K Space Contemporary (TX), National Call for Artists: Third Coast Juried Exhibition 2018

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K Space Contemporary (TX), National Call for Artists: Third Coast Juried Exhibition 2018

Deadline: July 10th, 2018

From their call: The Third Coast National is a juried exhibition of new works of art from all over the USA. We are looking for innovative, interesting contemporary artwork. Third Coast National was the first exhibition in K Space Contemporary’s new street level gallery. For its first ten years (2007 to 2016), Third Coast National was an annual exhibition. It is now a biennial exhibition held in the even numbered years.

One of our most popular exhibitions, 3rd Coast National introduces the Texas Coastal Bend community to innovative artists and artwork being created in other parts of the country, as well as up-and-coming artists in our own region.

2018 Juror – TBA. This competition averages 180-200 entrants who submit up to 650 works. Approximately 20% of the artists who enter Third Coast National are accepted. The number of pieces selected for exhibition ranges from 40 to 60 works of art.

Eligibility: Artists age 18+ living in the USA may enter. Works previously exhibited at KSC or Schaudies Gallery at K Space Art Studios (formerly known as the Hot Spot) are not eligible. Entries must be original works of art completed within the last 2 years. Failure to comply with the following submission guidelines may disqualify your entry. Entry fee will not be refunded.

Media: All visual art forms and media are acceptable. Artists must be available to install complicated works. Artists must exhibit original works if accepted; we do not exhibit reproductions such as giglee/inkjet prints, high quality copies or offset lithograph prints. Accepted video works will be shown via DVD on a 42” flat screen television, unless artist provides other means.

Size Limitation: Two-dimensional works must not exceed 6 feet either direction. Three-dimensional works (and shipping crates) must fit through a 36”x 83” doorway. Sculpture must be manageable by two people.

Awards:  $2500 in Cash awards for the top 5 works: Erick Schaudies Memorial Award for Best of Show plus 4 places. Honorable Mentions are given at the juror’s discretion.

Sales: All works must be For Sale. KSC collects payment and retains 40% commission. INCLUDE GALLERY COMMISSION when pricing your work. Price & label information that you type into the online entry form is the label info that will be displayed with your work.

Entry Fee (non-refundable): $40/non-members ($30/members) for 1 to 3 works of art. Each additional entry is $5. Enter online through our website. The Entry fee can be paid online through PayPal or by mailing a check or money order payable to K Space Contemporary. Your entry is not complete until payment is made.  Paying via PayPal through the online system automatically completes your submission.   

Website link for more detailed information and link to apply: https://kspacecontemporary.org/third-coast-national-biennial

About: K Space Contemporary is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization dedicated to presenting and promoting contemporary art. K Space Contemporary is the oldest alternative art space in the Coastal Bend region. A primary goal of the organization is to exhibit emerging and mid-career artists. K Space provides a forum for under-represented artists whose works are experimental, non-commercial, or difficult to exhibit due to unusual installation requirements or site-specific ideas.  K Space Contemporary, 415D Starr Street, Corpus Christi, Texas

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