March 2019

TVAA Gallery Art Exhibition for March 2019 – “Spring Open Call”

CURATOR:  Maegan Kirschner

ELIGIBILITY:  This show is open to TVAA members (and/or non-members).

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!


Submission Deadline:             Friday, Feb 15th @ midnight
Acceptance Notification:        Friday, Feb 22nd
Deliver artwork:                      Saturday, March 2nd from 10-2pm
Exhibit Open to the Public:    During Gallery business hours; Tuesday
Reception:                                 Saturday, March 9th from 4-6pm
Pick up artwork:                      Saturday, March 30th from 10-2pm

Show Description: The spring washed in like the tide, advancing confidently with warmth and white sunshine one day and retreating the next. On some days the new vibrant hues of the pansies and daffodils were bathed in tepid air that encouraged them gently, on others the wintry wind gusted fiercely – demanding a return to the bitterness of the months before. But like the tide, the spring would not be stopped, it pushed on right into May, banishing the chill to memory.



3D work must not be taller than 36” and weigh less than 30 pounds.

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.

Fees must be paid at the time of submission via the online form.  $30.00 for up to 3 images for Members and $45.00 for up to 3 images for Non-Members. Please submit up to three entries (jpgs at 72 dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side). You must include your name, e-mail address, title the piece, size, medium of the work, and the selling price.


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).

If you have further question you may contact the Gallery Director, Maegan Kirschner, at

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