Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Jonathan Mark Levy
Program and Exhibition Manager
817.298.3021
jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is now accepting submissions for works to be sold in the ARTshop on a consignment basis. Pieces accepted will remain in the ARTshop for 3 months with an option to extend the time based on sales.  There are no limitations in what can be submitted but we favor smaller pieces since the space is small. 

ABOUT US: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: Proposals will be viewed from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 2MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names.

REMOVAL: All hand delivered work must be picked up on the date specified. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage and released at gallery’s convenience. Any work left for 60 days after the assigned pick up date becomes the property of the Arts Center.

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

By submitting your work, you agree to all of the following terms. The party who is granting the right to sell its Artwork will be referred to as the Consignor, and the other party who is receiving the right to sell the Artwork will be referred to as "Fort Worth Community Arts Center" (Consignee).

The parties agree as follows:

     I.               RIGHT TO SELL. Consignor owns the item(s) identified in Exhibit “A” (the “artwork”). In accordance with this Agreement, Consignor grants the Fort Worth Community Arts Center (FWCAC), of 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, an exclusive right to sell under the terms of this Agreement. 

Consignor agrees to deliver to the FWCAC, on consignment, the Artwork five (5) business days prior to the Agreement’s Effective Date. The FWCAC agrees to devote its best efforts to the sale of the Artwork.  All sales prices and terms of sale shall be determined by mutual consent of the parties prior to the date the contract becomes effective.

As of May 1, 2014 the FWCAC will be adding a temporary satellite gallery in the South 7th Shopping Area.  This space may move locations throughout the shopping area.  Items on consignment to the FWCAC may be displayed at either location at the discretion of the FWCAC.

      II.            LEGAL AUTHORITY. Consignor is the sole owner of the Artwork, and possesses the legal authority to consign these items.

    III.            LENGTH OF AGREEMENT. Terms of this Consignment Agreement are for a 90 day period from the Effective Date.  Upon conclusion of the 90 days Consignor has 10 days to pick-up or otherwise arrange the removal of any and all unsold Artwork. At the end of that 10 day period all remaining Artwork becomes the property of the Fort Worth Community Arts Center to dispose of as it deems appropriate.  This Agreement may be renewed under the same terms and conditions for an additional 90 days if both parties are in agreement.

    IV.            PROCEEDS OF SALES. The Fort Worth Community Arts Center will pay to the Consignor a portion of the sales proceeds which shall be calculated as follows: 75% of the pre-tax proceeds from the sale of the Artwork.  The amount determined in the previous sentence shall be paid in full to the Consignor in fourteen (14) business days after the termination of this Agreement.  With each payment, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center will submit to the Consignor a written report summarizing all transactions involving the Artwork that sets forth, but is not limited to, the calculation of the amount of the net proceeds payment and the extent of current/remaining inventory.

      V.            STATE AND LOCAL TAXES. The Fort Worth Community Arts Center shall be exclusively liable for, and shall indemnify Consignor against such liability for, all applicable state and local sales taxes and fees related to the sale of the Artwork.

    VI.            INSURANCE.   The consignor may provide his/her own insurance coverage, the FWCAC insures all art under its existing insurance policy, which covers up to $500,000, against all risks of physical loss or damage while on the premises during the period of the contract. If the artist wish to provide his/her own insurance, such actions constitute the release of the FWCAC from any liability in connection with the Artwork.

FWCAC R.F.P. 2018

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION - Open until the 2018 Calendar is Filled

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is now accepting proposals for 2018 exhibits!

In an effort to coordinate our 2018 calendar, we are making some exciting changes to the way we schedule upcoming shows. Our calendar will be arranged so that each month the exhibits are more cohesive and supportive of each.

We will no longer rent our spaces on a first come – first serve basis. Instead your proposal will be reviewed and selected to fit the space and timing that works best for the entire gallery.

We are requesting well thought out proposals for exhibit in 2018. On September 15, 2017 we will begin to schedule the submission received in the space available. Submission received after this date are still eligible if space is still available. 

