City Seeks Austin’s Finest Artwork for 2013 People’s Gallery Exhibition
Austin area artists, galleries, museums, and arts organizations are encouraged to submit their artwork for the 2013 People’s Gallery exhibition. The annual art exhibition extends throughout the first three floors of Austin City Hall and is designed to encourage discussion and appreciation of local visual art. Submissions are being accepted for 2- and 3-dimensional artworks in any medium through Friday, November 2, 2012.
Applications and up to five digital images of the artists’ available artwork must be submitted via the ASAPP! online public art application system. The complete Call For Artwork and a link to the online application is available at www.austintexas.gov/department/peoples-gallery.
Artists are encouraged to attend the Artist Information Meeting for more information about the application process on Friday, September 28, 2012 at 6 p.m. in Room 1029 at City Hall (301 W.Second St.). Parking for attendees will be available in the City Hall garage.
In November, a selection panel of local arts professionals will review the submitted artworks for inclusion in the 2013 People’s Gallery exhibition, which will be on display from February 2013 through January 2014. This year’s selection panelists are artist and 2012 Texas Prize recipient, Jeff Williams; accomplished painter, Werllayne Nunes; and Program Director at Women and Their Work, Rachel Koper.
The public is invited to view the 2012 exhibition at City Hall, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The current exhibition will be on display through January 10, 2012.
Artist Information Meeting Friday, September 28, 6 p.m.
Austin City Hall, Room 1029 (301 W. Second St.)
Deadline to Apply Friday, November 2, 11:59 p.m.
Apply at www.austintexas.gov/department/peoples-gallery
For more information, visit www.austintexas.gov/department/peoples-gallery or contact Terra Goolsby at (512) 974-6456 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the People’s Gallery
The 2013 People’s Gallery exhibition will be the 9th annual installation at Austin City Hall. The Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services Office manages the People’s Gallery, which is designed to showcase regional artistic endeavors and to encourage public dialogue, understanding, and enjoyment of visual art.
The City of Austin Cultural Arts Division
The Cultural Arts Division provides leadership and management for the City’s cultural arts programs and for the development of arts and cultural industries. The Cultural Arts Division is responsible for the Cultural Arts Funding Programs, Art in Public Places Program, community-based arts development, and programs to assist the development of film and creative industries in Austin. For more information, visit www.austincreates.com.
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