current exhibition | putting it together 2


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May 31 – July 19, 2019

OPENING RECEPTION:

Friday, May 31, 5:30 - 8:00pm | FREE

THE EXHIBITION

Assemblage and collage involve the thoughtful combination of elements to create something new and original. Each process differs significantly when materials are chosen, collected, and combined with one another, however, the mentality of both techniques is to synthesize materials to produce a cohesive result. “Putting It Together 2: The Art of Assembling” will showcase assemblage and collage pieces alongside one another, combining both practices into an assembled collection of 2D and 3D artwork.

AWARDS

[1] "Going Solo " Exhibition or $500

[2] $200 Juror's Choice Awards

Accepted Artists

Bill Abendroth
Ainura Barron
Karlyn Atkinson Berg
Urtë Bumbaitë
Capucine Bourcart
Eron Boyd
Quinn Briceño
Carol Brookes
Erika Brothers
Janine Brown
James Calvin
Joe Castro
Alexis Day
Dion Dion
Carolyn Drake
Julian Foley
gaye gambell-peterson
Gayle Gerson
Robert Goulding
Bob Hartzell
Patrick Hay
Karen Hizer
Haley Inyart
Sarah Koch
Robert Kokenyesi
Ruth Kolker
Christina La Sala
Evan Larson Voltz
Vincent Mattina
Rob Millard-Mendez
Robin Miller
Cory Peeke
Paula Pergament
Lorraine Reynolds
David Rudis
Leslie Song
Linda Tien
Ieva Trinkūnaitė
Arlene Warner

calendar

All Entries Due | April 8

Notification of Accepted
Work Emailed | 
May 3

Deadline for Receipt
of Shipped Work | 
May 24

Deadline for
Hand-Delivered Work | 
May 25 & 26

Exhibition Opens | May 31, 2019
Opening Reception | Friday, May 31, 5:30 - 8:00pm | FREE & Open to the Public
     
Foundry Art Centre Gallery Hours | Tue - Thu
10 - 8 | Fri - Sat 10 - 5 | Sun 12 - 4
 
Exhibition Closes | 
July 19

Pick-up of Artwork | July 20 & 21

Artwork Shipped | Week of July 22, 2019

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN PROVIDED BY THE MISSOURI ARTS COUNCIL, A STATE AGENCY

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN PROVIDED BY THE MISSOURI ARTS COUNCIL, A STATE AGENCY

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juror

Deborah Douglas

Deborah Douglas is a mixed media artist living in St. Louis, MO. Deborah has served as a juror for various professional and student art exhibitions including most recently, the 17th annual Shaw Art Fair (2018).  Her work has been shown in solo exhibitions at the Sheldon Art Galleries (2018), the Schmidt Art Center (2017), Fontbonne University (2016), and the Saint Louis University campus in Madrid, Spain (2016). A solo exhibition at the St. Louis Community College in Wildwood is scheduled for August of 2019. In 2017 she was part of an invitational exhibition, Imagery of Chess: St Louis Artists, at the World Chess Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Louis, MO.  In addition to several other invitational exhibitions in the region, she has exhibited extensively in locations that include Dallas, Fort Smith, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and Raleigh. She holds an MFA in painting and printmaking from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and is currently an Associate Professor of Art and Art History at Saint Louis University.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to all artists 18 years & older, world-wide, both
amateur & professional, working in all styles & schools of
thought. This includes alternative and traditional artwork.
Questions about eligibility can be sent to exhibitions@foundryartcentre.org.

ENTRY SPECIFICATIONS

All media in 2D & 3D forms will be considered. 2D work must be suitably framed and prepared to hang with all hardware readily attached. There is no minimum size requirement and larger pieces must be able to enter the gallery through an 84” x 71” doorway. Once installed, work may not exceed 11 feet in height. Any installation or digital works must speak with Exhibitions Manager
to coordinate presentation. A maximum of 3 entries per artist may be submitted for consideration. Artists may submit entries the following ways: 1) through the FAC website using the online form, 2) on a CD or USB flashdrive (CD/flashdrive will not be returned), or 3) via e-mail to exhibitions@foundryartcentre.org. For emailed entries, include required entry information with each image sent as it corresponds to entry form. Limit 2 jpegs per artwork: 1 full view & 1 (optional) detail or alternate view. Title each jpeg file to correspond with the # on the entry form as such:
yourlastname_entry#.jpg. Each jpeg must be limited to 1024 pixels on the longest side. Submissions that do not comply with these rules will not be presented to the juror. No video submissions please See Exhibitions FAQ for details.

ENTRY FEE

Artists may submit up to three works for a non-refundable processing fee of $35. Foundry Art Centre members may submit up to three works for a non-refundable fee of $24.

EXHIBITION SPACE

The Foundry Art Centre is a dynamic, interactive center dedicated to the creation & presentation of contemporary visual and performing arts. Our mission is to connect people with the arts through exhibitions, studio artists, performances, & education. Featuring a state-of-the-art gallery, the Foundry hosts national and international juried fine art exhibitions and curated traveling exhibitions. 

PUBLICITY

The Foundry Art Centre reserves the right to photograph and reproduce, in color or black & white, all artworks accepted for this exhibition, regardless of copyright, for educational and/or publicity purposes.

SALES, LIABILITY, AND INSURANCE

The Foundry Art Centre will retain a 35% commission on all sales directly attributed to the exhibition. All prices (including frame and matte) set by the artist at the time of entry should include the 35% commission. The price will remain the same price for the duration of the exhibition. Foundry Art Centre provides standard insurance at 50% of retail on all exhibited works while on premises. Artist is responsible for work in transit to and from.

DELIVERY & PICK-UP

Accepted works are to be hand-delivered or shipped in a single reusable crate(s)/carton(s). Include with each work one 3’’x 5’’ card listing Name, Address, Phone, Title, Media, Dimensions, and Price. Attach card to the back of 2D work or base of 3D work. Accepted works must remain for the duration of the exhibition. 
Works must be shipped at the artist’s expense to the Foundry Art Centre. Accepted artists shipping their work must include prepaid charges for return shipping. Shipped artwork submitted without pre-paid return shipping labels (no stamps) will be disposed of at the close of the exhibition.
Hand-delivered works must be picked up at the close of the exhibition or work becomes property of FAC to dispose of as it sees fit.