May 2019

TVAA Gallery Art Exhibition for May 2019 – “A Conclave of Color, Shapes & Patterns”

CURATOR:  Charles Wallis

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!

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!

CALENDAR:

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 19th @ midnight
Acceptance Notification:  Friday, April 26th
Deliver artwork:  Saturday, May 4th from 10-2pm,
Exhibit Open to the Public:  During Gallery business hours; Tuesday-Sat
Reception:  Saturday, May 11th from 4-6pm,
Pick up artwork:  Saturday, June 1st from 10-2pm,

SHOW DESCRIPTION:

A conclave is a gathering of “similar ideas or like minded people”. The conclave of color, shapes and patterns is the bringing together of similar elements. This will be shown by the repeating of shapes, colors, objects, patterns, items, etc. in an interesting combination to carry out an idea in a traditional representational, impressionistic or abstract manner.  Everything in the universe is connected in many ways so the composition should bring them into a cohesive unit that is pleasing to see.

CURATOR:  Charles Wallis

Charles Wallis is a graduate of the Baylor University fine art program.  After college he opened a graphic design studio beginning his career as an artist. His paintings reflect mastery of his craft and versatility in a variety of styles and media. He paints in a traditional realistic style, as well as impressionistic, abstract.

ARTISTS STATEMENT:  My art is an expression of my spirit to the spirit of others that connect with it. I seek to create a memory, a wish, a fantasy or moment of joy or peace in the soul of the viewer. I pursue ideas, color combinations or images that attract my attention and paint them as an impression; or abstraction and some paintings are just for the fun of presenting something in an unusual manner.

REQUIREMENTS:

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.

LIABILITY:

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.

PARKING:

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 at gallery@tvaa.org

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