Call For Artists

VISUAL ARTS GUILD OF FRISCO

Stay tuned to this page and our social media pages for updates on CALLS FOR ART!

Upcoming THEMES below for at our partner art galleries:

Texas Title:

Friendship:  Feb 6 – Apr 2

Heroes:  Apr 2 – June 4

Country:  June 4 – Aug 6

Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Frisco:

Still Life:  Feb 11 – Apr 7

Fresh Start Revisited:  Apr 7 – May 19

Watercolor:  May 19 – June 30

Artrageous Revisited:  June 30 – Aug 25

Frisco Dental Studio:

Connected:  Jan 7 – Mar 10

People:  Mar 10 – May 5

Abstract:  May 5 – June 23

Landmarks:  June 23 – Aug 11

A year in the life of Visual Arts Guild of Frisco (VAGF):
  1.  10 Monthly Meetings = Art related topics / speakers / networking
  2.  3 Partner Art Galleries = VAGF rotating themed exhibitions
  3.  4 Juried Exhibitions – Frisco Discovery Center / En Plein Air
  4.  1 En Plein Air Frisco  = 3 day painting competition in Frisco Parks
  5.  Art Appreciation Awards Dinner
  6.  Quarterly Art in the Mayor’s Office solo artist showcase
  7.  Quarterly Art Critiques
  8.  Quarterly Membership 101 class
  9.  Art Pop-ups:  BLENDED, Frisco Arts Walk/Run
  10.  Art sessions & workshops

In partnership with Texas Title in Frisco, VAGF presents the Art Exhibit at Texas Title! The theme for this show is “Heroes”. All works must be the original concept of the artist.

The submission is for current VAGF members only. Non-members may participate in the show by paying the membership fee online here prior to the submission deadline.  https://vagf.networkforgood.com/projects/94202-membership

Free submission for up to two images.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography, Mixed Media, and Sculpture (sculpture specs: maximum base size = 16 inches x 16 inches and no taller than 20 inches). Due to space limitations, hanging art pieces cannot exceed 36 inches in height and 24 inches in width (including the frame).

If interested, submit your artworks as JPEG for consideration by March 10, 2024.

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

You will be notified of acceptance into the show between March 14 and 15, 2024.

Accepted works must be delivered to Texas Title at 5858 Main Street, Suite 140, Frisco, TX 75033 on April 2, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and picked up on June 4, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

A “Meet the Artist” reception will be held on May 23, 2024, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Texas Title Heroes prospectus

In collaboration with Play Frisco – City of Frisco Parks and Recreation Department, Visual Arts Guild of Frisco presents the 2nd annual “En Plein Air Frisco” event!

The event is hosted at The Grove at the Commons, (8300 McKinney Rd Frisco, TX). Juried artists compete for cash prizes totaling $2,000.  Artists will paint for up to 3 days at select locations within the city of Frisco. On day three, there will be an optional wet paint/quick draw competition.  All art created during this event must be for sale.  20% commission from sales from the exhibition benefits the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco.

**No images need to be submitted**

Submission is open to the public; submission fee is $55, VAGF members and past participants receive a $10 discount (please email info@vagf.org for the member code). If you would like to join the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco, please sign up here: https://www.vagf.org/about/membership

No more than 50 artists will be invited to participate The payment of the submission fee is non-refundable.

Submission deadline is March 25, 2024.

3 locations / City of Frisco Parks:

Heritage Museum and historic park: 6455 Page St, Frisco TX

Freedom Meadow at Warren Park: 7599 Eldorado Pkwy, Frisco TX

Frisco Commons Park and the Grove at the Commons: 8000 McKinney Rd, Frisco TX

To register and more details go to Smarter Entry:  https://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry/VAGF/