2015 Art in the Metroplex | Deedra Baker

© Deedra Baker 2014

Congratulations to Deedra Baker for having her photograph, Wayne Bought Me a Cake and Balloon, selected by juror, Peter Doroshenko, for the 2015 Art in the Metroplex Exhibition at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center in Fort Worth, TX. The exhibition runs October 5 through 30, 2015.

Exhibition Dates: October 5 – 30, 2015

Opening Reception: October 9, 2015

Deedra received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011, from Washburn University in Topeka, KS. She is currently working toward a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts with a Photography Concentration and Intermedia Secondary Concentration at Texas Woman’s University.

Call for Entry | Art in the Metroplex

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Due: August 22, 2015
2015 Art in the Metroplex Exhibition
Juror: Peter Doroshenko

The Arts Center welcomes submissions from all artists in the DFW Metroplex and surrounding areas – Tarrant, Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hill, Hood, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Kaufmann, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell and Wise counties for the 2015 Art in the Metroplex Exhibition. Exhibition is October 5 – 30, 2015, at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Juror is Peter Doroshenko of the Dallas Contemporary. Awards.

Prospectus and Online Entry

Artists may submit up to three artworks in JPG format, preferably 1 to 2MB file size. Only 3D work may include a detail or second view. Video may be AVI, MOV, MPG or MP4. Works must be original, and have been completed in the last two years. Students 18 and older are welcome to submit work, but it must have been created without supervision. No work previously exhibited in Art in the Metroplex competition may be entered. Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, video, and mixed media qualify for entry.

Non-refundable fee is $35.

About the juror:

Juror Peter Doroshenko is the Executive Director at the Dallas Contemporary, in Dallas, Texas, which presents new and challenging ideas from regional, national and international artists. Preceding his current stint at the DC, Doroshenko was curator at the Pinchuck Art Center in Kiev, The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in England, the Institute of Visual Arts at UW-Milwaukee, the SMAK, Ghent, Belgium, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Houston, Texas and the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY.

Doroshenko has worked directly with many artists to develop and produce new, commissioned works. As well as writing for contemporary art magazines such as Source and Art Monthly Australia, Doroshenko has written or contributed to several books and numerous exhibition catalogues on artists’ work, including Private Spaces for Contemporary Art, with Rispoli Books, Brussels.

Doroshenko was the commissioner for the Ukrainian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and was co-curator of the Busan Biennale, South Korea. He received the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2002, from France.

Accepted artists will receive instructions on final presentation and delivery.

Questions?

Elaine Taylor
Gallery Manager
Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth Texas 76107
817.298.3021
gallerymanager@fwcac.org