Arts Benicia (CA), National Call for Glass Artists, Cutting Edge: Nontraditional Glass, DEADLINE EXTENDED

arts-benicia-logo-cmykArts Benicia (CA), National Call for Glass Artists, Cutting Edge: Nontraditional Glass

Deadline EXTENDED: June 17th, 2018, 11:59pm MST

From their call:  Complicated, amorphous, intimidating, ancient, and finicky, glass as an art material is as manifold in its adaptability as in its appearance. All forms and methods of hot or cold glass will be considered, including blown, cast, cut, lamp worked, laminated, cold fused, sculpted, and slumped. Mixed media object-based work must be no less than 60% glass. Video and audio submissions and installation works that are strongly focused on glass as a material are welcomed, but please note the gallery lacks an immersive darkened room.

Arts Benicia gallery can accommodate work from tiny to life-size, and even certain monumental scale works. If your artwork requires electrical access, has dedicated lighting, or is monumental or an installation work, please email with details and wait for a response before applying. Entry fee.

Jurors: Carrie Lederer has been Curator of Exhibitions at Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek for more than two decades, previously working for the Falkirk Cultural Center and the Oakland Museum Association, and managing Walnut Creek’s Public Arts Program. Mary B. White holds an MFA from California College of the Arts as well as a BFA in ceramics and a teaching credential. A Fulbright Scholar, she helped start the Crucible glass department in Oakland, and for more than twenty years was in charge of the glass areas, graduate and undergraduate, at San Jose State University.

Sales: Artists receive 60% on the sale of their work.

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About: Arts Benicia’s pristine 2,000 square foot gallery is the focal point of a large artists’ community based in Benicia’s Historic Arsenal District. Arts Benicia is a community-based non-profit organization that provides quality exhibitions in its gallery and at other venues in Benicia, engaging public programs, stimulating workshops for adults, and inspiring family and youth art programs. For 28 years, Arts Benicia has been a vital part of the local and regional art community, furthering and supporting artistic development, and enriching the larger community.

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