_Deadline: January 6, 2012
Exhibition Dates: May 5 - August 19, 2012
Entry is open to US citizens age 18 and up.
Crafts National Exhibition 2011
A juried exhibition of work by artists through their exploration in clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood, beads, basketry, handmade paper & mixed media. The selection will be based upon technique/execution, quality, uniqueness of work & originality.
This juried exhibition is open to US citizens age 18 and up. All work must be original, completely finished and ready to install.
Eligible media includes:
Exhibit runs May 5 - August 19, 2012
Mulvane Art Museum, 17th & Jewell Streets, Topeka, KS
Artist Call For Entries (due by January 6, 2012)
All applications taken online at www.callforentry.org
Gail M. Brown is an Independent Curator whose focus is to enhance visibility and education about contemporary craft in the larger visual arts community. She trained as a print maker at the Philadelphia College of Art, and she has been watching the contemporary crafts movement since the early 1970's. She curates focused exhibitions which share the exceptional work of mature and mid-career artists and introduce younger makers. She also lectures and writes on craft and professional practices for emerging artists. Her impressive resume includes exhibitions curated for NCECA; the Brookfield Craft Center; the Folk Art Center of the SHCG; and U Mass Dartmouth. A selection of exhibits she has curated include: The Edges of Grace: Provocative, Uncommon Craft at the Fuller Craft Museum; Life In/Sight: The Human Experience at the Kentucky Museum of Arts & Crafts; of lineage and legacy: Jewelry & Metals at the Savannah College of Art & Design; Next Iconoclasts at the Oregon College of Art; RE/ACTIONS(s) at the Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO; and DIS/Arming Domesticity at NCECA, Philadelphia, PA. Upcoming exhibitions include: FRESH Figurines for the Fuller Craft Museum, 2011, The Art of Seduction for Howard Community College, 2012 and A Feast of Beads for the Facere Art Jewelry Gallery, Seattle, 2012.
Mulvane Art Museum
1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621785.670.1124