Open Imagination
 February 13, 2022
Greater Denton Arts Council Call for Art - 35th Annual Materials Hard + Soft Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition

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: Call website is available in English, French, and Spanish. Questions can be email to Image: Haley Bates, Stricture III, 2021 MHS Selection

 1st Prize: $1,000, 2nd Prize: $750, 3rd Prize: $500, 4th Prize: $250