Want To Be On The Walls of Turner House?
If so, you have about 36 hours to prepare your Oak Cliff-centric artwork and submit it for consideration. As part of its centennial celebration, Turner House will be holding a two-day festival (or sorts) Sept. 21 and 22 — the highlight being the first-ever juried art show/competition to be staged in the house itself. The theme: “100 Years of Oak Cliff Art: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.” The show is open to artists living, working in, or supporting ZIP codes 75208, 75203, 75211, 75224, and 75233.
Acceptable works include painting, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media, fabric, pottery, and photography. The deadline is midnight tomorrow night (Aug. 17). Each artist may enter up to five pieces for a one-time application fee of $10. Resumes are required, and more details are provided at entrythingy.com. (Click on “list of current calls for entries,” then on “Turner House.”)
The guest jurors are Lisa Taylor, executive director of Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA); Kenneth Craighead, co-owner of Craighead Green Gallery; and Benito Huerta, director of The Gallery at the University of Texas at Arlington. If your work is selected for the show, you will be notified via email by Sept. 7. The grand prize will be a purchase price of $500, and the work will become part of the Turner House’s permanent collection. You could become part of Oak Cliff history!