BCCA COMPETITION 2013
The Big Country Art Association is a regional collective of artists whose work reflects the stunning diversity of artistic talent in west central Texas. This juried exhibition is open to all Big Country artists, amateur and professional, 18 years and older. Work in any medium (painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, ceramics) is welcome. You may enter a maximum of 3 pieces. The ACU Downtown Gallery, located at 1133 North 2nd St. in downtown Abilene, hosts the Fall 2013 Exhibition from Nov 6-Dec 6, Wed-Sat, Noon-3PM. We are pleased to announce the juror for this year’s show is Ben Sum, an artist and art professor from Angelo State.
3-DIMENSIONAL: Submissions must be stable, structurally sound and are limited to 50 lbs. in weight, 72” in height and 24” in width, including the base. 3-D artists must provide their own display stands if appropriate stands are insufficient. Works that hang on the wall must be entered in the 2_D category
PHOTOGRAPHY: Submissions must be framed and wired for hanging. No saw-tooth hangers. Work must be no larger than 54” in width and 72” in height. Photographs must be matted and printed no smaller than 8”x10”.
2-DIMENSIONAL: Submissions must be framed and wired for hanging. No saw-tooth hangers. Work must be no larger than 54” in width and 72” in height. Artwork must not exceed 30 lbs. and must be completely dry. Mixed media and paintings done on canvas may be exhibited without frames but must have finished edges and follow all other rules of this category.
Standard Fees————– $20 for first artwork, $5 for additional work.
Students and Seniors—– $10 for first artwork, $5 for each additional work.
All presentation-ready work to be dropped of at the gallery:
FRI, NOV 1 ———- Noon to 3PM
SAT, NOV 2———- 9AM-Noon
Cash prizes will be awarded for Best-of-Show, Second and Third Place. All work selected by the juror will be displayed in the ACU Downtown Gallery, 1133 North 2nd Street.
SAT, NOV 2 ——— 3:30 PM We will be having a short meeting and a time for the juror, Ben Sum, to talk about his choices. At this time all work that was not accepted into the show needs to be picked up.
THURSDAY ARTWALK, NOV 14———– 5:30PM-8PM
All work is to be picked up at the close of the exhibition*
FRI, DEC 6——– Noon to 3PM
SAT, DEC 7———- Noon to 3PM
*Works not picked up are no longer the responsibility of the ACU Downtown Gallery or the BCCA.