The Book As Art Vol 6 - Call For Artists From Decatur Arts Alliance

The Book As Art Vol 6 – Call For Artists

The Book As Art Vol 6 – Call For Artists

The Decatur Arts Alliance announces a call for artists for the Book As Art Vol 6. Submit beautifully made volumes, sculptural and conceptual works, and one‐of‐a‐kind approaches to the book format. Wall‐hung interpretations are welcome in the exhibition.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 15 May 2018

The Book As Art is an exhibition that has been described by critics as, “wildly eclectic” and finding “. . . new and often startling ways to re-imagine not just the physical format of a book but also the ideological essence of the content” (ArtsATL, “Year in Review,” Dec. 31, 2014); approaching “sheer aesthetic magic” (Jerry Cullum, ArtsATL, “Books Become Magical Objects, Aug. 28, 2013); and with examples that “. . .push boundaries and challenge expectations in ways that are both startling and exhilarating” (Jeff Stafford, Burnaway, “Art as Books, Books as Art,” Aug. 25, 2014).

The Book As Art Vol 6 participants’ works are seen by thousands of attendees, other exhibitors, authors, and volunteers. There are prizes available for the best entries submitted during the exhibition. The works of the artists in the exhibition are seen by many art critics. The festival is the largest book exhibition in the southeast.

The Decatur Arts Alliance

The Decatur Arts Alliance is a nonprofit partnership of artists, business owners, and residents dedicated to supporting and enhancing the arts in the city of Decatur. The Decatur Arts Alliance sponsors the annual festivals and special art events for members only. It provides a collaborative environment to coordinate the interests of various artists, gallery owners, theater groups, dance groups, and performance venues within Decatur and develops the city as a strong arts community. The Decatur Arts Alliance strives to deliver a fresh full-spectrum arts experience throughout the year. It provides a collaborative environment.

For more information, contact admin@decaturartsalliance.org.

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