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Greater Denton Arts Council

Materials Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition

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  • Budget: $30 covers 3 entries

The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the 34th annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. The exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Since 2017, the exhibition has expanded to include works by international artists.

This year’s juror is Pablo Barrera of the Oklahoma Contemporary in Oklahoma City. Entries are accepted from around the world with juror’s selections be exhibited at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, on our website dentonarts.com, and included in the Materials Hard + Soft catalog.

Juror awards of $250, $500, $750, and $1,000 will be awarded

Eligibility
Works produced in any of the craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. Entries must be the complete work of the submitting artist. Works can be a collaboration piece, all collaborators must be listed in the space provided on the entry form. Local, national, and international artists are encouraged to apply. Kits or commercially designed works will not be accepted. All work must have been completed within the past two years (2018-2020)

Llamada de artista en español: https://dentonarts.com/materials-hard-soft-call-en-espanol
Appel d’artiste en français: https://dentonarts.com/materials-hard-soft-call-in-francais

More Information: dentonarts.com