Call For Artists

VISUAL ARTS GUILD OF FRISCO

Call for Artists WATER
 WATER –  Mini Art Exhibit – Call for Artists!

In partnership with Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea Shop in Frisco, VAGF presents Mini Art Exhibit at Sweetwaters!

Submission is for VAGF members only. Non-members may participate in the show by paying the membership fee online at https://www.vagf.org/about/membership/ prior to the submission deadline.

Free submission for up to three images.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography and Mixed Media.  The subject matter is “Water“.  All works must be the original concept of the artist.

If interested, submit your artworks as JPEG for consideration by Sunday, August 10, 2022 to: https://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry/vagf

You will be notified of acceptance into the show between August 12 and 15, 2022. Accepted works must be delivered at the Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea at 13030 Preston Rd, Ste 100, Frisco TX 750355 on August 28, 2022 between 2:00pm – 3:00pm and picked up on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A “Meet the Artist” reception will be held at Sweetwaters Frisco on September 18th 3pm-5pm

All submitted works should be framed and ready-to-hang with wire taut at the upper fourth of the frame. Saw hook hanging will not be accepted.

Due to space limitations, art pieces cannot exceed 48 inches in height and 36 inches in width (including the frame).

VAGF retains 15% commission from all sales generated through the show.

Art in the Mayors Office
Art in the Mayor’s Office

As part of our successful ongoing partnership with the City of Frisco TX – City Hall Public Art Program, Play Frisco – Frisco Parks & Recreation, as well as Mayor Jeff Cheney, we’re thrilled to offer one VAGF member the opportunity to display their artwork in the Mayor’s office at City Hall!

Accepted categories are painting, drawing, and photography. A new artist will be selected on a quarterly basis. Please note: in order to qualify, artists must be current in their VAGF membership.

Artists who submitted previously to this program and were not accepted will be able to apply for free by using a special code – email info@vagf.org to request the code.

Art will be on display from September to December 2022 (exact dates to be determined by City Staff). The submission deadline is August 13, 2022. Finalists are selected by a VAGF panel of jurors. Final acceptance is subject to approval by the City officials.

If interested, submit your artworks as JPEG for consideration by Sunday, August 13, 2022 to:

https://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry/vagf

(Artwork featured on the flyer is by Madhu’s Art Nook, the current artist featured in the program)
Creme de la Creme 22
                                 Creme de la Creme
VAGF is calling all visual artists in North Texas to submit their finest work for this “best of the best” open-theme exhibition with over $2,000 in cash prizes for winning artists!
Submission deadline: September 9, 2022
Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography, Mixed Media, and Sculpture. The subject matter is open. All works must be the original concept of the artist and must not have been previously shown in juried VAGF shows.
If interested, submit up to 3 images of your artworks as JPEG for consideration by September 9, 2022 through this link: https://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry/VAGF/.
Accepted works must be delivered to the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N Dallas Parkway, Frisco TX 75034 on Sunday, October 2, 2022 between 12:00pm – 2:00pm.
The works must be picked up on Sunday, November 6, 2022, between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Please note that the failure to pick up the artwork during the designated time will incur storage fees of $10 per day.
This is a juried exhibition with cash prizes as follows:
Best in show $1,000.00
2nd place $500.00
3rd place $250.00
Honorable mentions of $100.00 each, and
“Art that Speaks to Me” Award, $100.00.
VAGF retains 30% commission from all sales generated through the show; we will then donate half of the amount raised to Pride Frisco in honor of LGBT History Month and National Coming Out Day (October 11).
The Opening Reception: Sunday October 23, 2022, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Frisco Discovery Center.
Exhibition runs from October 5 – November 6, 2022.
Show Jurors:
Main Juror – Jed Morse, Chief Curator at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas.
Special Juror, “Art That Speaks to Me Award” – Jason Young, Board Chair for Frisco Arts Foundation