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Saturday, March 14, 2009
TSTC CALLS FOR FEMALE ARTISTS
Texas State Technical College
announces a call for female artists for an exhibit entitled:
Strength, Courage and Hope of Women
April 1, 2009 through May 3, 2009
Artist Reception April 9, 2009 6 to 8 pm
Texas State Technical College Learning Resource Center
"1 out of every 6 American women have been the victims of an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime (14.8% completed rape; 2.8% attempted rape).
17.7 million American women have been victims of attempted or completed rape.
9 of every 10 rape victims were female in 2008"
- Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
A topic to be interpreted by female artists in our community, Strength, Courage and Hope of Women, will be exhibited during the month of April to highlight, Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Selected pieces will also be exhibited at the TSTC Cultural Arts Center for the two night performance of The Vagina Monologues (April7 &8). Works in all media qualify. Artists may submit one work for each submission form. This exhibition will be open to the public and encourage families to attend, therefore no sexually explicit or obscene materials will be exhibited. Selection and display of submitted works is at the sole discretion of the curators of the show. There is limited space, therefore intent to exhibit forms are HIGHLY encouraged to be entered. Artists should submit an Intent to Exhibit Form as soon as possible. No refunds will be made for any reason. Final entry forms and delivery of the work should occur between March 24th and 28th. FINAL DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS March 28th, 2009 at 4 pm CST. Works must be delivered to Texas State Technical College LRC (library) 190 North Loop 499, Harlingen, Texas 78550 (956-364-4164). Delivery, packaging and retrieval and return shipping are the responsibility of the artist.
Size restrictions for 2 dimensional works is 34" wide by 48" tall, 3 dimensional works is 48" wide, 48" deep and 84" tall, video or multimedia works must fit with all equipment inside the dimensional limits of 3D works. All works must be display ready with frames or finished edges on hanging works and stable base and equilibrium on sculptural works. Multimedia works must include all necessary electrical equipment and have audio settings appropriate to their physical size, a single electrical 110 outlet will be available per work, cords must be contained and arranged to create no hazards to the viewing public.
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Intent To Exhibit Strength, Courage & Hope of Women (not required for exhibition , but VERY helpful for exhibit planning)
Artist Name: __________________ Media of work: __________________
Artist Address: _________________________________________________
Artist Phone: ______________________ Email: ______________________
Please send this form to
Patricia Morales, 1902 North Loop 499, Harlingen TX 78550 OR email information to Patricia.firstname.lastname@example.org
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Texas State Technical College Harlingen
announces an exhibition entitled:
Strength, Courage & Hope of Women
Entry Form: required to be completed for all media.
This form and work should be delivered to TSTC Harlingen LRC (library), 1902 North Loop 499, Harlingen, TX 78550 between 10 am and 4 pm, March 24th thru March 28th, 2009.
Artist Name: __________________________________________________
Artist Address: ________________________________________________
Artist Email: __________________________________________________
Artist Phone: __________________________________________________
Name of work: ________________________________________________
Media of work: ________________________________________________
I understand that display of this piece is at the discretion of the curators. I assign limited reproduction rights to photograph the work to TSTC Harlingen for the sole purpose creating an exhibition program and publicity of the exhibition. I retain all other rights to the work. I acknowledge that TSTC Harlingen is not responsible for damage or loss. I will pick up the work after the exhibition between May 3rd and May 8th, 2009. (Unclaimed works become the property of TSTC Harlingen after May 8th, 2009)
Signed: _________________________________ Date:________________
Artist Statement concerning the work:
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