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Something Old, Something New, Something Funky, Something Blue
An opening reception will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 6 - 8 pm at the MAC at The MAC galleries, located at 3120 McKinney Avenue, in the Uptown District of Dallas. Exhibitions will be on view through August 23, 2014.

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. The MAC Staff and Board of Directors invites all MAC members or newly joining members to submit works of art in all media from visual to performance art and literary reading relating to the theme
Something Old, Something New, Something Funky, Something Blue.

The 2014 Annual Membership Exhibition theme is Something Old, Something New, Something Funky, Something Blue

A new twist on a familiar phrase, celebrate 20 years of The MAC's funky past, and help us add to our future!

All persons with memberships valid through August 2014 are eligible to submit artwork. Entrants must be or become members of The McKinney Avenue Contemporary at the time of submission. Membership applications and information about membership benefits can be acquired at The MAC - 3120 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204 or A One (1) Year Artist / Student Membership is $30.

Member Artist Submissions & Requirements
Each artist can submit only one artwork or participate in one collaborative work.

Visual Art
Visual Art (2-D, 3-D and Electronic Media) cannot exceed 2 feet in any dimension and must be ready to install on date of delivery.
Performance Art / Literary Readings
Performance Art and Literary Readings will be presented during the opening reception.
Collaborative Works
Please contact The MAC to obtain the criteria for participation and guidelines for collaborative works.
Submission Criteria
Work that does not comply with these requirements will not be accepted. The MAC will not refund membership fees to those that have not complied with the submission guidelines.

1. All works must be labeled with the following information:
- Artists first and last name
- Title, media and date of work
- Indication of top of image if necessary for visual art
2. Work must have been produced within the 12 months prior to the exhibition.
3. Work must not have been previously shown at The MAC.
4. Dimensions of artwork, including the frame, should not exceed 2 feet in any dimension.
5. Work must be ready to hang
6. Include a caption sheet with your name, address and contact information at the top left of the page.
The caption sheet should include:
- Title
- Date
- Dimensions
- Medium
- Brief captions or explanatory notes of work
- Price if the work is for sale

Drop Off Dates & Deadline
Drop off dates are July 16, 17, 18, 19, and 22 from 11am to 8pm. All entries must be received no later than Tuesday, July 22 at 8:00pm. Please contact The MAC to set up an appointment to drop off your artwork if these dates/times conflict with your schedule. Out of town artists are welcomed to ship their artwork to The MAC before July 22. Please include paid return shipment or make alternative arrangements for the return of your artwork.

Notification and Return of Work
The MAC will provide a time and date after the closing of the exhibition for all works to be collected. The MAC requests that artists who sell their work as a result of the show to arrange separately for the delivery of the work to the buyer.

The MAC is not responsible for the loss or damage of works while in transit. The MAC reserves the right to reproduce images of artwork in the 2014 Membership Exhibition on The MAC website and in any Membership Exhibition advertising or collateral associated with the exhibition. Submission of work to the exhibit indicates acceptance of conditions stated above.

A Special Thank You to The MAC's Season Sponsors

With the help and support of these individuals and organizations, The MAC is able to continue exhibiting the highest quality exhibitions to the public.

The Membership Show is Sponsored by:
The Original Cupcakery, Trois Laurent Patisserie, JD's Chippery, Wrath Wines, and Grimaldi's

Individual Donors

Art Gods
Susan Albritton, Claude Albritton, Deborah Colton Gallery, Camilla Cowan, Trammell S. Crow, David H. Gibson, and Lara and Stephen Harrison

Benevolent Ones
Lilly Albritton and Chuck Briant, Roger Horchow, Quin Mathews, Anne and John Mullen, Russell Tether Fine Arts Associates, LLC, Cheryl and Kevin Vogel, Sally Warren and Jeffery Jackson, and R. P. Washburne

Anonymous, Alice and Charles Adams, Jan and David Bates, Kay and Elliot Cattarulla, Phillip E. Collins, Michelle De Metz, Brinkley and Jeffrey D. Eiting, Dana Greenberg, Karen and Richard Pollack, and Nancy Sands and Jon Esber

+ Lovers + Amigos + True Blues + Artists!

Art Patrons
Texas Commission on the Arts, Humanities Texas, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Communities Foundation of Texas - North Texas Giving Day, Harold Simmons Foundation, Harry S. Moss Foundation, CASETA, John F. Stephens Jr., Deborah Humphrey, Susan Matusewicz, Sally Francis, Jordan Roth - Ro2 Art, and Christopher Blay

Corporate Sponsors

Art Titan
Whole Foods Market - 5% Community Giving Day

Altruistic Giver
Bank of America

Art Advocate
Heritage Auctions, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty, The Original Cupcakery

Business Council for the Arts

In Kind Donors
Arts and Culture Magazine Texas, Brainfood, Casa Noble Tequila, Dean Corbitt, Dallas Museum of Art, Sally Francis Public Relations, Kitchen Dog Theater, Komali Mexican Cuisine, Tod Lewis/, Quin Matthews Films, David McCullough, Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden, The Writer's Garret
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