At the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, we showcase the talents of regional artists and celebrate our community’s diversity through the arts.  Our mission is to provide accessible and affordable exhibition, performance, workshop, classroom, and office space to artists and arts organizations, and to serve the general public by presenting the work of contemporary visual and performing artists.

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Elaine Taylor, Gallery Manager

$ 25.00

Drop-off: Thursday, November 3, 2 - 8pm

Open to all TAC Members/ Non-TAC members may join here

ART7 and the FWCAC announce an open call to all TAC members for a Small Works Exhibit at ART7, November 12 - January 2, 2016. LOCATION OF ART7: 820 Currie, 76107 - just down the block from the old address.

Works must be professionally presented (framed or finished edges and install-ready). FINISHED WORK MAY BE NO LARGER THAN 15 INCHES including framing.

 2D and 3D welcome; 3D must supply pedestal if needed. $25 for up to three works. First-come, first-hung until we run out of room.

Fill out the form so that we have label information. Prepaid have guaranteed space.

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Ends in 19 hours, 12 minutes $ 35.00
$ 35.00

The Arts Center welcomes submissions from 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 counties for the 2016 Art in the Metroplex Exhibition.  Exhibition is October 7 - 29, 2016 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Reception and Juror's Talk is October 7, 6 - 9pm. Juror is Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, Independent Curator, formerly Curator of American and Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum of Art, UT-Austin. Over $3000 in awards.  Deadline extended to August 27, 2016.

Artists may submit up to three artworks in JPG format, preferably 1 to 2MB file size.  Only 3D work may include a detail or second view.  Video may be AVI, MOV, MPG or MP4. Works must be original, and have been completed in the last two years. Students 18 and older are welcome to submit work, but it must have been created without supervision. No work previously exhibited in Art in the Metroplex competition may be entered. Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, video, and mixed media qualify for entry. No size limitation.*

Non-refundable fee is $35.

Juror Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, Independent Curator , Author

For close to forty years in art scenes large and small, Annette DiMeo Carlozzi has built an expansive practice as a curator of modern & contemporary art.  A champion of local artist communities who stays abreast of international developments, Carlozzi has a keen eye for emerging talent and a steadfast commitment to looking beyond labels.  Across the broad spectrum of her experience, she has specialized in and most enjoys presenting rigorous art to general audiences; developing new commissioning opportunities for artists; and generating boundary-breaking field research and gallery experimentation.

An independent curator and arts writer based in Austin, Carlozzi has recently retired from the Blanton Museum of Art at UT-Austin, and has been commissioned to write a forthcoming volume on the Texas art scene for the UT Press initiative, “The Texas Bookshelf.” Prior to joining the Blanton, Carlozzi served as Visual Arts Producer for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta. Earlier, she served as Executive Director of the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans; Director of the Aspen Art Museum in Aspen, CO; and Senior Curator of Laguna Gloria Art Museum in Austin, TX (now The Contemporary Austin). Carlozzi has taught graduate Studio Art seminars from a curatorial perspective both at the Dept. of Art & Art History, UT-Austin and at the University of North Texas’s College of Art & Design. She is widely published and has written dozens of articles and exhibition catalogs to accompany the more than 60 exhibitions of contemporary art that she has curated to date.

Accepted artists will receive instructions on final presentation and delivery.


Elaine Taylor
Gallery Manager
Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth Texas 76107


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 breakdown date and artwork may not be stored at the FWCAC unless prior arrangements have been made. The FWCAC allows visitors to photograph works of art. Additionally, this work may be reproduced in publications and for publicity purposes in connection with its exhibition. Artists are required to contribute 25% from work sold in the exhibition. By submitting your artwork, you are agreeing to the terms above.

*Works must fit on the freight elevator, which is 10' x 12' x 10' and is rated for 10,000lbs. Larger works may be presented outside, on the grounds, or declined for the actual exhibit. They may still be considered for awards.