Please list the gallery and date you prefer, we will attempt to accommodate your request. Please note, March and September 2018 are already booked. We are also revamping our Focus Gallery program to ensure that the artists selected are exhibiting in the gallery that fits their work the best. This being said, Galleries one and two may be available for your show. 

Your show idea or concept may not be fully realized, but please do your best to summarize what it will be. Include images of each artist’s work who will be participating.  The more formulated the show idea, the better chance of selection.

Remember, space is limited, so put thought into your proposal idea. 

ABOUT US: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: Proposals will be viewed from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. We understand works may not be completed that you wish to exhibit so we ask for a general idea. Please submit images of the artists participating even if those works will not be in the show. If your exhibit includes several artists, please submit works that sum up their style. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 2MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names. Video and audio files can be submitted through links. 

FLOOR PLAN AND RATES: http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibition_detail/Floor_Plan

PRESENTATION: Work must be suitably framed or Gallery Wrapped (sides cleanly finished or painted) and ready for hanging. D-rings should be used for heavy works, wires for works under 5lbs. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels must be under Plexiglass. If your work does not meet these specifications, please include detail of how you would like to exhibit your work 

SALES: All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

RECEIVING: Hand-delivered and shipped work must arrive on the dates specified. Work must remain for the duration of exhibition. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on September 15, 2017. FWCAC will notify accepted applicants only by October 15, 2017. 

SHIPMENT: All shipped work must have a returned mailing label included and must arrive in a package that can be reused for the return shipment. 

REMOVAL: All hand delivered work must be picked up on the date specified. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage and released at gallery’s convenience. Any work left for 60 days after the assigned pick up date becomes the property of the Arts Center.

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

LIABILITY: This document represents a contract between the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and the person(s) named on this document. Acceptance of this contract is a specific acceptance of the terms listed. Objects exhibited in the FWCAC will be given great care. Unless the artist wishes to provide his/her own insurance coverage, the FWCAC will insure all exhibitions under its existing insurance policy, which covers up to $500,000, against all risks of physical loss or damage while on the premises during the period of the exhibition. If the exhibitor(s) wish to provide his/her own insurance, such actions constitute the release of the FWCAC from any liability in connection with the exhibition. Coverage is not authorized past the exhibition and artwork may not be stored at the FWCAC unless prior arrangements have been made. The FWCAC allows visitors to photograph works of art. Artists are required to contribute 25% from work sold in the exhibition. By submitting your artwork, you are agreeing to the terms above.

Ends on November 1, 2017$15.00
$15.00

Texas Artists Coalition and FWCAC is Proud to Present: TAC Small Works Show

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION - November 1, 2017 

EXHIBITION DATES: December 1 - December 29, 2017 RECEPTION: Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL TO ARTISTS: In preparation for the holiday season, FWCAC is proud to present the TAC Small Works Show. Only TAC members with active accounts may submit up to 5 artworks of any theme for a $15 submission fee. To see if your TAC membership is active, click here. To learn more about TAC or become a member, please click here. Most mediums are accepted including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, installation, photography, and digital art. All artwork must be original and must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person.

ABOUT US: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: FINISHED WORK MAY BE NO LARGER THAN 15 INCHES including framing. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. The file name of the image submitted must be the title of the piece. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

PRESENTATION: Work must be suitably framed (or sides cleanly finished or painted) and ready for hanging. D-rings should be used for heavy works, wires for works under 5lbs. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels on paper must be under Plexiglass. 

SALES: All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on November 1, 2017.

REMOVAL: All hand delivered work must be picked up from the gallery on December 30th, 2017 between 9:00am – 5:00pm. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage and released at gallery’s convenience. 

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         November 1, 2017 - Deadline for submission

·         November 10, 2017 - Notifications emailed to artists

·         November 22, 2017 – Delivery of artwork

·         December 1, 2017 - Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         December 29, 2017 - Closing

·         December 30, 2017 - Show comes down, pick up

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

LIABILITY: This document represents a contract between the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and the person(s) named on this document. Acceptance of this contract is a specific acceptance of the terms listed. Objects exhibited in the FWCAC will be given great care. Unless the artist wishes to provide his/her own insurance coverage, the FWCAC will insure all exhibitions under its existing insurance policy, which covers up to $500,000, against all risks of physical loss or damage while on the premises during the period of the exhibition. If the exhibitor(s) wish to provide his/her own insurance, such actions constitute the release of the FWCAC from any liability in connection with the exhibition. Coverage is not authorized past the exhibition and artwork may not be stored at the FWCAC unless prior arrangements have been made. The FWCAC allows visitors to photograph works of art. Artists are required to contribute 25% from work sold in the exhibition. By submitting your artwork, you are agreeing to the terms above.

