The Greater Denton Arts Council presents the 35th Annual Materials Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the United States, Materials Hard + Soft began in 1987 initiated by area artist Georgia Gough. The exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft & the remarkable creativity & innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood, or paper, or any combination of craft media. The exhibition will take place in the Meadows Gallery and Gough Gallery at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas in May - August 2022. The artwork will be included in an online exhibition, catalog, and in person exhibition.
2022 juror is Tanya Aguiñiga, a Los Angeles based artist/designer/craftperson. Aguiñiga holds degrees from the Rhode Island Institute of Design & San Diego State University. She is the founder of Art Made Between Opposite Sides Project.
Deadline for entry is 11:59 PM on Sunday, February 13, 2022
Fee for Entry: $30 for GDAC members & $35 for non-members
There are a limited number of scholarships available for first time applicants, information is listed on the call website.
Call website: https://dentonarts.com/mhscall
Call website is available in English, French, and Spanish.
Questions can be email to email@example.com
Image: Haley Bates, Stricture III, 2021 MHS Selection