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Winter Wonderland (Tampa, FL) – Call For Artists

Winter Wonderland (Tampa, FL) – Call For Artists

The Carrollwood Cultural Center announces a call for artists for Winter Wonderland, an exhibit focused on works that pertain to the first fallen snow, living in or visiting the north during wintertime, and horse drawn carriage rides. The preferred palette is white, greys, gold, and silver with splashes of color. Open to all loving artists withing the state of Florida who are 15 years or older.

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Deadline: 9 Nov 2019

The Carrollwood Cultural Center is a family facility so no blatant violence, guns, or nudity. Your art work must be original. The Center accepts 2D and limited 3D creations including watercolor, acrylic, oil, assemblage, encaustic, mixed media, sculpture, and photography. Large works, up to 50 inches in any direction, are ideal. Work may not be smaller than 8 in x 10 in. There are limited pedestals for 3D works. Very heavy pieces may require special handling. Small works are fine as long as they are framed properly.

Winter Wonderland Artist Benefits

The Gallery at Carrollwood Cultural Center has the largest gallery wall space available in Hillsborough County, Florida, with a main gallery, lobby gallery, corridor gallery, atrium gallery, and two alcove galleries.

The main gallery space of the Carrollwood Cultural Center is housed in the main theatre of the building and, at times, in the lobby. The Center serves the community by offering arts-based enrichment classes, live concerts and staged performances, community events, social gatherings, and summer camps, resulting in of thousands of people served each month.

The Center currently has a mailing distribution of approximately 3,000 addresses, an e-mail list of approximately 8,000 addresses, and a growing social media audience.

About The Carrollwood Cultural Center

The magic of the Carrollwood Cultural Center began several years ago with a special partnership between Hillsborough County and the Friends of Carrollwood Cultural Center (FCCC), a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for residents through arts and culture. Together, the county and the FCCC worked to renovate St. Mark’s Episcopal Church into the creative center it is today.

Located in the heart of Carrollwood Village, the campus includes a 26,000 sq. ft. main building complete with a stage, dance floor, art studios, computer lab, and conference rooms as well as a sister building, The Studio, which provides additional space for classes, performances, room rentals, and gallery displays.

Open since March 2008, the Center is the result of the successful partnership that began so many years ago. The building, owned by Hillsborough County, and the operations, managed by the FCCC, is a perfect partnership that hopefully will be emulated elsewhere throughout the country.

For more information, contact curator@carrollwoodcenter.org.

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Black And White Art Show – Call For Artists

Black And White Art Show – Call For Artists

Carrollwood Cultural Center announces a call for artists for the Black and White Art Show, an art exhibition that showcases the powerful, yet graceful, restraint required for creating art using only a black and white palette. While the subject matter is open, the color palette is limited to tones of black, grays, and white. Original works only.

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Deadline: 17 Nov 2018

Artists are invited to enter up to three works at $15 each for the Black And White Art Show. Space is limited. The Center is a family-friendly facility; therefore, they cannot accept work with blatant violence, guns/weapons, or nudity. The exhibition is open to all living artists within the state of Florida. Large works (50″ in any direction) are ideal. Small works are fine as long as they are framed properly. Limited pedestals for 3-dimensional pieces are available.

Important dates for the Black And White Art Show

  • Delivery of Artwork: Mon., November 26 / 2-6 p.m.
  • Gallery opening and reception: Fri., December 7 / 5-8 p.m.
  • Pick up: Wed., January 2 / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

About Carrollwood Cultural Center

The Carrollwood Cultural Center is and arts-based non-profit organization located in Hillsborough County, north of Tampa, Florida. The Center hosts classes, events, concerts, camps, community groups, art groups, emerging artists, and more.

The Gallery is a living, growing, and constantly changing, display of creative talent of visual artists – both local and international. They have several galleries throughout the building:

  • Main Theatre for main exhibits
  • Lobby for featured artists
  • Corridor for guest artists and shows
  • Atrium for larger works
  • Alcoves for sculpture

Located in the heart of Carrollwood Village, the campus includes a the main building complete with a stage, dance floor, art studios, computer lab, and conference rooms as well as a sister building, The Studio, which provides additional space for classes, performances, room rentals, and gallery displays.

The magic of the Carrollwood Cultural Center began several years ago with a special partnership between Hillsborough County and the Friends of Carrollwood Cultural Center (FCCC), a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for residents through arts and culture. Together, they have brought the community together through the arts.

At the Carrollwood Cultural Center, you are invited to learn a new skill, revisit an old one, or simply “do that one thing you’ve always wanted to do.”

Through art, ceramics, dance, music, and theatre you will gain a new appreciation for the arts – perhaps even discover a talent you never knew you had. Regardless of the reason, there is always something new and exciting to learn at the Carrollwood Cultural Center.

At the Carrollwood Cultural Center, magic is around every corner. Music fills the air, colors dress the walls, dancers float on stage, and drama evokes emotion. The Center has been honored to host an array of local talents from visual artists, instrumentalists, singers, dancers, and theatre groups.

For more information, contact curator@carrollwoodcenter.org.

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Black and White – Call for Artists

Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition is excited to announce our second Black & White National Juried art show.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 10 Jun 2015

We are privileged to have another of NY’s art elite as our juror, Christiane Paul, Adjunct Curator of Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Theme: We bathe in the beauty of color and spin thousands of words describing the experience that the cone cells transmit to our brain. In reality, they are not nearly as numerous as our rods, the cells that register light and dark, the black and white of our experience. Our rods are less articulated in language; fewer words are generated to describe that experience. Black and white is primal, the underneath, the foundation, of the opulence of color; black and white is where we register motion and, when the cones do not have sufficient light, our rods optimize our survival in the night woods. Black and White intends to explore this underground of survival and few words.

$3000 in cash prizes, including Best of Show Gold of $1000.

25% commission on sales.

Early Bird deadline 5/26; save $!

Ours is a truly unique gallery – a massive Civil War-era warehouse on the Red Hook waterfront in Brooklyn, NY. Its enormous space affords us the opportunity to exhibit really huge work, and we welcome it.

For more information, contact bwacinfo@aol.com.

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