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LCC Call for Artists: 11th Annual Hecho en Dallas

Hecho en Dallas is an annual juried exhibition designed to showcase the recent work of professional artists who reside and are active in the artistic environment of the Dallas area. The exhibition was conceived by the Latino Cultural Center in recognition of the talented pool of artists whose creative endeavors give vitality to the cultural movement in DFW.

Eligibility

-Artists must reside in the City of Dallas or within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex

-Art must have been created within the last 3 years to be eligible

-Artworks must not have been exhibited in the region within the last 18 months

-Artworks submitted must be in the possession of the artist and ready for display

-Any medium will be considered; however, artists who exhibit artwork that requires the use of special equipment (computers, projectors, multimedia devices, etc.) will be responsible for provided such equipment for the duration of the exhibition

-Size limit for #D artwork will not exceed 15 feet (length + width + depth), with the longest side of the piece not exceeding 7 feet.

-For 2D artwork, the longest side cannot exceed 7 feet.

-There is no entry fee for this juried exhibition.

 

How to Submit Entries

-Please submit the following for consideration: Max of three image of artwork to be considered; files should be named using the last name of the artists, first initial of first name, and sequential numbers for every digital photograph submitted. Example: GonzalezC1.jpg

-Artist statement of 50 words or less

-Artist may submit up to three different artworks to be considered following parameters defined in Number 1 of How to Submit Entries.

-Completed Artist Entry Form- Entries may be submitted via mail, and/ or in person

-Uncompleted submissions will not be considered

 

Notification

-Artists will be notified of selection via email on Tuesday, February 18, 2014

-Works must be ready for display, including framing and a secure hanging device, if applicable. Artwork that is not suitable for hanging/displaying will not be included in the exhibition.

 

Delivery of Entry Package

-Artwork must be delivered to the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak Street, Dallas, TX 75204 from February 20-22, 2014 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

-Mailed entries should arrive at the LCC by the deadline.

-Hand-delivered entries may be turned in during LCC regular hours, Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Exhibition Timeline

Submission deadline: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.

Not a postmark deadline. Entries received after the deadline will be disqualified.

Notifications to artists: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 via email

Delivery of artwork: February 20-22 2014 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Opening reception: Friday, February 28, 2014, 6-8 p.m.

Exhibition dates: February 28- April 12, 2014

Pick-up artwork: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Contact Information
 Benjamin Espino, 214-671-0050
Jessica Trevizo, 214-670-7952

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