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Now open for entries: Craighead Green Gallery's NEW TEXAS TALENT XXIV!

New Texas Talent is designed to introduce and promote emerging visual artists in the commercial market. Each year hundreds of images are submitted for review. The juror then selects artists to participate in the New Texas Talent exhibition. Through their participation in the show, some artists have been offered representation by galleries and/or have been extended invitations for inclusion in future exhibitions. The exhibition and its participants have also received media exposure in such publications as D Magazine, The Dallas Morning News, The Observer and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, A+C Magazine and many others.

2017 Juror: Katherine Wagner | CEO of Business Council for the Arts

ABOUT THE JUROR: Katherine Wagner, CEO of Business Council for the Arts, believes that the best places to live have a vibrant culture that prioritizes opportunities for artists. As CEO, her role is to provide leadership for the organization, and advocate for a strong bond between the for-profit business community and the nonprofit arts and cultural sector. Ms. Wagner began her career in arts administration at Indiana University, Bloomington, as Director of the community gallery on campus immediately after receiving her MFA in Printmaking and a Ford Foundation Grant-in-Aid of Research. Previous to this position, Ms. Wagner served for over 10 years as Executive Director of Dallas Visual Art Center (now “the Contemporary”), increasing membership by more than 300%, and working with the board of directors and staff to produce innovative programming to benefit artists, arts organizations and arts supporters. Ms. Wagner worked with The Meadows Foundation, Inc. on the design and building of a new state-of-the-art facility which was completed in 2000. Ms. Wagner has experience in the business, cultural and academic sectors, working for Trammell Crow Company as it contributed greatly to the growth of the Dallas Arts District as well as at the Dallas Museum of Art and for the Dallas County Community College District. Ms. Wagner has served on a number of art juries and panels recommending funding, including those of the General Services Administration, the Texas Commission on the Arts and the City of Dallas, Office of Cultural Affair and the Private Sector Council of Americans for the Arts, a national arts advocacy organization.

ELIGIBILITY: All professional artists residing in Texas over the age of 18, WITH NO FOR PROFIT GALLERY REPRESENTATION AND LIMITED NON-PROFIT GALLERY EXPOSURE.
 Suggested $5.00 donation to EASL (Emergency Artist Support League) may be sent to Craighead Green Gallery 1011 Dragon Street Dallas TX 75207. Payable to EASL. No entry fee required.
 All visual media, including video, will be accepted, with the exception of film, utilitarian crafts and jewelry. All entries must be available for sale and priced accordingly.
 No entries can be more than 84” tall, wide or deep. All work should be current or created within the past two years.
 Craighead Green Gallery reserves the right to refuse accepted artwork that has recently or concurrently been accepted and shown in any other venue.

CALENDAR:
SUBMISSION DEADLINE June 2
SELECTED PARTICIPANTS NOTIFIED On or by June 30th
ART DELIVERY July 25 – July 28
EXHIBIT OPENS Aug 5
EXHIBIT CLOSES Sep 2
PICK UP WORK Sep 5-8

SUBMISSION PROCEDURES: All entries must be received electronically at http://www.craigheadgreen.com/newtalent_2017_live.htm

PLEASE READ PROSPECTUS BEFORE SUBMITTING FOR FULL OUTLINE AND INFORMATION.

Craighead Green Gallery opened in 1992 and has grown to be recognized as one of the top galleries in the local, regional and national contemporary art community. The Gallery represents over fifty established and emerging artists including Joey Brock, Peter Burega, Jerry Cabrera, David Crismon, Yrjo Edelmann, Brad Ellis, Marci Harnden, Orna Feinstein, Jay Maggio, Linda McCall, Kenda North, Michelle O’Michael, Marty Ray, Gary Schafter, Shawn Smith and Marla Ziegler.
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