Ends on November 1, 2017$10.00
$10.00

FORT WORTH COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER IS PROUD TO PRESENT: 35mm Slide Show

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION - November 1, 2017 

EXHIBITION DATES: December 1 – December 29, 2017 RECEPTION: Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL TO ARTISTS: Do you have a box of old 35mm slides that you do not know what to do with? Are you still making slide because you believe they are making a comeback? If so, this call is for you. During the month of December we will host our very first "35mm Slide Show". This is an international call to artists over the age of 18, open to all disciplines with no theme. The only stipulation is all works must be presented on 35mm slide to be displayed on a rotating projector during the month of December. All artwork submitted must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person. 

ABOUT US: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: Work will be selected from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. $10 submission fee for up to five pieces. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

PRESENTATION: All slides must be labeled with artist’s “name”, “title”, “front” and “top” on the front of the slide. 

SALES: If the piece represented in the slide is for sale, please make note of it in the submission form. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

RECEIVING: Slides must be received no tater then November 26, 2017. Substitutions and late arriving slides will not be exhibited. Slides must remain for the duration of exhibition. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on November 1, 2017. FWCAC will notify accepted applicants only by November 10th 1, 2017. 

SHIPMENT: If you wish to have your slides returned, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. If a self-addressed stamped envelope is not included, slides will not be returned

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         November 1, 2017 - Deadline for submission

·         November 10, 2017 - Notifications emailed to artists

·         November 11 - November 26, 2017 – Slides must arrive

·         December 1, 2017  - Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         December 29, 2017 - Closing

·         December 30, 2017 - Show ends, slides repacked and returned

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

Ends on November 13, 2017

Shop Small Saturday is a nation-wide opportunity for small businesses to join together and sell their craft during one of the busiest shopping days of the holiday season. The Fort Worth Community Arts Center will be hosting our fourth annual Shop Small Saturday sale. We know that supporting small businesses and artists plays a big role in making our community great!

The Arts Center is looking for artists and vendors for our Shop Small Saturday sale on November 25, 2017, from 10 AM to 4 PM.  We are focusing on reasonably-priced artisan-created works. We offer a safe, well-lit and weather-proof venue for artists to sell their works to the public. Artists will be distributed throughout all the galleries, with tables and chairs provided which will be set up prior to your arrival. 

The deadline to apply is Monday, November 13. Artists will be notified via email by Wednesday, November 15 if they have been accepted. Please be sure to check your email for load in instructions if you are selected. The Arts Center will process all sales. Artists will write up their own sales slips, provided by the Arts Center. The Arts Center will issue a check to the artist by Friday, December 8, minus the Arts Center 25% commission.

Please note that completion of this entry form agrees to the following:

  • The artist or a representative of the artist will load in all artwork from 8:30 AM to 10 AM on Saturday, November 25, 2017. All artwork will be set up by 10 AM on Saturday, November 25, 2017.
  • Please note the Arts Center has a limited number of carts available, it is suggested that artists bring their own carts.
  • The Arts Center will provide either one 6’ rectangular table or one 8’ rectangular table and two chairs. The artist will be responsible for any tablecloths or table top shelving they require. No additional standalone shelving or other tables are allowed.
  • The artist or a representative of the artist will be present with artwork to sell at the Arts Center on Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 10 AM to 4 PM.
  •  All artwork will be removed from the Arts Center from 4 PM to 5 PM on Saturday, November 25, 2017.
  • Any artwork that is not removed from the Arts Center by 5 PM on Saturday, November 25, 2017 will become property of the Arts Center.
  • The artist will be responsible for keeping track of their own inventory. The Arts Center is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.