January 2019

“New Member Show” – TVAA Gallery Art Exhibition for Jan 2019

Curators:  Ben Fluno & Maegan Kirschner

This is an open call with no theme, but you must have joined TVAA (Texas Visual Arts Association) within 2017 and 2018.(New member not a renewing member please) There is no submission fee to submit work for consideration in this show. No larger than 48” on the longest side. 2D work must not be taller than 36” and weigh less than 30 pounds.

This is an invitation to explore the meaning that connects with you and your art work, and then share it with others. This is open to members and non-members of TVAA (Texas Visual Artists Association) with ribbons being awarded to Best of Show, 1st, 2nd 3rd place, and honorable mention. Cash awards for Best in Show and 1st place!

All artwork must be wired correctly with D-rings. No ½” canvases will be curated without a frame. Gallery wrapped work must have clean edges and no staples showing. Work that does not follow gallery requirements will not be hung. If invited to the exhibition you must sign up for one sitting day during the month or pay a $35.00 sitting fee for someone to cover your day. Any work not picked up on take down day with be stored for a $5.00 a day fee and then considered abandoned after 30 days. Any artwork sold pays a 25% fee to the TVAA.
If you have further question you may contact the Gallery Director, Maegan Kirschner, at tvaagallerydallas@gmail.com

About the Curator: New member Ben Fluno and Gallery Director Maegan Kirschner will work together to curate this show.

Submission Deadline: Friday, December 14th, 2018 at midnight. There is no fee to submit work to this show for new members that joined in 2017 or 2018. Please submit up to three entries (jpgs at 72 dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side) You must include your name, your e-mail address, the name of the piece, the size, medium of the work, and the selling price.

Submission Deadline:  Friday, December 14th, midnight
Acceptance Notification:  Friday, December 21st
Deliver artwork:  Saturday, January 5th between 10am and 2pm
Exhibit Open to the Public:  January 5th – February 2nd,
Monday – Friday 10am – 4 pm, Saturday 10am-2pm
Reception:  Saturday, January 12th, 4-6pm
Pick up artwork: Saturday, February 2nd, 10-2pm

This show is open to TVAA members only that joined in 2017 and 2018.


Entering this exhibition constitutes an agreement to release the Texas Visual Arts Association, the TVAA Gallery, and the Plaza of the Americas from any liability for loss or damage to works of art in this exhibition. TVAA, the Gallery, or the Plaza of the Americas reserves the right to remove any work that is deemed objectionable for any reason.


For delivery and pick up, you can park in the garage for $1.50 for each twenty (20) minute interval (vouchers are provided for delivery or pick-up). Metered parking is available on Pearl and Crockett Streets. Parking in lots on Crockett and San Jacinto is $6.00. DO NOT park in the permit-only zones behind the building on Crockett Street. Full-day Gallery sitters may park free in the garage (entrance on San Jacinto – between Pearl and Crockett).