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. We are accepting submissions through August 29 for art included during Fall Gallery Night, September 9, 2017.  This call will not close, we will continue to take submissions for later, so do not hesitate to submit.

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.

Ends on September 15, 2017

FWCAC R.F.P. 2018

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION - September 15, 2017 

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 by September 15, 2017. 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 September 1, 2017$30.00
$30.00
The Exhibition Advisory Panel (EAP) of the Fort Worth Arts Center (FWCAC) is seeking exhibition proposals from artists and curators for all art forms for our 2018 season.

Deadline: September 1, 2018

The mission of the EAP is to exhibit contemporary art with a focus on regional artists in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. We are looking for artist submissions for solo shows and curated proposals for group exhibitions of professional level, innovative art.  Proposals should demonstrate a consistency of vision. Exhibitions will span from 3 - 6 weeks and curators may not be included in their own exhibitions.

Proposals from Artists need to include:

  •  Exhibition Summary
  •  CV & Artist Statement
  • 10-20 images of artworks
  • Image list including size & medium
Proposals from Curators need to include:
  • Exhibition Summary
  • A curator’s statement (no more than one page in length)
  • Resume/CV
  • List of artists, including brief CV/bios
  • List of works proposed, including approximate number of art works and estimate of space needed - linear or square footage
  • samples art works - JPG (clearly labeled with an matching image list)

Submissions will be reviewed in early September. If you are selected to exhibit, you will need to provide precise specifications of what you plan to display. This is necessary so that we can place you in the appropriate gallery. Once approved, only minor variations to your original plan will be allowed.

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: 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. Video and audio files can be submitted through links. 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 September 1, 2017. FWCAC will notify accepted applicants only by late September. 

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 September 16, 2017$25.00 - 60.00
$25.00 - 60.00

FORT WORTH COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER IS PROUD TO PRESENT: Art in the Metroplex Grand Finale

EXHIBITION DATES: October 6 – October 25, 2017 RECEPTION: Friday, October 6, 2017 6pm-9pm

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – September 15, 2017

Art in the Metroplex was first held in 1983. At its root, the exhibit was the brainchild of two people who wanted to work together. Beth Lea Clardy was an established Fort Worth artist, a 1940 graduate of the TCU art program and one of a quartet of concerned citizens who in 1978 founded the non-profit Committee for an Artists’ Center. Ronald Watson was an artist and educator on the faculty of the TCU Department of Art and Art History. He assumed the chairmanship of the TCU art department in 1982 with a goal of “seeking greater collaboration between the university and Fort Worth artists and organizations. Through its proud 33 year history, Art in the Metroplex has exhibited the work of thousands of local artists but much like all great things, it too must come to an end. Ann Ekstrom, daughter of Clardy and renowned artist has decided to alter the show’s format as we move into the 21st century making this Art in the Metroplex the finale. 

CALL TO ARTISTS: Open call to all artists in the DFW Metroplex and surrounding areas - Tarrant, Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hill, Hood, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Kaufmann, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell and Wise. Open to artists over the age of 18, all disciplines with no theme. All medias including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, video, installation, photography, and digital art. Art in the Metroplex Grand Finale will occur in our premier, 3000 square foot, Front Gallery at The Arts Center. All artwork must be original and must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person. 

PRIZES:

·          Grand Prize Winner: Solo Show in our Main Gallery at Art7, a storefront gallery located on Crockett St. in Fort Worth’s bustling 7th Street area.

·          Runners Up: A group exhibition occurring simultaneously as the solo show in the Back section of the Art7 Gallery.

ABOUT THE JUROR: To Be Announced

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 juried from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. $25 submission fee for up to three pieces. Each additional submission will be $5 each. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names. Video and audio files can be submitted through links. 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. 

RECEIVING: Hand-delivered and shipped work must arrive between September 25 and September 30, 2017. Substitutions and late arriving work will not be exhibited. 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 September 25, 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 from gallery on October 26th - October 30, 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:

·         September 15, 2017 - Deadline for submission

·         September 25, 2017 - Notifications emailed to artists

·         September 26 - September 30, 2017 – Delivery of artwork

·         October 6, 2017 - Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         October 25, 2017 - Closing

·         October 26, 2017 - Show comes down, pick up or repacked for return shipment

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 Levy, Program 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.